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Biz Buzz: Vintage, contemporary furnishing business opens

Biz Buzz: Vintage, contemporary furnishing business opens

Biz Buzz: Vintage, contemporary furnishing business opens
Tracy Press
Sam Matthews / Tracy Press A three-generation partnership is opening The Owl Box, a new Tracy enterprise featuring home furnishings and accessories. The business, located inside M&M Builders Supply and Nursery on 11th Street east of the overpass, ...

Track and field: Thrower gets gold twice

Track and field: Thrower gets gold twice

Track and field: Thrower gets gold twice
Tracy Press
by Tracy Press staff Cara McClain reached her new personal best in the hammer throw during the Northern California High School State Hammer Championships in Vacaville on Sunday. McClain, who just finished her junior year at Kimball High, ...

National winner in 'What our Flag Means to Me' essay contest

National winner in 'What our Flag Means to Me' essay contest

National winner in 'What our Flag Means to Me' essay contest
Manteca Bulletin
Editor's note: Sharyn Bloudoff, an 11th grader with Castle School (home school) and daughter of Dean and Sharyle Bloudoff was the first place winner in the high school division of the National Flag Day Foundation's 2011 ...

Tracy student receives national scholastic honor

Tracy student receives national scholastic honor

TRACY - The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) Monday announced that John C. Kimball High School student LaRae S. Adams from Tracy, has been selected for membership. The society recognizes top scholars, and invites only those students who have achieved academic excellence. The announcement was made by NSHSS founder and chairman Claes Nobel, a senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.

"On behalf of NSHSS, I am honored to recognize the hard work, sacrifice, and commitment that LaRae has demonstrated to achieve this level of academic excellence," said Nobel. "LaRae is now a member of a unique community of scholars--a community that represents our very best hope for the future."

"Our vision is to build a dynamic international organization that connects members with meaningful content, resources and opportunities," stated NSHSS President James Lewis.

Pros 2 Youth returns for second year

Pros 2 Youth returns for second year

Pros 2 Youth returns for second year
Tracy Press
by Bob Brownne/Tracy Press The Pros 2 Youth event that Tracy High alumnus Matt Overton envisions now benefits from his first year of experience and several more months of planning. “We're just trying to take it up a level,” Overton said of his event, ...

Ripon's Scott named Trans Valley League Pitcher of the Year

Ripon's Scott named Trans Valley League Pitcher of the Year

Ripon's Scott named Trans Valley League Pitcher of the Year
Manteca Bulletin
Ripon High's Justin Scott was voted Pitcher of the Year in the Trans Valley League, after helping the Indians finish second in the conference. League and Sac-Joaquin Section ...

First thing women notice about other women? How fat they are

First thing women notice about other women? How fat they are

If you've ever met a woman that you thought was sizing you up and judging you based on your appearance... you were probably right. A new study shows that women first size you up (literally) and decide whether you're fatter than they are.

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