It was something that Vada McKinnon would have liked to have done herself.
RIPON – Normally it's the students fumbling through the words of the timeless spelling bee.
RIPON – Camila Sweaney has had a busy year.
Things were a little bit easier last year for Paul Bennett.
They started with subcompact sedans aimed at motorists who were trying to get the best bang for their buck when it came to rising fuel costs.
Getting involved with gangs at an early age and having no direction could have spelt disaster for Jon Cardoza.
LATHROP – It started out looking like just about every other Lathrop varsity boys basketball game – the opponent jumping up early and setting what looks to be a pace that the Spartans can't contain.
The Sierra Timberwoves had every reason to be confident as they took the court Tuesday night to battle the visiting Sonora Wildcats.
Ray Utterback wasn't happy with his standard insurance sales job more than 20 years ago.
Like anything cool, it starts with a stack of paperwork.
SAN RAMON - East Bay Republican David Harmer is hoping to convince voters of California's 11th congressional district that he's the best candidate to represent their interests.
Jerry McNerney has high hopes for California's 11th congressional district.
STOCKTON – There wasn't any one particular start that helped Weston Ranch in their 60-28 thrashing of the Lathrop Spartans Friday night.
LATHROP - Everything appeared to be going well for the first-year varsity Lathrop Spartans Tuesday night as they battled intra-district rival Weston Ranch.
Albert Carrasco had a lot to look forward to after packing up all of his worldly belongings and sending them to Hawaii – the tropical paradise that he would soon call home and the place he would welcome the newest extension to his growing family.
Just over a month ago the Sleepy Hollow Mobile Home Park was busting at the seams with squatters.
LATHROP – It took eight years before Lathrop's Well 21 – constructed to serve the Mossdale and River Islands developments – was considered safe enough to bring online to augment the city's water system.
How much is a decorative archway worth?
For Noah Ledesma the practice was the same.
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.