RIPON - Ripon's Veteran of Foreign Wars Post 1051 is holding its annual Almond Blossom Breakfast on Sunday, Feb. 26, from 8 to 11:30 a.m. This breakfast is an all-you-eat buffet with eggs, potatoes, bacon and sausage along with pancakes and biscuits and gravy, price also includes coffee and breakfast juices.
SACRAMENTO - Continuing a popular series of interactive and fun "Hands on History" activities, Sutter's Fort State Historic Park will present a special "Hands on History: The Role of Women on the Frontier" event on Saturday, March 17.
The 40-day season of Lent leading up to Easter begins today with area churches holding Ash Wednesday services. In Catholic churches in Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop, the services held at various times of the day will include the traditional imposition of ashes on the foreheads of the faithful.