Blake Vizcarra is the first sophomore to serve as student representative to the Ripon Unified school board.
It's going to be an illustrated map of Ripon to surpass all past maps of the community.
The superintendent search is officially on at Ripon Unified. Bill Draa, who is the retired superintendent at the Banta School District, is currently filling the role on an interim basis. At the same time, he's helping RUSD find a permanent replacement from the post previously held by Louise Johnson. For the past five years, she was in the top administrative spot before stepping down in July to become Superintendent of Schools for the Nevada Union ...
A group of Immanuel Christian Reformed Church members have joined together to raise the awareness of human trafficking in the state and in the Ripon Community calling themselves (RAFT) "Ripon Awareness – Fighting Trafficking."
Louise Johnson was back in Ripon. Up until July, she served as superintendent of the Ripon Unified School District for five years. Johnson was there for good times and tough times, and recently helped out with the successful Measure G campaign that will make possible the modernizing of Weston School and, later, Colony Oak School. "It was not an easy decision," Johnson said of her decision to take the superintendent of schools post at the ...
As the student representative to the Ripon Unified school board, Blake Vizcarra will be in a position where his say will reflect student sentiment on some of the issues.
Ripon Unified officials have a clearer idea about the proposed final reconstruction plan for Weston Elementary School.
A new gymnasium could be in the cards for the modernization of Weston Elementary School. How to go about accomplishing that, based on the project budget, will be discussed at today's Ripon Unified school board meeting. The special session workshop – a continuation from last week's workshop held in the Weston multi-purpose room – is scheduled at 4 p.m. in the district office, 304 N. Acacia Ave. Representatives of the Project Management Integration team – ...
A reception and open house at the Clarence Smit Museum is set tonight from 6 until 8. The event is being hosted by the Ripon Historical Society. The museum is located in Ripon's downtown at 430 West Main Street. Refreshments and light hors d' oeuvres will be served to guests.
One of the fun events of National Night Out as sponsored by the City of Ripon, Ripon Ministerial Association, and community partners is the watermelon-eating contest.
James Decarlo, 79, of Ripon was killed in a three-vehicle collision on Jack Tone Road near Wildwood Road and north of the five corners, Jack Tone, Lone Tree Road and French Camp roads intersection at about 10 p.m. Saturday.
Brooklyn Joachim is quite familiar with the "Ripon Pow Wow." A senior at Ripon High, she went through the process Tuesday like clockwork, completing the registration process, getting her ID card, paying fees, and grabbing her fall class schedule. "Everything was good," said Joachim, who was browsing through the some of the Indians spirit wear. She's been through this process numerous times and is looking forward to her final year of high school, including soccer, ...
It's been nearly 50 years since Jim Stuart and the late Manuel Abeyta walked off the football field together, the glow of victory painted across their faces.
The Curt Pernice Skate Park in Ripon is not your average skate facility. It is renowned not only locally but statewide too, attracting professional and amateur skaters alike. The park has been featured in Thrasher magazine, not to mention in several pro videos that can be found on YouTube. "If you come here every day, you'll meet pros because they film videos here all the time," said Gannan Gaige, a 14-year-old incoming freshman at Gregori ...
Louise Johnson will try her best to make it to Tuesday's Ripon Unified picnic that's open to all staff members.
RIPON – Wear a spooky Halloween costume and go home with cash prizes. Bonuses to go with that include hors d'oeuvres and salad bar, dancing, and an opportunity to help soldiers serving their country and retired veterans.
Going to lunch in a limo in exchange for the best test results in the STAR testing was a pact made between the Colony Oak Elementary School students and their former principal Amy Carter.
The new school year is still young but Ripon Unified reportedly was down 16 students from a year ago.
The new bus routes and schedules were approved Tuesday by the Ripon City Council.
Downtown business woman Karen Gay and her family celebrated the success of her trophy shop, Just Rewards, for its 10 year tenure in the community with a well-attended ribbon cutting Friday with an official Ripon Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting launching another 10 years of service to Ripon.
Kevin Werner could be appointed City Administrator at tonight's Ripon City Council meeting.
Color the Skies is hosting the Focus Dinner Party honoring Children's Hospital Central California on Saturday, Oct. 19
Domestic violence touches the lives of Americans of all ages, leaving a devastating impact on women, men, and children of every background and circumstance.
The loss of farmland northwest of Ripon to build employment centers, retail and housing as part of the Austin Road Business Park could cost developers as much as $13.8 million.
It has been more than 80 years of farming that includes an annual pumpkin crop in Ripon with pumpkins of every description that can be seen ripening in the fields every October with the approach of Halloween.
The Ripon Unified school board accepted three resignations and four new hires at last Monday's session.
Thirty people representing a cross section of the community will spearhead Ripon Unified's Facilities Master Plan Steering Committee.
Some 124 emergency vehicles with red lights flashing and sirens blaring made their way through Ripon Saturday.
Build a gym, do it right.