Stouffer Field is ready for spring sports. That's according to Stephanie Hobbs, president of the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation. On Thursday, she indicated that the D-shape inside the north end of the stadium track – it's a rubberized all-weather surface – is all but complete. "We poured concrete today for the baseball bullpen," she said. Hobbs ran down a few items that needed to be done in order to compete this initial phase stadium improvements, ...
There were some 80 members and guests celebrating a quarter century of togetherness in their modern Ripon Senior Center at a Thursday afternoon open house.
Elected leaders finally amended part of their ordinance that now includes their compensation.
In an effort to prevent campus crime and violence, public schools throughout the state are now required to have a comprehensive school safety plan in place.
It is seen as a pleasant surprise when "Welcome Buckets" are hand delivered to new residents moving into the Ripon Community.
A banner season for Ripon Christian boys and girls basketball produced two more awards. Point guards Danny Vos and Teagan Manus were recently named the Southern League's most valuable players, in a vote of the league's coaches. Both varsity programs captured Southern League crowns and reached the CIF Northern California regional tournament. The boys went 14-0 in conference play, while the girls shared the title with Turlock Christian at 13-1. It is Vos' second straight ...
Weston School appears to be the first in line for renovation under the Measure G projects. That's based on the preliminary timeline as provided by the facilities planning / public finance / program administration firm of Caldwell, Flores, Winters, Inc. At Monday's Ripon Unified school board meeting, Khushroo Gheyara, CFW chief operating officer based in Emeryville, indicated that the first bond sale, in turn, will help fund renovations to Colony Oak School. "Weston will be ...
George Ingerson won't curse the sunshine and warm weather. The arrival of spring means cycling season is in full bloom, and Ingerson's livelihood is attached to the selling of bike product, parts and service. "This is the busy season," he said. The owner of George's Bike Shop just wasn't expecting it so soon, as witnessed by his showroom floor. His new product line – 2013 Felt and Bianchi road bikes – is still being shipped ...
No doubt that declining enrollment is an issue at Ripon Unified. For example, the second interim report for this year factored in "down 57 enrolled students from the prior year," according to the California Basic Educational Data System numbers taken last October This translated into the Average Daily Attendance – or ADA, the state's generating revenue formula that divide the number of days of student attendance by the number of days of school taught during ...
The days of using Stouffer Field to host the Ripon Chamber of Commerce's Fourth of July fireworks display could soon be winding down.
The Ripon Senior Center is celebrating its 25th anniversary this Thursday and will have their doors open to all comers from 4 until 6 p.m. at the corner of Wilma Avenue and Fourth Street.
He never stepped foot on foreign soil during wartime, but his allegiance to those that did is unwavering.
Enrollment is down once again at Ripon Unified. After a slight increase in students from the previous month, the school board will hear about a dip in those numbers during a report at tonight's monthly meeting in the Council Chambers at Ripon City Hall, 259 N. Wilma Ave. All told, RUSD – based on figures for the seventh month of the 2012-13 school year – is reportedly down 79 students compared to same attendance period ...
Dot Veltkamp wrapped her grandson Lincoln in a hug, kissing the shy 4-year-old on the top of his head.
After six years of fundraising, members of the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation have managed over $1 million of installed infrastructure at Stouffer Field.
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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