Shadows created by the sun in a cloudless sky capture the form of Australian tennis player Storm Summers as she hits a forehand during her match against USA’s Allie Kiick in the USTA’s Stockton Challenger tennis tournament, a part of the 42-stop Women’s Tennis Pro Circuit Challenger Series, held at the University of the Pacific’s [...]
Got your advertising space? Check! It’s a large billboard along the heavily trafficked I-5 near the Mossdale “Y” in Lathrop. Got you phone number so people know where to call? Check! “(209) 915-0126,” in very large digits! Got your name so they know whom to call? Check! “Call Vince,” also in huge letters. Got your [...]
Top: 11-year-old Jesse Young of Lodi cools off by sliding down the water slide at the Anthony N. Gora Aquatic Center in Galt. Center left: 7-year-old Ella Her-Xiong of Stockton plays in the interactive fountain at the Camanche picnic area at Micke Grove Park in Lodi. Center right: 3-year-old Ni’imah Girley of Stockton [...]
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People wait to ride the ferris wheel at the Johnston Amusements carnival at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds in Stockton.
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Raymond Mendoza, 20, rides his extra tall bike near his home on Sonora Street near San Joaquin Street in Stockton. The bike is about as tall as Mendoza who says he’s stands at about 5-feet, 6 inches. He estimates that he’s around 8 feet tall when he rides it. Mendoza says he’s had the bike [...]
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In 2007 I wrote a blog post about remembering a photo that I took in the late 1980s. It was of an adult couple having a pizza lunch by themselves on the playground equipment at Beckman Park in Lodi. It was one of those structures that had a spiral slide, a tube slide, a pole [...]
Recently I came across a couple of street scenes where the quality of light made the difference between ho-hum and exceptional. I was walking around downtown Stockton last week looking for an enterprise feature photo when I stopped to cross the street at Sutter Street and Weber Avenue. At my feet was a grate covering [...]
Big name singers and many mid level performers can spend a lot of time, effort and money on lighting for their shows. Good light can add drama, beauty and even entertainment to a performance. At best, musical artists of lesser financial means often have to do with perfunctory lighting or none at all. While looking [...]
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Warm temperatures and sunny skies inspired Gerardo Gutierrez, 19, of Lodi, to do handstands at Beckman Park on Ham Lane and Century Boulevard in Lodi.
3-year-old Mahki McNeal washes his toy electric car while his mother Breanna Johnson washes her full-sized real car in the driveway of their home on Benjamin Holt Drive in Stockton.