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.
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. 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 ...
Most all of the not-for-profit organizations in the United States operate with a Board of Directors. In brief, it is the directors who are responsible for adhering to the Articles of Incorporation, for setting policy, for hiring the top level of management, and for ensuring financial stability.
The Ripon Local Farmers Market kicks off on May 30.
Stephanie Hobbs spent last week lobbying in Washington, D.C., trying to secure federal funds to help with the Ripon High athletic field's $2.8 million renovation.
The Ripon Community National Day of Prayer Event takes place on Thursday, May 2, at 7 p.m., at First Christian Reformed Church located at 305 Boesch Drive, Ripon.
The New Life Singers will be leading worship at the 6 p.m. service on Sunday, May 5, at Immanuel Christian Reformed Church.
By GLENN KAHL
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 ...