Having grown up with a family of outdoorsmen, Luke Castillo admitted that he has always had a passion for hunting and fishing.
Bishop Stephen Blaire of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Stockton is looking forward to Pope Francis' first-ever visit to the U.S.
St. Anthony's Catholic School Principal Mary Lou Hoffman started her Catholic education career as a teacher for St. Luke's Catholic School in Stockton and was there for 16 years.
When inquired about the underlying mission of the St. Stanislaus Church in Modesto, Reverend Ramon Bejarano said that the church not only strives to live in religious unity with parishioners within the Catholic faith, but also with members of the broader community.
Sister Ann is a familiar name around Manteca, Lathrop and Tracy as the nun who manages to be there for everyone she meets from senior citizens to school children and inmates in state prison.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is expected to raise issues ranging from climate change to income inequality when he visits Cuba and the United States Sept. 19-27. Francis has launched an agenda of reform in the Vatican and in the global church, prioritizing different issues and counseling a more merciful message. Here's a primer on where the pope stands on key issues.
It does not have the glam and glitz of Los Angeles, skyscrapers of San Francisco or golden beaches of Malibu. And that's a plus, because the 209 area code is filled with quaint towns like Lockeford, famous for their one-of-a-kind foods, natural skyscrapers of majestic Yosemite National Park and the gold mining towns of Mother Lode. If you are based in Manteca, head out north, south or east, in all directions there are towns to be explored and treasures to be found.
Those who have never been to Turlock need to only to check out one area to see the best that the city has to offer: downtown.
If you have friends who had never been to Manteca, they are definitely missing out. The rich history of the farming community is mixing with modern-day conveniences of living in California, mostly consisting of "retail therapy" in the town's many shopping centers. But Manteca is more than that; the up-and-coming city nestled in the heart of San Joaquin Valley is truly a treat to all five senses.
MODESTO – When I was in high school Modesto had all of the allure of the big city.
STOCKTON - I once had a college buddy stop by my place in Stockton.
The Manteca Senior Center is a 10,000-plus square-foot, multi-purpose facility at 295 Cherry Lane serving adults and seniors age 50 and above throughout the greater Manteca area.
For the nearly 500 members of Turlock Senior Citizens, the Turlock Senior Center is more than just a meeting place to find companionship, entertainment, and activities with other senior citizens.
Sometimes, what is actually on the lunch menu is the farthest thing from the minds of diners at local senior centers, as the sites are just as much designed for socializing as eating.
If you can everything about a community by how well they take care of their seniors then Lathrop deserves an award.
It would serve as an injustice to give a tour of the Turlock community without visiting the campus of Stanislaus State.
If you want to get a sense for Manteca and its history, economy, place in the world and social fabric all you have to do ...
Manteca's murals are designed to give visitors, newcomers and longtime residents alike an insight into the community's culture, history, and economy. There are ...
A new public art piece just surfaced at the DeCarli Plaza in downtown Stockton entitled "Anchored."
MODESTO – So you have some friends in town and you want to show them some of the best public art that the San Joaquin Valley ...
I love every writing assignment I am given but every once in a while I receive an extra perk to an assignment that makes it ...
One need not look much further than the corner of East F Street and First Avenue in Oakdale to find the perfect fixin's in ...
There is a landmark in Riverbank that has been on the corner of Atchison and Second Street since 1945 known as Nifty's Restaurant where ...
Auto enthusiasts, breakfast fanatics and fans of the fabulous 50s have the perfect place to gather at Hot Rod Diner in Turlock and Hilmar.
MODESTO – They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.
Two restaurants in Ripon are the "people's choice" for breakfast opening before dawn every morning of the week – Frank's Place and My Garden ...
Sam's Cafe in Stockton is reminiscent of one of those greasy spoons in a television sitcom.
Ruben Andujo owner of Andylu Nutrition and Fitness is all about helping people develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
With the start of the New Year, it's natural to set new goals-and if fitness is one of them then Venture Fitness can ...
Bikram yoga may not be for everyone.