A trip down memory lane for Kevin Terpstra usually involves some sort of fire suit.
After months of searching for a location in Manteca and finding that almost every viable commercial space was occupied, Community Hospice wasn't optimistic about opening a new thrift store in The Family City.
Jamar Berry and the rest of his sixth-grade classmates from Great Valley Elementary knew the basics of recycling and what steps to take in order to preserve the environment.
TRACY – Nissan has got all of its bases covered.
Melanee Scarborough knows the power of the "cell phone game" when it comes to spreading news among youth.
STOCKTON – The 4-0 beating that the Weston Ranch Cougars dealt to first-year varsity program Lathrop High School would have most coaches ecstatic.
It's not everyday that an actual member of band you're paying tribute to gives their blessing to your existence.
RIPON – The crowd around the Marissa's Closet booth at the Crossroads Street Fair was almost overwhelming for Melinda Shaw.
TRACY – The motivation was there for the Sierra Timberwolves to bounce back from a pair of losses on the opening day of the NorCal Classic softball tournament on Friday.
Everything from the weird and wacky to the bold and the beautiful were on display at the 14th annual Crossroads Street Fair Saturday afternoon.
It's not the old western sheriff's badge or the O.K. Corral-era outfit that draws attention to 26-year old Michael Cameron as he stands along North Main Street at Alameda Street advertising chicken and ribs for Big Pa Pa Joe's BBQ.
They were the four words that Belinda Guzman never wanted to hear.
The three-run lead that Manteca High held over the visiting Sierra Timberwolves appeared to be plenty secure.
Kia has long been known for producing affordable and reliable vehicles.
The fact that Cassie Waggy left third base early when tagging-up on a fly ball – costing her east Union Lancer squad an out during an early game rally – didn't even matter.
They came in droves.
LATHROP – All that Lathrop needs is the green light.
Zacharie Arteaga got an unexpected surprise when he walked out of a friend's house in Lathrop on Friday afternoon – a greeting by the Manteca Police street crimes unit and a pair of handcuffs.
In nearly three decades Shiloh Foust has never had to worry about missing a season.
For the dozens of people that are flooding into a converted movie theater in Downtown Stockton, it's a seemingly average Saturday night.
East Union High graduate Andrew Bell has become a permanent fixture in the Sacramento hip-hop scene since moving to the State Capital from the Bay Area several years ago.
LATHROP – It's not as simple as looking at a picture and giving it the thumbs up.
Can't all the downtown merchants just get along?
The number of trains that come through Manteca in the next five years is set to double.
LATHROP – Planning on having a drink or a toke for the road?
Vern Gebhardt knows firsthand what an afterschool program can provide children who don't have anywhere else to turn.
LATHROP – Just how clean is that wastewater after it goes through its tertiary treatment and chlorination process?
Federico Chavez knows the struggles of the field.
FRENCH CAMP – Edward Blake was facing the possibility of spending the rest of his life behind bars.
LATHROP – Barber poles let people know where they can get a trim.