The VFW Post 1051 Hall on West Ripon Road is always in a celebratory mood whenever members gather. But the party on the eve of Valentine's Day was even merrier than most. The reason was obvious. Gatherings like it happen very rarely at the hall.
For elected leaders, the City of Ripon featured on a television series is nothing more than an intriguing thought.
The Almond Blossom Festival carnival opens Thursday with $1 rides from 5 to 10 p.m. at Mistlin Sports Park.
His wood-headed golf clubs haven't seen the light of day in nearly a decade.
The restoration of the old 1925 vintage Ripon Jail is soon to be completed through the efforts of Ripon Historical Society President John Mangelos and Harrison Gibbs along with countless hours of donated labor to its roof and foundation.
The Ripon Cyclones were again granted free use of the Ripon High varsity softball field.
Since 1992, elected leaders have been eligible for health benefits as part of their perks.
Ripon High grad Janet Dyk has a daily schedule like none other. It includes running her antique shop, organizing her third consecutive Manteca Quilters' quilt show, overseeing Ag Venture for third graders throughout San Joaquin County, and serving as a trustee for the San Joaquin County Office of Education.
Ripon Rotarians gathered at the school district's warehouse where they tackled cases of dictionaries intended for the Ripon third graders.
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.
Mary Carigiet turned 101 years old on Friday, but the Ripon resident remains as spry as someone 20 years her junior.
History was made in Robert Mayfield's history classroom, and it started with a dare.
Ripon Police have arrested a registered sex offender in possession of child pornography.
The Ripon area is surrounded by its fair share of vineyards and wineries.
Wine tasting as part of the farmers' market scene?
Midway through the recession Ripon became No. 1 in San Joaquin County.
The Ripon Almond Festival was marred by nine alcohol-related incidents of adults being drunk and disorderly.
Upwards of 40,000 people made it to Ripon during this past weekend's 52nd annual Almond Blossom Festival.
All signs indicate that the City of Ripon has recovered from the Recession.
The last time Blue Diamond Almonds had a booth at Ripon's Almond Blossom Festival was over 20 years ago.
The Ripon Consolidated Fire District recently broke ground on the $1.82 million station in northeast Ripon.
The City of Ripon will soon adopt water conservation measures.
There were two Almond Blossom Queens crowned this year.
It wasn't the most conventional way to get crowned.
Immanuel Christian Reformed Church will host their annual bake sale from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, as part of the Almond Blossom Festival.
Samantha Lund, a senior at Ripon High School, was one of the winners in the 83rd annual Robert T. McKee Student Art Exhibition Awards 2014 presented by The Haggin Museum in Stockton.