May outtakes: Oops! I did it again

Once again my apologies. I got busy and forgot to post my outtakes from May. So without further delay, here are my 10 favorite photos from May to be followed shortly by the June outtakes.

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5/4/18

Edison High cheerleader Alexis Rieta, 16, is reflected in the window of a minivan while scrubbing it down at the Edison Cheerleader Car Wash held in the parking lot of the school’s Taggart Gym in Stockton. Proceeds from the car wash go to funding summer cheer camp for the cheerleaders.

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5/5/18

Sixteen-year-old Destiny Nino works out with her father and trainer Angel Nino training at Louis Park in Stockton. Destiny was getting ready to fight in the 106-lbs weight class in the Junior Olympics, Prep Nationals & Youth Open boxing tournament in Charleston, West Virginia on June 24.

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5/20/18

Aurora Lewis with the VG Frogs team jumps her frog, Bubba Lewis, in the annual International Frog Jump finals at the Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee in Angels Camp.

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5/21/18

Weston Ranch High School graduating seniors are greeted boy cheering students at Komure Elementary School in Weston Ranch during the Senior Walk at the school. Two-hundred seniors, dressed in their graduation caps and gowns, paraded through the school to help motivate themselves as well as the younger students. This is the second year for the program that also encompasses nearby August Knodt and Great Valley elementary schools.

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5/24/18

Argonaut’s Wyatt Elmore, left, and Seth Tomczak celebrate after defeating Linden 3-1 in a Division V elimination game at Tony Zupo Field in Lodi.

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5/25/18

Paulina Kawasaki, left, and Tiffany Zscheile with Sunshine Ministries wash off a houseboat at Paradise Point on White Slough off of Rio Blanco and Eight Mile roads in Stockton. The ministry provides houseboats for week-long trips on the Delta to church groups.

St.Mary’s Karl Winter, left, and Placer’s Adam Fragola fight for the lead on the last lap of the Boys 1600 meter race at the Sac-Joaquin Section track and field finals at Elk Grove High School in Elk Grove. Winter won the race.

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5/28/18

Sea cadets stand watch over the Walk of Valor flags at the Memorial Day observance at Cherokee Memorial Park in Lodi.

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5/29/18

A female Anna’s hummingbird feeds its offspring in a nest it built on a sea life-themed wind chime on the porch of Terry and Don Brazil’s home on Oxford Way in Stockton. Terry Brazil says that the birds, which have been nesting in the spot over a month, don’t seem to be bothered by the swinging or the noise of the chimes.

Instructor Natalie Bowman leads a SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) yoga class on Lodi Lake in Lodi. Offered through Headwaters Kayak Shop and Boathouse. Classes are held every Tuesday from April to September at 5:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m. to all experience levels.

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