Horses That Heal

by Kathy Cragin Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend with your family? Triple H Youth Ranch will be hosting their First Annual Open House Fundraiser on Saturday …

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 …

Horses That Heal

by Kathy Cragin Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend with your family? Triple H Youth Ranch will be hosting their First Annual Open House Fundraiser on Saturday …

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 …

Measure “I” is for INTEREST – $50M worth

The numbers are in, and Measure “I” doesn’t add up. Measure I will cost Ripon property owners approximately $14,000 per household over 40 years. The current RUSD bond request means your …

A Parent’s Perspective on Measure I

“Invest In Our Kids”. “Impact Our Kids”. The sweet sound of those sentences. Of course I want my three children to be positively impacted! Equally as wonderful would be if each community …

Measure I: What You Need To Know

by Joanna Metheny Voting day is just under two weeks away on Tuesday, November 6th. On the ballot this year is Measure I, which has quickly become a hot-button topic in …

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 …

Farmers Market Returns to Downtown Ripon

by Joanna Metheny After a more than two year dry spell, next week Riponites will once again have their very own farmers market. Jointly hosted by Studio Joy and the Oak …

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 …