SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A mostly black gospel choir in Utah is bringing a vibrant new sound to familiar Mormon hymns and shining a light on the increasingly global component of a faith that has more than half of its members outside the U.S.
STOCKTON - The internationally acclaimed Jazz Ambassadors of Washington, D.C. ,will continue its tradition of presenting free public performances at San Joaquin Delta College's Atherton Auditorium, Friday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m.
The four-city police raid of five homes converted into marijuana grow houses that was made possible by a tip from a concerned neighbor near Manteca's Joshua Cowell School yielded pot with a wholesale value of $53.2 million.
The largest marijuana growing operation ever uncovered in Manteca involving five separate grow houses - one backing up to Joshua Cowell School in Manteca, two in San Jose, and one each in Modesto and Elk Grove - was taken down Thursday.
The Northern San Joaquin Valley's first festival of the year - Ripon's celebration of the billions of pink and white almond blossoms gracing the countryside - starts with a family friendly carnival on Thursday, Feb. 25.