U.S. Military Battle Hymns from all the services are creating a patriotic theme around the Clinton McCausland American Legion Fourth of July fireworks booth this weekend in downtown Ripon.
Since 2009, the City of Ripon has seen a reduction of employees, going from 96 down to 75. This area also comes as the biggest savings under the proposed 2013-14 city budget, according to Deputy City Administrator Kevin Werner. Elected leaders are scheduled to OK the financial plan for the upcoming year at Tuesday's 7 p.m. open session in the Council Chambers, 259 N. Wilma Ave. Employee salaries and benefits make up most of the ...
Susan Winters was at Ripon Unified for nearly five decades. "She started here in the 1960s through 1975 but took some time off before coming back," said Clarice Luis, who is the district's chief business officer. At the end of this school year, Winters made it official, retiring after serving as an instructional assistant at Weston School. "In every life there are always decisions to make," she said in her retirement letter dated May 24. ...
Lynette Van Laar has been many things to many people at Ripon City Hall for the past 27 years, from being city clerk to chief financial officer under city administrator Leon Compton.
Members of the Citizens' Oversight Committee will meet today at the Ripon Unified district office, 304 N. Acacia Ave.
Stephanie Hobbs is hoping to sell more of the red signature bricks to benefit the Ripon High School by the Friday deadline. More bricks were sold during the past week at $100 each bringing the total collected to $25,000.
Ripon Unified will see some increased staffing along with restoration of more furlough days.
Bethany Home is celebrating 50 years of providing quality care to seniors living in Ripon and the surrounding comminutes. As part of the celebratory events, they are bringing contemporary Christian artist, Laura Story, to Ripon on Saturday, Aug. 3.
For the past five years, Ripon Unified officials had a long-range facilities master plan on their wish list.
The man arrested for possessing an explosive device in front of a Ripon hardware store on Saturday has been identified.
It was a trauma in traffic one Modesto grandmother didn't expect Monday when she drove her minivan northbound on Highway 99 through Ripon and under the Jack Tone Road overpass.
By VINCE REMBULAT The Bulletin The Ripon Community Fourth of July parade and fireworks show is right around the corner. Highlighting Independence Day will be the pyrotechnic display from Stouffer Field at Ripon High, with the best views coming from nearby places such as Ripon Elementary School and Ripon Christian School at dusk. The day kicks off 10 a.m. with the downtown parade made up of people of all ages on decorated skateboards, bicycles, tricycles, ...
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.
Build a gym, do it right.