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 …

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 …

A Slice of History – Historic Ripon Jail

-by Joanna Metheny / photos by Joanna Metheny While most in town are likely familiar with Ripon’s main police station located on Wilma Avenue, some may not be aware that Ripon …

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 …