Click Bait : Telling Stories that Get Results

Barbara Daly has moved from on-air personality to behind-the-camera talent. The Stockton videographer who runs the video production company Daly Video Services got her start as an on-air reporter in Santa Rosa, El Paso, and Tucson. When her husband landed an on-air reporting gig for […]

Cannabis Culture

In January of 2018, California became the sixth state in the U.S. to allow licensed shops to sell marijuana to anyone, 21 years and older, with a state licensed ID or passport. Stockton is currently home to a handful of dispensaries that welcome the public […]

Run with Comfort : Finding the Best Fit for You

Whether you’re a triathlete or just a weekend warrior, making sure your running shoes fit properly is top priority. To find the best shoe for you, we asked Fleet Feet Stockton shop owner Tony Vice for guidance. “Everyone’s biomechanics are different,” says Tony. “How the […]

Artistry in Accessories

Dorene Willet sells handcrafted jewelry at Lodi’s Boxwood Finch. Zzyzx may sound like a mythical place, but Dorene Willet promises it’s real. Formerly known as Soda Springs, it’s the spot Dorene got her start in jewelry making 15 years ago, attending a jewelry camp at […]


Into the Depths : At Moaning Cavern Adventure Park

Imagine stepping underground and into a world that has never seen the light of day. That first hollow touch of cavern air, the echo engulfing your every intrepid footstep, and a low, eerie moan that crosses the walls and settles into your eardrums. This is […]

Creating Families

When Richard Cardenas’ sister was having trouble with her son, he and partner Ted Hererra stepped in. Struggling in school and experiencing behavioral problems, the boy moved in with Ted and Richard. With their intervention, the nephew returned home. It was a positive outcome, except […]

2018 Wonder Women

Six women who combat community challenges Rebecca Deal Five generations and a community built on friendship ties Rebecca Deal to San Joaquin, and with such a strong connection to the Central Valley, she can’t picture herself anywhere else. “All of my family is here, born […]

Feminine Strength

Step into Stella Mitchell’s new home on North School Street. The women’s clothing boutique that opened under the name Stella Boutique across from Lodi’s Lakewood Plaza five years ago moved downtown last fall. The new location allowed owner Kelli Ann Knowles to double her retail […]


You Only Better: 2018 Cosmetic Trends

Female empowerment is in these days. From women supporting other women, the Harvey Weinstein accusations that launched a million other celeb-centric callouts, to the #timesup movement, the female future is undeniable. For years some have turned their noses at cosmetic procedures, insisting they go against […]

Weibel Winery

When you’re in the mood for something that sparkles (and we aren’t talking diamonds), there’s only one place to drop into on your visit downtown. Weibel Winery is the quintessential stop for Moscato and Grand cuvee, Stanford and, of course, a vast variety of sparkling […]

De Vega Brothers

Take a trip into the soul of Stockton and uncover Italy along the curving business of Stone Creek Village. Here, food and family go hand in hand, complementing laughter with fresh bites of Bruschetta, and smiles with plates of Chicken Scaloppini, Eggplant Parmigiana, and Cioppino. […]

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