A city-wide cleanup is scheduled for next month. At last week's Ripon City Council meeting, Ted Johnston, director of public works, announced the two pick-up dates in town. He noted that residents on the southwest side of Highway 99 may place their items outside from May 2 through 5. Those living northeast of Highway 99 can put their items out from May 9 through 12. The cleanup collection is offered to residents within city limits. ...
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. Its move across the street to the remodeled Ripon Pharmacy building has created a new beginning for the shop run by sisters-in-law Kendra and Audrey Hofman. The December move from its original frame residential structure of some 600 square feet has seen a growth to 2,500 square feet in their new home with room for added businesses in the rear. Kendra said her ...
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.
Looking to make a pretty penny on some unwanted items? The City of Ripon's Community Yard Sale is right around the corner. At last week's Ripon City Council, Ted Johnston, director of public works, provided a reminder of the annual event scheduled Saturday, May 4, at the Mistlin Sports Complex. The Community Yard Sale will be held from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. For those interested, spaces at Mistlin are 10- by 19- feet and ...
In hopes of eliminating any foul odor, officials at the Diamond Pet Food plant have looked to remedy the problem. Since receiving numerous complaints about the smell, they've continued to search out the source of the odor contamination. At a recent Ripon City Council meeting, Ken Zuidervaart, who is the director of planning, provided the latest update. "They've extended the roof-top stacks by 10 feet to get the exhaust higher into the atmosphere to ...
Three bouncers from a Lake Tahoe bar have been indicted on manslaughter charges stemming from the beating death of a Ripon man in 2012. Rodolfo Hernandez, 44, Sean Canilao, 48, and Ruben Lizzaragga were all indicted on charges of involuntary manslaughter last week in the death of Derek "Zippy" Peneranda. The Ripon man was celebrating his 30th anniversary at Mo's Bar in May of 2012. Peneranda reportedly got into a fight at the bar ...
The Third Annual Ripon High-Ripon Christian Boys' Sober Grad Volleyball Challenge to benefit post graduation parties for both schools is set for Friday, May 3.
It's impossible to miss the sign in front of Jimmy Nagi's restaurant. Bright yellow and bursting at the seams, it performs two duties with perfection – attracting the eye of passing motorists and satisfying the owner's football allegiance to the Green Bay Packers. The sign also represents a business that has become an institution for South County residents looking for an afternoon bite – serving up sandwiches and burgers for hungry farmers and fisherman ...
A new elementary school principal is exp ected to be named by Ripon Unified School District Trustees at a special meeting tonight in the city council chambers.
Ripon Police Detective Sergeant Terri Jensen believes that updating an ordinance relating to the cultivation and possession of medical marijuana has good intentions.
Two Ripon High School seniors have been charged with three felonies in the theft of a Ripon Christian Schools golf cart that ended up in the Ripon High aquatic center swimming pool, according to Ripon Police First Sergeant Steve Merchant.
The Rotary Club leadership camp near Coarsegold in the foothills was a blast, five Ripon High School students told Ripon Rotarians at their Wednesday noon meeting inside the Barnwood Restaurant.
Chuck Winn is encouraging young people to become part of 'Love Ripon' on April 27.
At age 11, Aiden Tijero has a few titles and world championship to his name.
Ripon police officers did what they set out to do Friday night waiting on tables at the Barnwood Restaurant in their effort to raise funds for the police memorial now under construction by netting $825.
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
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