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.
If you're a fashion nut then Ripon High's multi-purpose room is the place to be Thursday for the Almond Blossom Fashion Show.
Janet Dyk couldn't be more thrilled with the opening of her Magpie Antique Shop in Ripon at the corner of First Street and Walnut Avenue where some 500 visitors crowded into the building in its first two days.
It's all about fun, fitness and friendship.
Tanner Jordan stood near midcourt and flexed, as a classmate tied a red cape around his neck.
Food and friends is a combination that has made dining the best small vacation that we can afford ourselves in our busy lives.
The 6th annual Rina's Run will take a bit longer to complete this year.
Forget Paris, Milan, and the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York City.
Diamond Pet Foods announced the opening of its long-awaited Ripon facility and the creation of 75 or more jobs on Wednesday.
Imagine a standalone two-sided clock in downtown near the Ripon Memorial Library.
In recent months, the City of Ripon has explored a new domestic well site.
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.