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.
Bowling for a couple hours on Saturday can help 147 Ripon students involved in free tutoring do better in school.
Former water company owner Harrison Gibbs wants to help expand reference books at the Ripon Library.
It used to be that more families would move into Ripon Unified rather than leave.
It was a simple case of expired registration that sent four Modesto residents to jail Saturday afternoon on a variety of charges from possession of drugs to destruction of evidence.
The little hands of kindergartners made special imprints on quilt squares Thursday afternoon in Kim Zuidervaart's class, all for a "Quilt of Honor" for U.S. troops.
A private firm will explain how they will help the Ripon Unified district manage improvements at the Weston and Colony Oak elementary campuses when the school board meets tonight.
Ripon Unified teachers want all furlough days reinstated to restore the 180-day student school calendar that existed before the budget crisis started forcing staffing and compensation cuts.
Tom Terpstra has often described the last few decades of his professional life as "fun and fast."
Denim on denim is the style for this year. So when it came to sporting that casual look, Andrew Lee, executive director of Bethany Homes, appeared quite comfortable in the all-denim pants and shirt look while on the runway at the 51st annual Almond Blossom Fashion Show on Thursday. He's also a past president of the Ripon Chamber of Commerce, which sponsored the event held in the Ripon High Multi-Purpose Room. This year's theme is ...
Ripon Unified is experiencing a significant decline in enrollment. At Monday's school board meeting, district officials are scheduled to discuss the reasons behind this recent drop off. Kathy Coleman, who is the RUSD director of curriculum and categorical programs, collected the information on the whereabouts on the students who have withdrawn from the district. "While there are many reasons, the most significant impact seems to be families moving out of the area," she said in ...
Ripon High was among the high schools competing in the 32nd annual San Joaquin County Academic Decathlon.
Louise Johnson will be the first to warn you. Her office is "cluttered."
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.