Manteca firefighter Franco Torrice takes being in top physical shape seriously as do most of the other members of his B-shift at the Manteca Fire Department's Union Road fire station. They devote over an hour of cardio exercise at the beginning of their day.
When it comes to staying fit Andrea Hiatt thinks that living an active lifestyle is the key ingredient.
Yoga isn't just for women.
Melvin Luiz will tell you, dairy farmers never take a break from their chores.
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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.
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.
MODESTO – How much for those Superman comics?
A flea market is described as "a market, typically outdoors, selling secondhand goods."
The Linn family's involvement with the Turlock Flea Market starts with William Leonard Linn in 1938. William Leonard Linn opened the Turlock Auction Yard and managed it until it slowly evolved into the flea market it is today. Now operated by his grandchildren Scott and Susan Linn, and his great grandson David Linn, the Turlock flea market has successfully tied itself to the Linn name.
Ronald Reagan loved California.
MODESTO – It dominates the block.
Transforming the Written Word is the theme of the art exhibit running through Nov. 1 at the Grand Theatre Center for the Arts in Tracy.
Archery enthusiasts who are interested in sharpening their shooting skills and connecting with fellow archers do not need to look further than the Yahi Bowmen Archery Club of Modesto. Since its foundation in 1954, the club has been serving the archery community of all ages.
They say circuses are for kids.
Nock the arrow. Pull back. Release. They're the same basic steps that thousands of people that attended camp as kids took during an activity that was always one of the most popular. But those standard "recurve" bows – that straight piece of fiberglass bent when a high-tension cable is attached at either end – have given way to much more sophisticated and accurate equipment that is not at all unlike the guns that they're supposed to replace.
Zack and Seth Jacks needed to blow off a little steam last Thursday.
For over a year, Green Grub in Turlock has been satisfying the appetites of vegetarians by providing delicious and healthy options for their sandwiches, salads, and drinks.
"Eat your vegetables!" This is the message that greets diners at the door to the GK Mongolian Barbecue on South Main Street in Manteca.
MODESTO – Alright. We get it. You don't want a steak and you don't want chicken and fresh salmon – covered in lemon and butter and roasted over an open flame in foil – is out as well.
Greek cuisine is ideally suited to vegetarians and vegans.