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Supertramp’s Roger Hogdson performing at Gallo Center

MODESTO - Roger Hodgson, legendary voice of Supertramp, returns to America with biggest tour in 30 years

October 12, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST

Those of us who choose our getaways carefully often pay nearly as much attention to the town as the beach – in other words, a scenic stretch of coastline is the main attraction, but it's nearly as important to spend our precious days off in a place with its own ambience or cultural flair.

October 12, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Eagle Nest is Harley heaven

LATHROP – David Tenney rides a steel horse.

October 06, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


ADRENALINE RUSH

Motocross racing is one of the most popular extreme sports today, and it's called an extreme sport for a reason. Riders fly from one jump to the next, piloting in the air 70 feet or more at high speeds as they race around a motocross track. For Denair motocross racer Brandon Jones, the danger of the sport is an addictive adrenaline rush, keeping him returning to the track year after year, despite the dangers.

October 06, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Black Chasm Cavern: Going underground in the 209

VOLCANO - There's an entirely different world underground in the 209.

October 06, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Riding a Harley (& BMW) for work

Deputy Matt Lindemann and Officer David Bright are both motorcycle traffic officers – one in Lathrop and the other in Manteca.

October 06, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


The 209 family that rides together, stays together

Holidays are a time for family and friends to gather together for celebrations. Whether it's baking treats on Christmas Eve, or a game of flag football on Thanksgiving Day, each family upholds their own traditions. Will Mathews and his family celebrate the holidays in an unconventional way.

October 05, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


CAN’T GET ENOUGH CASH?

MERCED - The Art Kamangar Center at the Merced Theatre presents a Johnny Cash Tribute Concert featuring James Garner on Friday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m.

October 05, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


CAN’T GET ENOUGH CASH?

JACKSON – Johnny Cash fans of all ages will enjoy Jimmie Ray's Black Train, a Tribute to the Life and Legend of Johnny Cash, coming Nov. 24 to Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort.

October 05, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Mayans take over Patterson corn maze

PATTERSON - For over 10 years, Fantozzi Farms in Patterson has attracted visitors from across the Valley with its numerous fall attractions and unique corn mazes.

September 29, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Air-powered weapons of ‘smash’ destruction

LATHROP - Question: How far can you lob a mini-pumpkin using a 6-foot barrel with sights?

September 29, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


On a roll in Manteca Pumpkins & people

Pumpkins and people – it's been a Manteca tradition for 43 years.

September 29, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Johnny Cash tribute concert Nov. 24 at Jackson Rancheria

JACKSON – Johnny Cash fans of all ages will enjoy Jimmie Ray's Black Train, a Tribute to the Life and Legend of Johnny Cash, coming Nov. 24 to Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort.

September 29, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Guess Who is coming to Jackson

JACKSON – One of today's top touring rock bands, The Guess Who, will perform their greatest hits at Jackson Rancheria on Friday, Oct. 12.

September 29, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Truck and Tractor Pull at MJC’s Ag Pavilion

MODESTO – Modesto Junior College Agriculture and Environmental Science Department will host the annual MJC Truck and Tractor Pulls on Saturday, Oct. 13 in the Agriculture Center for Education Pavilion located on the MJC West Campus at 2201 Blue Gum Avenue in Modesto.

September 29, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


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Dawson hopes there will be biopic about Dolores Huerta

NEW YORK (AP) - Playing renowned civil rights activist Dolores Huerta in the new biopic "Cesar Chavez" doesn't seem to be enough for Rosario Dawson. The actress, who knows and has worked with Huerta, would now like to bring her friend's life to the screen.

March 28, 2014 | | LIVING IN 209


Birthplace of A&W root beer

An Arizona man once set out to visit all of what's left of the A&W restaurants with carhops.

March 26, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


Elvis, vintage cars turn Modesto A&W into local hotspot

Where in the Central Valley can you find five Elvis impersonators, vintage cars, and a root beer float made from root beer brewed daily? The A&W Drive in in Modesto.

March 26, 2014 | ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN / The 209 | LIVING IN 209


BURGERS & SHAKES

Burgers, fries and shakes – can you get more American than that? Not at the Sno-White Drive-In in Modesto.

March 26, 2014 | By ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Manteca moments frozen in time

Foster's Freeze in Manteca has a 54-year history, but the presence of a drive-through restaurant at the corner of Yosemite and Walnut avenues dates back to the 1930s.

March 26, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | LIVING IN 209


Daffodil Hill: A golden opportunity to see Mother Nature at her best

In a remote place called Volcano in the Sierra foothills, Mother Nature every year magically lays out a thick carpet of golden yellow made even more vivid by spring's solid sunshine.

March 14, 2014 | By ROSE ALBANO RISSO 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Turlock parks: Spring necessity

Spring has sprung – well, not exactly but it sure feels like it. As locals head outside to enjoy the pleasant weather and put their concerns about the ongoing drought in California to the back of their minds, the outdoor parks are an excellent place to ring in the new season.

March 14, 2014 | By ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


This time of the year, Yosemite a crapshoot

It's a hit-or-miss proposition.

March 14, 2014 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


500 acres of fun

While many children enjoy playing in the backyard as the weather warms up, the City of Modesto offers locals a slightly more unique outdoor experience: 500 acres along the Tuolumne River.

March 14, 2014 | By ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Higher Learning

RIPON – Ripon Christian Schools has consistently sent 98 percent of its graduates on to college – a record that has continued into the 21st century.

March 07, 2014 | By GLENN KAHL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Turlock Christian has been Bennett’s home for 14 years

TURLOCK - Not everyone who goes to a Christian school is Christian.

March 07, 2014 | By ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Waterford found hoops & theology in Modesto

MODESTO – There it was right there practically in his backyard.

March 07, 2014 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Central Catholic principal aims for student success

MODESTO - When Melissa Besseling came to Central Catholic High School in 1996 as a mid-year replacement math teacher, she did not anticipate that she would become principal.

March 07, 2014 | By ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Healing Hands

For as long as she can remember, Kathy Rich has been good with her hands.

February 28, 2014 | James Burns | LIVING IN 209


Prepare to be pampered at Natural Path Wellness Center

RIPON – Ripon veterinarian Ann Scearce stops by once every four weeks for facials with aesthetician Edy Fowler.

February 28, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | LIVING IN 209


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