The discovery of an illegal encampment along the banks of the Stanislaus River by Ripon officers Thursday afternoon netted one arrest for drug possession, according to First Sergeant Steve Merchant.
A 28-year-old Ripon woman, Chandra Ann Ashlock, was nabbed by a patrolman some 60 seconds after a dispatcher radio dispatcher put out the description of an alleged burglary suspect who had taken lingerie valued at $200 from the All About the Girls bra shop in the downtown business community.
Ruth Waters is thrilled about playing basketball at the collegiate level. The oldest daughter of Shelly and Manteca Fire Chief Kirk Waters, she signed on the dotted line Thursday to play at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ. "Financially, (Stevens) was my best option," said Ruth Waters, who led Ripon High to an 11-1 mark in the Trans Valley League this past year, 23-5 overall while her team made it as far as the ...
Ripon City Council meetings could someday be televised. On Tuesday, elected leaders unanimously approved to direct staff to research cost and feasibility to air these public sessions. "This would give the public the ability to receive information and see how this council operates," Vice Mayor Chuck Winn said. He pointed out at the City of Stockton regularly airing its council meetings on a public access channel and the City of Manteca's recent technology upgrades of ...
Rina's Run – in honor of the late Rina Brocchini – is expecting last minute runners in the 5K and Half Marathon to arrive before dawn Saturday morning at the Ripon High School campus to register for the event.
Will the Ripon position on supporting lower electrical bills be supported by city's representative on the county commission that has a key vote on making that happen?
Ripon's Spring Cleanup is the first two weeks of May. It is also a chance for many out-of-towners with pickup trucks to stock up for their weekend flea market booths. The city's collection event is set for May 2 to May 12, however many put their discards out weeks before causing unsightly neighborhoods in all too many cases. Last Saturday morning was a good example when scores of pickups entered Ripon from the freeway off ...
An ordinance allowing for the cultivation and possession of medical marijuana could finally be updated at tonight's Ripon City Council meeting.
Ripon's elected leaders may vote to take a stand for the third time since 2008 on South San Joaquin Irrigation District's effort to lower power rates in the community by 15 percent.
Friday was the annual Sober Grad Volleyball Game between Ripon High and Ripon Christian High.
Armed Forces Day is being observed this year by a local men's chorus, Voices for the King, as they will present a patriotic concert "Let Freedom Ring!"
WESTON RANCH – Students at Great Valley School had a "peachy" time at the 11th annual Agriculture Education Day.
In the past, Tony Mistlin has given generously towards the sports complex named in his honor. His latest contribution is for the construction of the concession stand, with another option of chipping in to make possible the restrooms. The Ripon City Council on Tuesday will discuss the possible $1 million Mistlin donation at Tuesday's meeting. This will take place during the 7 p.m. open session in the Council Chambers, 259 N. Wilma Ave. According to ...
Nick O'Brien won the traditional Buff Man Competition at Manteca High on Thursday. "I'd like to thank NASA for taking a star like me and placing my presence on Earth," he said at the event held in the Mulvihill Theater. O'Brien, who took home the trophy – in this case, a 1996 Valley Oak League swimming trophy – and was crowned and serenaded to by the MHS Quartet, edged out his Buffalo football teammate Eddie ...
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO The Bulletin A double wedding is something you don't expect to see happening in a classroom. Unless, of course, you're talking about Sheilah Urtega's Couples Devoted to Christ class at Christian Worship Center. For the first time since this program started about 10 years ago, four people are tying the knot this Sunday in a ceremony that is made even more special because it will take place during the 9 a.m. ...
What are the Ripon Unified School District's long-term and short-term facility needs?
Kevin Werner is no longer the interim city administrator.
RIPON – Wear a spooky Halloween costume and go home with cash prizes. Bonuses to go with that include hors d'oeuvres and salad bar, dancing, and an opportunity to help soldiers serving their country and retired veterans.
Going to lunch in a limo in exchange for the best test results in the STAR testing was a pact made between the Colony Oak Elementary School students and their former principal Amy Carter.
The new school year is still young but Ripon Unified reportedly was down 16 students from a year ago.
The new bus routes and schedules were approved Tuesday by the Ripon City Council.
Downtown business woman Karen Gay and her family celebrated the success of her trophy shop, Just Rewards, for its 10 year tenure in the community with a well-attended ribbon cutting Friday with an official Ripon Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting launching another 10 years of service to Ripon.
Kevin Werner could be appointed City Administrator at tonight's Ripon City Council meeting.
Color the Skies is hosting the Focus Dinner Party honoring Children's Hospital Central California on Saturday, Oct. 19
Domestic violence touches the lives of Americans of all ages, leaving a devastating impact on women, men, and children of every background and circumstance.
The loss of farmland northwest of Ripon to build employment centers, retail and housing as part of the Austin Road Business Park could cost developers as much as $13.8 million.
It has been more than 80 years of farming that includes an annual pumpkin crop in Ripon with pumpkins of every description that can be seen ripening in the fields every October with the approach of Halloween.
The Ripon Unified school board accepted three resignations and four new hires at last Monday's session.
Thirty people representing a cross section of the community will spearhead Ripon Unified's Facilities Master Plan Steering Committee.
Some 124 emergency vehicles with red lights flashing and sirens blaring made their way through Ripon Saturday.