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.
Scarecrows are popping up at various places around Ripon.
An informative forum featuring local candidates in the running for Ripon City Council, San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors and the superintendents of schools takes place tonight
Elected leaders will again receive the same health plan as that of the City of Ripon employees.
Trisha Hickman is trying to stay ahead of the game by making several save-the-date requests to the Ripon Unified school board.
Two car batteries, a garbage Toter, a bicycle, and the top of the golf cart were some of the items volunteers retrieved from the Stanislaus River in Ripon during a clean-up effort.
Residents in the northeastern section of Ripon flooded a police dispatcher with calls shortly after 8 p.m. Monday night after hearing what they described as a bomb blast near a church and adjacent park in the 300 block of Boesh Avenue.
Once upon a time, the City of Ripon had the Police Athletic League.
Tim and Matt Niblett can easily be referred to as the "Whiz Kids" of Ripon Unified School District having soared from kindergarten through high school and are now on the verge of receiving similar doctorate degrees.
The City of Ripon will look to do something special for those who have served or are serving their country during November.
The race for the Ripon City Council may have already been decided.
Suicide is very real issue.
Ripon residents can do their part to rid the Stanislaus River of trash on Saturday, Sept. 20.
Paul Lagier and his late father Fred have had a lifelong passion for building boats in their back yards - 44 of them - with the latest about to be towed out of his almond orchard enroute to the docks at the Port in Stockton.
A rib-tickling evening on Sept. 13, combined with a sit-down dinner with chicken cordon bleu as the main entrée, will go a long way toward helping research to find a cure for cancer and making hospitalized veterans have a merry Christmas.
Somewhere in Ripon is a garden that is right in the heart of century-old olive trees.