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Ripon grad earns $2,500 scholarship

The P.E.O. STAR Scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year was presented to Francesca Arnaudo who graduated in May from Ripon High School. The scholarship was presented at the Ripon Senior Award...

July 24, 2014 | | Education

Ripon council meeting is a go for Aug. 5

It's the responsibility of elected leaders to conduct regular monthly sessions. Vice Mayor Elden 'Red' Nutt echoed just that at last week's Ripon City Council meetings. Council considered canceli...

July 24, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Ripon News

Value of life jackets

Life jackets are one of the most valuable pieces of equipment on a boat, but lot of owners spend huge amounts of money on radio systems, wakeboard towers, downriggers, power poles, and other luxury...

July 24, 2014 | By Jarod Ballardo | Sports Columns

NO PAIN, NO GAIN

MODESTO - The Mountain Misery Summer Football Camp took place on flatter land and in cooler weather July 17-19 at Central Catholic. "It was in Sonora last year and it was 106 (degrees). Our shoes w...

July 24, 2014 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports

Moss slam, Samardzija power A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - A warm day helped Brandon Moss reach another milestone and it helped Jeff Samardzija enjoy even more run support.Moss hit a grand slam and the Oakland Athletics gave Samardzija more ...

July 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports

A’s designate reliever Johnson for assignment

OAKLAND (AP) - Jim Johnson just never got comfortable with the Oakland Athletics. A slow start for the two-time AL saves leader turned into a nightmare.The Athletics designated the right-hander for...

July 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Smith to meet commissioner soon

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith expects to sit down with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell "in the near future" to discuss any potential suspension for his off-field issu...

July 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Raiders CB Hayden to start camp on PUP

NAPA (AP) - Oakland Raiders cornerback DJ Hayden will open training camp on the physically unable to perform list because he has not recovered from surgery for a stress fracture in his right foot.H...

July 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Hamels, Utley lead Phils over Giants 2-1 Hamels, Utley lead Phils over Giants 2-1

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Cole Hamels used an amped-up fastball in his latest dominant performance.Hamels pitched eight strong innings and Chase Utley had a tiebreaking RBI single in the fifth inning to ...

July 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Rice gets 2-game suspension

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) - Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice received a two-game suspension from the NFL on Thursday following his offseason arrest for domestic violence.Rice will miss the seaso...

July 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports

$50K reward for bank heist info

STOCKTON (AP) - Authorities are offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a fourth suspect in connection with a bank robbery that spun into a police chase an...

July 24, 2014 | | NEWS

TRANSIENT WITH TB SOUGHT

STOCKTON (AP) - Prosecutors in Northern California said Thursday that they have obtained an arrest warrant for a tuberculosis patient who has refused treatment and may be contagious, putting those ...

July 24, 2014 | | State

Judge argues for return of firing squad executions

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An influential federal appeals court judge said Thursday that the nation's third lethal injection execution to go awry in six months underscores his call to bring back firing s...

July 24, 2014 | | State

Satellites show major Southwest groundwater loss

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Groundwater losses from the Colorado River basin appear massive enough to challenge long-term water supplies for the seven states including California and parts of Mexico that ...

July 24, 2014 | | State

California removes lane splitting guidelines

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The California Highway Patrol has taken down safety guidelines for a sometimes criticized but legal driving maneuver in which motorcyclists pass stalled traffic by driving betw...

July 24, 2014 | | State

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