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Jackson Rancheria presenting The Robert Cray Band on May 4

JACKSON – As a five-time Grammy award winning, singer/songwriting guitar legend, it would be hard to overstate Robert Cray's impact on rock, rhythm & blues. He is considered one of the greatest guitarists of his generation.

April 28, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Gun show returns to Turlock fairgrounds

First time visitors to the Turlock Gun Show might be surprised at what they see, said the event's organizer, Peggy Smith of Code of the West Promotions.

April 28, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Stockton Civic Theatre presents ‘On Golden Pond’

STOCKTON - The Stockton Civic Theatre will present the popular production of "On Golden Pond" beginning Wednesday, May 2, and running through Sunday, May 27.

April 28, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Sonora: Heart of southern Gold Country

Sonora - If stories of Donner's Pass and snowy blizzards in the Sierra Nevada are keeping you at lower elevations during the winter months, try venturing just a little ways into the Sierra foothills for a rewarding stay in one of the charming historic towns along scenic Highway 49.

April 28, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Newman Swamp Rats keep trapshooting tradition alive

NEWMAN - Trapshooting - which began in the early 1790s as a sporting event where gunmen would shoot passenger pigeons - is one of the country's oldest sports.

April 28, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Adventures beckon in foothills of eastern 209

GROVELAND - While Yosemite National Park is the tourist-attraction star player in the region, there are myriads of visitors' destinations that are just satisfying, visually and otherwise, just as outside of the ancient granites' gates.

April 28, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Barnwood Arms opens 7-lane range

A brand new shooting range has opened in Ripon at the Barnwood Arms gun shop centered in Ripon's old downtown.

April 28, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Options for trap, skeet, pistol, & rifle enthusiasts

The Stockton Trap and Skeet Club recently went with bio-degradable targets.

April 28, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


PRIEST STATION CAFÉ

BIG OAK FLAT – There's no pot of gold at the end of the climb up winding Old Priest Grade in Tuolumne County.

April 20, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Bass Pro Shops: Disneyland for outdoor lovers

The main entrance of Manteca's Bass Pro Shops stopped Ivan Soto like a deer caught in headlights.

April 20, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Jackie Evancho joins Ironstone Vineyards 2012 Concert Series

MURPHYS - Tickets are now on sale for three more acts which have been added to the line-up of world-class performers for the 2012 Ironstone Vineyards Concert Series.

April 20, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Stage set for Ceres Street Faire May 5-6

CERES - Ceres will host the 24th annual Ceres Street Faire, a free venue in Whitmore Park next to Highway 99, the weekend of May 5-6.

April 20, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


‘The Man Who Planted Trees’ plays Gallo Center May 18

MODESTO - Scotland's highly acclaimed Puppet State Theatre company will bring Jean Giono's story The Man Who Planted Trees, to the Gallo Center stage on Friday, May 18, at 7 p.m.

April 20, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


“The Crucible” opens April 27 at Delta Center for the Arts

STOCKTON - San Joaquin Delta College's Center for the Arts presents Arthur Miller's dramatization of the Salem Witch Trials in "The Crucible" at Delta's Tillie Lewis Theater, April 27 & 28, May 4 & 5 at 8 p.m., as well as April 29 and May 6 at 2 p.m.

April 20, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


John Muir Tour set for May 12

MARIPOSA - The Mariposa County History Center is offering the first "Young John Muir" tour of the season on Saturday, May 12.

April 20, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


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Tea Time

In the heart of the town that labels itself as the Gateway to Yosemite, aka Groveland, is a quaint cottage where you can relish being pampered by almost everything that is traditional English before you head out to the wilds. That place is Dori's Tea Cottage & Café at 18744 Main Street, which is also Highway 120. The famous

October 31, 2014 | By ROSE ALBANO RISSO 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


TEA PARTIES ON THE ‘FLY’

MODESTO – You need your porcelain. You need your finest china. And you absolutely need your tea.

October 31, 2014 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 Staff Reporter | LIVING IN 209


BIG TREES

ANGELS CAMP -Three miles north of Arnold off Highway 4, the colossal trees of Calaveras Big Trees State Park stand in quiet testimony to prehistoric times. These massive relics, which can reach a height of 325 feet and a diameter of 33 feet, are descended from trees that were standing when dinosaurs roamed Earth, and birds, mammals and flowering plants began to appear. Some of today's trees are thought to be as old as 2,000 years.

October 31, 2014 | | LIVING IN 209


Turlock events provide ‘treat’ in trick-or-treat

TURLOCK – With the spookiest holiday just around the corner, the city of Turlock has both children and canines covered with events including BARKtoberfest, a downtown trick-or-treating event, and Haunted Housing at California State University, Stanislaus.

October 24, 2014 | By ALYSSON AREDAS 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


From maize to maze

LATHROP – Trick-or-treating is so passé.

October 24, 2014 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Port City has it all: musical & Fall Fest

STOCKTON – Halloween in Stockton has something for folks of all ages.

October 24, 2014 | By VINCE REMBULAT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Many Halloween festivities in Manteca, Lathrop taking place a week early

Most Halloween celebrations last for just a day. At Manteca Care and Rehabilitation Center in Manteca, it will be double the fun in two days full of costumes, cupcakes, and live entertainment.

October 24, 2014 | By ROSE ALBANO RISSO 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Rec havens abound in Manteca, Lathrop

MANTECA – There's Pixie Woods in Stockton and Micke Grove in Lodi – places that offer plenty of attractions and recreational facilities for the young.

October 17, 2014 | By ROSE ALBANO RISSO 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Grinding out fun in Patterson

PATTERSON – Whether kids like to skate, bike, or even rollerblade, the skate park in Patterson is the only place to go according to local skateboarders Abraham Garcia-Ramos and Joel Becerril.

October 17, 2014 | By ALYSSON AREDAS 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Pixie Woods: Never-ending playgrounds

STOCKTON – Pixie Woods Amusement Park was once described as Stockton's own fairyland for the "young in age and young at heart."

October 17, 2014 | By VINCE REMBULAT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Bored? Go climb wall

MODESTO – "Dad – what are we going to do today?"

October 17, 2014 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


HIGHWAY 99 ROAD TRIP

Its been called California's Main Street. It splits from Interstate 5 some 90 miles south of Mt. Shasta – the state's most imposing volcano – and remerges with Interstate 5 at the base of the Grapevine that takes you over the Tehachapi Mountains and dumps you into the Southland.

October 10, 2014 | By DENNIS WYATT The 209 | LIVING IN 209


GOING OUT OF their Gourds

Forget about the Norman Rockwell touchy feely approach to pumpkins.

October 03, 2014 | By DENNIS WYATT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


RAM Farms perfect fall destination for pumpkins, fun

Since 2007, RAM Farms in Turlock has provided the community with a perfect fall destination filled with pumpkins and a challenging corn maze. Now into their 7th year, the farm proves that it is better than ever by offering even more pumpkins and hours of family fun.

October 03, 2014 | By ALYSSON AREDAS 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Pop quiz: Can pumpkins cure acne?

Got pumpkins?

October 03, 2014 | By DENNIS WYATT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


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