Let the Bodies Hit the Floor

February 27, 2018

In March, the girls in black and green will hit the rink for their 12th season. They may look sweet as they line up wearing red lipstick, but once the whistle blows, mouth guards go in and hips are checked. Games are broken up into […]

Bella’s Closet: Boutique Styles Abound at This Local Lodi Shop

February 27, 2018

Looking for a boho-chic boutique that stocks not only the latest in designer trends but also those timeless staple favorites? Then turn your attention to downtown Lodi where Bella’s Closet awaits, the ultimate one-stop shop for anyone looking to experience a taste of the exotic. […]

The Vibe

January 23, 2018

Promoting artists of all passions. Sparks flew when Andrea ‘Kitten’ Perry and Brandon ‘Tiger Owndabea’ Wiggins met—igniting a flame that fiercely burns in hopes to set fire to a rebirth of art and culture in the Stockton community.  “It’s like we auditioned for each other,” […]

Health & Wellness from A-Z

December 21, 2017

A healthier you in 2018. I’m gonna teach you (teach you, teach you), all about generalized health topics. A-B-C, it’s as easy as 1-2-3. Just kidding, it takes time and effort. And the known lack of instant gratification is enough to lead others astray—but not […]

SJ City Guide

Your Best You

December 21, 2017

Local life coach shines light on self-love Self-love isn’t always an easy job, but it’s crucial to your development, happiness, and success. Onisha Love, a Stockton native began to understand the importance of this ‘inside job’ when faced with a seemingly easy task—stand in front […]

Dressed in Holiday Style: Winter Fashion

November 23, 2017

Sure, Dr. Sues says, ‘Maybe Christmas doesn’t come from a store,’ but these sweet, sassy seasonal looks leave us wanting MORE.   ^ Jumpsuit: Stella Mitchell Boutique, Lodi / Jewelry: Stella Mitchell Boutique, Lodi / Shoes: Sam Edelman, Dillard’s   ^ Dress: Gianni Bini, Dillard’s / […]

Poised to Perfection

November 23, 2017

Locals take the stage for Bruce Steivel’s Nutcracker on December 9 “Ballet has taught me that you can’t put half of your effort into anything… especially life,” says 16-year-old Alana Stewart of Stockton. It’s clear that this mature outlook, fueled by raw talent and dedicated […]

Ginger Bugs

August 30, 2017

Mommin’ ain’t easy. Sometimes we need validation, adult interaction—and a healthy dose of caffeine! And sometimes (or, wait, is it all the time?!) our kids need a release, a play buddy, and a place to (safely) jump off the walls. Maybe that’s what makes Ginger […]

Weddings

Long Live Lodi

August 30, 2017

With history as rich as its soil, Lodi Wine Country has made quite a name for itself in recent years. Fourth and fifth generation farmers and vintners have taken the reins, guiding our appellation through an evolutionary period—with creativity and innovation working as driving forces. […]

Ask the Experts

August 10, 2017

Lisa Hassett, owner of Lodi’s Frosted Flour Cakery & Supplies, has seven years of experience in the bakery business—turning out intricate, Pinterest-worthy creations. The bakery specializes in wedding cakes, offering artful custom services to construct a unique cake. A complimentary consultation allows you to taste […]

Open Arms & Equality

August 10, 2017

In a conservative county, many members of the LGBTQ+ community felt as if they had to relocate to live as their true selves. At 17, Stockton native Jonathan Lopez struggled as he came out to friends and family. His traditional Catholic mother and her homophobic […]

Ways to Feng Shui

August 7, 2017

Feng Shui—which directly translates to Wind and Water—urges practitioners to design a harmonious environment that reflects who you are and where you want to go. Ever feel overwhelmed by the clutter in your home? This ancient Chinese art believes you’re affected by your surroundings and […]

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