Patricia Hughes, founder and president of the Democratic Women's Club of Stanislaus County, said that a presidential election year is the perfect time to get involved with the political process.
NEW YORK (AP) - Of the many roads to the Academy Awards, none is as unlikely as the one taken (at ferocious speed, with engines roaring) by George Miller's "Mad Max: Fury Road." Whatever one's concept of "Oscar bait" is, it does not include action-movie dystopias with face-painting kamikazes and blind, fire-shooting metal guitarists who answer to the name of "Doof."
A lot of people feel like there's distance between them and those that make the decisions for the political party that they choose to align with.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Climate change doesn't just affect habitats for wildlife. It's also affecting cats and dogs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cartoonist Matthew Inman would like to see every housecat wearing an orange collar with its name and number on it. Then if the cat gets loose or lost, by escape or mistake, the collar will signal, "Help me!"
William Penberthy is looking to someday customize his BMX bike.
Some say Bill Preuss was born in the wrong generation due to his love for restoring old cars and bringing back the history they entail. He takes what was lost from an earlier generation, memories and all, and restores it for the enjoyment of generations to come.
Paul Binford doesn't just build motorcycles.
It would serve as an injustice to give a tour of the Turlock community without visiting the campus of Stanislaus State.
If you want to get a sense for Manteca and its history, economy, place in the world and social fabric all you have to do is view the art on the walls.
Manteca's murals are designed to give visitors, newcomers and longtime residents alike an insight into the community's culture, history, and economy. There are 25 murals with all 19 of the outdoor murals in downtown. The best place to start an easy walking tour of the Manteca Mural Society murals completed so far is at Library Park in downtown.
A new public art piece just surfaced at the DeCarli Plaza in downtown Stockton entitled "Anchored."
MODESTO – So you have some friends in town and you want to show them some of the best public art that the San Joaquin Valley has to offer.
I love every writing assignment I am given but every once in a while I receive an extra perk to an assignment that makes it even more enjoyable.
One need not look much further than the corner of East F Street and First Avenue in Oakdale to find the perfect fixin's in the way of breakfast.
PINNACLES NATIONAL PARK - A puzzle to California's vast and awe-inspiring geology smorgasbord is just a few hours away.
OAKDALE -The appeal of riding the Sierra Railroad hits you as you scan the wide open countryside absent of telephone poles and any signs of ...
VOLCANO - Amador County's 140-year tradition marking the arrival of spring is now in full bloom.
VOLCANO - One of the coziest and unique live theatre stage settings in all of the 209 can be found in what was once Amador County ...
Many locals know Pageo Lavender Farm as a stunning venue for weddings, special events and - of course - the go-to place for all things lavender. However ...
Jack Tone Road is my favorite strip of pavement to bicycle in San Joaquin County.
The late Huell Howser once marveled at Victory Park.
There's nothing that compares with a family picnic in Ripon with its lush riparian woodlands along the Stanislaus River and a unique picnic area ...
MODESTO – The sun is out, the flowers are starting to emerge and those winter layers are starting to become burdensome by about two in the ...
Get ready for an incredible spring of wildflowers and other visual delights.
DANVILLE - Tucked away in the East Bay in the shadow of Mt. Diablo is arguably one of the most unique museums in Northern California.
DANVILLE - Less than an hour from the 209 is where the home of Eugene O'Neill - America's only Nobel Prize winning playwright - chose to ...
San Francisco's largest park, Golden Gate Park covers more than 1,013 acres and is 3 miles long by 1/2-mile wide, larger than ...
The Foucault Pendulum - one of the most popular displays in the original Planetarium lobby at the Calfiornia Academy of Sciences - is one of the most ...