FACES & PLACES: Pastor founds ministry, recognized with award

“When I came to the U.S., I came for work. I had never heard of Jesus Christ,” German Gomez said. Read more

Huntley releases book, schedules launch event

Huntley said her book is dedicated to all of the teachers, both natural and spiritual, that Huntley said “God placed in her life to direct ... Read more

FACES & PLACES: Verbena farmers provide produce across state

“We grow just about every kind of vegetable you can think of,” Scott Penton said. “You name it, we grow it.” Read more

Cancer survivor Smith ready for ‘emotional’ 2015 Relay

"I’m a walking testimony for Relay For Life and the American Cancer Society,” Jeannie Smith said. Read more

Walnut Creek’s Hughes to retire from full-time ministry

When Walnut Creek United Methodist Church Pastor Tony Hughes took to the podium for the last Lenten luncheon on April 1, he opened with a ... Read more