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Take in baseball game with dad at Banner Island

STOCKTON - When Banner Island Ballpark opened some eight years ago, I quickly found Home Run Hill to my liking, especially on those warm summer evenings.

June 08, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Calaveras Winegrape Alliance ‘Passport’ event on June 21-23

MURPHYS - Calaveras County has so many things to offer tourists, frog jumping, gold panning, cave tours, golf, boating, antiquing, but wine is one of the largest draws. Visitors may be surprised to find out that vines are hardly a newcomer to Calaveras. The oldest vines in the county are 110-year-old Zinfandel, organically dry-farmed in the old Italian tradition. Today, there are nearly 700 acres of vines and a yearly production of about 275,000 cases--still small compared to many other wine growing regions in California, but growing.

June 08, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


VACATIONING DOWN ON THE FARM

The kids will vote for Disneyland every time but if you want to try something different this year – if only for a night – try stopping at the Seven Sycamores Ranch on your way up or down the San Joaquin Valley. It's a fun destination that will show your youngsters a little about farm life and help them understand the importance of California's agriculture.

June 08, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Dad & son fishing

They never talk about why Opie and Andy are walking down to the fishing hole in the opening credits of the "Andy Griffith Show."

June 08, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Graffiti Weekend

MODESTO – In 1993, cruising was shut down in the city that inspired the movie "American Graffiti."

May 31, 2013 | James Burns | LIVING IN 209


George Lucas making rare appearance in Modesto parade

MODESTO – John Sanders knew the odds were tall when he sent George Lucas an invitation to serve as grand marshal for the American Graffiti Car Show and Festival.

May 31, 2013 | James Burns | LIVING IN 209


Mural captures essence of Manteca cruising days

Frank Vieira is there. So is his best buddy Frank Brazil.

May 31, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


Modesto man mixes his love of classic cars with community service

When Don Harmon hopped in his 1955 red and white Plymouth for the very first time, it was love at first drive. His passion for domestic cars has transcended well over six decades through collecting, remodeling and assembling the classic wheels.

May 31, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


MANTECA FARMERS MARKET

Looking for a midweek respite from your usual evening routine?

May 31, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


Museum starts night tours of signs from Vegas past

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The junked signs that attracted throngs to old Las Vegas have for years gathered dust in a neon boneyard just a few miles from the sleek mega-casinos on the Strip.

May 31, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Ropin’ on the River Rodeo Benefit for free tutoring program this weekend

LATHROP - Give Every Child a Chance is staging the Ropin' on the River Rodeo hosted by Dell'Osso Family Farm today and Sunday.

May 31, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


IT WAS BUMPER-TO-BUMPER

MODESTO - Before there was American Graffiti there was Louie Wyrsch.

May 31, 2013 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


HOME-STYLE RACING

STOCKTON – He's revived asphalt racing in San Joaquin County, introduced a dirt track to its fans and may one day lay down a drag strip.

May 24, 2013 | James Burns | LIVING IN 209


Turlock racer follows in his dad’s footsteps

Mike Drake grew up with dreams of becoming a race car driver. The allure of finely tuned machines, high speeds, and cheering fans excites most young boys, but the source of Drake's racing dreams didn't stem from TV or the movies, it came from watching his father circle the track at the Merced Speedway.

May 24, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


It’ll be a real drag at Lodi’s Kingdon Airport in September

LODI – Back in the 1970s, Kingdon Drags was the place where Corvettes, Challengers, GTOs, Camaros, Firebirds, Mustangs and other muscle and fast cars of those days were in abundance.

May 24, 2013 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


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Fireworks? At Christmas?

MODESTO – What's better than piling the family into the car, turning up the heater, and driving around to see which houses have gone all-out ...

December 09, 2016 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


Christmas Tree Lanes

As one of the city's most beloved traditions, Turlock's Christmas Tree Lane has served as a perfect way to kick off the holiday ...

December 09, 2016 | BY ALYSSON AREDAS Living in 209 | LIVING IN 209


HOLIDAYS ON THE FARM

Toss aside the Wii. Forget Space Mountain. This is the real deal, well except for the snow. It's manmade.

December 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


Lighting up Lathrop for season

LATHROP – There are those who hang Christmas lights because they enjoy the festive atmosphere that it brings to the neighborhood.

December 09, 2016 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


Stockton shines during Christmas

Stockton may not have an official Christmas Tree Lane, but there are plenty of places around town to see some spectacular light shows.

December 09, 2016 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


Sonora’s golden Christmas touch

SONORA - Sonora in the heart of the Gold Country with its historic main street and its colorful mom and pop stores along with many bed ...

November 18, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | LIVING IN 209


Christmas: A San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO – There are some people who will wait days just to get their hands on one electronic item that's available for blowout prices.

November 18, 2016 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


Unique shopping in Old Sacramento

It's always Christmas at this one shop in historic Old Sacramento.

November 18, 2016 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


YOSEMITE IN NOVEMBER

YOSEMITE VALLEY - November is a magical month in Yosemite Valley.

November 11, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


THE DELTA’S FALL DELIGHTS

Don't let the unusually comfortable temperatures fool you.

November 11, 2016 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


Sierra picnic areas & restaurants

Many Bay Area folks head for the Sierra foothills in search of a picnic area to spend a one day trip to find the perfect ...

November 11, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | LIVING IN 209


Garden patio adds charm to Lodi stop

LODI – From the outside, Jeremy Wine Company in the historic downtown looks quite unassuming.

November 11, 2016 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


Fall in love with fall at Stanislaus State

Although recent summer-like temperatures may not always show it, fall is officially here and the best place to enjoy it is at Stanislaus State in ...

November 11, 2016 | BY ALYSSON AREDAS Living in 209 | LIVING IN 209


Hilmar Cheese Company offers unique alternative to traditional pie for Thanksgiving

Forget everything you know about traditional pies this holiday season because Hilmar Cheese Company is switching up those very traditions with its very own unique ...

November 04, 2016 | BY ALYSSON AREDAS Living in 209 | LIVING IN 209


THE MANTECA PIE GUY

When people think Thanksgiving they always think about turkey and stuffing and cranberry sauce and corn and mashed potatoes and all of the other fixings ...

November 04, 2016 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


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