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Shively’s: Rough diamond housed in a Quonset hut

OAKDALE – It doesn't look much like an eating or drinking establishment.

August 09, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Food has kept Xochimilco Café going for 50 plus years

Stockton - If you grew up in Stockton chances are you know of Xochimilco Café.

August 09, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Kountry Kitchen serves up Valley-size chicken fried steak

SALIDA - The food at Kountry Kitchen in Salida is not for sissies. Visitors who order the one pound chicken fried steak will certainly be begging for a doggie bag half way through their first sitting.

August 09, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Blue Moon Taste of San Joaquin returns

STOCKTON - The Blue Moon Taste of San Joaquin returns to Downtown Stockton's Weber Point on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

August 09, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Murder mystery at Columbia

COLUMBIA - Join the Columbia State Park staff and costumed volunteers in a live reenactment and solve a real case of The Smith-Barclay tragedy, which took two lives, occurred in Columbia in 1855.

August 09, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Beatlemania at Picnic at the Pops!

MODESTO - The Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO) will present its19th annual outdoor concert, Picnic at the Pops! on Saturday, Sept. 7, on the grounds of the E&J Gallo Winery in Modesto.

August 09, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Symphony opens with Celtic energy

STOCKTON - The Stockton Symphony opens its 2013-14 season on Sept. 21 with its Autumn Pops, featuring a breathless virtuoso fiddle performance by an original star of Riverdance, Eileen Ivers. Known for her electrifying concerts that bring audiences to their feet, Ivers is joined by her ensemble, Immigrant Soul, local Irish dancers, and the Stockton Symphony.

August 09, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Ziggy Star: He’s got game(s)

Before Facebook and social media, there was an era where baseball card collecting engaged a multitude of passionate Americans. Just ask Turlocker Tom "Ziggy" Star.

August 03, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


The Gamer & his cards

Baseball cards. Snow globes. Porcelain figurines.

August 03, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Star Wars collectibles: In a Stockton store, far, far away

STOCKTON - Josh Lawson is a Star Wars geek.

August 03, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Coin collector turns passion into business

Pick almost any coin of any metal and Lee Henderson can probably tell you its story. The year, the history, how many there were, or are, in circulation, and why the particular person or animal was picked for the engraving.

August 03, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Philately still alive & well in the 209

With e-vites, e-mails and all kinds of electronic communication devices proliferating, practically obliterating the popularity of sending mails via the postal service today, one would think philately has gone the way of the dinosaurs, right?

August 03, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


KAEP’S TATS

Colin Kaepernick has had one amazing year, and his success on the football field is only a fraction of the reason why. Since taking the reins of San Francisco's offense for his first start on Monday Night Football and snowballing that performance into a Super Bowl XLVII run, the fleet footed and rocket armed quarterback from Turlock has been experiencing a whirlwind of national attention, both for better and for worse.

July 26, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Still fond of his tattoos after over 60 years

Ripon's Red Nutt sports a wing-flapping Eagle flying across his broad chest, but he rarely is seen without a shirt in public.

July 26, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Tattoo artist: He gets onto your skin

The tattoo on Vern Ring's lower left shin stands out.

July 26, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


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Chapter 25

RIPON – Dorothy "Dot" Veltkamp always has a couple of books on her night stand – a woman with a passion for reading since her childhood – has completed more than 25 years as a librarian mostly in Ripon.

January 16, 2015 | By GLENN KAHL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Turlock café & grill offers more than just your average burger

TURLOCK – In an area filled with seemingly endless burger joints for hungry customers to choose from, it may be a difficult task for a mom-and-pop restaurant to stand out. However, AJ's Café and Grill has managed to do just that with their locally and freshly made burgers.

January 09, 2015 | BY ALYSSON AREDAS 209 staff reports | LIVING IN 209


Ripon’s Roadhouse doesn’t yoke around

RIPON – It's a classic burger at the downtown Ripon Roadhouse sure to leave egg yolk running down your fingers and hands with the first bite.

January 09, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | LIVING IN 209


One ‘Bigg’ burger

MANTECA – Suzette Frese sums it up in one sentence as to why her favorite restaurant in Manteca is a dining destination.

January 09, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | LIVING IN 209


Star power: Yelpers love Rockin B’s

MODESTO – It's hard to mess up a hamburger.

January 09, 2015 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


Original Manny’s in Stockton still delivers

STOCKTON – So what makes for a good hamburger?

January 09, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


FROSTY MUG HEAVEN

LODI - Want a real root beer float?

January 09, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


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