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 …

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 …

Soaring Over Ripon 2017

by Joanna Metheny This weekend marks the 12th annual Soaring Over Ripon Hot Air Balloon and Kite Festival, and the third year the event will be run by the Ripon Chamber …

A Slice of History: Caswell State Park

by Joanna Metheny Most locals are familiar with Caswell State Park. It’s our closest State Park, and lies right at the edge of town at the end of Austin Road along …

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 …

How to Beat the Heat: Ripon Style

by Joanna Metheny Just about anyone who’s made it through at least one summer here in the Central Valley has amassed a cache of tools to thrive despite weeks of triple …

PRESS RELEASE – Ripon Police Law & Order Reward Program

Law and Order Reward Program The Ripon Police Department has recently resurrected our Law and Order Reward Program which identifies youth in our community that is creating a positive impact by …

RJ Haddy of Syfy’s Face Off Comes to Modesto

Modesto, CA – Modesto Con returns to Modesto Centre Plaza for another exciting pop culture convention July 8 and 9. RJ Haddy, renowned makeup artist and finalist on Syfy’s “Face Off,” …

Disney & Warner Bros. Movies At Mistlin Sports Park

Ripon, CA – On June 14, 2017 we announced on our social media that Movies in the Park presented by the City of Ripon Parks and Recreation Department would be returning …

Press Release: Local Area Mosquitoes Test West Nile Virus Positive

(STOCKTON, CA) – San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District’s (District) mosquito-borne disease surveillance program confirmed West Nile virus (WNV) positive mosquito samples found in positive mosquito samples found in …

Jessop Farms: Last Call for U-Pick Blueberries

by Joanna Metheny Located just off of River Road at 21386 S. Murphy Road right here in Ripon, Jessop Farms has 22 acres of u-pick blueberries, cherries, and strawberries. A true …