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.
A kick-in rural Ripon home burglary early Monday afternoon netted thieves four flat screen televisions at a residence in the 19000 block of North Ripon Road, Sheriff's deputies reported Tuesday.
Last year was the first time that Kaylie Schaeffer went to the Almond Blossom Queen coronation ceremony.
Kaitlynn Bradley knows that the Ripon Almond Blossom Festival brings people together.
The Knight Sounds - the Downey Alumni Band was formed in 1991 - is performing on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ripon Arts League concert in the Ripon High multipurpose room. The band's main function is to play Big Band Era music for dances, although they do continue to play local festivals and special events. Pianist Richard Glazier performs on Tuesday, March, 25. For more information about the programs in the 2013-14 series, call Joe O'Leary at 599-3223. For information about be¬coming a member of RAL, call Jackie Ballatore at 599-3476.
Ripon continues to set the standard when it comes to home values in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.
What to do with students at Weston School as reconstruction takes place next year?
RIPON – Bing Crosby sang about the beauty of a White Christmas.
Ripon is now part of the San Joaquin Partnership.
The City of Ripon will be sending not one but two representatives to the 2014 San Joaquin One Voice trip.
The Ripon Police Department took delivery Tuesday of two replacement vehicles for its fleet of 23 squad cars. One is a Ford SUV pursuit vehicle with independent wheel suspension and an engine package. The second is a four door police interceptor the department purchased on a CHP contract in Folsom.
The City of Ripon will be part of the environmental review and planning process for the Altamont Corridor Express Forward Project.
A Modesto man was arrested by Ripon Police's Special Investigation Unit detectives Tuesday on several felony charges including battery on a police officer.
Seven candidates for Miss Almond Blossom in the 52nd Annual Almond Blossom Festival will be officially presented to the Ripon community Thursday night at the Spring Creek Country Club.
An attempted kick-in-door burglary in the 800 block of Reynolds Avenue in Ripon shortly after noon Monday was thwarted because a 14-year-old teen was home on the last day of his Christmas vacation.