He is a familiar voice to thousands of gardening fans and hobbyists alike, and a familiar name. "Bob Tanem in the Garden," the most popular Sunday program on KSFO radio in San Francisco, and the recipient of the prestigious Garden Writers Association of America's award of excellence nationwide for "on air talent" has been entertaining and instructing faithful listeners for 11 years in a row from 7 to 10 a.m. PST.
Mike Mallory's cupboard isn't exactly bare but if you're looking for a Thanksgiving feast complete with turkey, cranberry sauce, potatoes, rolls, and pumpkin pie you may be out of luck if you're among 2,800 struggling families in Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon.
RIPON - The San Joaquin Valley Swiss Echoes will perform their Fall Concert and Dance Saturday, Nov. 5, at the San Joaquin Valley Swiss Club Hall in Ripon, at the corner of East Main Street and Manley Road.
RIPON - The Ripon Oratorio Society will be celebrating the Christmas season with the 66th presentation of Handel's Messiah on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 3 p.m. at the Immanuel Christian Reformed Church, 4th and Orange Streets in Ripon.
MODESTO - All singers are invited to participate in a sing-along performance of Handel's "Messiah," Sunday, Nov. 20, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Trinity United Presbyterian Church, 1600 Carver Road in Modesto. The event is free and open to the public.
MODESTO - "Weird Al" Yankovic, the biggest selling comedy recording artist of all time, will make a stop in Modesto as part of his Alpocalypse tour at the Gallo Center for the Arts on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 8 p.m.