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Keeping Swedish culture alive with St. Lucia Day, Tomte

"God Jul Och Ett Gott Nytt Ar!" or in other words, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

November 30, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Carol Swenson’s holiday treat

When Carol Swenson gets together with her close friends at Christmas, she will have a special treat for them. Not exactly out of this world, but pretty close to it.

November 30, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


DEATH VALLEY VACATION

DEATH VALLEY - Hell's Gate. Dante's View. The Funeral Mountains. Coffin Peak. Badwater.

November 30, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


HOLIDAY FUN IN THE 209

Is there a Santa Claus?

November 24, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Manteca, Ripon, Lathrop offers plenty of holiday cheer events

There's plenty to do this holiday season in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop.

November 24, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Holiday parades light up downtown

Christmas in Turlock and Hilmar is all about parades. For Turlock disregard culture is being celebrated in this year's parade, while the Hilmar event will highlight the area's agricultural roots.

November 24, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Christmas cheer in Modesto

The City of Modesto will be offering an entire day full of Christmas cheer as the town presents three distinct celebrations on Dec. 1.

November 24, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Celebrate the holiday season in Stockton

STOCKTON – It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Stockton as the city prepares to host its annual tree lighting ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 5:30 p.m.

November 24, 2012 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


Program makes skiing available to all

No one should be denied a fun, sporty vacation because of a physical or mental condition. For over 25 years, The Winter Skiing Unlimited program has provided many deaf, blind, paraplegic, quadriplegic and developmentally disabled individuals a chance to experience an otherwise missed opportunity: snow skiing.

November 16, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


SKI BEAR

BEAR VALLEY – A light dusting just won't cut it.

November 16, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


A few tips will make the difference for first-time skiers

Winter is just around the corner, and many holiday vacationers plan to head to the ski slopes with their family and friends. But for those who are unfamiliar with riding, there are a few tips to consider.

November 16, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Ice skating & snow tubing in Lathrop? Just drop by ‘The Farm’

LATHROP - The forecast for Thanksgiving weekend in Lathrop: Icy conditions with snow.

November 16, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Snowboarding: A freeing experience

Donald Myers likes The Boys Boys.

November 16, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


YE OLDE SONORA CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL

SONORA - The 38th Anniversary Sonora Christmas Festival takes place Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 23, 24, and 25 at Sonora's Mother Lode Fairgrounds

November 16, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Rising from the ashes

It's been just over one year since Turlock's Carnegie Arts Center rose from the ashes of a fire in 2005 that left it in ruins.

November 09, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


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GETTING A KICK

STOCKTON – Jose's Western Wear has been around for about 40 years.

January 30, 2015 | By VINCE REMBULAT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


A BOOT FOR ANY OCCASION

Although it is corporately owned by a company boasting 166 stores in 26 states, Boot Barn in Turlock does not seem that way, as store manager Brooke Carey strives to provide a one-on-one shopping experience more likened to a small business.

January 30, 2015 | BY ALYSSON AREDAS 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


COWBOY CAPITAL

OAKDALE – The "Cowboy Capital of the World" is Stephenville, Texas.

January 30, 2015 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


NO NEED TO FISH FOR WESTERN WEAR

Bass Pro Shops in Manteca is an outlet for avid outdoors people. But its wide range of male and female apparel lends itself to those who are into the western – that is, cowboy and cowgirl – outfit look. Those choices range from Bass Pro Shops' own line of Redhead boots to a wide selection of accessories such as leather belts and even jewelry that go a long way toward achieving the desired rugged-type look.

January 30, 2015 | By ROSE ALBANO RISSO 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Krier’s supplies social, competitive fun

As manager of Krier's Cards and Comics, John Krier does not just view his store as a place to secure comics books and related merchandise, but as a social hub for friends to gather in a casual gaming environment.

January 23, 2015 | BY ALYSSON AREDAS 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


YOUR FANTASY COME TRUE

The east wall in the parking lot of Athen's Burgers on West Yosemite Avenue in Manteca is a gigantic mural depicting a bucolic, rustic scene aptly titled "Cow-munity."

January 23, 2015 | By ROSE ALBANO RISSO 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


HIS LOVE: IT’S IN THE CARDS

They call them the "Power 9."

January 23, 2015 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Games Etc. offers video tournaments

By VINCE REMBULAT

January 23, 2015 | | LIVING IN 209


Renn helps adults with literacy issues

STOCKTON – It's tough living life with a secret.

January 16, 2015 | By VINCE REMBULAT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Love for books eclipsed only by love for one another

TURLOCK – Both Hanna Renning's and Dieter Renning's love for books sparked at a young age.

January 16, 2015 | By ALYSSON AREDAS 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


‘PAPER IN HAND’

LATHROP – Books were everywhere for Lathrop librarian Suzanne Sutterfield.

January 16, 2015 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Bassett enjoys best of her professional world

MANTECA – The story of Ruthanne Bassett's career journey is a simile of sorts. It turned out to be like a shopping trip to the mall. You go there with a specific item in mind to purchase. But other things grab your attention while you are browsing, and end up settling down on something totally different from what you initially had in mind to buy and go home with that.

January 16, 2015 | By ROSE ALBANO RISSO 209 stafff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Chapter 25

RIPON – Dorothy "Dot" Veltkamp always has a couple of books on her night stand – a woman with a passion for reading since her childhood – has completed more than 25 years as a librarian mostly in Ripon.

January 16, 2015 | By GLENN KAHL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Turlock café & grill offers more than just your average burger

TURLOCK – In an area filled with seemingly endless burger joints for hungry customers to choose from, it may be a difficult task for a mom-and-pop restaurant to stand out. However, AJ's Café and Grill has managed to do just that with their locally and freshly made burgers.

January 09, 2015 | BY ALYSSON AREDAS 209 staff reports | LIVING IN 209


Ripon’s Roadhouse doesn’t yoke around

RIPON – It's a classic burger at the downtown Ripon Roadhouse sure to leave egg yolk running down your fingers and hands with the first bite.

January 09, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | LIVING IN 209


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