Two police officers and two firemen downed large pastrami sandwiches in less than two minutes as a small crowd cheered them on to the finish Saturday.
It's all about 50 Faces/50 stories in a four by nine inch, full-color hard bound edition commemorating the 50-year celebration of the Bethany Home Society that will celebrate its half century with a Grand Gala at the Ripon Community Center on Friday, Sept. 13.
There's plenty going on in Ripon in the coming days.
Marlon Gayle has a goal of learning the names of each student at Colony Oak School.
When Bill Draa stepped in and took over the reins at Ripon Unified School District he hit the ground running.
Don't expect Ripon Unified to try and hide its report card.
Dante Alvarez has several goals for students at Ripona School.
The Ripon Garden Club hosts its annual September Stroll, a walk through local gardens on Sept. 7.
It's going to be a celebration of life – a better life – for the countless patients who have been served by Ripon's Bethany Home over the last 50 years.
Water rates are going up.
The Hobbs family worked from dawn to dusk Monday to lay personalized fund raising bricks in the walkway from the ticket booth to the snack bar at the Ripon High athletic field.
Ripon police detectives recovered $8,000 in valuables from a commercial burglary Wednesday within 24 hours of the theft, according to First Sgt. Steve Merchant.
The alleged knife assault on a Union Pacific Railroad work crew foreman on Highway 99 at the Stanislaus River sent a 32-year-old Morgan Hill man to jail shortly after noon on Monday.
The City of Ripon is looking to update its sign ordinance.
RIPON – The Ripon Garden Club hosts its annual September Stroll, a walk through local gardens, on Sept. 7.
The Ripon Unified School District recognized its Classified Employees of the Year.
The Ripon Historical Society got the OK Tuesday for the first-ever Antique Street Fair.
The DUI Every 15 Minutes program was all too real for parents and students alike at Ripon Christian High School.
The design plans for Weston Elementary School are still being reviewed by the Division of the State Architect.
Ripon Rotary Club's community service budget for the community has increased thousands of dollars after a Poker and Bingo tournament that was held Friday night in the Community Center.
There will be some 10,000 Easter eggs hidden throughout Ripon's Stouffer Park Saturday morning for an expected 300 children to find and put in their Easter baskets. They will be hidden in every section of the park from the large soccer fields and at the play structure near the baseball fields to the lower meadow and the gazebo areas along the Stanislaus River just north of Highway 99.
Ripon Unified is in the process of finding names for two facilities.
The City of Ripon is on track towards enacting mandatory water conservation measures.
Could this be the last year for the City of Ripon's fireworks show?
Ripon resident and Azusa Pacific University student Marijke Bishop made the academic Deans' List at APU. Bishop is honored for a fall semester 2013 academic standing of a 3.5 or better grade-point average. Bishop is joined by 1,774 other students receiving the same honor.
A new business committee aims to bring more events to downtown Ripon.
Through it all, she's still smiling.
Jessie Calvo is Colony Oak Elementary School's new principal, having served in the district office as the English Learning coordinator and before that as a sixth grade teacher at Weston Elementary School.
California Connections Academy @ Ripon opened two years ago.
The opening of the Cal Ripken Babe Ruth League baseball and softball season on Saturday came with a touch of "Mayberry RFD" when the ball teams were brought onto the Community Center field in wagons pulled by teams of two Clydesdale horses.