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Latif’s: The place for pies

Thanksgiving is a busy holiday for both professional and amateur bakers; but for the pie makers at Turlock's Latif's Restaurant, it's the pinnacle of their whole year.

November 08, 2013 | ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN / The 209 | LIVING IN 209


Fresh baked pies from apple to pumpkin walnut

STOCKTON - Ever hear of a pumpkin walnut pie?

November 08, 2013 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


Modesto offers plenty of choices for fresh pies

MODESTO – Let them eat pie.

November 08, 2013 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


Places to order for fresh-baked pies in Manteca

Thanksgiving dinner, for many traditional families, would not be complete without that main dessert staple – pumpkin pie.

November 08, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | LIVING IN 209


Pumpkin pie contest a sweet addition to charity meals

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.

November 08, 2013 | — ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN / The 209 ww | LIVING IN 209


You can create a clutter-free crafting zone

(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.

November 08, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


CLASSIC TO MODERN

A windshield tour of Manteca's churches reveals a hodge-podge of architectural forms.

November 01, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | LIVING IN 209


Turlock Sikh Temple continues to grow

With hundreds of Indian-American residents in Turlock, the Gurudwara Sahib Sikh Temple is the place of worship for members of the Sikh community.

November 01, 2013 | — CARA HALLAM / The 209 | LIVING IN 209


More than 400 places of worship in Stockton

STOCKTON - From historic to modern, there are over 400 churches listed in Stockton.

November 01, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


St. Stanislaus construction stands as impressive tribute to Catholicism

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.

November 01, 2013 | — ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN / The 209 | LIVING IN 209


BBQ off beaten path proves if you cook great ribs they will come

Retired Lathrop Reverend Lou Davis calls it a science.

October 25, 2013 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


RIB-ING IN RIPON

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.

October 25, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | LIVING IN 209


Get the smoke detector; Earl’s BBQ is fired up

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.

October 25, 2013 | — ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN / The 209 | LIVING IN 209


Miracle Mile smokehouse in Stockton offers barbecue just like grandpa fixed

STOCKTON - It's the same barbecue place along Stockton's Miracle Mile.

October 25, 2013 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


MANTECA HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS

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October 25, 2013 | | 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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