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 …

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 …

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 …

A Matter of Taste

  What is your slogan or motto? The Goodness of Gourmet, to Go What makes your business unique? A Matter of Taste Specializes in Gourmet Grab N Go Breakfast Sandwiches, Lunches, …

A Slice of History: Caswell State Park

by Joanna Metheny Most locals are familiar with Caswell State Park. It’s our closest State Park, and lies right at the edge of town at the end of Austin Road along …

Ripon Community Garden: Call To Action

by Joanna Metheny The Ripon Community Garden, located at 1179 Vera Avenue at the intersection of Doak, broke ground in 2014. Founded by Sharon and Mike Butler, the community garden currently …

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 …

Rumors about Barnwood Restaurant sale

Ripon, CA – Our team has been flooded with messages asking us about a possible sale of the Barnwood Restaurant building, property and surrounding properties.  Just like other residents in town, …