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L O C A L V I B I N G | IN·AU·GU·RAL ISSUE 2022 G FNGRZ is a well known artist in the 209 and beyond. He was born and raised in Stockton. but his family is originally from Guanajuato, Mexico. “I was always into art as a kid but I really caught a love for it when I got introduced to the world of graffiti in middle school. As I grew with it through the years I discovered the art of calligraphy my senior year in high school. Since then I’ve been constantly practicing and researching how it is expressed in different cultures around the world”.

“My creative artistic background is rooted in graffiti art. It shaped me build a deep understanding for lettering which allowed for calligraphy to come into my life organically”.

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G FNGRZ has been a student of lettering for more than 10 years now. But, his immediate inspiration for art and love for lettering derives from the culture of graffiti. This spark has given him a hunger for creating respected murals and business signs around town for the sake of the art of lettering. YOU CAN CAN GET INFO AT :

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y name is Jesse Hernandez and my wife and I, Genesis Soto, are the proud owners of Michelada Mix El Cejas, llc. We are both born and raised in Stockton, CA. We have two amazing kids and one on it’s way (spoiler alert). “I come from a sales background”. When we started Michelada Mix El Cejas, I was

selling flooring for a company out in the bay area. Genesis at the time was a stay home wife. She comes from a customer service background working for many years for a tactical footwear company. Although we both come from two different industries, we’ve always had the same goal in life. To build a successful brand.

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El Cejas details:

Michelada Mix El Cejas began Summer of 2015 when Jesse Hernandez began a small pop up stand outside his family’s restaurant, Fiesta Mexicana, in south Stockton. The idea started with fruit cups and snow cones to make extra money after his son was born. That soon turned into offering virgin micheladas. Once summer was over and it was time to close the stand, and due to popular demand, Jesse received several requests to continue to sell the michelada mix so he did just that, making a batch every Friday for the weekend. As time went on, the demand for the weekly Friday batch continued to increase. Eventually he came up with new ideas to bring more people to the stand. His wife rose to the occasion with a family recipe from Sinaloa that included ceviche. It was a big hit. Jesse and his wife, Genesis Soto, would continue the pop up until the summer of 2019 when they made the investment to take a leap into mass production. 22

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“We had been formulating our michelada recipe for over a year and finally we felt excited about settling with a recipe we felt was close enough to our home-made recipe. We started off with first introducing the michelada cup with a pre-rimmed cup with a chili powder packet inside. This was a strategic move on our end. The michelada cup was a more economic product line. We could wholesale at a cheaper scale and retail at a decent price. Our model was never to make a lot of money at the beginning. It was simply just to make it. Michelada Mix was an industry that was fairly new. Typical in the touristic parts of Mexico, but there was not much competition as far as mass production went. Having a successful product as the michelada cup, we were hoping vendors would be open to the idea of Michelada Mix instead of using just a base like Clamato or any other brands out there. All our savings went to the mass production of the mix. Our first production run was about 4,000 bottles, about 6 pallets which was the minimum. We sold all 6 pallets in a week. This was just the beginning”. Today Michealda Mix El Cejas is far more than just michelada mix and cups. They have since created different flavored mixes and candies. “We’ve expanded our product line to rimmers and gummies. Today we are in more than 1500 accounts. Ranging from Sacramento to Fresno. We are grateful for our success thus far. We are proud Stocktonians and we are extremely excited for our journey ahead of us”. El Cejas Michelada Mix can be found in supermarkets throughout the 209 and beyond south Stockton where it all started. FOR MORE INFO:

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equila Pacheco, is a locally founded business located in Stockton by Marco Pacheco. He says his motivation was to bring a smooth tasting, yet affordable tequila to consumers. He wanted more from his tequila than what was currently being sold on the market so he sought after a tequila that would be affordable yet a smooth tasting premium high-end product, while still looking stylish in a bar.

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filtered completely for clarity and be particle free, while leaving a pleasant taste. It took quite a few samples for each tequila type until his standards were met. Only then was Marco willing to put his name on the product and begin his journey of promoting his new 100% blue agave tequila and taking it to market.

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Pacheco was so committed to his dream he took out large loans to invest in his new tequila. He then flew down to Tequila, Jalisco to visit distilleries. He started with taste testing a few dozen tequila samples with his criteria being that the tequila needed to have a smooth finish,

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You can currently find where his new tequila is sold being by clicking on “Store Locations” on his website with more locations coming soon he says. In addition to selling tequila he also has merchandise for sale on his online store. The selection of Pacheco 1988 tequilas range from blanco, reposado, añejo, extra añejo, and the new cristalino, which is a clear añejo. For more info visit pachecotequila.com.


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udvillain is the newest album released by one of the 209’s hip hop pioneers, Ren da Heat Monsta of the Dona Clik. The album has several guest features on it including Andre Nickatina, Stockton’s own Ben Kaos, Swift Homicide, Peebodie, Lil Man (also of the Doja Clik), Sacramento’s C.O.S. from Brotha Lynch’s crew MadeSicc, and up and coming L.A. Artist named Trizz on it! It’s definitely has a west coast 90’s vibe and was entirely produced by Ren da Heat Monsta. “The album cover shows me walking over the El Dorado overpass rocking a custom Mudville jersey by Motec, while the city looks left in turmoil behind me reflecting the conditions of the city. It’s a grimy Stockton album where the cover matches the music”, said Ren. While sticking to his Doja and 209 roots, he has expanded into creating and networking and representing Stockton all over Las Vegas as he splits his time now between both cities and states.

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had the opportunity of visiting Gabriel Flores Jr at his Top Rank gym in Las Vegas to witness him in action as he trained. He’s quick. Poised. Has great footwork. And intense. He’s also well mannered, humble, and gives back to his hometown of Stockton, California every chance he gets. Watching his fights, the city is a familiar theme as he carries it on his back, and on his trunks, into the ring for every fight. At 21 years old, the 20-1 Super Feather Weight has been boxing professionally since 2017, 4 days after turning 17 years old, and is the youngest to ever sign a contract with Top Rank at just 16 years old. He is the most recent boxing star to come out of Stockton, also known in the boxing world as Fat City after a book and movie about boxing in the city of the same title. The historic nickname for the city is also Mudville for its gritty reality going back to the 18th century. He’s fought live on ESPN, has 7 KO’s, and is the only one in Stockton’s history to sell out the Stockton Arena other than legendary Mexican singer

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Vicente Fernandez. His success has been meteoric and inspirational. Much has been written about the young fighter and his rise. But, often overlooked is the perhaps the single greatest factor in that success- his father. Gabriel Flores senior is also born and raised in Stockton. To understand him is to get a clearer picture of the driving force behind Jr’s rise. In speaking with him it became clear that his own circumstances and challenges, as well as philosophy and intelligence have served his rising star of a son well. “This shit’s premeditated. This didn’t just happen. We planned this. I planned this. It’s not luck. We hustle our asses off. That’s why we say, ‘All hustle. No luck’”, Flores says as his young fighter wraps his hands for a training session. Before Jr, as he calls him, starting dominating opponents in the ring, Flores senior or “Pops”, as Jr refers to him, was overcoming his own battles in the mean streets of Mudville. “I came from the streets. I grew up in the streets. My pops worked long hours out of town so


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I ran the streets and I had to learn how to survive. Sometimes I didn’t have things so I had to hustle. I’m a hustler. So I always had that mentality to win”, Flores details when asked about his combination of both boxing acumen and his savvy for business. He says much of what he’s learned in the boxing game is the result of observing and establishing relationships with others as well as being humble enough to reach out to learn from others who are successful. “As Jr started boxing, I watched everything. There was this dude in DC, he brought fourteen kids to Nationals. Twelve of them won. Other coaches were like, ‘ah that’s luck’. They were just being haters. That’s not luck. I see things for what they are. I walked right up to dude and said congratulations. I started watching his boys. Hitting him up asking him questions. Observed the ones that weren’t just winning, but dominating. Noticed they all had the same things in common. Balance, footwork, counter punching, good movements, good defense. That’s the basis to him. That’s Gabriel”. He spent years observing and learning. He took those lessons as well as the ones he learned from the streets and infused them in his son. Training him to be a better fighter. Flores senior says his father got him into boxing at a young age, watching bouts together on TV. His father even had boxing matches of his own in Mexico. He also says his older brother, Jesse, began boxing

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and would take him with him to the gym where he learned to hit bags and other skills. But his main tests would come in the streets as his brothers would force him to fight other kids when he was 9 years old. “I was just a kid. I didn’t know any better. We used to play G. I. Joe and Cobra, but we’d start fighting for real. Then gangs came around”. As a result of involvement with street gangs Flores senior says he had between 50 and 60 street fights as a kid. “I was getting down. And that shit prepared me for anything. I was fighting big ass dudes and I had to be smart. Use my speed. Use my smartness. So I taught him to do the same thing. I started teaching him”. It wasn’t just fighting skills Flores senior would teach his son, he also did a great job teaching him how to function in the business of boxing. “I always taught him to be different. If you wanna make money, you gotta know how to talk. This is a business. When we signed with Top Rank that’s one of the first things they told us. ‘Your son can fight and he’s a great looking kid, but you know this is show business’. And that’s all he needed to tell me”. In addition to the business of boxing Flores senior also raised Jr to be a good person. “I just raise him to be real. Just try to be a humble, nice kid, and don’t ever forget where you come from. There’s do’s and there’s don’ts. Stay away from the don’ts. I always put him up on game. Every experience I had, I shared with him… What glues all this together is that I loved him. I didn’t love him just for boxing. We went to the movies together. He slept with me ‘til he was like 10. We were

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real close. That’s my only blood son. So I took him everywhere with me. We always had a good relationship. So whenever I talked shit to him or corrected him and it was a lil extra, he understood that it was for his own good. I’m the last one that wants to see him get hurt in the ring. So what am I gonna do? I’m gonna do my job the best way that I can. That’s why we’re with Top Rank. That’s why we got J Prince. That’s why I’m so hard on him”. Flores senior has definitely made power moves for his son, which include signing with Top Rank and hip hop icon and entertainment mogul J Prince. Those are the most noticeable moves, but there’s also smaller ones that go unnoticed including down to who’s part of the training team, photographer, videographer, etc. This is the result of another important lesson Flores senior says he’s learned, “Keep good people around you. You can’t do it by yourself. I was smart enough to learn. You gotta learn. You gotta network with the right people. Now I get to call J Prince anytime I want and ask him buisness questions. Jr was on FaceTime the other day with Drake. I put myself in the right circle. That’s a big part of it… your team has to be strong. I tried to build the biggest strongest team possible. We’re trying to put him in the best position to win. Not win a world title. Not two. We need five, six of those. We need that. I’m looking at him to be a boxing icon. Why not? Just ‘cause he’s from Stockton? I always had that in my mind, we can do whatever we want. Once we made it this far, you can push. Everything else is up to you. Some people get content. He could win a world title and say ‘ah pops you did good, let’s just buy these houses and just chill’. Nah bro, that’s not what we’re here


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for. We’re here to take everything and represent the city ‘cause that’s what made me. I’m always gonna represent ‘cause I always go back to say, ‘I woulda never been shit without all the things I went through’. It built my mindset. It made me strong. I been through the shit. And that’s where my gratitude comes from. We love the city back. We’re grateful”. Flores seniors’s ambitions for his son are deliberate and stratospheric. He has created levels of expectations for himself, his son, and his team that are reinforced with a culture of hard work and results. “I worked my ass off. This is my life. I put my whole life into him. We did this together”, he says as Jr begins hitting bags. Of his father, Jr smiles and says, “he’s a perfectionist”. Even the smallest details matter as Flores senior acknowledges the nature and danger of boxing. Mistakes are not only the enemy of victory, but can get a fighter hurt in the ring. Flores senior also looks at his approach as necessary to obtain the set goals including achieving greatness. “Greatness requires sacrifice. If you wanna win, it costs to be the boss. You wanna be that dude? Ok, let’s see. Most people say they want something, but they just kinda want it. They’re full of shit ‘cause if they want it they’ll go get it. Or find a way to get it. That’s always been my mindset and I taught Jr the same thing”. That mindset combined with a strong work ethic and high expectations are the foundation of their “all hustle, no luck” philosophy and have taken Gabriel Flores Jr on a path to success. The father and son duo have already accomplished a lot in a short amount of time, at least to the untrained eye. But the reality is they have been at this since Jr was just 7 years old. They’re not just manager and protégée. 38

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Coach and athlete. First and foremost they’re father and son who have grown together on their amazing journey. As for the fatherhood component, I asked Flores senior how proud he was as a father of Jr and his accomplishments. “Extremely proud. I might not show it all the time because there’s still a lot of work to do. I’ve always kept a poker face kind of, but he knows that I’m proud. But, I expect more. This is the beginning so I can’t tell you ‘cause we’re not done yet. As of now of course I’m proud, but I see so much potential in the kid. And with all the tools we got sky’s the limit”.


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ucked away in the grape vineyards of Lodi is a jewel of a small family owned winery called Harmony Wynelands. Its owner, Shaun MacKay, like the boutique winery, is not your average wine maker. Born and raised in Stockton, MacKay took an unconventional path that eventually led him to the vineyards of San Joaquin County. Shaun grew up in Stockton, playing baseball at Edison and St Mary’s High Schools before attending University of California Santa Barbara. He also attended UC Davis to learn more about the process, science, and art of making wine. This knowledge and experience led him to create one of their featured wines called “Pipe Dreams”; inspired by his love of surfing in Hawaii before finding his way back to Lodi, California’s rich soils and unique microclimate that are perfect for creating world class wines. It also is a unique double entendre that refers to the massive Robert Morton pipe organ featured in the tasting room at the winery, which doubles as an organ studio. 30 wide by 60 long with a 30 high beam ceiling, the studio/tasting room also has guest quarters for visiting artists. The organ originally came from the San Francisco

Castro Theatre. It is as spectacular to look at as it is to hear. Harmony Wynlands is a first generation winery opened in 2000. Bob and Linda Hartzell transformed their 20 acre vineyard estate into a family winery, wedding & event venue nestled in the middle of their “old vine” Zinfandel vineyard. The name Wynlands actually means Vineyards in South Africa where Linda was inspired to pursue her dream after a trip their. The name Harmony not only reflects the spiritual philosophy of the owners, but also denotes the Harmony Grove District in east Lodi where the winery is located.

MacKay’s signature Pipe Dreams creation was first released in 2012. We had the grand pleasure of visiting Shaun and his family at Harmony Wynlands as they were in the process of making the wine. We got to witness first hand the amount of work that goes into it and the magic of how the grapes are harvested,

processed, as well as tasting and enjoying the final product in the amazing tasting room. Their featured award winning wines are 2016 Reisling, 2016 Chardonnay, Rosé, GMA Rhone Blend, 2015 Alicante Bouschet, 2016 Old Vine Zinfandel, Zinsation Desert Wine, California Sparkling, and of course Pipe Dreams. When asked why he enjoys the wine making life Shaun says, “My hope is that by learning more, people will continue supporting our local artisan wineries and get more exposed to the agriculture and farming culture of the San Joaquin Valley. This is my main drive and goal as a small family business here in the 209. I dream of Stocktonians knowing more about our deep rooted history of farmers, grape growers and winemakers. We welcome visitors from around the world, but most cherish our most local customers.”

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tockton’s Finest Clothing Co. was founded by Alexis E. Cueto (also known as Lex). Lex is a Stockton native, female entrepreneur that is passionate about uplifting her community and advocating for positive change. Stockton’s Finest hopes to inspire change to continue uplifting the city for all women, men and children. Stockton’s Finest has created a brand that supports and sponsors city athletes as it highlights community members and advocates that align with Stockton’s Finest vision and mission. Stockton’s Finest organizes a yearly golf tournament to fundraise for athlete sponsorships. We cordially invite you to attend our 3rd. Annual Golf Tournament on Sunday May 29th, 2022 at Oakmoore Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you join us in our effort towards positive change as we inspire our youth and community members to become the Finest in everything they do in life.

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Turkey Sandwich, Key Lime Pie, Banana Bread at House of Shaw. 227 Dorris Pl., Stockton

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idgley’s Public House in Lincoln Center is famous in the 209 and beyond for its “American-fusion” paired with fine wines and spirits. Although not always on the menu, Chef Midgley’s incredible version of chicken fried steak is just one perfect example of his ability to take everyday American fare and take it to a next level, unforgettable culinary experience. Chef Michael Midgley is a California Culinary Academy alumni who is arguably best well known for being a contestant on Bravo’s “Top Chef” and the winner of the Food Network’s “Cut Throat Kitchen”. Michael, his wife and business partner Laci, and their three children live in Stockton. “Life here has been great. The community is great and always shows support. I’m glad to always give back”. In order to reach celebrity chef status, Chef Michael had to work hard, overcome adversity and be willing to face the possibility of failure. This can-do, positive attitude has led to many accomplishments and accolades. But his biggest challenge came in when Chef Midgley learned in March 2021 that he had throat cancer. “I almost made it to elevator at Kaiser when I got inside and I was by myself and started crying”, he says upon hearing the diagnosis. Midgley then had to undergo extensive treatment of chemotherapy and radiation for seven weeks. The treatment of radiation was 209 VIBES MAGAZINE | IN·AU·GU·RAL ISSUE 2022

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I didn’t have a clue how much I meant to some people. The support was humbling and overwhelming. I am winning for now and that’s only because the 209 wouldn’t let me lose. And it was even more than that, I got props from all over the world; fans of shows I have been on . Messages people sent telling me I inspired them. I couldn’t believe it bro. Best town in the USA. Stockton saved me”.

five days a week. After seven weeks of the treatment that caused him to lose 100 pounds, he was told amazingly there were no more signs of cancer. When asked how he kept his spirits up and who he credits with helping him stay strong during the fight of his life he says, “My family and the whole 209. I couldn’t even name all the people that were praying for me.

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One of the side affects he says he suffered was the loss of his taste and smell. “I can no longer really taste or smell food like I could before. As a chef, this can be devastating. But the recipes I have developed over the years are solid, and our great team knows what to do so it still works”. It appears Chef Midgley’s uncommon approach to challenges is what sets Midgley’s Public House apart. If you are ever in the mood for their great food and atmosphere, Midgley’s is located 296 Lincoln Center, Stockton.


Marcos Ambriz

A born-and-raised Stockton local, Marcos Ambriz has been making music since the age of 15 but eventually pivoted his focus to cultivating and promoting local talent. Today, with over 30 years of experience, his ever-growing roster of artists includes Bandas, Grupos Norteños, DJs, and Mariachis, among others. Whether you’re booking for a private party, a nightclub, or a public event, Ambriz is the valley’s go-to resource for connecting you with the best talent for any occasion.

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ocated in historic Woodbridge sits the rustic industrial themed Oddfellows Tavern. Whether it is the exposed brick, or the left-over relics from Oddfellows Tavern time as an original Odd Fellows hall pre-World War I California, the highly unique décor is sure to eliminate any lulls in conversation. Oddfellows Tavern boasts their own locally sourced ingredients from local farms that grows many of the herbs and vegetables served daily as well as an in-house bakery that produces the freshest savory and sweet baked goods throughout the day. Local favorites include lamb lollipops, fresh fish from the docks of San Francisco, Steaks finished on a char boiler, and a cheeseburger that is hand formed. Not to be outdone by the kitchen, the bar makes hand crafted cocktails with fresh citrus and herbs, a good selection of single malt scotches, and deep wine list. The outside patio is set off with a beautiful firepit that warms a cool night and allows for outside seating nearly year-round. The upstairs banquet room has made 209 VIBES MAGAZINE | IN·AU·GU·RAL ISSUE 2022

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Oddfellows Tavern a favorite destination for wine dinners and special events. Local lore has maintained the belief that Oddfellows Tavern is haunted. There is supposedly a life size painting by renowned artist Robert Kelly that captures what the ghost looks like in the main dining room. Oddfellows Tavern was featured on Ghost Hunters, an American paranormal and reality television series. Oddfellows Tavern has been known to have special ghost dinners that begin after the restaurant closes and includes tour with the lights off.


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ouse of Shaw serves delicious espresso drinks, hand crafted homemade desserts, and signature artisan beers and wines. House of Shaw has both indoor and outdoor seating at their popular sidewalk cafe in the heart of the Miracle Mile. Their Espresso, Cappuccino, Lentil Soup, Turkey Havarti Sandwich, Tuna in a pocket, bagels done with all the fixings are all great to try. This authentic

European cafe also serves homemade French bakery delectable items, which is the perfect pair for your coffee. There is a reason this Cafe has lasted fifty years - QUALITY!

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