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 …

VFW Meeting on Ripon Cancer Rate

This is information that we copied off of the Ripon California Facebook page that we believe residents would want to know about: “There will be a meeting at the VFW hall …

RCAF Press Release

Dear Community Member, It’s a well-known fact that school improvements enhance a student’s desire to learn and compete at their full potential. The RCAF has installed $1.8m in donated improvements since …

VFW Meeting on Ripon Cancer Rate

This is information that we copied off of the Ripon California Facebook page that we believe residents would want to know about: “There will be a meeting at the VFW hall …

Junior Artisan Marketplace – Saturday the 28th

The Junior Artisan Marketplace (scheduled for Saturday, July 28th, 9:00-11:30 a.m. at Backus Performance in Ripon) was created with the local kids of our Ripon community in mind. This event will …

Farmers Market Returns to Downtown Ripon

by Joanna Metheny After a more than two year dry spell, next week Riponites will once again have their very own farmers market. Jointly hosted by Studio Joy and the Oak …

A Glimpse to the Past: Ripon High Graduation 100 Years Ago

by Joanna Metheny This Friday marks graduation day for Ripon High School’s seniors. This year’s graduating class has just over 200 students, and they are a diverse group. The 2018 graduates include …

Abundance Market Comes to the Ripon Community Garden

by Joanna Metheny The Ripon Community Garden and Oak Valley Youth Garden are pleased to announce Abundance Market, a vendor craft fair, at the Ripon Community Garden, on Saturday April 28, …

Local BBQers Team Up to Share Passion with Community

by Joanna Metheny On Saturday, January 27th, long-time Ripon residents Jason Buffalow and John Heida will be at Schemper’s Ace Hardware dishing out delicious BBQ samples. Head on over to Schemper’s …

Veterans Day Events & Deals

by Joanna Metheny With origins almost one hundred years old, and rooted in the celebration of the end of World War I, Veterans Day became an official national holiday in 1938, …

Get a Jump on Holiday Shopping at the Homestead Market Faire This Saturday

by Joanna Metheny This Saturday morning will mark the 3rd annual Homestead Market Faire. The Faire provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity to shop for quality handmade items, crafted by local vendors. Kick off …

27th Annual Ripon / Menlo Park Emergency Vehicle Show Recap

by Joanna Metheny / Photos courtesy of Joanna Metheny Saturday October 7th marked the 27th annual joint Ripon and Menlo Park Police Car Show and Recruitment Fair. The event began as …

Ripon Community Garden: Call To Action

by Joanna Metheny The Ripon Community Garden, located at 1179 Vera Avenue at the intersection of Doak, broke ground in 2014. Founded by Sharon and Mike Butler, the community garden currently …