The six candidates reaching for the crown of the 51st Almond Blossom Queen told Rotarians of their individual plans for the future Wednesday and where they hoped to be in the next 10 years.
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.
The Ripon Unified School District needed only two people to fill opening slots on the Measure "G" Citizens' Oversight Committee.
RIPON – The Ripon Oratorio Society will be celebrating the Christmas season with the 69th presentation of Handel's Messiah on Sunday, Dec. 7. The program will begin at 3 p.m. in the Immanuel Christian Reformed Church at Fourth and Orange streets in Ripon.
This has been a long time coming.
Paula Treick DeBoard can't write from home.
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.