Katie Braddock (left) anticipates the return of her husand, Lt. Commander Scott Commander, of the Strike Fighter Squadron 154 (Black Knights) with her daughter, Grace, 4, and family friend Amelia Meason, 3, at the Lemoore Naval Air Station. Three squadrons of 800 sailors returned after being away for nearly 8 months.
Vincente Lopez comforts his son, Angel, 2, as they wait in line with almost 3000 people for The Worship Centre’s day of service with coats, food, toys, free medical service and a 20 minute worship service at the church in Fowler.
Dave Navarro, of Fresno, takes in the scenery while taking a break from riding in a cycling event at Woodward Park. The event hosted several different road rides and mountain bike races and a BMX track. Various vendors also participated from the world of cycling including information booths, demo bikes, clinics, and food.
Sandra Ramirez, 15, and Carlos, 18, share notes as they partake in Washington Union’s Poetry Night.
Seiji Shinkawa, 5, contemplates his strategy before taking on sumo wrestler Dirk Sommers during the Sumo Extravaganza at the Fresno Buddhist Temple Annex. The Extravaganza included history and training of sumo wrestling from five sumo wrestlers, an autograph session, and demonstrations between the wrestlers.
The Brewer family gathers at the Stockton youth correctional facility to commemorate the anniversary of Dyron Brewer who died at the facility.
Jim Turnbough, of Porterville, plays with his foster dog, Tanga, as Tanga goes up for adoption at the Valley Oaks SPCA 1st Pet Adoption Day for Dinuba.
California High School’s Dmitry Kislyuk takes a moment to rest following the Division I boys’ race of the 2007 State Championships at Woodward Park.
Shawn Klarcyk, of Porterville, receives some tough competition from David “Kid Dynamite” Espinoza during the 5 Round PFC Bantamweight World Title Fight at Tachi Palace and Casino.
Cyclists clear Devil’s Elbow while riding to the top of Mount Diablo during the Mount Diablo Challenge in Danville.
Buchanan’s Hilary Whelen (5) attempts to maintain control of the ball during the Central Section Water Polo Championships with Clovis West at El Diamante High School.
Bullard’s Angelica Adam, of the City All-Stars, slides safely into third as Firebaugh’s Megan Patlan, of the County All-Stars, tries to a glove on the ball during the game at Buchanan High School in Clovis.
Brelle De Groot (middle) receives a hug from Jessica Monteiro as Amber Nederend hangs onto their trophy for winning the Southern Regional Championships at Central Valley Christian.
Mt. Whitney baseball team members celebrate their win over San Joaquin Memorial at Mt. Whitney High School.
Soo-Yun Kang reacts to her eagle on the 18th fairway during the 2005 LPGA Safeway International golf tournament at the Superstition Golf and Country Club.