Chuck Winn is the new mayor of Ripon. For the third time, he was named to the post. But this was time he slotted for the top position as specified by an ordinance based on the rotation by the Ripon City Council seating. At the organization session on Tuesday, Winn, who previously served as vice mayor under Dean Uecker, advanced to the top spot, with Elden "Red" Nutt moving up one to vice mayor.
The City of Ripon can now look to lease the baseball fields along with the recently completed softball complex at the Mistlin Sports Park to an outside organization.
It's as much fun bouncing around on the new rubber playground base for Colony Oak students as it is climbing on the playground equipment.
Anna Fassler took time out from her studies Monday for civic duty.
November is National Runaway Prevention Month.
It was something of a history lesson for kindergarten children at Park View Elementary School when they hosted newcomers in the form of "Indians" from other Ripon schools to a Thanksgiving feast in their classroom on Tuesday.
Since September, the Youth Police Advisory Committee along with Ripon Police Chief Ed Ormonde reviewed various municipal codes.
The Ripon Christian "Knights of the Roundtable" competitive civics challenge team took first out of 14 teams from as far away as the Bay Area at the annual regional contest.
After two months in session, Ripon Unified saw attendance figures take a slight dip.
Ripon Unified recently filled several positions and is still looking at yet another hiring.
The City of Ripon Christmas Tree has a new home.
When Bill Draa was at the Banta Elementary School District, he encountered his fair share of hair-lice infestation among children.
Large granite slabs were lifted into place Monday afternoon as part of the creation of a Ripon Police Department Memorial near the recently restored 1925 vintage jail house and adjacent to the Veterans' Memorial Museum and its wall of names of those who served.
San Joaquin Valley Marine veterans and active officers and men celebrated the Corps' 153rd Anniversary Thursday with a breakfast in the Spring Creek Country Club dining room.
The chair usage policy was put on hold.
It's going to be a "sock hop" of the 1950s at the West Ripon Road VFW post Saturday starting at 5 p.m. with dancing to the period songs that will have the place jumping to the juke box music of the era.
Some 50 antique dealers from throughout the Central Valley are closing Ripon's downtown Saturday for the city's first ever open-air antique street fair over four blocks from Stockton Avenue to Acacia Avenue. It is expected to draw thousands of shoppers.
The Ripon High Class of 2014 is a unique class.