The mountains in our lives are much more challenging to summit than Mission Peak, that's for sure.
Nine days after Valentine's Day and exactly 21 days after their engagement, Patrick Payan and Andrea Juarez will exchange vows and wedding bands in front of family and friends.
He is about 6 feet tall and as sturdy and tough as a Redwood.
Brad Peters calls it "fanning his feathers."
The arthritis in Joanne Johnston's back and knees are so bad that the 69-year-old needs a wheelchair to get around town.
Isela Rivera isn't concerned so much about her place in East Union girls soccer lore, though there have been few as productive as the senior striker.
Drake Vizarra and the Ripon High student body want your coins and they're willing to go to great lengths to get them, too.
Don't let the records fool you.
By JAMES BURNS
The running joke among John Geurin's buddies is that the retired 60-year-old could catch a fish anywhere.
"Get a running start and leap," shouted the bobbing head in the water below, "but make sure you clear the pump or we're all in trouble."
Horst Bauer doesn't claim to have all the answers when it comes to global issues or even those close to home.
Meteorologists, farmers and skiers aren't the only ones praying for wet weather.
By the end of her first workout at CORE Athletic Performance, Susan McCreath thought she might be sick in the parking lot.
Manteca's downtown corridor will be filled with the sound of horns and trumpets on Sunday evening.
There is a special bond that exists between father and youngest son in the Goatcher household, and it almost always reaches a crescendo about this time of the year.
LATHROP – Nathan McGrath waited near the locker room, clapping and serenading his players as they bounced down the hallway.
LATHROP – Janice Bowlin wanted to create a safe, family-friendly environment where kids – small and tall – could literally bounce of the walls.
Curtiss Beyers was lured onto the dance floor by the opening beat of the opening number of Thursday's special-needs Valentine's Day Dance.