Two gun shop operators – one in Ripon and the other in Manteca – share the same stories about gun and ammunition shortages.
The Ripon Christian High mock trial team will be back in the courtroom come Tuesday. In this true-to-life competition, RC will be among the 11 high school teams debating a fictitious case before presiding superior court judges and scoring attorneys at the 2013 San Joaquin County Mock Trial Competition at the San Joaquin Superior Court, 222 E. Weber Ave., Stockton. The case is the People vs. Vega – this is official material for the 32nd ...
Mary Carigiet turned 101 years old on Friday, but the Ripon resident remains as spry as someone 20 years her junior.
The Ripon Lions Club will host its 14th annual Almond Blossom Spaghetti Dinner at the Ripon Community Center on Thursday, Feb. 21.
You either love him or you don't. When it comes to former Ripon mayor, councilman and pastor and current Manteca businessman Curt Pernice, his personality – anchored by an unwavering dedication to what he believes in and accented by an unwillingness to compromise his values in any situation regardless of politics – can be hard for some to take. But that doesn't the stop the man that delivers sodas for his employees and beams when ...
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SALIDA - The formation of the Ripon Chamber of Commerce years ago, a catalyst in the incorporation of that city, is now being eyed as a master plan for the development of a similar chamber of commerce in Salida and toward their eventual incorporation.
Setting their tables for one more Almond Blossom Festival Breakfast, the Ripon Grange has a long and colorful history dating back to the mid-1930s in the midst of the Great Depression.
Students struggling to meet graduation requirements could soon have an educational option. Trustees of the Ripon Unified School District on Monday approved the application for a continuation school. Camille Taylor, director of student support services, said the district will look to establish this alternative education for those who have fallen behind in their curriculum. "Classes would be smaller, individualized, and designed for them," she said. The name filed on the state application reads "RUSD Continuation ...
Cupid hit his mark 25 years ago with Vince and Stephanie Hobbs, a couple connected by heart and soul with a twinkle in their eyes.
The first almond tree was planted where the Ripon Grange Hall now stands on the corner of Milgeo and Ripona avenues, securing its place during the city's signature weekend.
For Danny Vos and Kaylie Colyn, Dordt College had a feeling of home. The two student athletes of Ripon Christian High chose the Iowa school over that of Trinity Christian College located just outside of Chicago. A three-year varsity basketball player, Vos will take his point guard skills to Dordt. Colyn will do likewise with her first love, soccer. "I've always looked forward to playing soccer," she said on Wednesday. Colyn, for the past four ...
His football jersey. Her basketball uniform. Their tournament fees, equipment and championship memorabilia. Want a stadium, with prospects of a new sod and track? They'll help with that, too. For more than 30 years, the Ripon Quarterback Club has watched over the city's athletic programs, raising the funds necessary to outfit and support youth athletics. What began with a dinner to benefit the Ripon High football team in 1983 has evolved into a multi-faceted, year-round ...
Romantics, rejoice. In this age of iPads, iPhones and I've-got-to-have-its, the written word, a fistful of flowers and gifts of sentimentality – not price – still make the teen-aged heart skip a beat. Write a letter. Bake a batch of cookies. Fill a jar full of Kisses. It all seems to work for Ripon High senior Cole Herrin, a tenacious point guard for the boys basketball team but a softie in the hands of girlfriend ...
If all goes accordingly, Ripon High students could soon have access again to Stouffer Field for track and field practices.
This was the second week of Assassination. What is Assassination? It's probably not what you're thinking.
Rid your homes of unwanted prescription drugs and prevent drug abuse by dropping those expired pill bottles into a collection container today at the request of the Ripon Police Department.
Ripon Police Sergeant Danny Sauer will conduct a casual meeting with the residents of his beat area Wednesday night in the department's classroom facility at 259 North Wilma Avenue.
Marissa's Closet would like their friends and supporters to eat together and dance the night away in a fundraiser at Ripon's Community Center Saturday night from 6 until midnight.
Ripon's request for $3.5 million in federal funds to tap into the South San Joaquin County Surface Water Treatment plant is taking leaders to Sacramento next week.
Candidates for two administrative positions were interviewed earlier this week at the Ripon Unified district office.
Bicycle rodeos offered by the Ripon Police Department underscore safety of the community's school children. Officer Trevor McGinnis directed the first event at Ripon Elementary School yesterday with others to follow on May 1 through May 15.
Ripona Elementary School's annual jog-a-thon brought in some $10,000 for the school in the hour-long run Wednesday morning on the school's turf – bested only by the excitement seen on their faces.
A city-wide cleanup is scheduled for next month.
A Phase One construction update was presented to the Ripon Unified School District trustees earlier this month by Stephanie Hobbs, spokeswoman for the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation.
Main Street Floral has long been established in Ripon's downtown business community.
A man believed to be about 60 years old was found hanging in the predawn hours Monday morning in a Ripon park. He was the third suspected suicide in the past week.
An elementary school student on their way to school was reportedly accosted by a male suspect in the 200 block of S. Acacia Ave. near Second Street at 7:20 a.m. Monday.
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