STOCKTON - Usually, third time's the charm for people who throw their hats in a competition or game of chance.
After over two decades, Charlotte Wright is retiring from Ripon Unified's food services.
Ripon Police officers quickly located a get-away van and gave chase after several suspects broke into an Ash Avenue home shortly before 5 p.m. on Monday and made off with valuables including electronics items, ammunition and jewelry.
As part of the voter-approved Measure G bond measure, Weston School will be tabbed first for reconstruction.
The only gift greater than flowers?
It was the thrill of living in the past for Ripon High grads of the 1930s when they got together Sunday afternoon in the Clarence Smit Memorial Museum on Main Street.
With Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature's Democratic leaders inching closer to a state budget deal, the Ripon Unified School District has plans of a budget workshop early next week based on changes to educational funding.
The date June 6 seemed like any other insignificant summer day, but perhaps some remembered it as more. You see, June 6, 1944 was D-Day (D-day was just a term used to mean the beginning of an operation). It was the day where over 150,000 Allied troops stormed the beaches of heavily occupied Normandy, France to open a long awaited second front and begin to liberate Europe from Nazi control. Though D-Day lasted only one day the larger operation it was a part of, known as the Battle of Normandy, lasted until late August of that year.
What's a cannoli?
Complaints of odor wafting through Ripon from the new Diamond Pet Food Plant on South Stockton Avenue has the firm taking steps to abate the odors that are noticed when south winds cause the angst of residents.
Baby back ribs, with a special homemade barbecue sauce, is soon to be added to the Barnwood Restaurant's menu when it reopens for business on June 18.
The alleged recent credit card fraud at the Ripon Tractor Supply Company that put a 53-year-old Railroad Flat man in jail on Saturday has now escalated to $25,000 in losses at several stores in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties.,
Ripon City Council members got a peek at the proposed $8.8 million fiscal general fund budget Tuesday night through the eyes of Deputy City Administrator Kevin Werner.
Christian Manes has golf skill running through his ancestry.
Ripon's Senior Meal Program is set to reap the rewards of this Saturday's "Hotcakes & Hot Cars" event planned by the Bethany Home Society at Almond Valley Christian Reformed Church.
During his days as superintendent of the Ripon Unified School District, Leo Zuber recalled catching the Fourth of July fireworks show from the district office.
The weather for the opening day of the 53rd annual Almond Blossom was ideal for this time of the year.
These are exciting times for Ripon Christian High athletics.
The Delta Tule Trekkers will host a noncompetitive 5K and 10K walk during the Ripon Almond Festival this weekend. The walks will take place from 8 a.m. until noon today, Feb. 21, and Sunday, Feb. 22.
Amanda Neeley was crowned Thursday as the 2015 Almond Blossom Queen.
Kevin Tate uses no carnival barkers.
Midway of Sacramento has an opening for the Fourth of July weekend.
Barbara Van Tol has now bowled up to her 100th birthday.
The 53rd Almond Festival is this Friday through Sunday at Mistlin Sports Park in Ripon.