Several months ago, the Ripon City Council looked into updating the job description for city administrator.
Ripon officers gave chase – on foot and in patrol cars – after two young gang members had tore up the softball fields at Stouffer Park with their vehicles at 1 p.m. Thursday, capturing both of them, according to police spokesman First Sergeant Steve Merchant.
The Ripon Unified School District will have a 183-day work schedule for teachers during the 2013-14 school year.
Ripon's Riley Simmons - a Colony Oak School fifth grader - continues her fight against brain cancer with the family receiving good news from doctors this past week, according to her grandmother Sandy Thornell Hodges.
It was the third year for the Ripon Police Department to host an open house for residents. The event drew well over 100 guests who were led on tours by First Sergeant Steve Merchant and traffic Officer Mario Ysit. Members of the volunteer group, Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS), welcomed guests Tuesday in the parking lot in front of the police department and explained the purpose of police vehicles parked side-by-side next to Wilma Avenue. ...
• TODAY'S EVENTS: The Ripon Community Fireworks Committee events planned for today are:
Carla Lien left her job at a fast food restaurant in Ripon after graduation from Ripon Christian High School to become a hostess for the new owners of the Barnwood Restaurant adjacent to the northbound Highway 99 on ramp on East Main Street.
Antonio Orozco, 41, was rearrested and jailed Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. for allegedly having possession of counterfeit currency, a controlled substance, marijuana, controlled substance paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.
For the past few months, those at Diamond Pet Foods of Ripon have been trying to find a solution on eliminating any foul odor.
The Ripon Community Fireworks Committee is gearing up for an action packed day this Fourth of July. Events include a parade, carnival games, bounce houses, face painting, photo booth, food vendors, concert and of course a 4th of July Firework Extravaganza.
A public hearing is scheduled for tonight on the Cornerstone II subdivision along north Ripon Road.
Pacific Gas & Electric Company is launching its natural gas Pipeline Safety Enhancement Program (PSEP) this week around Ripon that is expected to continue through the end of August and possibly into early September.
A tour of the Ripon Police Department and introduction of staff members is on tap for Tuesday from noon until 6 p.m., according to First Sgt. Steve Merchant. Officers and volunteers are scheduled to be on hand to greet the members of the public and answer their questions. Of special interest is the dispatch center with its numerous dispatcher consoles and the many television screens that continually monitor the safety of the community. Staff will ...
The new continuation high school at Ripon Unified will debut as a modest operation. The first piece of that could be added at today's special meeting as school board members could appoint the teaching principal during the 5 p.m. closed session in the district office, 304 N. Acacia St. RUSD officials saw the need for the alternative education as some students struggled to meet their graduation requirements. The board-approved continuation high school will not only ...
Marlon Gayle has traveled the world and even lived in India for over three years. These past three years, he served as the assistant principal at Bear Creek High in Stockton, and has taught World History, English, Reading and Geography in the Lodi Unified School District. Gayle, who has a doctorate in Education Administration from the University of the Pacific, is now the new as principal at Colony Oak School, taking over from Amie Carter. ...
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