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Ripon Main Street is getting new base

A quarter mile of Main Street in Ripon is due for reconstruction.

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Posted: apr. 24, 2015 1:37 a.m. | | Ripon Main Street is getting new base Comments 0 Comments

JOB WELL DONE

A dynamic “Hooah!” literally rocked the walls of the Ripon Community Center by gathered battalion troops – past and present –  of the Ripon High JROTC,  leaving little doubt how they felt about their retiring Lt.Col. Patrick Dunn.

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Posted: apr. 21, 2015 1:54 a.m. | | JOB WELL DONE Comments 0 Comments

RIPARIAN RIGHTS: Farmers say their impact on water is misunderstood

Folks bellyaching about their lawns being less green in order to meet a state mandated 25 percent water use cutback may want to consider themselves lucky.

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Posted: apr. 18, 2015 12:55 a.m. | | RIPARIAN RIGHTS: Farmers say their impact on water is misunderstood Comments 1 Comment

Ripon may put asphalt overlay on Main Street

The lowest oil prices in the last seven years could translate into a dip in asphalt prices.

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Posted: apr. 17, 2015 1:23 a.m. | | Ripon may put asphalt overlay on Main Street Comments 0 Comments

Watering being cut by 35%

Don’t be alarmed if the front lawn at Ripon High looks a little dry and dingy.

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Posted: apr. 15, 2015 12:47 a.m. | | Watering being cut by 35% Comments 0 Comments

SOMETHING TO YODEL ABOUT

Helen Rothlin Sandoval still remembers the many happy days spent at the Swiss Hall in Ripon.

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Posted: apr. 11, 2015 1:24 a.m. | | SOMETHING TO YODEL ABOUT Comments 0 Comments

Swiss Hall & World’s Fair in SF

The Ripon Swiss Hall and the 1939 World’s Fair in San Francisco have plenty of things in common.

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Posted: apr. 11, 2015 1:23 a.m. | | Swiss Hall & World’s Fair in SF Comments 0 Comments

Water use up 16% in Ripon

For the second straight month, the City of Ripon had increased water usage.

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Posted: apr. 09, 2015 1:49 a.m. | | Water use up 16% in Ripon Comments 0 Comments

City Council refunds $4,000 to garden club

The check is in the mail.

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Posted: apr. 08, 2015 1:27 a.m. | | City Council refunds $4,000 to garden club Comments 0 Comments

Ripon seeks to shore up road work funds

Street and road maintenance continues to be a big concern.

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Posted: apr. 07, 2015 1:10 a.m. | | Ripon seeks to shore up road work funds Comments 0 Comments

Ripon may OK bingo games at city facilities

In an effort to allow service organizations to conduct fund-raising events such as bingo, Ripon City Attorney Tom Terpstra recently revisited several old ordinances.

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Posted: apr. 01, 2015 1:18 a.m. | | Ripon may OK bingo  games at city facilities Comments 0 Comments

Ripon High JROTC earns 98% from Army inspectors

Have you felt that everything you ever worked for could potentially be taken from you at the last possible minute? Whether you have, it is an experience everyone can and will have at some point in their lives. 

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Posted: mar. 31, 2015 1:19 a.m. | | Ripon High JROTC earns 98% from Army inspectors Comments 0 Comments

HORRIFIC DUI ‘CRASH’ AT RHS

It was a nightmarish scene

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Posted: mar. 27, 2015 1:57 a.m. | | HORRIFIC DUI ‘CRASH’ AT RHS Comments 0 Comments

Ripon aerial fireworks, 3-day carnival are a go

The unique feature for this year’s Fourth of July celebration in Ripon is the three-day carnival.

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Posted: mar. 25, 2015 12:44 a.m. | | Ripon aerial fireworks, 3-day carnival are a go Comments 0 Comments

Development plan for 310 acres 95% done

Ninety-five percent of the North Pointe Specific Plan is completed.

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Posted: mar. 24, 2015 1:28 a.m. | | Development plan for 310 acres 95% done Comments 0 Comments

Ripon JROTC expands player roster for Army-Navy game

Now and then again, whether one will admit it or not, everyone has their own personal rivalries — whether it be another person, another school (ahem) Escalon), or even another whole branch. 

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Posted: mar. 24, 2015 1:01 a.m. | | Ripon JROTC expands player roster for Army-Navy game Comments 0 Comments

Ripon Soroptimists honor Girls of Month for March

The Soroptimist of Ripon held their Girls of the Month program for March on Wednesday, March 18.

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Posted: mar. 24, 2015 1:00 a.m. | | Ripon Soroptimists honor Girls of Month for March Comments 0 Comments

Golf benefits Marissa’s Closet

A golf tournament to benefit Marissa’s Closet will be held Monday, March 23, at the Spring Creek Golf & Country Club in Ripon. Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. with tee-off set for noon.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2015 1:07 a.m. | | Golf benefits Marissa’s Closet Comments 0 Comments

Ripon may hire water cop as water use rises

Ted Johnston was surprised to see an increase of water usage for last month.

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Posted: mar. 19, 2015 12:37 a.m. | | Ripon may hire water cop as water use rises Comments 0 Comments

Ripon Unified schools replace departing chief business officer

Ripon Unified last week reported four new hires, four resignations and one retirement.

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Posted: mar. 19, 2015 12:01 a.m. | | Ripon Unified schools replace  departing chief business officer Comments 0 Comments

Ripon leaders examine how North Pointe will be funded

What’s a Public Facilities Financing Plan?

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Posted: mar. 17, 2015 1:22 a.m. | | Ripon leaders examine how North Pointe will be funded Comments 0 Comments

Ripon council talking water conservation

Water conservation is high on everyone’s list, especially given the current drought affecting California.

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Posted: mar. 17, 2015 1:31 a.m. | | Ripon council talking  water conservation Comments 0 Comments

Donor wall going in at RHS stadium

The Ripon Community Athletic Foundation is making it a goal of having the donor wall at Stouffer Field completed by the first football game.

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Posted: mar. 13, 2015 1:28 a.m. | | Donor wall going in at RHS stadium Comments 0 Comments

Ripon Unified adding three classes in fall

Kathy Coleman has been busy crunching the numbers at Ripon Unified.

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Posted: mar. 12, 2015 1:33 a.m. | | Ripon Unified adding three classes in fall Comments 0 Comments

Ripon High considers random drug testing

Ripon High could soon have a random drug testing policy in place.

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Posted: mar. 11, 2015 12:56 a.m. | | Ripon High considers random drug testing Comments 0 Comments

Colony Oak PFC conducting casino night Friday in Ripon

The Colony Oak Parent Faculty Club is hosting their Third Annual Vegas Night Fundraiser on Friday, March 13,from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Ripon Community Center, 334 West Fourth St.

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Posted: mar. 10, 2015 1:28 a.m. | | Colony Oak PFC conducting casino night Friday in Ripon Comments 0 Comments

Ripon Elementary needs asphalt work

As Weston Elementary School undergoes a remodel, some of the other Ripon Unified school sites are dealing with their fair share of issues.

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Posted: mar. 07, 2015 12:52 a.m. | | Ripon Elementary needs asphalt work Comments 0 Comments

Ripon sharing funds with those in need

What’s the best way to disperse over $6,000?

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Posted: mar. 05, 2015 1:20 a.m. | | Ripon sharing funds with those in need Comments 0 Comments

Ripon City Council honoring Rotary’s community efforts

The Ripon Rotary Club has played an active role in the community.

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Posted: mar. 03, 2015 1:09 a.m. | | Ripon City Council honoring Rotary’s community efforts Comments 0 Comments

Ripon cuts water use by 34 percent

Even though January was a dry month, the City of Ripon still did its part to conserve water.

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Posted: feb. 26, 2015 12:39 a.m. | | Ripon cuts water use by 34 percent Comments 0 Comments

Ripon OKs 3-day July 4th celebration

During his days as superintendent of the Ripon Unified School District, Leo Zuber recalled catching the Fourth of July fireworks show from the district office.

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Posted: feb. 25, 2015 1:10 a.m. | | Ripon OKs 3-day July 4th celebration Comments 0 Comments

ALMOND BLOSSOM FUN

The weather for the opening day of the 53rd annual Almond Blossom was ideal for this time of the year.

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Posted: feb. 21, 2015 1:12 a.m. | | ALMOND BLOSSOM FUN Comments 0 Comments

RC breaks ground on complex

These are exciting times for Ripon Christian High athletics.

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Posted: feb. 21, 2015 1:15 a.m. | | RC breaks ground on complex Comments 0 Comments

Organized walk during Ripon Almond Festival this weekend

The Delta Tule Trekkers will host a noncompetitive 5K and 10K walk during the Ripon Almond Festival this weekend.  The walks will take place from 8 a.m. until noon today, Feb. 21, and Sunday, Feb. 22.

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Posted: feb. 21, 2015 12:36 a.m. | | Organized walk during Ripon Almond Festival this weekend Comments 0 Comments

MISS ALMOND BLOSSOM

Amanda Neeley was crowned Thursday as the 2015 Almond Blossom Queen.

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Posted: feb. 20, 2015 1:22 a.m. | | MISS ALMOND BLOSSOM Comments 0 Comments

NO ‘BARKING’ IN RIPON

Kevin Tate uses no carnival barkers. 

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Posted: feb. 19, 2015 1:30 a.m. | | NO ‘BARKING’ IN RIPON Comments 0 Comments

Ripon plans carnival, fireworks for July 4th

Midway of Sacramento has an opening for the Fourth of July weekend.

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Posted: feb. 19, 2015 1:22 a.m. | | Ripon plans carnival, fireworks for July 4th Comments 0 Comments

SCORES 100 YEARS

Barbara Van Tol has now bowled up to her 100th birthday.

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Posted: feb. 18, 2015 12:56 a.m. | | SCORES 100 YEARS Comments 0 Comments

FUN BLOOMING

The 53rd Almond Festival is this Friday through Sunday at Mistlin Sports Park in Ripon.

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Posted: feb. 17, 2015 12:47 a.m. | | FUN BLOOMING Comments 0 Comments

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