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Santa Express trains return to Jamestown

JAMESTOWN – Santa is taking some time out of his busy schedule to make special daytime and nighttime appearances at Railtown 1897 State Historic Park in Jamestown this holiday season.

October 25, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Kaepernick-themed corn maze fun by day, spooky come nightfall

PATTERSON - Alongside harvest season comes football, and Fantozzi Farms in Patterson is ready for both with its 25-acre corn maze inspired by San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

October 19, 2013 | — CARA HALLAM / The 209 | LIVING IN 209


Safe Halloween, parades, costume contests & more

A happy Halloween is a scary Halloween. For that celebration formula to be complete, add safe to the ingredient to make the popular dress-up annual occasion a truly family-oriented entertainment.

October 19, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Stockton pumpkin patch caters to younger set ages 2 thru 10

STOCKTON - There's a pumpkin patch out there that may be ideal for young children.

October 19, 2013 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


FRIGHT NIGHT DELIGHT

Editor's Note: This is a profile on florist and amateur makeup artist Cheryl Airrington, who was recruited to turn Managing Editor James Burns into a zombie for this weekend's 209 edition.

October 12, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


How would you like to die?

"We can make your eye pop out of the socket and hang there up against your cheek. ... I've got a brain you can carry around. ... We can also make it look like the bone is popping out."

October 12, 2013 | James Burns | LIVING IN 209


HALLOWEEN MAGIC

Whether you want to be a wicked witch, a tiger, a vampire or a member of the walking dead, local business Daydreams and Nightmares can help bring your favorite Halloween character to life. Through the use of professional makeup and talented makeup artists, Daydreams and Nightmares can help add that perfect finishing touch to complete your Halloween transformation.

October 12, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Costumes replicating Miley Cyrus’ VMA performance are hot sellers

Remember Miley Cyrus' VMA performance with Robin Thicke?

October 12, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


TIME TO FALL IN LOVE

If you ever wanted to visit Yosemite National Park without fighting tourist traffic every inch of the way, this month may be your best chance. In a kind of Perfect Storm combining the normal fall dip in traffic with public concerns about the Rim Fire, the park actually may have fewer visitors than just about any other time in recent memory.

October 04, 2013 | By CARY ORDWAY Special to the 209 | LIVING IN 209


Best places in Turlock to enjoy fall color changes

With the leaves changing colors and the weather cooling down, it's time to get outside and enjoy the autumn season. The following are three suggestions of the best places to see the season in Stanislaus County.

October 04, 2013 | — CARA HALLAM / The 209 | LIVING IN 209


Delta offers unique fall hues in 209’s backyard

In New England there are entire companies built around the annual changing of the foliage.

October 04, 2013 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


Fallon House dates back to Gold Rush era

COLUMBIA - A real life nugget from the days of the Gold Rush is the Fallon House Theatre that was built in 1850 and continues with its stage productions year-round today.

October 04, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | LIVING IN 209


Columbia’s Harvest Festifall Oct. 12-13

COLUMBIA - The Columbia Chamber of Commerce is busy organizing its 29th annual Harvest Festifall, to be held in Columbia State Historic Park on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-13, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

October 04, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Discovering pockets of fall colors

When it comes to fall colors, Manteca and Ripon – or the South San Joaquin County area – is not Vermont or Maine, or even the Sierra foothills and surroundings by any stretch of the imagination.

October 04, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | LIVING IN 209


Places to see Stockton’s colorful fall foilage

STOCKTON - My buddy Kurt once lived along a picturesque tree-lined street in Stockton's University District.

October 04, 2013 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


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100 easy-to grow plants that sip water

Some time ago, the horticulture staff of the UC Davis Arboretum identified 100 easy-to-grow plants.

April 24, 2015 | By VINCE REMBULAT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Continuing to flourish in the drought

With the decrease of available water and the increase of water regulations, it has become almost too easy for gardeners to surrender their gloves and shovels to the drought that has been scorching the state for four years with no foreseeable end.

April 24, 2015 | BY ALYSSON AREDAS 209 Staff Reporter | LIVING IN 209


Earth Day in the 209 & reducing water use

Earth Day 2015 arrives Wednesday with the 209 - and the rest of California - well into the fourth year of severe drought.

April 17, 2015 | By DENNIS WYATT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Stockton marks Earth Day April 26

For past 27 years, Earth Day has been a major event in Stockton.

April 17, 2015 | By VINCE REMBULAT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


MJC celebrating Earth Day April 22

MODESTO – Tanner Carroll recycles.

April 17, 2015 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Free Shred-It event, compost giveaway in Manteca April 25

Got documents that an identify thief would love to rifle through your blue or green Toter to find?

April 17, 2015 | | LIVING IN 209


WET & WILD

If you've "outgrown" theme parks - or at least think you have - consider a stop by Six Flags Discovery Kingdom next time you're in the San Francisco Bay area. It's quite amazing, really, but Six Flags seems to have included enough attractions to keep every member in the family fully engaged during your visit.

April 10, 2015 | By CARY ORDWAY CaliforniaWeekend.com | LIVING IN 209


CULTURE & BEAUTY

The grapevine has an amazing power to transform reasonably attractive countryside into an oasis of culture and beauty that speaks to all of one's senses - and no place is that better manifested than in the famed Napa Valley.

April 10, 2015 | By CARY ORDWAY CaliforniaWeekend.com | LIVING IN 209


HIKING HETCH HETCHY

There I was standing alone watching water cascading 1,310 feet over granite just hours after sunrise.

April 03, 2015 | By DENNIS WYATT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


See waterfalls before they are trickles

If you want to see Yosemite Valley's famous waterfalls at their peak during this fourth year of drought you need to do so this month.

April 03, 2015 | | LIVING IN 209


WOODWARD

OAKDALE – You better get that boat out of storage now.

April 03, 2015 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


EVERGREEN LODGE

It's not the Wawona Hotel, the Yosemite Lodge at the Falls of even the world famous Awahnee Hotel where you might be lucky to snag a room for only $470 a night.

April 03, 2015 | By DENNIS WYATT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


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