It's not like John Mangelos doesn't have a plentiful supply of almonds to cook with.
David Alger is a proud resident of Bethany Home's Assisted Living facility, fondly known as Beth Haven.
It hasn't been a natural transition for the superintendent-turned-councilman, but a welcomed one.
Two gun shop operators – one in Ripon and the other in Manteca – share the same stories about gun and ammunition shortages.
The Ripon Christian High mock trial team will be back in the courtroom come Tuesday. In this true-to-life competition, RC will be among the 11 high school teams debating a fictitious case before presiding superior court judges and scoring attorneys at the 2013 San Joaquin County Mock Trial Competition at the San Joaquin Superior Court, 222 E. Weber Ave., Stockton. The case is the People vs. Vega – this is official material for the 32nd ...
Mary Carigiet turned 101 years old on Friday, but the Ripon resident remains as spry as someone 20 years her junior.
The Ripon Lions Club will host its 14th annual Almond Blossom Spaghetti Dinner at the Ripon Community Center on Thursday, Feb. 21.
You either love him or you don't. When it comes to former Ripon mayor, councilman and pastor and current Manteca businessman Curt Pernice, his personality – anchored by an unwavering dedication to what he believes in and accented by an unwillingness to compromise his values in any situation regardless of politics – can be hard for some to take. But that doesn't the stop the man that delivers sodas for his employees and beams when ...
Communities of Distinction is a new television show featuring some of the best in America's communities.
SALIDA - The formation of the Ripon Chamber of Commerce years ago, a catalyst in the incorporation of that city, is now being eyed as a master plan for the development of a similar chamber of commerce in Salida and toward their eventual incorporation.
Setting their tables for one more Almond Blossom Festival Breakfast, the Ripon Grange has a long and colorful history dating back to the mid-1930s in the midst of the Great Depression.
Students struggling to meet graduation requirements could soon have an educational option. Trustees of the Ripon Unified School District on Monday approved the application for a continuation school. Camille Taylor, director of student support services, said the district will look to establish this alternative education for those who have fallen behind in their curriculum. "Classes would be smaller, individualized, and designed for them," she said. The name filed on the state application reads "RUSD Continuation ...
Cupid hit his mark 25 years ago with Vince and Stephanie Hobbs, a couple connected by heart and soul with a twinkle in their eyes.
The first almond tree was planted where the Ripon Grange Hall now stands on the corner of Milgeo and Ripona avenues, securing its place during the city's signature weekend.
For Danny Vos and Kaylie Colyn, Dordt College had a feeling of home. The two student athletes of Ripon Christian High chose the Iowa school over that of Trinity Christian College located just outside of Chicago. A three-year varsity basketball player, Vos will take his point guard skills to Dordt. Colyn will do likewise with her first love, soccer. "I've always looked forward to playing soccer," she said on Wednesday. Colyn, for the past four ...
The annual Taste of Ripon wine stroll saw crowds going from shop to shop sampling wines and enjoying the finger foods that were included in the frigid evening. The attendance was more than twice of that recorded last year.
The City of Ripon now has clear-cut definition of the "Central Traffic District."
A two-night Christian-based ballet dance production on stage at the Ripon Christian High School Performing Arts Center is expected to draw thousands on Friday and Saturday nights.
Chuck Winn is the new mayor of Ripon. For the third time, he was named to the post. But this was time he slotted for the top position as specified by an ordinance based on the rotation by the Ripon City Council seating. At the organization session on Tuesday, Winn, who previously served as vice mayor under Dean Uecker, advanced to the top spot, with Elden "Red" Nutt moving up one to vice mayor.
The City of Ripon can now look to lease the baseball fields along with the recently completed softball complex at the Mistlin Sports Park to an outside organization.
It's as much fun bouncing around on the new rubber playground base for Colony Oak students as it is climbing on the playground equipment.
Anna Fassler took time out from her studies Monday for civic duty.
November is National Runaway Prevention Month.
It was something of a history lesson for kindergarten children at Park View Elementary School when they hosted newcomers in the form of "Indians" from other Ripon schools to a Thanksgiving feast in their classroom on Tuesday.
Since September, the Youth Police Advisory Committee along with Ripon Police Chief Ed Ormonde reviewed various municipal codes.
The Ripon Christian "Knights of the Roundtable" competitive civics challenge team took first out of 14 teams from as far away as the Bay Area at the annual regional contest.
After two months in session, Ripon Unified saw attendance figures take a slight dip.
Ripon Unified recently filled several positions and is still looking at yet another hiring. Included is a secretary at Weston School. This temporary position is necessary in assisting duties associated with the site. The person picked will be called on to help out at Weston, from Jan. 7 to June 30 or the end of this school year. Duties will consist of performing "a wide variety of responsible clerical work involving staff and pupil record ...
The City of Ripon Christmas Tree has a new home.
When Bill Draa was at the Banta Elementary School District, he encountered his fair share of hair-lice infestation among children.