Ripon Misses Water Savings Goal, But Believes Fines Aren’t The Answer

The city has sent mailers to residents with watering rules, and has even hired a water coordinator to enforce the rules. But the city is still falling short of the state’s goal.


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Ripon Hopes To Give Color The Sky Festival Another Chance

The city’s new chamber foundation jumped in to save the festival, but it doesn’t have the money yet. The new organizers have four months to get the festival off the ground.


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Some Californians Paying More Than Others For Water Meters

State law requires water meters be installed at all California homes. But some Californians are paying more for those meters than others depending on where they live.



Patterson Drawing Inspiration From Ripon For City Surveillance Camera Plan

Ripon was one of the first California communities to go under full-time city surveillance nearly 10 years ago. More than 80 cameras are installed in either commercial or public areas.


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Woman, 37, Accused Of Lighting Fire At Ripon Business

Police have arrested a woman suspected of setting fire to the bathroom of a Ripon office Wednesday afternoon.


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Disbanding Police Activities League Could Bring Thousands To Ripon Recreation Department

The money once belonged to the Ripon Police Activities League. The group stopped operating five years ago during the recession and Leo Zuber has decided he’s donating the leftover money to Ripon’s recreation department.


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Concerns Grow Over California Nut Farmers’ Reliance On Groundwater Supply

Back in early August, CBS13 spoke to a University of the Pacific geologist who warned California’s tapped aquifer could cause the ground to sink and eventually collapse the aquifer forever.


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Ripon Police Looking For Man Who Exposed Himself To Two Girls

Police in Ripon are looking for a man they say exposed himself to two young girls Thursday morning.


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Ripon Police Find Many Positives In New Electric Motorcycles

Thanks to a grant, the Ripon Police Department just bought two electric motorcycles.


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Parking Infraction Leads Ripon Police To Hundreds Of Counterfeit Credit Cards

Police in Ripon have arrested three people in connection with the recent seizure of hundreds of fake credit cards.


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Call Kurtis Investigates: Homeowners No Longer In Limbo

Call Kurtis exposed more than a hundred Ripon homeowners who were stuck and unable to sell or refinance their homes because of the ending of a state program. But there has been progress since CBS13 aired its investigation in January.


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Man Exposes Himself To Student In Ripon

olice are looking for a man who exposed himself to a student who was walking to school in Ripon.