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's National Out is expected to draw some 3,000 residents Tuesday to the Ripon Community Center for a celebration deviating from the neighborhood block parties being held across the country.
RIPON – He arrived with a product line drawing global attention, turning Powerplay Sports Arena into a place of interest in markets in Canada and Asia.
RIPON - Ripon Christian Preschool is busy getting ready for the new school year. For the first five years there was only one classroom in which to conduct all the classes. A second classroom has been added for this year to provide more schedule choices available for our students. Ripon Christian now offer either a two- or three-day schedule for both preschool and pre-k students. Also new is the Stay and Play program until 12:30 ...
The Ripon Arts League is offering five concerts for the 2013-14 season. The organization was founded in 1993 by a group of community members that wanted to bring a variety of musical performers to Ripon. The first concert was free to the public. The cost was underwritten by local restaurateur John Mangelos and the Townsend Opera Players of Modesto. That night, 120 people became members of the RAL. Two other concerts were presented that year. ...
A big part of the modernization of Weston School could be a new gymnasium. How to go about securing the extra funding is still to be determined even after the Ripon Unified school board spent three hours Wednesday mulling over the options. "A (new multi-purpose building) is not what we want or wish but what we need," Principal Lisa Fereria said at the special session workshop held on her campus. Trustees will squeeze in another ...
In a bid to protect citizens frequenting the Stanislaus River and its riparian forest along its banks, the Ripon Police Department is again patrolling the waters in Kayaks and four wheel drive quads focusing on the area of the Highway 99 Bridge.
Family Movie Night is back at the amphitheater of the Mistlin Sports Complex. The first of two for this summer was held last month with "Wreck-It Ralph." Last year's summer blockbuster "The Avengers" – at $1.5 billion worldwide, it was highest grossing film for 2012 – will be the free movie on Aug. 16. This Marvel Comic superhero film was written and directed by Joss Whedon, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney ...
Ripon City Council's Aug. 6 meeting has been canceled, in part, for National Night Out. Elected leaders initially tinkered with the plan to change the start time of the regular scheduled meeting from 7 p.m. to 5 o'clock. In the past, they would bolt from the Council Chambers to the Ripon Community Center to take part in the National Night Out activities. But with a light agenda and not much in terms of items needing ...
Five individuals dedicated to making the community a better place were honored during the 2013 Ripon Chamber of Commerce Installation and Awards Dinner.
Ripon Unified hopes to give Louise Johnson her a proper farewell. The former superintendent recently stepped down to become superintendent of schools at the Nevada Union High School District. "We would like to welcome Louise back (for the picnic)," Trustee Kit Oase said at last Monday's special school board session. William "Bill" Draa was welcomed aboard to fill in as superintendent on a temporary basis. He served as superintendent for 15 years at the Banta ...
Ripon police officers did what they set out to do Friday night waiting on tables at the Barnwood Restaurant in their effort to raise funds for the police memorial now under construction by netting $825.
What are the Ripon Unified School District's long-term and short-term facility needs?
Kevin Werner is no longer the interim city administrator.
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.