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.
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.
Jessica Carmona is no stranger to being around people.
For years, the City of Ripon entertained the idea of placing way-finding signs along with kiosks to help direct out-of-town visitors.
A kick-in rural Ripon home burglary early Monday afternoon netted thieves four flat screen televisions at a residence in the 19000 block of North Ripon Road, Sheriff's deputies reported Tuesday.
Last year was the first time that Kaylie Schaeffer went to the Almond Blossom Queen coronation ceremony.
Kaitlynn Bradley knows that the Ripon Almond Blossom Festival brings people together.
The Knight Sounds - the Downey Alumni Band was formed in 1991 - is performing on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ripon Arts League concert in the Ripon High multipurpose room. The band's main function is to play Big Band Era music for dances, although they do continue to play local festivals and special events. Pianist Richard Glazier performs on Tuesday, March, 25. For more information about the programs in the 2013-14 series, call Joe O'Leary at 599-3223. For information about be¬coming a member of RAL, call Jackie Ballatore at 599-3476.
Ripon continues to set the standard when it comes to home values in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.
What to do with students at Weston School as reconstruction takes place next year?
RIPON – Bing Crosby sang about the beauty of a White Christmas.
Ripon is now part of the San Joaquin Partnership.
The City of Ripon will be sending not one but two representatives to the 2014 San Joaquin One Voice trip.