It was a dramatic lesson in the dangers of the fast moving irrigation canals that highlighted the threat to children and their pets as officers responded to a near drowning of two dogs Friday shortly before 8 a.m.
It's an open house for animals and kids Saturday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Ripon Animal Control Center in the 400 block of Doak Boulevard.
A personalized brick fundraiser has generated $23,000 in donations to help build an all-weather track at the Ripon High School Stadium.
As City Clerk, Lynette Van Laar had a boatload of responsibilities. She was the one in charge of producing the meeting agendas for the Ripon City Council, from mailing to subscribers to uploading the information on to the website. Van Laar also handled the processing, recording and maintaining of all city administrator and city council agreements. She maintained the database of all board and commission memberships, including keeping tabs on all of the various advisory ...
Last year, a 62-year-old Ripon resident was reportedly scammed out of $8,000 when she sent money to the Dominican Republic.
Ripon City Council meetings could soon be accessible online. Elected leaders on Tuesday unanimously approved the use of a single camera to record their meetings via the Internet. According to Dan Brannon, the city's Information Systems Technician, these sessions would require uploading and playback while using services such as YouTube. "It won't be aired live," he said. The cost would be about $4,500 from the general fund's capital expenditure. Another projected $1,620 will be needed ...
Stephanie Hobbs has been an active member in the community. For starters, she and her husband along with other volunteers made possible the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation. As founder and president of this non-profit group, Hobbs has been one of the catalysts in spearheading the recent and ongoing modernization of the Ripon High stadium, raising and installing over $1 million in infrastructure that could include replacing the track. At tonight's Ripon City Council meeting, she's ...
More change orders are in store for the softball project at the Mistlin Sports Complex. At tonight's Ripon City Council meeting, elected leaders could sign off on the concrete work at the connection to the existing water tower foundation by contractor O.C. Jones & Sons, totaling $14,385. They were awarded the $4.5 million contract for the project consisting of four softball fields to be positioned around the already existing water tower back on July 3, ...
STOCKTON – Charlie Lehr has been involved in the Ripon High Future Farmers of America for a few years.
About a month ago, Ripon City Council members discussed the possibility of televising their meetings.
STOCKTON - Usually, third time's the charm for people who throw their hats in a competition or game of chance.
After over two decades, Charlotte Wright is retiring from Ripon Unified's food services.
Ripon Police officers quickly located a get-away van and gave chase after several suspects broke into an Ash Avenue home shortly before 5 p.m. on Monday and made off with valuables including electronics items, ammunition and jewelry.
As part of the voter-approved Measure G bond measure, Weston School will be tabbed first for reconstruction.
The only gift greater than flowers? For two graduating seniors who have demonstrated a love for horticulture – $1,000 scholarships. The Ripon Garden Club presented Michaela Ratto and Cassidy DeRousse with its annual scholarships during a luncheon at Mavis Stouffer Park on June 5. Both recipients distinguished themselves with a passion for agriculture and horticulture. Each also received glowing endorsements from their teachers. "They met the criteria in that they're focusing in on agriculture," said ...
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.
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.