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 South San Joaquin Irrigation District is sponsoring a river clean-up on Saturday, Sept. 20.
For some time, elected leaders have been in search of new blood to help spark the Fourth of July Committee.
Stephanie Hobbs, president of the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation, is eagerly awaiting the celebration of the revitalization of Stouffer Field.
It's like a bow placed on a package – the new wrought iron and steel entry gate at the refurbished Ripon High Stadium just in time for next week's opening celebration after years of work and leadership by Vince and Stephanie Hobbs.
Ripon Unified just added 12 new hires for this school year.
Last month, the City of Ripon saved 8.7 percent in total water consumption based a numbers from a year ago.
There is no homeless population living in Ripon thanks to the Ripon Police Department and the courtesies they extend when locating adult transients entering the community, according to Lt. Steve Merchant.
The City of Ripon could be taking a harder stance on water conservation.
There are several things a freshman should know at Ripon High during the first few days of school.
Eleanor Waters doesn't mind following in the footsteps of her sisters.
After two terms, Ripon Unified school board President Donna Parks will call it a wrap.
The Ripon Animal Shelter is devoted to the caring of lost pets from throughout the community and is seen as a special place when it comes to dropping off unwanted canines where many of them are accepted by traveling rescue operations.
Look for the Ripon Unified school board to approve the Ag Incentive Grant.
It pays to have an older sibling.
Weston School is being torn down this week to make way for new permanent classrooms.