The 35-foot Compressed Natural Gas transit bus still had that new-car smell.
The number twists and pulls at Tracy Crawford's heart and conscience.
Ripon's elected leaders are going to make sure that the US Fish and Wildlife Services clearly understand concerns they have over expansion of the nearby San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge.
The Diamond Pet Food plant has been in operation for nearly a year.
Don Gatti was named chairman for the Measure G Citizens' Oversight Committee.
For months, the Ripon JROTC program has been practicing and rehearsing with two objectives in mind.
Members of the Measure G Citizens' Oversight Committee made the planning and design of Colony Oak and Weston schools to be conducted concurrently as one of their priorities on Monday.
Serving the needs of today's elderly population is a challenge in every community. Thank goodness there are places like Bethany Home and people like Joyce Heatwole, who commit themselves to meeting those needs. Joyce runs the Adult Day Services program at Bethany Home; a small but vital part of meeting the needs of seniors in our community.
It took Ripon Police just 38 minutes to identify and arrest a suspect in a drive-by shooting that disrupted an otherwise quiet evening.
Elected leaders will give it another go at amending the part of the ordinance that relates to any increase in the cost of their health benefits.
Patti Kennedy lost her voice at about the time she started as the Artist in School at Park View Elementary School.
Dean Uecker sat among many of California's new mayors last month and gave himself to the promise and potential filling the room.
In a bright blue shirt, shorts and black-framed sunglasses, Connor Norton looked more surfer boy than knight in shining armor.
From all indications, Diamond Pet Foods wants nothing more but to be a good neighbor.
What's the role of the citizens' oversight committee?
RIPON – The Ripon Oratorio Society will be celebrating the Christmas season with the 69th presentation of Handel's Messiah on Sunday, Dec. 7. The program will begin at 3 p.m. in the Immanuel Christian Reformed Church at Fourth and Orange streets in Ripon.
This has been a long time coming.
Paula Treick DeBoard can't write from home.
The South County street fair season's traditional farewell event - the Main Street Day gathering in downtown Ripon - is this weekend.
Ripon's Mayor Chuck Winn is seeking election to the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors in the Nov. 4 election.
Two new members of the community and a student are looking to step up and serve on the Measure "G" Citizens' Oversight Committee.
Lodi consultant and developer Russ Munson is proud of the fact he has never held a public office, looking rather toward his record of accomplishments in the private sector risking his own dollars and employing up to 250 people.
Jessica Marie Utley - a 37-year-old homeless woman - was charged with arson and two outstanding warrants by Ripon Police after she allegedly started a fire in the restroom Wednesday afternoon at Burns Truck and Trailer Co. in the 1400 block of West Santos Avenue.