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.
The South County street fair season's traditional farewell event - the Main Street Day gathering in downtown Ripon - is this weekend.
Ripon's Mayor Chuck Winn is seeking election to the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors in the Nov. 4 election.
Two new members of the community and a student are looking to step up and serve on the Measure "G" Citizens' Oversight Committee.
Lodi consultant and developer Russ Munson is proud of the fact he has never held a public office, looking rather toward his record of accomplishments in the private sector risking his own dollars and employing up to 250 people.
Jessica Marie Utley - a 37-year-old homeless woman - was charged with arson and two outstanding warrants by Ripon Police after she allegedly started a fire in the restroom Wednesday afternoon at Burns Truck and Trailer Co. in the 1400 block of West Santos Avenue.
The Swiss Echoes are conducting their fall concert at the Ripon Swiss Hall on Saturday, Oct. 18, starting at 7:30 p.m.
Ripon Rotary President Harrison Gibbs is making a difference in his club only three months into his presidency evidenced by last Wednesday noon's meeting at Spring Creek Country Club where he installed three new members he personally recruited and handed out five Paul Harris fellowships to deserving members.
A $400,000 marijuana bust by Ripon Police on Goodwin Drive resulted in the arrest of a couple from a rural farm house located between Jimco Truck Plaza on the Highway 99 Frontage and the Save Mart Shopping Center on Colony Road just east of Jack Tone Road.
Mike Restuccia took a timeout from the Ripon City Council.
Scarecrows are popping up at various places around Ripon.
An informative forum featuring local candidates in the running for Ripon City Council, San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors and the superintendents of schools takes place tonight
Elected leaders will again receive the same health plan as that of the City of Ripon employees.
Trisha Hickman is trying to stay ahead of the game by making several save-the-date requests to the Ripon Unified school board.
Two car batteries, a garbage Toter, a bicycle, and the top of the golf cart were some of the items volunteers retrieved from the Stanislaus River in Ripon during a clean-up effort.
Residents in the northeastern section of Ripon flooded a police dispatcher with calls shortly after 8 p.m. Monday night after hearing what they described as a bomb blast near a church and adjacent park in the 300 block of Boesh Avenue.