Just because he was retired didn't mean that Victor Gully wanted to sit at home all day.
When Richard Silverman and his wife, Linda, moved to Manteca, he had many years under his belt as a police reserve in Concord where they lived.
On some days, Brandy Clark might stop by one of the Zumba classes offered at the Manteca Senior Center and take part in the cardio workout.
STOCKTON - It's impossible to miss the Haggin Museum. With a majestic brick façade and towering white columns set back behind the ponds and the shade trees of Stockton's popular Victory Park, the century-old landmark – filled with artwork, artifacts and local historical information – has long been a destination for schoolchildren, curious valley residents and out-of-town visitors. And the museum's staff is now making an attempt at breathing new life into a building filled ...
NAME: John Brennan JOB: Business owner – Roadrunner Glass BORN: Fremont AGE: 55 HIGH SCHOOL: American High School HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES: Rode dirt bikes in the hills. WHAT DID YOU LEARN FROM YOUR PARENTS: Work for what you get. GREATEST THING TO EVER HAPPEN TO HIM: "Having my two daughters born into my life." PET PEEVE: "Nothing really. I kind of take things as they come – let things ...
TULARE - The International Agri-Center has arranged for the Sons of the San Joaquin to perform at the 20th annual California Antique Farm Equipment Show (CAFES) on April 20-22.
MODESTO - More than half the tickets have been presold to support Camp Jack Hazard and to enjoy a night of entertainment featuring folk/pop musician Brett Dennen and brother Nathan Dennen on Sunday, Feb. 26.
BEAR VALLEY - Last weekend's storms brought 39 inches of snow to Bear Valley Mountain, setting the resort up to open its entire upper mountain, including 100% of its beginner and intermediate terrain, as well as several popular black diamond trails.
RIPON - The Ripon Arts League has two programs left in the season. The first is Sister Swing, a Tribute to the Andrew Sisters. This three-member group is backed by a four-member band. The trio changes outfits several times as they share the music of the Andrew Sisters who performed Swing and Boogie -Woogie music during the 1940s, '50s and '60s The Andrew Sisters were in fact sisters. Maxene and Patty decided to stop performing ...
MODESTO - Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis, two of country music's most notable female artists, have joined together on the 'Grits and Glamour Tour' that will make a stop in Modesto for a performance at the Gallo Center for the Arts on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m.
STOCKTON - Friends of Chamber Music presents the bold, exhilarating performance and exploration of interesting repertoire that the Los Angeles Piano Quartet brings to chamber music in a 2:30 p.m., Feb. 12, Sunday concert of piano quartets by Mozart, Stucky, and Fauré in the Faye Spanos Concert Hall at the University of the Pacific.
Cathie Davis isn't your typical volunteer. Four days out of the week she can be found behind the counter at the Manteca Animal Shelter answering phones, processing paperwork and tackling the office work that allows the two full-time animal control officers to handle the work that only they can do. She treats the position like a job – calling when she's going to be running a few minutes late and giving plenty of advance notice ...
Woodward Park. Woodward School. Woodward Avenue. Woodward Reservoir. Just who is this Woodward who has so many things named after him in the Manteca area? Walter Woodward is considered among the top 12 prominent pioneers in Manteca history. Woodward was Manteca's first real estate agent and an early advocate of irrigation. Born in Vermont in 1858, Woodward's embracing of the economic value of irrigation was gleaned on various stops on his life's journey that eventually ...
Patrice Davidson recalled the scruffy black lab mix that finally found a home. "I want to say his name was Barney," said Davidson, who is the Delta Humane Society executive director. The dog that no one wanted had been at the Stockton SPCA adoption facility at 4590 S. Highway 99 for about two years and was a favorite among the staff. Yet he found a home in what appeared to be an unlikely pairing. "It ...
RIPON - The love of animals is apparent in the "Cagney and Lacey" gals that share the animal control duties for the City of Ripon.
STOCKTON - Ever hear of a pumpkin walnut pie?
MODESTO – Let them eat pie.
Thanksgiving dinner, for many traditional families, would not be complete without that main dessert staple – pumpkin pie.
Food brings friends and families together around the table throughout the year, and a Thanksgiving feast is no exception. As people across the nation tuck into a good meal at home on this holiday, several local community members in need are not able to experience the quintessential Thanksgiving flavors. Local chiropractor David Dubyak is pairing up with the United Samaritans Foundation for the 18th year to provide pumpkin pie for those in need this Thanksgiving.
(Family Features) When creative inspiration strikes, you need to seize the moment and create. But if supplies are strewn from one end of the house to the other and clutter reigns, you may battle a real cramp in creativity.
A windshield tour of Manteca's churches reveals a hodge-podge of architectural forms.
With hundreds of Indian-American residents in Turlock, the Gurudwara Sahib Sikh Temple is the place of worship for members of the Sikh community.
STOCKTON - From historic to modern, there are over 400 churches listed in Stockton.
MODESTO - St. Stanislaus Catholic Church has made a memorable mark on the Modesto landscape with an $18 million construction project that now affords the congregation the luxury of attending services in a church rather than the nearby school gym.
Retired Lathrop Reverend Lou Davis calls it a science.
The aroma coming from The Ripon Road House rib orders is enough to tempt the taste buds of any restaurant connoisseurs coming through the front door of the downtown Main Street façade.
DENAIR - You can smell Earl's BBQ in downtown Denair long before you see it. As the season chills, the smoky smells of Earl's BBQ is a beacon in the Valley.
STOCKTON - It's the same barbecue place along Stockton's Miracle Mile.
TUOLUMNE – Exile will be coming to Black Oak Casino Resort in November.