The cultural impacts of this holiday weekend stretch far beyond the widespread American celebration of Thanksgiving.
Not even the cold was enough to keep people away from the Black Friday rush.
Offense might win games, but it was defense that allowed Sierra to hold off a prolific Benicia passing attack that was unlike anything the team has seen so far this year.
Shawn Jackson knows that he has a lot to be thankful for.
Linda Lavery always had the plan to own her own NAPA Auto Parts Store after working her way up to a management position in Lodi.
Volunteering has always come easy for Jeff and Jan Stoermer.
The writing on the wall started to shine through the minute that East Union High School and Community Choir Instructor Anne Talcott told her that she had been one of the best in the competition.
The Manteca Idol torch has been passed.
RIPON – Carl Dunbar is no stranger to living the life of the outdoor sportsman.
LATHROP – It wasn't that long ago that the thought of holding a skate competition at the Lathrop Skate Park seemed crazy.
Randy Sprinkle knew that he had a lot to be thankful for.
TUOLOMNE - They call it the great equalizer.
The gang awareness seminar held Thursday night at the Fellowship Baptist Church hit close to home for Jacqueline McFadden.
They've reached the crescendo.
STOCKTON – It is possible to have the best of both worlds.
LATHROP – Dalwinder Dhoot can't dispute the fact that Lathrop voters overwhelmingly supported a one-cent sales tax increase in 2012 – to the tune of more than 77 percent.
LATHROP – All that Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal wanted to do was bring some family entertainment to town.
LATHROP – When Rosalinda Valencia called for Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal to step down from his position at a meeting last month it drew a collective exasperated breath from the crowd.
The violent and deadly shootout following a North Stockton bank robbery last week drew hundreds of police officers from throughout San Joaquin County.
Jon Walkup is at it again.
Can you really taste the difference between bottled water and tap water?
Jonathan Costa knew that he didn't want to see Frank's Antennas get slapped with an Americans with Disabilities non-compliance lawsuit.
Lightning didn't strike David Fitzgerald dead on Wednesday night.
LATHROP – Politics can get nasty in Lathrop.
Just their presence alone has prompted a subsequent counter-gathering by those on the other side of the fence.
Natasha Marie Archuleta apparently picked the wrong convenience store to not pay at.
By JASON CAMPBELL
LATHROP – Last year Lathrop collected $350,000 in hotel taxes.
It's been 14 years since the United States drought monitor went into effect.
LATHROP – There hasn't been a dam failure in Northern California for almost half a century.