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.
Jeni Zyski just finished back-to-school shopping for her daughter, Jennelle.
SAN FRANCISCO - Hitting the beach in the City of San Francisco for visitors means either going to Ocean Beach that seems to run for miles ...
Enrique Cardenas doesn't look forward to holiday meals very much.
For the Assyrian community in Turlock, Christmas traditionally means two things: enjoying delicious food and spending time celebrating with family and friends.
"Sinterklaas" is Santa Claus in the Netherlands.
The Nativity Scene was the important décor coming from a Filipino household.
Turlockers looking for the perfect place to celebrate the end of 2016 and ring in the beginning of 2017 need look no further than local ...
Partygoers of all ages often look forward to this year-end bash at the University Plaza Waterfront Hotel in Stockton.
MODESTO – Tired of the standard New Year's Eve party?
A New Year's Eve gala is being planned at Ripon's Spring Creek Country Club in its spacious and elegant new clubhouse near the ...
SAN FRANCISCO – Tired of the same old New Year's Eve parties with the same old people?
MODESTO – What's better than piling the family into the car, turning up the heater, and driving around to see which houses have gone all-out ...
As one of the city's most beloved traditions, Turlock's Christmas Tree Lane has served as a perfect way to kick off the holiday ...
Toss aside the Wii. Forget Space Mountain. This is the real deal, well except for the snow. It's manmade.
LATHROP – There are those who hang Christmas lights because they enjoy the festive atmosphere that it brings to the neighborhood.
Stockton may not have an official Christmas Tree Lane, but there are plenty of places around town to see some spectacular light shows.