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 …

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 …

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,” …

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 …

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 …

Press Release: Meagan and Nicole Warwick to Sign with Azusa Pacific University

Modesto, CA – Meagan and Nicole Warwick (twin sisters) of Modesto Christian School will be signing a Letter of Intent with Azusa Pacific University and joining APU’s Track and Field Team …

Press Release: Air Force Academy Athletic Participation Signing

-Jessica Groen joining US Air Force Women’s Soccer Team Modesto, CA – Jessica Groen of Modesto Christian School will be signing a Soccer Participation Agreement with the United States Air Force …