'When I was a young man going to college, my father wisely shared his wisdom on life. Whatever you choose to do in life, do it because you love it, not because it will make you wealthy. Wealth is no substitution for happiness.
Plans for Weston School calls for the reconfiguring the existing multi-purpose building while adding a new gym closer towards the front of the campus.
Bridget Ludy of Waterford's Bibby's Chocolate has been perfecting her chocolates for 28 years.
What's the design plans for Weston School? Trustees of the Ripon Unified School District could look at such options tonight at a special board meeting / workshop inside the district office conference room, 304 N. Acacia Ave. Under the voter-approved Measure G, Weston and Colony Oak schools are on the project list for renovation. Weston, however, is first in line for replacing the aging portable units with a permanent structure and other upgrades. Timothy P. ...
An ice cream social on Friday, April 12, from noon to 3 p.m. marks Leon Compton's retirement as Ripon's city manager.
Two Ripon volunteer firefighters – Joe Azevedo and Bert Ballatore – who served under Nick Van Dyken for some 30 years had nothing but good to say about their first chief who died Sunday less than a month away from his 100th birthday.
Ripon Unified School District's Kindergarten Orientation takes place Tuesday, April 23, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose room at Park View Elementary School.
Ripon FFA took three teams to the University of California at Davis Field Day on Saturday, March 2.
More than 150 children from Ripon Christian's kindergarten to third grade classes are will entertain their families and friends tonight at the Ripon Christian Schools' Performing Center at 7:30 p.m. under the direction of their music instructor Pam Huisken who doubles as a kindergarten teacher.
The Saturday morning ribbon cutting of Marissa's Closet's new home at 102 West Main Street in downtown Ripon was the culmination of months of work by an army of volunteers supporting Melinda Shaw's drive to carry on the dream of her late daughter Marissa.
Several longtime employees of the Ripon Unified School District recently announced their retirements.
Ted Johnston has become something of an icon for getting the job done at Ripon City Hall where he started some 36 years ago as a garbage collector and advanced through a scenario of assignments before becoming the director of Public Works.
It was back in the early 1960s that a young Joan Eckhoff began dating the handsome Bill Kamps.
Sound the alphorn, the spring concert nears. The San Joaquin Valley Swiss Club will host its annual Swiss Echoes Spring Concert on April 20, regaling its guests with locally produced music unique to Switzerland. "It's not country music. It's not rock and roll. It's Alper music – and it's good," said Don Widmer, president of the San Joaquin Valley Swiss Club. "Music is a part of the Swiss tradition. The songs you'll hear are native ...
Agents of the Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Agency (ATF) requested aid from the Manteca Police Department's SWAT team Thursday to assist in carrying out the serving of two federal search warrants at two Ripon homes at about 11 a.m.
The agenda of a Ripon City Council meeting is often made up of the consent calendar, ordinances, resolutions, and discussion items. Councilman Leo Zuber had concerns about that format. Specifically, he inquired at a workshop held last Tuesday on what determines a consent calendar item. "Half the agenda is on the consent calendar and is taken (for approval) in one vote," Zuber said. "The public does not know what just happened." According to Deputy City ...
Three more outlet stores have inked deals to locate in The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley. Manteca Councilman Vince Hernandez confirmed that Craig Realty working with center developers has secured three retailers, that are in the process of preparing to open stores in Manteca before Black Friday. Developer Poag & McEwen has submitted plans to the city to convert at least one of the spaces for the three stores. Hernandez noted the first of the ...
Upward of 30,000 people are expected to converge on Woodward Park in Manteca on May 26 for what military leaders have described as "the biggest Memorial Day Weekend commemoration on the West Coast." The salute to those who have fallen that also serves as a way of thanking those still living who have served America costs nearly $60,000 to stage. The biggest fundraiser is the raffling of two 2013 four-door Ford Fiesta sedans being donated ...
Ripon Police Acting Sergeant Steve Meece and four volunteer VIPS members were thanked by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) for their efforts in stemming drunk driving in a multi-county awards ceremony for more than 150 officers in the Community Center on Wednesday.
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.