Trinidad Estrada, left, was one of six people honored at the 20th annual Celebrate Literacy awards luncheon for the Literacy Network of Stanislaus County in Modesto, CA, on Friday, March 8, 2019. At right is Beatrice Martinez, who is Estrada’s program coordinator at the Central Valley Opportunity Center.
Trinidad Estrada, left, was one of six people honored at the 20th annual Celebrate Literacy awards luncheon for the Literacy Network of Stanislaus County in Modesto, CA, on Friday, March 8, 2019. At right is Beatrice Martinez, who is Estrada’s program coordinator at the Central Valley Opportunity Center. Dave Williams Literacy Network of Stanislaus County
Trinidad Estrada, left, was one of six people honored at the 20th annual Celebrate Literacy awards luncheon for the Literacy Network of Stanislaus County in Modesto, CA, on Friday, March 8, 2019. At right is Beatrice Martinez, who is Estrada’s program coordinator at the Central Valley Opportunity Center. Dave Williams Literacy Network of Stanislaus County

John Holland covers breaking news and has been with The Modesto Bee since 2000. He has covered agriculture for the Bee and at newspapers in Sonora and Visalia. He was born and raised in San Francisco and has a journalism degree from UC Berkeley.