Betty McBrian recalls the rich history of the Ripon Almond Blossom Festival when the entire celebration from the parade to the carnival took place in the city's core with kids being able to ride their bikes to the community center festivities.
Within the next three months, the City of Ripon is expected to begin construction on the compressed natural gas and bus shelter project.
A.M. Stephens Construction of Lodi was awarded the bid to handle the Main Street Phase 2 enhancement project.
Kevin Tate would have preferred not to see the rain Tuesday that officially ended the spring-like temperatures in the Central Valley.
The Spring Creek Golf and Country Club board of directors voted unanimously to increase its number of social members.
The VFW Post 1051 Hall on West Ripon Road is always in a celebratory mood whenever members gather. But the party on the eve of Valentine's Day was even merrier than most. The reason was obvious. Gatherings like it happen very rarely at the hall.
For elected leaders, the City of Ripon featured on a television series is nothing more than an intriguing thought.
The Almond Blossom Festival carnival opens Thursday with $1 rides from 5 to 10 p.m. at Mistlin Sports Park.
His wood-headed golf clubs haven't seen the light of day in nearly a decade.
The restoration of the old 1925 vintage Ripon Jail is soon to be completed through the efforts of Ripon Historical Society President John Mangelos and Harrison Gibbs along with countless hours of donated labor to its roof and foundation.
The Ripon Cyclones were again granted free use of the Ripon High varsity softball field.
Since 1992, elected leaders have been eligible for health benefits as part of their perks.
Ripon High grad Janet Dyk has a daily schedule like none other. It includes running her antique shop, organizing her third consecutive Manteca Quilters' quilt show, overseeing Ag Venture for third graders throughout San Joaquin County, and serving as a trustee for the San Joaquin County Office of Education.
Ripon Rotarians gathered at the school district's warehouse where they tackled cases of dictionaries intended for the Ripon third graders.
It's not like John Mangelos doesn't have a plentiful supply of almonds to cook with.
Last year, the City of Ripon submitted two proposed projects for the San Joaquin One Voice trip to Washington, D.C.
Ripon has more than complied with Gov. Jerry Brown's drought emergency request calling for Californians to cut water use by 20 percent.
Seven applicants are scheduled to be interviewed by four elected leaders with the goal of filling the seat once held by Vice Mayor Elden 'Red' Nutt, who passed away suddenly on Nov. 21.
A Saturday night DUI and driver's license checkpoint on Jack Tone Road saw 441 vehicles funnel through the cone zone as officers checked for those under the influence as well as motorists without licenses to operate their cars and trucks.
At tonight's Ripon City Council meeting, elected leaders will discuss appointments to various commissions.
Ripon Rotary has given the community the gift of time.
Monday is the deadline for applicants seeking the Ripon City Council seat left vacant following the sudden passing of Vice Mayor Elden 'Red' Nutt on Nov. 21.
Despite the recent wet weather, water needs were addressed at last week's Ripon City Council meeting.
Riponites paid homage to their "gentle giant" of a leader Friday with a heart-and-soul tribute.
Donna Parks has served on the Ripon Unified school board since 2006.
The weather did a great job cooperating with this year's annual "Taste of Ripon," sponsored by McManis Family Vineyards.
Cliff Jorgensen held a cookie in his left hand.
Elden "Red" Nutt was remembered as a friend, father figure, and even a common sense guy.
The Ripon City Council is looking for applicants to fill the vacancy left with the passing of Elden "Red" Nutt.
The annual Ripon Christmas tree lighting set the mood for the season Monday night, drawing more than 200 people – mostly families – to Veterans' Memorial Park.