Just because he was retired didn't mean that Victor Gully wanted to sit at home all day.
When Richard Silverman and his wife, Linda, moved to Manteca, he had many years under his belt as a police reserve in Concord where they lived.
On some days, Brandy Clark might stop by one of the Zumba classes offered at the Manteca Senior Center and take part in the cardio workout.
STOCKTON - It's impossible to miss the Haggin Museum. With a majestic brick façade and towering white columns set back behind the ponds and the shade trees of Stockton's popular Victory Park, the century-old landmark – filled with artwork, artifacts and local historical information – has long been a destination for schoolchildren, curious valley residents and out-of-town visitors. And the museum's staff is now making an attempt at breathing new life into a building filled ...
NAME: John Brennan JOB: Business owner – Roadrunner Glass BORN: Fremont AGE: 55 HIGH SCHOOL: American High School HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES: Rode dirt bikes in the hills. WHAT DID YOU LEARN FROM YOUR PARENTS: Work for what you get. GREATEST THING TO EVER HAPPEN TO HIM: "Having my two daughters born into my life." PET PEEVE: "Nothing really. I kind of take things as they come – let things ...
TULARE - The International Agri-Center has arranged for the Sons of the San Joaquin to perform at the 20th annual California Antique Farm Equipment Show (CAFES) on April 20-22.
MODESTO - More than half the tickets have been presold to support Camp Jack Hazard and to enjoy a night of entertainment featuring folk/pop musician Brett Dennen and brother Nathan Dennen on Sunday, Feb. 26.
BEAR VALLEY - Last weekend's storms brought 39 inches of snow to Bear Valley Mountain, setting the resort up to open its entire upper mountain, including 100% of its beginner and intermediate terrain, as well as several popular black diamond trails.
RIPON - The Ripon Arts League has two programs left in the season. The first is Sister Swing, a Tribute to the Andrew Sisters. This three-member group is backed by a four-member band. The trio changes outfits several times as they share the music of the Andrew Sisters who performed Swing and Boogie -Woogie music during the 1940s, '50s and '60s The Andrew Sisters were in fact sisters. Maxene and Patty decided to stop performing ...
MODESTO - Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis, two of country music's most notable female artists, have joined together on the 'Grits and Glamour Tour' that will make a stop in Modesto for a performance at the Gallo Center for the Arts on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m.
STOCKTON - Friends of Chamber Music presents the bold, exhilarating performance and exploration of interesting repertoire that the Los Angeles Piano Quartet brings to chamber music in a 2:30 p.m., Feb. 12, Sunday concert of piano quartets by Mozart, Stucky, and Fauré in the Faye Spanos Concert Hall at the University of the Pacific.
Cathie Davis isn't your typical volunteer. Four days out of the week she can be found behind the counter at the Manteca Animal Shelter answering phones, processing paperwork and tackling the office work that allows the two full-time animal control officers to handle the work that only they can do. She treats the position like a job – calling when she's going to be running a few minutes late and giving plenty of advance notice ...
Woodward Park. Woodward School. Woodward Avenue. Woodward Reservoir. Just who is this Woodward who has so many things named after him in the Manteca area? Walter Woodward is considered among the top 12 prominent pioneers in Manteca history. Woodward was Manteca's first real estate agent and an early advocate of irrigation. Born in Vermont in 1858, Woodward's embracing of the economic value of irrigation was gleaned on various stops on his life's journey that eventually ...
Patrice Davidson recalled the scruffy black lab mix that finally found a home. "I want to say his name was Barney," said Davidson, who is the Delta Humane Society executive director. The dog that no one wanted had been at the Stockton SPCA adoption facility at 4590 S. Highway 99 for about two years and was a favorite among the staff. Yet he found a home in what appeared to be an unlikely pairing. "It ...
RIPON - The love of animals is apparent in the "Cagney and Lacey" gals that share the animal control duties for the City of Ripon.
Is there a Santa Claus?
LATHROP – When the Lathrop City Council got together for their second meeting in November two weeks ago, they freed up their December schedule.
The Christmas spirit is contagious and can be found to be particularly catching in small towns where holiday events bring together community members, such as Turlock's Downtown Christmas Parade.
The hyacinth along the Deep Water Channel has been cleared in preparation for the 33rd annual Stockton Delta Reflection Boat Parade on Saturday, Dec. 7.
The holiday season provides ample opportunities for families to take part in local festivities, and this year parents won't miss a detail by bringing their children to Modesto the first Saturday in December for the city's annual day filled with activities.
Pat Langdon isn't much of a video game connoisseur, but he did raise two teenagers at the height of the industry's explosion.
Shopping on Black Friday is not for the faint of heart.
There's no such thing as a holiday when you're in the news business.
Rowena Tebaldi is no stranger to Black Friday, widely considered in the United States as the traditional first day of shopping for the Christmas holidays with consumers taking advantage of such enticements as double-digit discount coupons and price slashes offered by retailers.
Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford had to buy a gun when he first got involved with city government.
When John Lazar goes grocery shopping on the weekends, he typically spends over an hour at the store. He isn't buying food in bulk or scouring for rare brands, instead he is chatting with citizens of the community over which he presides. As mayor of Turlock, it is these unexpected run-ins that show Lazar how in touch he is with his community.
You're supposed to have a grand vision when you're the mayor of a community.
America is known internationally as a country with a diverse and nomadic population, so it is rare when someone can say that their family has been living in the same town for over 100 years, but for Ceres Mayor Chris Vierra that is the case.
SONORA - Sierra Repertory Theatre brings the spirit of the holiday season to its East Sonora stage with Joe Landry's live 1940s radio broadcast version of the beloved film "It's A Wonderful Life", playing now through Dec. 22.
Thanksgiving is a busy holiday for both professional and amateur bakers; but for the pie makers at Turlock's Latif's Restaurant, it's the pinnacle of their whole year.