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Manteca: One heavy name

Ok, Ok. So Manteca means lard in Spanish.

March 02, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


A touch of Irish in Turlock

As a modern American, it is rather difficult to imagine the sorts of things that might concern the first settlers of the Turlock area back in the distant year of 1867. It may seem as though there would be countless problems with forming a town from nothing, but two issues dominated the thoughts of those struggling to farm their land: water, and the railroad.

March 02, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


When Ralston declined the honor, they named Modesto for his modesty

What's in a name? In Stanislaus County, pioneering history.

March 02, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Yosemite: A killer name for a national park

YOSEMITE -- More than a century after his death, the world hasn't stopped talking about Dr. Lafayette Bunnell's most important diagnosis.

March 02, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Names in the 209: Stockton, Lodi, Ripon and SJ River

What's in a name?

March 02, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Sonora got its name from miners who came from Sonora, Mexico

SONORA - You know you're in Sonora, California, when you see "The Red Church." At least, that is true to a lot of visitors to this historic Gold Country town in the foothills. That's also the nickname that locals simply use to describe this photogenic circa-1860 house of worship for the very obvious reason, and why it's a favorite photographic subject of many a camera-toting tourist.

March 02, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


River crossing inspires name for Lockeford

What's in a name?

March 02, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Caswell Memorial State Park named for landowner

RIPON – From its plush riparian jungle, warm summers and cool waters, Caswell Memorial State Park has long been a place of discovery, recreation and escape.

March 02, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


HIKING AMONG GIANTS

BOULDER CREEK - If you're looking for just a hike, stay away from the Big Basin Redwoods State Park.

March 01, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


‘Stepping Stone’ town of Escalon lies in the heart of lush agricultural lands

In the middle of scenic agricultural lands and open spaces in the Central Valley lies the city of Escalon, home to 7,206 residents.

March 01, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Knights ferry was almost Dentville

KNIGHTS FERRY – When the mercury climbs and the cold river beckons, most find their way here.

March 01, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Manteca Historical Society’s annual Gourmet Sampler set for March 10

The annual Gourmet Sampler hosted by the Manteca Historical Society and Friends of the Museum is on tap for Sunday, March 10, at the Manteca Senior Center.

March 01, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Rookies Pub & Grill hosts Nashville country recording artist Buck Ford

A taste of Nashville is coming to Manteca tonight – by way of Vacaville.

March 01, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


TIME FOR ‘BOARD’ MEETINGS

Skateboarding was born in the 1950s when surfers wanted to bring the ocean to the streets. The term "sidewalk surf" became the norm by the 1970s and rose rapidly to what it is today.

February 22, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


THREE PLACES TO SKATE

• WHAT: Curt Pernice Skate Park

February 22, 2013 | | 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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