STOCKTON - From the windows of his business located at 155 N. Hunter St., Tom Dickey can view downtown Stockton's foot traffic.
STOCKTON - Comedian Eddie Griffin performs at the Bob Hope Theatre on Saturday, March 24, at 7 p.m.
TURLOCK - Renowned for their connection to audiences worldwide, international piano trio sensation Intersection will share their signature "precision, flair and style" at the historic Turlock Community Theatre on Wednesday, Jan. 19, at 7:30 p.m.
STOCKTON - India.Arie, a two-time Grammy award winning singer, songwriter and producer, will give a lecture and performance as the keynote speaker for University of the Pacific's Black History Month celebration on Saturday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. at Bob Hope Theatre.
JACKSON - Jackson Rancheria will present the classic Southern Rock group Outlaws in concert on Saturday, Jan. 21, in the Grand Oak Ballroom at the Hotel.
STOCKTON – The Stockton Thunder, a two-time recipient of the ECHL "Award of Excellence," is scheduled to host a special New Year's Eve Extravaganza tonight at Stockton Arena in a game against the Ontario Reign at 7:30 p.m.
MODESTO – The Stinky Cheese Man & Other Fairly Stupid Tales, a popular children's story based on the book by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith, will be performed on stage at the Gallo Center for the Arts on Thursday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m.
There is a week to go before we say good-bye to 2011. It's been a challenging year even for folks like Mike Morowit who are associated with good cheer. Morowit for the past 17 years as the owner of Miner Mart Liquors behind the 7-Eleven on West Yosemite Avenue in Manteca has been the go-to-guy for hundreds of folks looking to toast a new year. New Year's Eve is a time when many splurge a ...
The Chuck's Place bartender isn't somebody that's sentimental about the past year, and she doesn't make resolutions – declaring only her hope to have a better year than the last. And she doesn't have plans for how she's going to ring 2012 yet – claiming that she's going to keep her options open and see what happens.
Ron and Jamie McManis are best friends – owners of McManis Family Winery – and readily admit they are a long married couple, obviously still very much in love with each other and with life.
Chef Isadore Fang enjoys ringing in the New Year with either a nice glass of red wine or sip of Grey Goose.
It must have been a bit of heaven for a 13-year-old Missouri boy whose parents were migrant workers to step through the doors of the Grand Dame of Entertainment during the height of the Great Depression.
Bookkeeper. Finance officer. Human resource director. Marketing. Floor supervisor. Stocking coordinator. Maintenance Customer service. Regulations compliance officer. Energy czar. Back-up clerk.
NAME: Oscar Munguia Jr. JOB: After School Advantage Program Director for Give Every Child a Chance BORN: Los Angeles AGE: 28 FAMILY: Wife, Irene and son Jackson, 1 ½ HOW LONG HAVE YOU LIVED IN MANTECA? Moved to Manteca In 1996 from Southern California due to father's job as a farm worker. HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from East Union High in 2001 HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES: Didn't have time due to the fact he had to ...
FREMONT – Mission Peak in Fremont is such an easy climb you can even bring your four-legged friend with you to the top.
Is there a Santa Claus?
LATHROP – When the Lathrop City Council got together for their second meeting in November two weeks ago, they freed up their December schedule.
The Christmas spirit is contagious and can be found to be particularly catching in small towns where holiday events bring together community members, such as Turlock's Downtown Christmas Parade.
The hyacinth along the Deep Water Channel has been cleared in preparation for the 33rd annual Stockton Delta Reflection Boat Parade on Saturday, Dec. 7.
The holiday season provides ample opportunities for families to take part in local festivities, and this year parents won't miss a detail by bringing their children to Modesto the first Saturday in December for the city's annual day filled with activities.
Pat Langdon isn't much of a video game connoisseur, but he did raise two teenagers at the height of the industry's explosion.
Shopping on Black Friday is not for the faint of heart.
There's no such thing as a holiday when you're in the news business.
Rowena Tebaldi is no stranger to Black Friday, widely considered in the United States as the traditional first day of shopping for the Christmas holidays with consumers taking advantage of such enticements as double-digit discount coupons and price slashes offered by retailers.
Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford had to buy a gun when he first got involved with city government.
When John Lazar goes grocery shopping on the weekends, he typically spends over an hour at the store. He isn't buying food in bulk or scouring for rare brands, instead he is chatting with citizens of the community over which he presides. As mayor of Turlock, it is these unexpected run-ins that show Lazar how in touch he is with his community.
You're supposed to have a grand vision when you're the mayor of a community.
America is known internationally as a country with a diverse and nomadic population, so it is rare when someone can say that their family has been living in the same town for over 100 years, but for Ceres Mayor Chris Vierra that is the case.
SONORA - Sierra Repertory Theatre brings the spirit of the holiday season to its East Sonora stage with Joe Landry's live 1940s radio broadcast version of the beloved film "It's A Wonderful Life", playing now through Dec. 22.
Thanksgiving is a busy holiday for both professional and amateur bakers; but for the pie makers at Turlock's Latif's Restaurant, it's the pinnacle of their whole year.