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 respite at the end of their week. Some will make an arbitrary stop at the Burgess Family Jack Tone Fruit Stand at Highway 120 where they can stock up on fruits and vegetables and also find countless homemade pies to add to their menu.
LODI – From the outside, Jeremy Wine Company in the historic downtown looks quite unassuming.
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 Turlock.
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 Cheese Pie.
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 that go alongside the big family meal.
STOCKTON - The Fruit Bowl at 8767 E. Waterloo Rd. is getting ready for pie season.
The San Joaquin Valley - the most productive farming region on the planet - is America's food basket.
Five days a week, a small fleet of the United Samaritans Foundation's Daily Bread Mobile Lunch Program food trucks make their way across Stanislaus County to distribute food to people in need – an endeavor the nonprofit has selflessly carried out for over two decades.
While post people think of family feasts as the holidays approach, there are plenty of people among us that have to worry every night about where their next meal is going to come from.
Our Lady of Guadalupe is currently in need of donations for the food pantry.
So you need a place to relax and do some work?
After opening earlier this year, Cafe Rome in downtown Turlock not only provides the community with a place to get a taste of Middle Eastern culture, but a "second home" for people to hang out and get work done.
The Ripon Café – formerly known as Jake's Coffee Shop – in the Schemper's Shopping Center at the corner of Main Street and Wilma Avenue is a favorite "hangout" for young and old who often make use of its Wi-Fi connection.
What is orange, round and 10 feet in diameter that can get a 60-year-old farmer that's 6-foot-2 and 205 pounds and arguably the biggest kid in Lathrop to the edge of his corn field without walking, driving, running, bicycling or even flying?
MODESTO – So you've got your costume picked out and you're certain that it's going to wow the crowd.
Thomas Wolfe never would have written his book "You Can't Go Home Again" if he had grown up in Placer County.
The coolest spot to see spring moseying toward summer in the Manteca-Ripon area can be found along the Stanislaus River in one of the few ...
PLEASANTON - If you want to get in a hike that offer great views, a healthy dose of wilderness and the ability to get in more ...
PLEASANTON - A pleasant Saturday farmers market outing awaits you in downtown Pleasanton.
Imagine if you can talk to the animals?
COLUMBIA - Columbia State Historic Park will present "Diggins Tent Town 1852", their annual living history event May 18-21.
COLUMBIA - The Columbia Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual Victorian Easter Celebration on Sunday, April 16, at Columbia State Historic Park. The free event begins ...
SACRAMENTO - William Land Park - Sacramento's heavily treed 166 acres of low-key family fun - is worth a short day trip from the 209 if you ...
The Manteca Book Exchange has turned over thousands of books and CDs for readers in the community for the past 24 years – each having been ...
STOCKTON - Perhaps the word that best describes Phong To's Miracle Mile Bookstore is 'eclectic.'
MODESTO – They're always the heaviest boxes that nobody ever wants to take with them when they move.
Most books are bought shiny and new, fresh from the bookstore, but sometimes a bit of magic can be found in the pages of a ...
STOCKTON - Imagination runs wild for kids at the Children's Museum of Stockton.
Nothing like healthy competition to lighten your stress and your wallet.
If you were to tell my high school PE teacher Jack Gayaldo that I belong to three health clubs and religiously exercise seven days a ...