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 …

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 …

Press Release: Woman Pleads Guilty to $148K Theft from Elderly Man

STOCKTON, CA – On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in San Joaquin Superior Court before Judge Ron Northup, Sandra Vallerga Marchman, 52, pled Guilty to Felony Grand Theft and admitted sentencing enhancements …

Press Release: Elderly Victim Taken for Nearly $150K in Embezzlement and Credit Card Fraud

STOCKTON, CA – On May 8, 2017, San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Detectives arrested Sandra Vallerga Marchman, 53, a Ripon, CA resident, at her job at a mortgage firm in Stockton on …

International Student Placements (ISP) is looking for host families

Are you an empty nester? Are you interested in learning about another culture? Do you want to pay it forward? If you said yes to any of these questions, we have …

From Ripon’s Main Street to Sesame Street

by Kathy Cragin If you grew up watching TV as a child, there is a good chance that you spent some time getting to know Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch …

Around the Area – “Stockmarket” pop-up market moves to Caldwell Park, Stockton

Stockmarket, a makers market in Stockton, will host its fourteenth event on ​Saturday, April 15​th, 2017 from 10am-4pm​ at its ​new location in Caldwell Park, at Pacific Avenue and Alpine Avenue. …