It's safe to say that tattoo parlors have always had a bit of a social stigma related to them. In pop culture, they have been associated with a sense of grunginess, anti authority, and a 'get out of the way of my custom Harley or get run over,' kind of feel.
SANTA ROSA - There are sounds of the jungle just outside your tent's thin canvas walls, the incessant birds, the occasional shriek by creature unknown, the rustling of trees. You're frozen in place under your warm blankets not anxious to stick your head out of the tent door because you don't know what might happen to lunge at you from the darkness. It sure would be good to have that bear gun cocked and loaded but, of course, you don't.
STOCKTON - The Stockton Symphony opens its 2013-14 season on Sept. 21 with its Autumn Pops, featuring a breathless virtuoso fiddle performance by an original star of Riverdance, Eileen Ivers. Known for her electrifying concerts that bring audiences to their feet, Ivers is joined by her ensemble, Immigrant Soul, local Irish dancers, and the Stockton Symphony.
Twisted Oak Winery Twisted Folk Concert Series tonight presents the unique and legendary Jeffery Broussard and the Creole Cowboys.
ISLETON – Blink and you'll miss it.
STOCKTON - During the Asparagus Festival, downtown Stockton's signature event, folks with watercrafts can avoid the hassles of driving by docking along the Deep Water Channel.
With a thousand miles of inland waterways, the San Joaquin-Sacramento Delta is a boater's paradise. But whether you're an avid boater or not, the Delta offers a unique getaway experience for anyone looking for an adventurous way to enjoy all that California has to offer.
YOSEMITE - Visiting Yosemite Valley in the summer is often as pleasant as getting stuck in a traffic jam in Los Angeles.
When the alarm bells and whistles sounded to alert the community of a fire in the early 1900s, firefighters rallied by pulling carts and hand-pumped fire engines. A glimpse into that era of firefighting will come to the Turlock fairgrounds on Aug. 3 as dozens of firefighters gather with antique equipment for the purpose of competition at the 30th annual Stanislaus County Fire Muster.
NEW YORK (AP) - They're often drunken and controlling, weepy and abusive, but you won't have all those bridezillas to kick around come November.
On the surface, Heather Elkins' investment decision seemed questionable.
When Kody Moret wakes up every morning, he, like 83 percent of his fellow Americans, drinks a cup of joe.
It's no secret. Americans have a love affair with coffee. Whether it's the aroma of a brewing pot of joe or the first bitter mouthful in the morning, coffee has become the world's most popular consumed beverage.
Jake's is probably the best kept secret from travelers on Highway 99 when they are hoping for a short but relaxing break from the monotony of the roadway where they can enjoy the best in sandwiches, coffee, tea and conversation.
It prides itself as a Greek mom-and-pop's store and dining destination. But there's more to Tony & Mrs. K's Bakery-Café on East Yosemite Avenue in Manteca just a stone's throw from historic Spreckel's shopping center.
It would serve as an injustice to give a tour of the Turlock community without visiting the campus of Stanislaus State.
If you want to get a sense for Manteca and its history, economy, place in the world and social fabric all you have to do ...
Manteca's murals are designed to give visitors, newcomers and longtime residents alike an insight into the community's culture, history, and economy. There are ...
A new public art piece just surfaced at the DeCarli Plaza in downtown Stockton entitled "Anchored."
MODESTO – So you have some friends in town and you want to show them some of the best public art that the San Joaquin Valley ...
I love every writing assignment I am given but every once in a while I receive an extra perk to an assignment that makes it ...
One need not look much further than the corner of East F Street and First Avenue in Oakdale to find the perfect fixin's in ...
There is a landmark in Riverbank that has been on the corner of Atchison and Second Street since 1945 known as Nifty's Restaurant where ...
Auto enthusiasts, breakfast fanatics and fans of the fabulous 50s have the perfect place to gather at Hot Rod Diner in Turlock and Hilmar.
MODESTO – They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.
Two restaurants in Ripon are the "people's choice" for breakfast opening before dawn every morning of the week – Frank's Place and My Garden ...
Sam's Cafe in Stockton is reminiscent of one of those greasy spoons in a television sitcom.
Ruben Andujo owner of Andylu Nutrition and Fitness is all about helping people develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
With the start of the New Year, it's natural to set new goals-and if fitness is one of them then Venture Fitness can ...
Bikram yoga may not be for everyone.