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And the "Kids Reading to Pets" Sweepstakes Contest Winner is...

And the "Kids Reading to Pets" Sweepstakes Contest Winner is...

Last month News10 My Neighborhood gave a shout out to our communities and ask you to send us a picture of a child reading to a pet. The pictures were then put into our photo gallery article and the names were submitted into our random drawing, where the winner was to receive a prize.

PHOTOS: Kids Reading to Pets

This contest was part of News10's Reading Connects campaign, which is our effort at improving the literacy rate in our area.

Research has shown that children's reading skills improve when they read to their pets, hence the inspiration for this contest.

The winner of our "Kids Reading to Pets" sweepstakes contest random drawing was Jill, who submitted a picture of her son, Devin, reading to his dog, Jake.

Devin was around a year old when the

#73 of 100 Reasons to Smile in Stockton, California

#73 of 100 Reasons to Smile in Stockton, California

It’s National Library Week, and what better time is there to celebrate our Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library?  With four locations in Stockton alone (Angelou, Cesar Chavez,Troke and Weston Ranch) and branches throughout San Joaquin county....