Louise Johnson will be the first to warn you. Her office is "cluttered."
The six candidates reaching for the crown of the 51st Almond Blossom Queen told Rotarians of their individual plans for the future Wednesday and where they hoped to be in the next 10 years.
In all likelihood, Betty McBrian had no idea that the Almond Blossom Festival would become what it is today.
Joyce Wong is currently one of the residents living in the Bethany Home Manor Apartments. She is one of our youngest residents who is always on-the-go.
Don't tease Ralph Roos with a good time.
The leader of the Ripon High girls soccer team won't get pushed around or pigeon-holed.
The toilet tug-o-war between vandals and the City of Ripon has reached a tipping point for one city official.
Any changes to health benefits for elected leaders could soon require a public hearing.
Monica Gutierrez can barely make ends meet with her salary as a waitress. But the Coffee Time & Steak Café employee did not even hesitate to give up her tips to help a local family in need.
The crowning of the first Almond Blossom Queen, Cathy Christensen, took place the second day of the festival in 1963, according to records in the Ripon Museum.
Tim Buzzini is in the business of fixing golf handicaps.
City officials are keeping their fingers crossed that no more major change orders are in store regarding the softball field construction at Mistlin Sports Complex.
During the early stages of construction of the softball fields, O.C. Jones and Sons encountered some problems at the Mistlin Sports Complex.
It has been a journey through more than 40 years of Almond Blossom Festivals in Ripon for Carol (Weststeyn) Madsen and longtime Police Chief Red Nutt.
If all goes accordingly, the Ripon Transit District could be up and running in the coming weeks.
Brothers Floyd and Jack Cover experienced quite a ride after launching Park Greenhouse Nursery in Ripon almost 60 years ago on West Ripon Road.
Ripon police watch for reasons to stop motorists to keep their community a safe place to live, a department spokesman said Wednesday morning.
A Facebook contact was used to set up an armed robbery in Ripon with the victim/buyer meeting a seller of his merchandise face-to-face and at gunpoint near a neighborhood school.
The Ripon Consolidated Fire District may be separate from that of the City of Ripon in terms of public agencies.
Every six months, the City of Ripon does an inspection of the sidewalks.
Growth is coming to Ripon once again.
A golf tournament is being staged to help youth see beyond the struggles of today.
The next step for the Farmers' Market Committee is contacting local wine makers on the possibility of taking part in the City of Ripon summer event.
The days of big box retailers may have seen its better days.
The renovation plans for Colony Oak School have not yet reached the design phase.
Three men who were among the anchors of the popular Ripon Lions Club after its founding in 1944 chatted together last week about old times during their reigns as presidents.
Ripon Consolidated Fire District is building a new station in the Cornerstone subdivision.
Ripon's Lions club handed out a first place and $100 in their annual speech contest last week with a theme "Community Service, what does it mean, why does it matter."
Two Ripon residents were jailed a day apart after what police described as a violent confrontation that had taken place less than a block away from the city's downtown area.
Weston School is still on target for a July 2015 re-opening date.