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Tidswater Art Gallery’s Souper Supper

STOCKTON - The Tidewater Art Gallery will host the 11th annual Souper Supper event on Friday, Feb. 24.

February 04, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Golden Bough, Irish dancers performing Feb. 12 in Angles Camp

ANGELS CAMP - The Golden Bough and the McGrath Irish Dancers perform during the Celebrate Ireland event on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 3 p.m. at the Bret Harte Theater in Angels Camp.

February 04, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


‘Sweets for Your Sweet’ Feb. 9

MURPHYS - Gary Zucca of Zucca Wines is hosting a Port and dessert wine pairing with chocolates, sweet treats and cheese on Thursday, Feb. 9, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Murphys Historic Hotel, 457 Main St.

February 04, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra in concert

MODESTO - The Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra (MSYO) presents its first pops concert to begin an annual tradition, on Saturday, Feb.18, at 3:00 p.m. at Gallo Center for the Arts.

February 04, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Stockton Civic presents two performances of ‘Love letters’

STOCKTON - Stockton Civic Theatre will present two performances only of A.R. Gurney's "Love Letters," on Sunday, Feb. 12, and Sunday, Feb. 19, both at 2:30 p.m.

February 04, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Illusionist Mike Super at Gallo Center on March 4

MODESTO – Mike Super, the winner of NBC's hit television show, Phenomenon, will make a special appearance at the Gallo Center for the Arts on Sunday, March 4, at 3:00 PM. The matinee performance promises jaw-dropping illusions to boggle the mind. Super's mystifying tricks delight audiences. This "Magic and Illusion" show is one all ages will enjoy.

February 04, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


STEPPING UP & VOLUNTEERING

Pat Metzler is a retired registered nurse.

January 28, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


‘Come ride the little train that is rolling down the tracks…’

Do you remember Uncle Joe who moved kind of slow when the train pulled into the Shady Rest on Petticoat Junction?

January 28, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Ripon Police, citizens benefit from VIPS

RIPON - Bea Azevedo finds it hard to say no to the Ripon Volunteers in Police Services.

January 28, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


The STARS when it comes to helping assist deputies

Just because he was retired didn't mean that Victor Gully wanted to sit at home all day.

January 28, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


A SAFE way to become involved in the community

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.

January 28, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


BRANDY CLARK

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.

January 28, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


HAGGIN MUSEUM

STOCKTON - It's impossible to miss the Haggin Museum.

January 28, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


John Brennan

NAME: John Brennan

January 28, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Sons of San Joaquin

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.

January 28, 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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