| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:45 PM
A Stockton native who went into space aboard the shuttle Discovery three years ago can call himself an “astronaut”.
Jose Hernandez, who is now a retired NASA astronaut, is running for congress and uses his previous job on the campaign trail....
| Oct 26, 2011
| 5:19 PM
In three years, Orlando "The Cuban Tree Stump" Sanchez has gone from an introduction in jiu-jitsu to becoming a brown belt and head instructor/owner of the Gracie Barra Jiu-Jitsu School in Pasadena.
"I am one of the fastest Americans ever to get a...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 3:08 PM
It’s easy to take pot shots at Stockton.
But some of the people who live there are mad as hell about all the negative publicity. They’re proud of their city and they are fighting back.
Forbes magazine has continually bashed Stockton, calling...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 12:58 AM
SACRAMENTO -- Asking voters to slap a $1-per-pack tax on cigarettes to fund cancer research seemed like a cinch in health-crazy California, where lighting up already is banned in bars, public buildings and on many of its golden beaches.
But the tobacco...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:07 AM
Republican Jeff Denham and Democrat Jose Hernandez will run against each other to represent California's new 10th congressional district.
For Andria Borba's report on the race, click here.
Jeff Denham (R): 48.3%
Jose Hernandez (D): 28.7%
| Jun 5, 2012
| 11:03 PM
All over Modesto, five candidates for the new California 10th Congressional seat were pushing for votes until the last minute.
In the end, what could have been a test of California's new "Top Two" primary system, has turned into a November general...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 10:45 PM
NORTHEAST GLENDALE — A four-hour thriller saw the Glendale Angelenos trail, tie and then fall behind by as many as five runs in the seventh inning.
But Glendale's summer collegiate baseball club made an improbable comeback when Ruben Padilla...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 7:14 PM
It's been a great view from the beloved Mesa this week.
There have been plenty of moments that reminded me of what is good about our community. Here's the week in review:
Monday night my boyfriend and I rode bikes over to Triangle Square (I'm sorry, I...
| Dec 4, 2011
BURBANK — The Burbank High boys' basketball team had an opportunity to claim third place in it's host tournament on Saturday.
Instead of seizing it, though, the Bulldogs came out sluggish against Simi Valley Royal.
Despite a 30-point effort from...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 5:57 PM
Jose Hernandez – the former NASA astronaut who is running for a seat in congress – was in the United Kingdom Monday, carrying the Olympic Torch for half a kilometer.
His run was through Bletchley, a city a little over 50 miles northwest of...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 11:16 PM
BURBANK HIGH — With 4:48 remaining in the first period and his team losing, 10-6, Burbank High boys' basketball coach Jose Hernandez called a time out. He was not pleased with the Bulldogs' play against rival Burroughs at home on Friday.