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 …

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 …

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 …

Junior Artisan Marketplace – Saturday the 28th

The Junior Artisan Marketplace (scheduled for Saturday, July 28th, 9:00-11:30 a.m. at Backus Performance in Ripon) was created with the local kids of our Ripon community in mind. This event will …

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 …

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, …

Veterans Day Events & Deals

by Joanna Metheny With origins almost one hundred years old, and rooted in the celebration of the end of World War I, Veterans Day became an official national holiday in 1938, …

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 …