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Exile on stage at Black Oak for upcoming Nov. 20 concert

TUOLUMNE – Exile will be coming to Black Oak Casino Resort in November.

October 25, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Santa Express trains return to Jamestown

JAMESTOWN – Santa is taking some time out of his busy schedule to make special daytime and nighttime appearances at Railtown 1897 State Historic Park in Jamestown this holiday season.

October 25, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Kaepernick-themed corn maze fun by day, spooky come nightfall

PATTERSON - Alongside harvest season comes football, and Fantozzi Farms in Patterson is ready for both with its 25-acre corn maze inspired by San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

October 19, 2013 | — CARA HALLAM / The 209 | LIVING IN 209


Safe Halloween, parades, costume contests & more

A happy Halloween is a scary Halloween. For that celebration formula to be complete, add safe to the ingredient to make the popular dress-up annual occasion a truly family-oriented entertainment.

October 19, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Stockton pumpkin patch caters to younger set ages 2 thru 10

STOCKTON - There's a pumpkin patch out there that may be ideal for young children.

October 19, 2013 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


FRIGHT NIGHT DELIGHT

Editor's Note: This is a profile on florist and amateur makeup artist Cheryl Airrington, who was recruited to turn Managing Editor James Burns into a zombie for this weekend's 209 edition.

October 12, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


How would you like to die?

"We can make your eye pop out of the socket and hang there up against your cheek. ... I've got a brain you can carry around. ... We can also make it look like the bone is popping out."

October 12, 2013 | James Burns | LIVING IN 209


HALLOWEEN MAGIC

Whether you want to be a wicked witch, a tiger, a vampire or a member of the walking dead, local business Daydreams and Nightmares can help bring your favorite Halloween character to life. Through the use of professional makeup and talented makeup artists, Daydreams and Nightmares can help add that perfect finishing touch to complete your Halloween transformation.

October 12, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Costumes replicating Miley Cyrus’ VMA performance are hot sellers

Remember Miley Cyrus' VMA performance with Robin Thicke?

October 12, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


TIME TO FALL IN LOVE

If you ever wanted to visit Yosemite National Park without fighting tourist traffic every inch of the way, this month may be your best chance. In a kind of Perfect Storm combining the normal fall dip in traffic with public concerns about the Rim Fire, the park actually may have fewer visitors than just about any other time in recent memory.

October 04, 2013 | By CARY ORDWAY Special to the 209 | LIVING IN 209


Best places in Turlock to enjoy fall color changes

With the leaves changing colors and the weather cooling down, it's time to get outside and enjoy the autumn season. The following are three suggestions of the best places to see the season in Stanislaus County.

October 04, 2013 | — CARA HALLAM / The 209 | LIVING IN 209


Delta offers unique fall hues in 209’s backyard

In New England there are entire companies built around the annual changing of the foliage.

October 04, 2013 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


Fallon House dates back to Gold Rush era

COLUMBIA - A real life nugget from the days of the Gold Rush is the Fallon House Theatre that was built in 1850 and continues with its stage productions year-round today.

October 04, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | LIVING IN 209


Columbia’s Harvest Festifall Oct. 12-13

COLUMBIA - The Columbia Chamber of Commerce is busy organizing its 29th annual Harvest Festifall, to be held in Columbia State Historic Park on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-13, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

October 04, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Discovering pockets of fall colors

When it comes to fall colors, Manteca and Ripon – or the South San Joaquin County area – is not Vermont or Maine, or even the Sierra foothills and surroundings by any stretch of the imagination.

October 04, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | LIVING IN 209


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BAR HOPPIN’

Just before Y2K, and even during the early years of the new millennium, Stockton and Modesto were the nearest places to go for a Japanese sushi or sashimi experience if you happened to live in the South San Joaquin County area.

April 18, 2014 | By ROSE ALBANO RISSO 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Cocoro is ‘better than sex’

When it comes to sushi, everybody has their favorite place and go-to dish.

April 18, 2014 | By VINCE REMBULAT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Raw Bistro offers exotic experience

Restaurants come and go in the downtown Modesto scene, but Raw Sushi Bistro seems to be making an impression on locals since its establishment on I Street just eight months ago.

April 18, 2014 | By ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN 209 Staff Reporter | LIVING IN 209


SUSHI GARDEN II SECOND TO NONE

Upon entering Sushi Garden II in Turlock, customers are immediately greeted with the smiling faces of diners past. A wall covered in pictures of locals who have enjoyed the cuisine at Sushi Garden II are framed near the entrance, a testament to the good service and quality food that keeps customers coming back.

April 18, 2014 | By ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN 209 Staff Reporter | LIVING IN 209


BRAVE NEW WORLD

The first thing that grabs you is the décor.

April 18, 2014 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


SEEDS, SHOVELS STATUES

RIPON – What do you think of when you picture a garden?

April 11, 2014 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Gardener’s oasis

Gardening is a popular hobby in the Central Valley where the ideal California climate is conducive to growing. The Greenery Nursery and Garden Shop in Turlock is largely responsible for cultivating many locals' "green thumbs."

April 11, 2014 | By ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Westurf Nursery a staple in Modesto gardening landscape

MODESTO – For more than 30 years Westurf Nursery has been a mainstay in the Modesto gardening landscape, and with 10 acres of trees, shrubs, roses and more, it's hard to miss.

April 11, 2014 | By ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


New Buds ‘super awesome’

When was the last time a nursery was called "Super Awesome?"

April 11, 2014 | By VINCE REMBULAT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


CHOICE SPOT FOR A PRIME CUT

ISLETON – People get territorial when you talk about steak.

April 04, 2014 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


The Fruit Yard ‘prime’ location

Locals looking to satisfy their cravings for a quality steak dinner won't need to look far as The Fruit Yard Restaurant & Country Market is well versed in providing not only quality beef but quality service.

April 04, 2014 | By ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Elegant Bull

DELHI – A porterhouse or a rib eye. Sautéed or broiled over an open fire. With French fries or a baked potato. The Elegant Bull in Delhi offers its customers the ultimate dining experience when it comes to steak.

April 04, 2014 | By ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


HOUSE OF BEEF

OAKDALE – Nestled deep in the Cowboy Capital of the World, House of Beef ropes in its guests near and far with a tantalizing steak selection.

April 04, 2014 | 209 staff reports | LIVING IN 209


El Rancho Inn a hotspot

Nobody does steak better than the El Rancho Inn in Stockton.

April 04, 2014 | By VINCE REMBULAT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Pena brilliant in portrayal of Chavez

Manteca marked the home stretch for Cesar Chavez.

March 28, 2014 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


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