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Ripon leaders will address bingo rule

There’s an ordinance in place in Ripon that prohibits staging bingo games in city-owned facilities.

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Posted: jan. 29, 2015 1:44 a.m. | | Ripon leaders will address bingo rule Comments 0 Comments

Projects cap spiritual week

Ripon Christian Schools is ending the annual Spiritual Emphasis Week with Service Project Day on Friday for over 600 students from kindergarten through high school seniors.

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Posted: jan. 28, 2015 1:08 a.m. | | Projects cap spiritual week Comments 0 Comments

Teen steps up to help Ripon cats & dogs

Shannon Wesley is a guardian angel of sorts for dogs and cats housed in the Ripon animal shelter making sure they have blankets, towels and toys.

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Posted: jan. 23, 2015 1:20 a.m. | | Teen steps up to help Ripon cats & dogs Comments 0 Comments

Ripon adding carnival rides to fireworks

The Fourth of July pyrotechnic aerial display is a big event in Ripon.

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Posted: jan. 23, 2015 1:13 a.m. | | Ripon adding carnival rides to fireworks Comments 0 Comments

Winchell completes Ripon council

Mark Winchell will have some big shoes to fill.

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Posted: jan. 22, 2015 1:12 a.m. | | Winchell completes Ripon council Comments 0 Comments

Art Show to coincide with Ripon festival

The Marylou Tornell Art Show is looking for entries to be displayed during the two-day Ripon Almond Blossom Festival on Feb. 20 and 21.

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Posted: jan. 21, 2015 12:32 a.m. | | Art Show to  coincide with Ripon festival Comments 0 Comments

Police, others run afoul of Ripon’s law against bingo

Rotarians, the police and senior citizens alike — among others — have been breaking the law in Ripon by staging bingo games in city-owned facilities.

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Posted: jan. 20, 2015 1:39 a.m. | | Police, others run afoul of Ripon’s law against bingo Comments 0 Comments

Ripon shuts down Tuesday bingo game

Bingo is a game of chance and as such is strictly controlled under Ripon and state statutes.

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Posted: jan. 17, 2015 12:53 a.m. | | Ripon shuts down Tuesday bingo game Comments 0 Comments

RCAF aims for new Ripon High bleachers

Stouffer Field is being put to good use.

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Posted: jan. 17, 2015 12:51 a.m. | | RCAF aims for new Ripon High bleachers Comments 0 Comments

Weston work on schedule

Construction at Weston Elementary School is right back on schedule.

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Posted: jan. 16, 2015 1:30 a.m. | | Weston work on schedule Comments 0 Comments

‘MR. BARBER’

George Rocha has retired and closed his barber shop that was once the butcher shop of a Ripon market at the corner of Main Street and Stockton Avenue.

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Posted: jan. 16, 2015 1:28 a.m. | | ‘MR. BARBER’ Comments 0 Comments

Mistlin helping Ripon fireworks fund

Longtime Ripon benefactor Tony Mistlin has proven many times how much he loves his community and the fireworks event on the Fourth of July.

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Posted: jan. 14, 2015 1:15 a.m. | | Mistlin helping Ripon fireworks fund  Comments 0 Comments

Lot of changes for Ripon in 2015

Ripon could be looking ahead for more growth and change for 2015.

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Posted: jan. 13, 2015 1:56 a.m. | | Lot of changes for Ripon in 2015 Comments 0 Comments

North Pointe project moving to EIR stage

David Gates described the vision for North Pointe as a place to work, shop, and live.

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Posted: jan. 07, 2015 11:52 p.m. | | North Pointe project moving to EIR stage Comments 0 Comments

Winchell will replace Nutt on city council

Mark Winchell was elated Tuesday to hear of his selection to the Ripon City Council.

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Posted: jan. 07, 2015 12:06 a.m. | | Winchell will replace Nutt on city council Comments 0 Comments

Stolen Ripon ‘Rhino’ found in Manteca

The missing “Rhino” utility vehicle taken over the New Year’s holiday from Ripon High School was discovered in a northeast Manteca neighborhood at about 4 a.m. Tuesday parked on a residential street.

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Posted: jan. 07, 2015 12:05 a.m. | | Stolen Ripon ‘Rhino’ found in Manteca Comments 0 Comments

Ripon council plans on filling vacancy tonight

John Reynolds is vying for a post on the Ripon City Council.

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Posted: jan. 06, 2015 1:22 a.m. | | Ripon council plans on filling vacancy tonight Comments 0 Comments

Ripon seeks money for bike path to Manteca

Last year, the City of Ripon submitted two proposed projects for the San Joaquin One Voice trip to Washington, D.C.

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Posted: jan. 03, 2015 12:39 a.m. | | Ripon seeks money for bike path to Manteca Comments 1 Comment

Ripon cuts water use by 28 percent

Ripon has more than complied with Gov. Jerry Brown’s drought emergency request calling for Californians to cut water use by 20 percent.

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Posted: dec. 19, 2014 1:28 a.m. | | Ripon cuts water use by 28 percent Comments 0 Comments

Seven apply to fill Nutt’s council seat

Seven applicants are scheduled to be interviewed by four elected leaders with the goal of filling the seat once held by Vice Mayor Elden ‘Red’ Nutt, who passed away suddenly on Nov. 21.

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Posted: dec. 17, 2014 1:00 a.m. | | Seven apply to fill Nutt’s council seat Comments 0 Comments

Ripon Police make DUI arrest, cite 15 driving without license

A Saturday night DUI and driver’s license checkpoint on Jack Tone Road saw 441 vehicles funnel through the cone zone as officers checked for those under the influence as well as motorists without licenses to operate their cars and trucks.

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Posted: dec. 17, 2014 12:16 a.m. | | Ripon Police make DUI arrest, cite 15 driving without license Comments 0 Comments

Ripon appointments to boards on agenda

At tonight’s Ripon City Council meeting, elected leaders will discuss appointments to various commissions.

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Posted: dec. 16, 2014 1:47 a.m. | | Ripon appointments to boards on agenda Comments 0 Comments

A TIME TO HONOR

Ripon Rotary has given the community the gift of time.

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Posted: dec. 13, 2014 1:13 a.m. | | A TIME TO HONOR Comments 0 Comments

Ripon seeks council replacement for Nutt

Monday is the deadline for applicants seeking the Ripon City Council seat left vacant following the sudden passing of Vice Mayor Elden ‘Red’ Nutt on Nov. 21.

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Posted: dec. 11, 2014 12:24 a.m. | | Ripon seeks council replacement for Nutt Comments 0 Comments

Ripon may look to SSJID for water

Despite the recent wet weather, water needs were addressed at last week’s Ripon City Council meeting.

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Posted: dec. 10, 2014 1:15 a.m. | | Ripon may look  to SSJID for water Comments 0 Comments

Ripon’s gentle giant, Red Nutt, remembered

Riponites paid homage to their “gentle giant” of a leader Friday with a heart-and-soul tribute. 

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Posted: dec. 06, 2014 1:14 a.m. | | Ripon’s gentle giant, Red Nutt, remembered Comments 0 Comments

Outgoing RUSD board prez will be honored

Donna Parks has served on the Ripon Unified school board since 2006.

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Posted: dec. 06, 2014 1:13 a.m. | | Outgoing RUSD board prez will be honored  Comments 0 Comments

SIP, STROLL, SHOP

The weather did a great job cooperating with this year’s annual “Taste of Ripon,” sponsored by McManis Family Vineyards.

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Posted: dec. 05, 2014 1:45 a.m. | | SIP, STROLL, SHOP Comments 0 Comments

Tasteful show of support

Cliff Jorgensen held a cookie in his left hand.

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Posted: dec. 06, 2014 1:13 a.m. | | Tasteful show of support Comments 0 Comments

Nutt: ‘There was no one like him’

Elden “Red” Nutt was remembered as a friend, father figure, and even a common sense guy.

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Posted: dec. 03, 2014 12:05 a.m. | | Nutt: ‘There was no one like him’ Comments 0 Comments

Ripon City Council hopes to appoint Nutt’s successor

The Ripon City Council is looking for applicants to fill the vacancy left with the passing of Elden “Red” Nutt.

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Posted: dec. 03, 2014 12:01 a.m. | | Ripon City Council hopes  to appoint Nutt’s successor Comments 0 Comments

LET THERE BE LIGHT

The annual Ripon Christmas tree lighting set the mood for the season Monday night, drawing more than 200 people – mostly families – to Veterans’ Memorial Park.

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Posted: dec. 02, 2014 12:12 a.m. | | LET THERE BE LIGHT Comments 0 Comments

Ripon city council may place meters on single-family homes

At tonight’s Ripon City Council meeting, a public hearing is scheduled to consider water meters for all single-family residences.

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Posted: dec. 02, 2014 12:12 a.m. | | Ripon city council may place meters on single-family homes Comments 0 Comments

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