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Keeping Swedish culture alive with St. Lucia Day, Tomte

"God Jul Och Ett Gott Nytt Ar!" or in other words, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

November 30, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Carol Swenson’s holiday treat

When Carol Swenson gets together with her close friends at Christmas, she will have a special treat for them. Not exactly out of this world, but pretty close to it.

November 30, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


DEATH VALLEY VACATION

DEATH VALLEY - Hell's Gate. Dante's View. The Funeral Mountains. Coffin Peak. Badwater.

November 30, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


HOLIDAY FUN IN THE 209

Is there a Santa Claus?

November 24, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Manteca, Ripon, Lathrop offers plenty of holiday cheer events

There's plenty to do this holiday season in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop.

November 24, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Holiday parades light up downtown

Christmas in Turlock and Hilmar is all about parades. For Turlock disregard culture is being celebrated in this year's parade, while the Hilmar event will highlight the area's agricultural roots.

November 24, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Christmas cheer in Modesto

The City of Modesto will be offering an entire day full of Christmas cheer as the town presents three distinct celebrations on Dec. 1.

November 24, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Celebrate the holiday season in Stockton

STOCKTON – It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Stockton as the city prepares to host its annual tree lighting ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 5:30 p.m.

November 24, 2012 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


Program makes skiing available to all

No one should be denied a fun, sporty vacation because of a physical or mental condition. For over 25 years, The Winter Skiing Unlimited program has provided many deaf, blind, paraplegic, quadriplegic and developmentally disabled individuals a chance to experience an otherwise missed opportunity: snow skiing.

November 16, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


SKI BEAR

BEAR VALLEY – A light dusting just won't cut it.

November 16, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


A few tips will make the difference for first-time skiers

Winter is just around the corner, and many holiday vacationers plan to head to the ski slopes with their family and friends. But for those who are unfamiliar with riding, there are a few tips to consider.

November 16, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Ice skating & snow tubing in Lathrop? Just drop by ‘The Farm’

LATHROP - The forecast for Thanksgiving weekend in Lathrop: Icy conditions with snow.

November 16, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Snowboarding: A freeing experience

Donald Myers likes The Boys Boys.

November 16, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


YE OLDE SONORA CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL

SONORA - The 38th Anniversary Sonora Christmas Festival takes place Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 23, 24, and 25 at Sonora's Mother Lode Fairgrounds

November 16, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Rising from the ashes

It's been just over one year since Turlock's Carnegie Arts Center rose from the ashes of a fire in 2005 that left it in ruins.

November 09, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


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Hot Dogging It

Hob Nob's renowned Casper hot dog comes with mustard, relish and onions, "and anything else you want to put on it," quipped owner Rick Atwell.

May 02, 2015 | By JAMES BURNS 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Dad’s can serve up mean hot dog

About a year ago, I took my son to DAD's Hot Dogs to experience a real Stockton treat.

May 02, 2015 | By VINCE REMBULAT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


MAIN STREET FOOTERS

Just ask anyone in Turlock where they can find the best hotdog in the 209 and odds are they'll say Main Street Footers.

May 02, 2015 | BY ALYSSON AREDAS 209 Staff Reporter | LIVING IN 209


Gardening without sacrificing water

It's sacrilegious to even think that there is good news in the ongoing severe drought plaguing the Golden State. Yet, apparently, there's a bit of good in this bad situation of historic proportions. More appropriately perhaps, just a bit of silver lining.

April 24, 2015 | By ROSE ALBANO RISSO 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


6 ways homeowners can reduce landscape water

The lawn in the front and back yards of Tom and Rita Canales home in Manteca was, at one time, their pride and joy. But in the face of the ongoing drought that has prompted Governor Jerry Brown to put California on a state of emergency, the couple decided to do their part in the statewide water-conservation. They ripped out their lawns and, in their place, they now have drought-resistant plants in addition to utilizing non-plant garden accessories.

April 24, 2015 | By ROSE ALBANO RISSO 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


100 easy-to grow plants that sip water

Some time ago, the horticulture staff of the UC Davis Arboretum identified 100 easy-to-grow plants.

April 24, 2015 | By VINCE REMBULAT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Continuing to flourish in the drought

With the decrease of available water and the increase of water regulations, it has become almost too easy for gardeners to surrender their gloves and shovels to the drought that has been scorching the state for four years with no foreseeable end.

April 24, 2015 | BY ALYSSON AREDAS 209 Staff Reporter | LIVING IN 209


Earth Day in the 209 & reducing water use

Earth Day 2015 arrives Wednesday with the 209 - and the rest of California - well into the fourth year of severe drought.

April 17, 2015 | By DENNIS WYATT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Stockton marks Earth Day April 26

For past 27 years, Earth Day has been a major event in Stockton.

April 17, 2015 | By VINCE REMBULAT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


MJC celebrating Earth Day April 22

MODESTO – Tanner Carroll recycles.

April 17, 2015 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Free Shred-It event, compost giveaway in Manteca April 25

Got documents that an identify thief would love to rifle through your blue or green Toter to find?

April 17, 2015 | | LIVING IN 209


WET & WILD

If you've "outgrown" theme parks - or at least think you have - consider a stop by Six Flags Discovery Kingdom next time you're in the San Francisco Bay area. It's quite amazing, really, but Six Flags seems to have included enough attractions to keep every member in the family fully engaged during your visit.

April 10, 2015 | By CARY ORDWAY CaliforniaWeekend.com | LIVING IN 209


CULTURE & BEAUTY

The grapevine has an amazing power to transform reasonably attractive countryside into an oasis of culture and beauty that speaks to all of one's senses - and no place is that better manifested than in the famed Napa Valley.

April 10, 2015 | By CARY ORDWAY CaliforniaWeekend.com | LIVING IN 209


HIKING HETCH HETCHY

There I was standing alone watching water cascading 1,310 feet over granite just hours after sunrise.

April 03, 2015 | By DENNIS WYATT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


See waterfalls before they are trickles

If you want to see Yosemite Valley's famous waterfalls at their peak during this fourth year of drought you need to do so this month.

April 03, 2015 | | LIVING IN 209


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