Mr. D's Pizza & Sports Bar sits in a historic brick building near downtown that was once the engine room of one of the largest tanneries on the West Coast.
MODESTO - The Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra (MSYO) presents its season finale concert on Saturday, May 11, at 3 p.m. at Gallo Center for the Arts.
VALLECITO - Twisted Oak Winery opens the 2013 concert series with the Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band under the stars at the winery in Vallecito.
NAPA (AP) - Love the lush and lovely Napa Valley but hate how expensive it can be? You're not the first. In the late 19th century, writer Robert Louis Stevenson moved his honeymoon to the rustic but free setting of an abandoned mining camp when the $10-a-week going rate for Calistoga hotels proved too much for his slender purse.
Earth Day is more than just a day to plant trees, pick up trash, and recycle; it is a time for families and businesses to come together to alter the effects our presence has made on the planet.
April is the month for green living. With Earth Day on April 22, the month is jam-packed with local festivals, volunteer opportunities and kid-friendly events to help mark the 43rd anniversary of the annual appreciation day for the planet.
Andrew and Jackson Brunn will tell you, "it's pretty easy being green. It's habit forming."
"Empaque su basura" reads the sweatshirt hanging in my closet.
LAKEPORT - Sometimes overlooked because of the state's spectacular Pacific coastline, California's fresh-water lakes offer plenty of getaway and vacation opportunities for the state's residents. One longtime favorite is Clear Lake, just a couple hours drive of the San Francisco Bay area.
Of all the food trends to take off during the last decade, taco trucks are perhaps the most popular form of fast food dining in the 209. The taco truck invasion has taken over Valley streets, giving local restaurants some serious competition.
STOCKTON - When it comes to taco trucks, my friend Kevin has his favorite.
JAMESTOWN - Table Mountain is one of the best-kept secrets for a hike that isn't far from home, isn't difficult, isn't crowded and offers a spectacular view of both snow-covered peaks, New Melones lake and the rolling foothills below.
PATTERSON - Looking for an authentic Mexican meal that isn't going to break the bank? Whether you have an appetite for chorizos (Mexican sausage), asada (beef), or even tripa (intestines), Patterson's local taco trucks can supply your needs for just pennies on the dollar.
STOCKTON - Nina Simangan looks over each of her orchids.
MODESTO - Folks looking for a hiking trail in the Central Valley have plenty of rural areas to choose from, and now have a more urban option also. The City of Modesto embarked on a new project designed to transform a piece of history into a physical fitness trail.
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.