Delay, cost increase for Colony Oak work

RIPON – Expect delays and cost increases on the redesign of Colony Oak Elementary School. At Monday’s Ripon Unified school board meeting, Khush Gheyara, who is the chief financial officer of CFW Inc., detailed the reasons for that during his Measure G project update. He pointed out to that the recent purchase of the adjacent…

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Barrington Library Project Gets Green Light

NEWMAN – Construction of a multi-use building to house a library, classrooms and office space for itinerant resource providers at Hurd Barrington Elementary School is moving forward. School board members voted 4-0 last week, with Janice Conforti absent, to approve a $2 million, lease-lease back contract with CT Brayton & Sons for construction of the…

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GUSD prepares to welcome students back to class

GUSTINE – Students in the Gustine Unified School District will return to the classroom next Wednesday, Aug. 10, to begin a new year. For staff and students at Gustine High, however, the start to another school year will have some new wrinkles. The ongoing renovation of the GHS locker rooms has required a reshuffling of…

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Target: Reopen Colony Oak by August 2017

RIPON – The Colony Oak Elementary School reconstruction project is looking at an aggressive timeline. Khushroo Gheyara of Program Management Integration provided some of the key steps necessary for the K-8 campus to be reopened by August 2017. At Monday’s Ripon Unified school board, the school planner indicated that the Colony Oak scheduling will be…

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$56.4M MAKEOVER – 5 schools first to benefit from bond

MANTECA – Get ready for a $56.4 million makeover for the Golden West, Shasta, Lincoln, Lathrop, and Sequoia elementary school campuses.

The Manteca Unified board on Tuesday is being asked to authorize site lease, sub-lease and construction services agreements with F&H Construction for Golden West and Shasta and C.T. Brayton & Sons for the other three campuses.

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All New Weston Ready to Go

RIPON – Larry Stewart was a school board member at Ripon Unified for 17 years. As president of the Ripon Chamber of Commerce, he enjoyed the best of his two worlds Tuesday at the dedication ceremony of Weston Elementary School. “This is a wonderful asset to this community,” said Stewart, peering out at the estimated 225…

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