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Dairy princess touts benefits of milk

Annalicia Machado-Luis wears a crown and sash and rides atop sleek convertibles, waving and smiling to scores of people from Sacramento to Turlock.

April 17, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


Ripon runner finished ahead of explosions

Armando Ibarra-Espinoza had just arrived at a friend's house in a suburb outside of Boston when his cell phone began to chirp.

April 16, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


FORE! GOLF CART SINKS

A golf cart belonging to Ripon Christian Schools was removed from the pool at Ripon High on Monday.

April 16, 2013 | James Burns | Ripon News


Taxing job: Racing to beat filing deadline

Most days, Irma Hernandez feels like a therapist or a teacher.

April 16, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


About those grave (marker) robbers

David Massey helped shed some light on one of the area's more intriguing, odd-ball mysteries.

April 15, 2013 | James Burns | Local Columns


Make way for the Brock Elliott Champs

Some skipped. Some danced. Some linked arms and held hands. Others enjoyed conversation on a sun-splashed Friday morning.

April 13, 2013 | James Burns | Education


KICKING FOR A CURE

Justin Coenenberg knew only what he had gathered second-hand – that Riley Simmons was a first-rate 9-year-old.

April 11, 2013 | James Burns | Local Columns


City staff meets with seniors over coffee

Manteca City Manager Karen McLaughlin moved about the dining hall at the Manteca Senior Center, shuffling between pockets of people.

April 11, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

The Ripon High drill team arrived in Kentucky with very specific orders: To improve on a so-so performance at the 2012 nationals.

April 10, 2013 | James Burns | Ripon News


Kimball blows by Buffs at gusty Guss Schmiedt Field

The Manteca High girls soccer team came into Tuesday's match needing a win to remain viable in the Valley Oak League championship race.

April 10, 2013 | James Burns | High School Sports


Rookies hosting kickoff party for Oakdale Rodeo

When Jana Quitiquit began working at Rookies Pub and Grill as a cocktail waitress, she had the luxury of a slow learning curve.

April 09, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


ERIKA THE RED

RIPON – With long red hair blowing in the wind and a neck full of gold, Erika Brown owns the pool deck at the Ripon Aquatic Center.

April 09, 2013 | James Burns | High School Sports


T’wolves take it out on Buffs

Sommer Wilson watched the ball loop toward her, a slow-cruising changeup that finished at the belt.

April 06, 2013 | James Burns | High School Sports


Right man, right spot for surging Buffs

The East Union baseball team struggled to deliver the finishing blow on Friday evening.

April 06, 2013 | James Burns | High School Sports


Throw-out score favors T’wolves

For Sierra golf coach Jeff Williams, a Valley Oak League victory never felt so unsettling.

April 05, 2013 | James Burns | High School Sports


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Articles By Author - James Burns


East Union blanked by the Tigers

The East Union baseball team won't see Tokay and sophomore pitcher Nick Dentoni the rest of the season, and that's a good thing.

April 18, 2014 | James Burns | High School Sports


KEEPING TABS

It's a soda addiction of another sort.

April 18, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


FRESH FACES

If Tuesday's match with Kimball was a barometer for how good East Union can be this season, consider this:

April 16, 2014 | James Burns | High School Sports


Boy Scout finishes playground project

Camron Moebius isn't an Eagle Scout just yet. It's a process, he says, complete with a mountain of paperwork and merit badge requirements.

April 16, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


Kicking for a Cure soccer match tonight

Its logo might adorn all the letterhead and signage, but Manteca High soccer coach Justin Coenenberg will be the first to admit the "Kicking for a Cure" game is an event driven by the community.

April 15, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


With Their Aid

Jocelyn Patane was nervous, intimidated and at times, lost on the wide-open stretches of the soccer field.

April 14, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


PLANTING THE SEED

In black shades and a Hawaiian button-up, Larry Teunissen is the epitome of beach-boy cool.

April 12, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


Vasquez’s RBI hit helps Sierra bust out against EU

Sierra's Jack Thomson turned to a teenager for direction late in a 7-1 victory, and the Hall of Fame skipper was rewarded for his faith.

April 11, 2014 | James Burns | High School Sports


T’Wolves tally key win against Oakdale

Sierra High's playoff push got off on the right foot Tuesday evening with a blast off the left foot of Sydnee Canales.

April 09, 2014 | James Burns | High School Sports


Ozenbaugh replaces Fasani at RC

RIPON – Trey Ozenbaugh joined the Ripon Christian football staff on a whim.

April 08, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


Fagundes Meats launching home delivery

Ron Long climbed into the van parked at the rear of Fagundes Meats and Catering, his voice and imagination filling the empty cab.

April 07, 2014 | James Burns | Local Business


Help make their wishes come true

A month ago, the Make-A-Wish Foundation brought Riley Simmons' wildest dreams to life, surprising the 11-year-old cancer survivor with a Hawaiian vacation.

April 06, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


Fagundes: Manteca tri-tip king

Frank Teixeira pulls clumps of thinly sliced tri-tip from a tin with silver tongs, layering it like bricks across a bread roll.

April 05, 2014 | James Burns | Local Business


POPEYES

From the front window of his home, Donald Foster watched Popeyes rise slowly from a dirt lot in the Marketplace shopping center.

April 04, 2014 | James Burns | Local Business


MHS behind entering final round of Recycling Rumble

The champ is staggered and in search of a 12th round knockout.

April 04, 2014 | James Burns | Education


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