StocktonCon is back Sept. 11-12

Local residents in elaborate costumes, fans ogling over comic book news, science fiction fanatics gathering to discuss their favorite shows, movies, and games—that’s what StocktonCon is all about, and after a COVID-19-induced hiatus, it’s back for a summer event. The city-wide celebration is focused on […]

Stockton Greek Festival has a reputation for tasty treats

Every year—minus last year (thanks, COVID)—Saint Basil Greek Orthodox Church puts on a weekend-long Greek Festival for the community. For three days, people drive from all over to visit Stockton’s storied event that offers an explosion of Greek culture, from music and dancing to food […]


Second Acts

While retirement marks the end of one chapter, it can also create exciting new beginnings, reveal new passions, and in some cases, inspire people to embark on an entirely new career. San Joaquin Magazine spoke to four incredible seniors in our community who are expanding […]

PALS Haven opens larger facility in Lodi

Save more cats and dogs from euthanasia—at PALS Haven, that’s the mission. The 501c3 nonprofit was founded in 2004, and has grown with multiple locations, but the newest venture is a 13,000 square foot facility seven years in the making—an upgrade from Lodi’s previous 700 […]

Parents Magazine

Brick by Brick

Whether it was parading dragons, exploding aliens, or wearable works of art, Stockton brothers Zack Macasaet, 26, and Wayne Macasaet, 28, built a name for themselves one brick at a time on Season 2 of Fox Network’s LEGO Masters. The brothers, who moved to Stockton […]

Locals bring home new family members amid a global shutdown

When the pandemic hit in March 2020, our entire lives were turned upside down. Most suffered hardships may it be personal, professional, or health-related. The only true winners of the pandemic, however, may have been our pets. Typically left on their own for large chunks […]

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