STOCKTON - University of the Pacific's Brubeck Institute presents the Twelfth Annual Brubeck Festival, titled Dave Brubeck Across Time, which honors his legacy as a jazz giant and his Stockton, California, roots. The 2013 Festival is a broad-based tribute to his legacy that covers the spectrum of jazz in its fullest expression: live concert performances ranging from jazz legends to local bands (in civic concert halls and college campuses as well as jazz clubs), a documentary film about jazz history, jazz education talks/symposia, the spiritually inspired works of Dave Brubeck, and street/community-based jazz events, from Monday, March 18 ...
The sun is starting to chase away winter's chill.
Never wear your hair loose. I learned that lesson the painful way while trying to capture photographs of bees gathering pollen from the sweet-smelling almond blossoms in full bloom.
Roasted, coated in chocolate or in popcorn. Almonds are available in every which way.
The month of February is not only known for the matters of the heart on Valentine's Day, it is also dedicated to heart health among men and women. With February being American Heart Month, raising awareness about heart disease and its dangers is essential to help prevention.
Everyone has heard of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, through medical TV shows or from real-life experiences; but not enough know how to perform it during an emergency. The American Heart Association estimates that about 30 percent of the population is able to perform CPR in a critical situation.
WALNUT GROVE - An easy drive and great food.
WALNUT GROVE - Want a romantic Sunday brunch with a touch of Italy?
With Valentine's Day a week away, planning a romantic evening for your loved one can be a daunting task. The traditional dinner and movie can often become tiresome options for couples who have been in a relationship for some time. Think outside the box this Valentine's Day with an unforgettable evening you can both enjoy.
"The best things happen while you're dancing;" or so the old Irving Berlin song goes. To make this Valentine's holiday weekend a trip through the light fantastic, join the Modesto Ballroom Club for a special evening event.
The name exudes romance, Old World charm, tradition, and history – The Victorian Gold Bed and Breakfast. This eight-bedroom inn located in the heart of historic Jamestown in the Sierra Foothills was built in the 1890s, but offers every modern amenity there is to make your visit both memorable and comfortable. These creature comforts include central heating and air conditioning, private baths, plus television and Internet access. Even the rooms are named after different rose varieties which further heighten the romantic ambience of the Victorian Gold. In fact, the inn has been the setting for weddings with complete packages to suit ...
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.
Culture is alive and booming at California State University Stanislaus this spring with a series of events that community members can enjoy.
STOCKTON – He's the National Basketball Association all-time leading scorer not to mention best-selling author and historian.
STOCKTON – The sound of a symphony playing some of Broadway's biggest hits.
Prom dresses - many still having their original price tags - have been given to high school girls who otherwise might not experience the thrills of their ...
Reflections of stark granite walls with numerous dramatic cliffs carved by glaciers shimmy in the early morning sun across one of the largest pristine bodies ...
LIVERMORE - High above Del Valle Lake on the Ohlone Wilderness Trail it hits you.
LIVERMORE - Del Valle Regional Park - just 50 minutes from Manteca - offers arguably the best spot in the Coastal Ranges to enjoy boating, fishing, hiking, and ...
Annie Bhan spent 42 years as a registered nurse before retiring two years ago. After working so long in such a demanding field one might ...
Starting next week with the 20th annual Crossroads of California in downtown Manteca you could book every weekend through mid-October with a street fair happening ...
Got a thing for classic cars?
There's plenty of street fair style fun to enjoy in the Gold Country.
It's the ultimate time machine for everything Manteca.
Agriculture is a big part of San Joaquin County's glorious history.
Turlock's history is being kept alive at the Historical Society Museum in downtown Turlock. The evolution of the Valley city is available for all ...
There's a lot of Ripon history in the community's downtown museum – stories from years past and photographs of the early day farming community ...
What would the "Cowboy Capital of the World" be without a museum?
They share a passion for the rich history of San Joaquin County.
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