The moments before a race are the most precious for Justin Park.
RIPON – Erika Brown reached heights unparalleled this past spring, capturing three events at the Sac-Joaquin Section Championships.
Just how excited is Tia Sidtikun for soccer's next stop, a coastal college with a coming-of-age program?
Penny Winston settled into Jim's shoulder and threw her legs forward as the two found a seat at the edge of the stage.
LATHROP – Before there were water and wakes, high-powered boats, cash prizes and television cameras, Mossdale Quarry Lakes was home to rock.
Veteran Joe Waltman doesn't want to undersell his hamburgers or the Classic Car Show.
When I left the house this morning, my son was still in his PJs and our living room had been transformed into a Lego fun factory.
The man arrested for possessing an explosive device in front of a Ripon hardware store on Saturday has been identified.
RIPON – The man arrested for possessing an explosive device in front of a hardware store on Saturday has been identified.
By JAMES BURNS
Toddlers with chubby marshmellow arms and legs chase water as it leaps around the play area.
SACRAMENTO – The fiberglass tubes peek over the tree line, giving flip-flop and bikini-clad visitors their first glimpse of the fun that waits ahead.
LODI - Lodi Lake recently received high marks from the Sunset Magazine website.
Rene Alvarez sat on a park bench in front of the Manteca Library, pleased to be miles away from a television and video games.
There was a time when CiCi Juarez had a hard time gauging the people of Manteca. She was new to The Family City, and fittingly, the Bay Area transplant felt like an outsider.
After weeks of evaluation, East Union soccer coach Victor Polanco says he has selected his starting 11 for next week's Valley Oak League opener.
Thanks to the hungry mouths of hundreds, the Pregnancy Help Center was able to raise thousands toward its mobile ultrasound unit.
History was made in Robert Mayfield's history classroom, and it started with a dare.
By JAMES BURNS
RIPON – For months, Riley Simmons has been kept indoors and under close supervision while she underwent treatment for a brain tumor.
TURLOCK – It wasn't the clean start Sierra skipper Jack Thomson had hoped for.
RIVERBANK – The Lathrop boys basketball team began the night a man down.
For as long as she can remember, Kathy Rich has been good with her hands.
The pressure on John Lopez has never felt greater.
The Manteca Futbol Club scored major points with families outside of its soccer circle over the weekend.
The knot on his tie had been pulled loose. The top button of his shirt unclipped.
A retired Manteca Unified School District teacher is learning that the life of a self-published author isn't without its drama and mystery.
STOCKTON – Elisabeth Alexander sold the pump fake, lifting her defender into the air.
Make room, Michael Recycle. You've got company in the yard at the City of Manteca's Solid Waste Division.