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Ripon bridge, trails, woods & river offer pleasant walks

RIPON - One of the most accessible spots in the Northern San Joaquin Valley for walking in a natural wooded area by the river is in Ripon and is visible from busy Highway 99.

February 18, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


DELICATO FAMILY VINEYARDS

Need an education on wine?

February 18, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


A quick walking tour of Manteca’s downtown murals

Manteca's murals are designed to give visitors, newcomers and longtime residents alike an insight into the community's culture, history, and economy.

February 18, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Jackson Rancheria presents Dickey Betts & Great Southern

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.

February 18, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Superstar Alan Jackson at Stockton Arena July 27

STOCKTON - Country superstar Alan Jackson takes his tour to the Stockton Arena in Stockton on Friday, July 27.

February 18, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


DR. RICARDO CUEVAS

NAME: Ricardo Cuevas

February 18, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Comedian Colin Quinn performs “Long Story Short” at Gallo

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.

February 18, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


From silent movies to Oscar party at State

MODESTO - The State Theatre is offering a series of classic films in February.

February 18, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


LET ME CALL YOU SWEETHEART

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" Maniscalco, 20, are now both 91 and live in Ripon's Town Square Apartments at Bethany Home after spending 35 years of their retirement in ...

February 11, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Tidewater: Manteca’s ultimate 3.4-mile walk

You might want to take a more pedestrian approach to Manteca and walk.

February 11, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Secret of their 66 years of marriage is ‘hard work’

RIPON – The measure of love is to love without measure, according to St. Francis de Sales.

February 11, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Childhood friendship blossoms into love

It was love at first sight for Nicole Hough.

February 11, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Sweet treats for sweet hearts

Felicia Acuna is a shoemaker. These are not just ordinary shoes though. They are works of art. Edible works of art, to be precise.

February 11, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Clarence Smit Museum

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.

February 11, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Rio Vista

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.

February 11, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


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CENTER STAGE

In celebration of the upcoming Cesar Chavez holiday, California State University, Stanislaus students had the opportunity to witness and learn from one of Chavez's right hand men and a significant leader in Chicano culture: Luis Valdez.

March 28, 2014 | By ALEXANDRA ANDERSON 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


State migrant ed program largest in the country

The regular school year in Manteca Unified runs from August to May. That's the norm for the majority of the 23,000-plus elementary and high school students in the district. That holds true for other public schools in San Joaquin County as well.

March 28, 2014 | By ROSE ALBANO RISSO 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Chavez’s legacy still thrives in Central Valley

Agriculture is the dominant industry in the Central Valley, where the legacy of Cesar Chavez still hangs in the air for families of migrant workers across the state.

March 28, 2014 | By ALEXANDRA ANDERSON 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Stockton honors Cesar Chavez with projects, school dedication

Students at Cesar Chavez High in Stockton are learning more about their school namesake.

March 28, 2014 | By VINCE REMBULAT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Biopic shown to 1,000 California farm workers

DELANO (AP) - In California's fertile Central Valley, immigrant workers pick produce sold worldwide. They're mostly Spanish speakers who work long hours in the dirt and sun - not your typical crowd for a Hollywood movie premiere.

March 28, 2014 | | LIVING IN 209


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


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