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.
David Alger is a proud resident of Bethany Home's Assisted Living facility, fondly known as Beth Haven.
It hasn't been a natural transition for the superintendent-turned-councilman, but a welcomed one.
Two gun shop operators – one in Ripon and the other in Manteca – share the same stories about gun and ammunition shortages.
The Ripon Christian High mock trial team will be back in the courtroom come Tuesday.
Mary Carigiet turned 101 years old on Friday, but the Ripon resident remains as spry as someone 20 years her junior.
Drake Vizarra and the Ripon High student body want your coins and they're willing to go to great lengths to get them, too.
America's Next Top Model might be bound for New York or Los Angeles.
Alyssa Sikkema has always looked forward to the Almond Blossom Queen.
Two Ripon gang members have been sentenced to nine years in state prison for an August 2013 attempted carjacking on the frontage road near East Main Street that parallels the northbound lanes of Highway 99 in Ripon.
Lauren Van Till and Teresa Martinez have been selected the Ripon Soroptimist Girls of the Month for the month of January.
Dean Uecker is seeking another term on the Ripon City Council.
Cash prizes are being awarded at the end of the two fun run races during the 52nd annual Almond Blossom Festival the last weekend in February, according to Laurin Sephos who serves as Ripon Chamber of Commerce events manager.
Desirey Ormonde isn't as old as the other Ripon Almond Blossom Queen candidates.
Lisa Roos recently checked out a few local vendors capable of handling credit card payments for customers looking to pay their City of Ripon utilities.
Ripon Unified School District's Kindergarten Orientation is set for Tuesday, Feb. 25, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose room at Park View Elementary School.
Krista Tyhurst knows about small towns.
Diamond Pet Foods continues to search out solutions on eliminating foul odor.
The Ripon Consolidated Fire District (RCFD) broke ground Thursday morning for its third station.
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.