Manteca's murals are designed to give visitors, newcomers and longtime residents alike an insight into the community's culture, history, and economy.
JACKSON - Experience the best in Southern Rock when Jackson Rancheria presents Dickey Betts & Great Southern on Friday, March 9, in the Grand Oak Ballroom at the Hotel.
STOCKTON - Country superstar Alan Jackson takes his tour to the Stockton Arena in Stockton on Friday, July 27.
NAME: Ricardo Cuevas JOB: Dentist BORN: Tegucigalpa, Honduras. "At the time, in 1964, the United States needed internists and my father was able to come up on a professional services visa and we stayed. One of the biggest problems in the Midwest at the time was stomach cancer, and he wanted to go where he was needed so he could help prepare the patients so the surgeons could do their job." GREW UP: Dubuque, Iowa. ...
MODESTO - The Gallo Center for the Arts welcomes comedian Colin Quinn, performing his highly acclaimed show, "LONG STORY SHORT," directed by fellow comedian Jerry Seinfeld on March 15 at 8 p.m.
MODESTO - The State Theatre is offering a series of classic films in February.
RIPON - It was a day of skating together with many girls who were excited to meet and skate as couples with the soldiers from Fort Baker and GIs who were anxious to share some special time with the girls from San Francisco whether they knew how to skate or not. There was a snack shop at the rink where the couple remembers enjoying sodas and hamburgers with fellow GIs.George Aguiar, 21, and Josephine "Jo" ...
You might want to take a more pedestrian approach to Manteca and walk. Not only does Manteca have a unique 34-acre linear park – the 3.4-mile long Tidewater Bikeway – that is ideal for walkers and joggers alike but the city is laid out in a grid pattern of major roads being a mile apart making it easy for you to gauge distances and progress as you get into walking more and more. First a ...
RIPON – The measure of love is to love without measure, according to St. Francis de Sales.
It was love at first sight for Nicole Hough. Growing up on Stockton's East Side, her husband of two years, George, lived only two houses down and was good friends with her older brother. Seeing him around the house on a regular basis only made the feelings grow stronger but nothing ever came of them – she left to attend high school over on the coast and he remained to finish his studies at nearby ...
Felicia Acuna is a shoemaker. These are not just ordinary shoes though. They are works of art. Edible works of art, to be precise.
RIPON - A priceless collection of memorabilia telling the story of the historic River School and list the names of all its students dating back to 1914 has found its way to the Clarence Smit Museum in downtown Ripon.
RIO VISTA - Don McLean must have been in Rio Vista when he penned the line "drove my Chevy to the levee" in his 1970s hit "American Pie" release.
Name: Jasmine Ivey School: Lathrop High Grade: Sophomore (10th grade). Born: Nov. 26, 1995 in Eugene, Ore. Age: 16 Parents: Heather O'Hare and Kevin Tayse. Grade point average: 3.75. Favorite class: Spanish. High school activities: Wrestling, cheerleading, track and field, and Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps. How I got into wrestling: Some guy told me I couldn't do it. I'm proving him wrong. How do you juggle such a busy schedule: I'm thankful to have ...
TUOLUMNE – Try out to be an international karaoke star at Black Oak Casino in March. Qualifying nights for the World Karaoke Championships will be held every other Thursday, starting in March at Black Oak Casino's Willow Creek Lounge.
LODI - Wine and Roses in Lodi can easily be described as being luxurious, elegant and intimate as a romantic venue in the Central Valley as well as being a desired location for business meetings.
MURPHYS – Ironstone Vineyards, the premiere outdoor entertainment venue of the California Gold Country, has announced the line-up for their 2013 Summer Concert Series.
SONORA – The Bureau of Reclamation announces summer interpretive programs and activities at New Melones Lake, located in Calaveras County.