Salinas, CA – Beginning in the summer of 1992, Mary Jane Nee and her father Jim Nee of Santa Cruz set out on a cross country bike ride. They aimed to spend two weeks on the ride every summer until they made it from coast to coast. Along the way, they discovered it's the little things in life that can keep you going.
Salinas, CA – The power of kindness changed Alex Urciuoli's life. In an interview with his wife Angela, he talks about his second grade teacher. He remembers her as an always positive, grandmotherly woman who had the greatest impact on his life when he reached the third grade.
Watsonville, CA – If owning a home is the American Dream, then Lauro and Yolanda Navarro have lived the dream three times over. They bought their first home in Watsonville in the 1980s and then the couple inherited a second home. But the dream turned into a nightmare when they leveraged both those homes to build the house they live in today.
They are facing foreclosure because of a series of events: a bank dispute, costly legal battle with their contractor and job loss.