The Return of The Ripon Farmers Market

-by Kathy Cragin If you’ve driven down the Main Street of Ripon on a Thursday evening this summer, you’ve probably noticed a crowd of local folks gathered outside Studio Joy. These …

The Fate of Ripon’s Fireworks Show

by Joanna Metheny Most have probably heard by now that Ripon will not be having our annual fireworks show at Mistlin Park this Fourth of July. This wildly popular event typically …

Something in the water? Ripon cancer diagnoses continue to rise

by Joanna Metheny In the past few weeks, most of Ripon’s residents have likely heard at least something about the apparent rise in cases of pediatric cancer surrounding Weston Elementary. With …

Let’s Walk!

by Jolene Peters In today’s fast-paced world, many of us want to get back to the basics. We are yearning to connect more with the Earth, nature, and the ones we …

Ripon Kids’ Garden Club Changes Name to Oak Valley Youth Garden

by Joanna Metheny Begun in the fall of last year by two local homeschooling moms, Liz Schuiling and Sarah Darpinian, the Ripon Kids’ Garden Club officially changed their name last week …

Obituary – Pearl Ora Hackett

Pearl Ora Hackett   3/24/1924 to 2/6/2017 Pearl passed in her sleep with David and Kaie Hackett by her side. Pearl was born in Makoti N.D., to Ben and Mabel Stafslien, on March 24, …

Clickfood clicks into Ripon

   What is your slogan or motto? Striving to bring convenience and simplicity to people’s lives. What makes your business unique? We bring your favorite restaurants to your doorstep.  Restaurants that …

First Responders Appreciation Day – April 1, 2017

Sent to us by Councilman Mike Restuccia I have continued to be frustrated and saddened how people in this country are disrespecting and abusing the 1st responders in our Nation, and …

Rumors about Barnwood Restaurant sale

Ripon, CA – Our team has been flooded with messages asking us about a possible sale of the Barnwood Restaurant building, property and surrounding properties.  Just like other residents in town, …

Social Media Helps Bring Back Fireworks Show

On February 15th we posted a #breakingnews post telling everyone that the Ripon Chamber Foundation announced that they will no longer be running the 4th of July Fireworks show.  They announced it at …

Drive: To Pinecrest

by Layne Edwards Just before summer this past year, my wife and I went to the mountains for a few days. We rented a cabin through the popular VRBO.com (Vacation Rentals By …

Body found near CA-99 in Salida

Salida, CA – Stanislaus County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the discovery of a body near CA-99, near the railroad tracks. Salida Fire Department responded to the scene around 1:30pm. The body …