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 …

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 …

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 …

Ripon Roundabouts Have You Spinning in Circles?

by Joanna Metheny Every few months it seems the topic of roundabouts here in Ripon creates a bit of a heated conversation among residents. Debate is waged over how to properly …

It’s Not Too Late To Join the 2018 Ripon Garden Tour!

by Joanna Metheny There is still time to snag tickets to the 2018 annual Ripon Garden Club September Stroll. This Saturday, Sept. 8th, the Ripon Garden Club’s beloved annual garden tour …

Gone But Not Forgotten: The Tragic Tale of Rollin Freshour

by Joanna Metheny Rollin G. Freshour was born February 4, 1896 in the small mining community of Jenny Lind in Calaveras County, after which his family relocated to Ripon. Before the …

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 …

Sneak Peek Into The Vault

by Joanna Metheny Buzz has been building for several months now around a new wine bar coming to downtown Ripon. The labor of love of sisters Kara Bogetti and Merissa Deming, …

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 …

Fulton Overpass Nativity Scene

By Joanna Metheny One of the best things about living in a small town are the little efforts locals take to brighten up the community. Ripon is a shining example of …