Jake Parks emerges from the back of the café, rolling his wrists as he begins to punch an order into an iPad.
MODESTO - The Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) has selected Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen, R-Modesto, as one of two recipients for the annual "Patti Mattingly Award" for 2012.
In the coming months, a portion of historic downtown can expect to get a facelift.
Michaela Ratto always looked at the Almond Queen contestants as role models.
You can save money by purchasing your Almond Blossom tickets ahead of time.
It wasn't your typical mail theft.
Children and senior citizens in Ripon have found a soft spot in the heart of former Ripon Police officer Scott Lindsay.
RIPON - Ripon Police are stepping up their presence at elementary school campuses.
RIPON – The holiday season for giving may be over but not so at the Ripon Unified School District.
Alyssa Drennan has been in the Almond Blossom Parade before.
A US Army veteran and a former general contractor has taken over the helm at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Ripon.
The Ripon Community Athletic Foundation received much-needed support Tuesday from the Ripon City Council.
If Jack Ford was again given the word "lasciviousness," chances are strong that he'd spell it correctly.
Ripon Christian Schools (RCS) is offering all-day, every day, kindergarten classes effective at the start of the 2013-14 school year.
Seeing her sisters as part of the Ripon Christian prom court was enough to pique Lauren Van Till's interest.
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.