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 ...
In hopes of eliminating any foul odor, officials at the Diamond Pet Food plant have looked to remedy the problem. Since receiving numerous complaints about the smell, they've continued to search out the source of the odor contamination. At a recent Ripon City Council meeting, Ken Zuidervaart, who is the director of planning, provided the latest update. "They've extended the roof-top stacks by 10 feet to get the exhaust higher into the atmosphere to ...
Three bouncers from a Lake Tahoe bar have been indicted on manslaughter charges stemming from the beating death of a Ripon man in 2012. Rodolfo Hernandez, 44, Sean Canilao, 48, and Ruben Lizzaragga were all indicted on charges of involuntary manslaughter last week in the death of Derek "Zippy" Peneranda. The Ripon man was celebrating his 30th anniversary at Mo's Bar in May of 2012. Peneranda reportedly got into a fight at the bar ...
The Third Annual Ripon High-Ripon Christian Boys' Sober Grad Volleyball Challenge to benefit post graduation parties for both schools is set for Friday, May 3.
It's impossible to miss the sign in front of Jimmy Nagi's restaurant. Bright yellow and bursting at the seams, it performs two duties with perfection – attracting the eye of passing motorists and satisfying the owner's football allegiance to the Green Bay Packers. The sign also represents a business that has become an institution for South County residents looking for an afternoon bite – serving up sandwiches and burgers for hungry farmers and fisherman ...
A new elementary school principal is exp ected to be named by Ripon Unified School District Trustees at a special meeting tonight in the city council chambers.
Ripon Police Detective Sergeant Terri Jensen believes that updating an ordinance relating to the cultivation and possession of medical marijuana has good intentions.
Two Ripon High School seniors have been charged with three felonies in the theft of a Ripon Christian Schools golf cart that ended up in the Ripon High aquatic center swimming pool, according to Ripon Police First Sergeant Steve Merchant.
The Rotary Club leadership camp near Coarsegold in the foothills was a blast, five Ripon High School students told Ripon Rotarians at their Wednesday noon meeting inside the Barnwood Restaurant.
Chuck Winn is encouraging young people to become part of 'Love Ripon' on April 27.
Michelle Crippen and Debbie Schickert were sickened by what they saw, but couldn't pull away from their TVs.
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.