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Laser tag fun: Ready, aim zap

MODESTO – Jamie Harwood throws a vest over her shoulder and readjusts it.

January 18, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Paintball popular extreme sport

Paintball has made its mark as the third most popular extreme sport behind in-line skating and skateboarding since 2009 because it offers a safe adrenaline rush for all ages in any terrain.

January 18, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Former Camelot now Booming with fun in Modesto

MODESTO – Boomers! may not rhyme with fun. But this recreation attraction in the 209 is a boomtown of fun for families, excitement seekers, and those who just want to get away from the boredom of daily doldrums.

January 18, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


A $100 thrill: Tandem jumping from 2 miles up

LODI - Max Garrido had a 50th birthday to remember.

January 18, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Turlock’s Portuguese ‘suicide squad’ keeps old tradition alive

The Turlock De Forcados will be looking death in the face as they gear up for another year of traditional Portuguese bullfights at the Stevinson Pentecost Bull Fighting Arena and the Gustine BellaVista Park Arena. The group has previously appeared in Canada, Portugal, and other countries around the world.

January 18, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


209 Happenings

BICYLCE RIDES

January 18, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


CURE FOR CABIN FEVER

Got cabin fever?

January 11, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Beat winter blues by getting taste of summer at various local BBQs

With foul weather afoot, many are seeking solace inside and dreaming of finer days. But thanks to local BBQ eateries, the tastes of backyard summer barbeques can be had any time of year.

January 11, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Hot dog! Club Maccao draws lovers of world-class franks

FRENCH CAMP - A stock car sits atop Club Maccao.

January 11, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Plenty of golden opportunities for daytrips to Jackson, Sonora

JACKSON - The Gold Rush cities of Jackson and Sonora have a lot to offer the motoring tourist from the Central Valley and beyond.

January 11, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Planet Beach offers healing red light to combat winter blahs

Looking for a killer tan in the middle of winter? Ready for a summer vacation, but worried about time and money? Or do you just need an escape from the coarse winter cold? Look no further than Planet Beach Contempo Spa, a wellness center with all the amenities necessary for renewing the skin and relaxing the body.

January 11, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


209 Happenings

CRAB FEEDS

January 11, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


DOWN FIVE DRESS SIZES

In the last two years, Charla Carpenter-Ortiz has become a new person in more ways than one.

January 04, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Turlock native peddles past fitness doubts

What started as a fitness resolution soon became the pride of the Turlock community as Bell Real Estate owner Robert Bell launched a cycling team that promotes community involvement, team camaraderie, and charity.

January 04, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Weighing his options: A resolution that overcame death

The start of the New Year is a time to reflect on what matters most and apply a resolution to obtain goals. For Turlock resident Roy Huffman, implementing a fitness resolution meant more than losing weight; it meant saving his life.

January 04, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


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A-legion-ce to VETS

RIPON – Commander Ernie Tyhurst of the Clinton McCausland Post 190 of the American Legion has a history of service to his community and to his country during his colorful lifetime. He joined the Legion four years ago and is in his second year in its leadership. He is now a life member.

May 23, 2014 | By GLENN KAHL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Franscella helped put Ripon VFW on the map

RIPON – Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars' Post 1051 in Ripon, John Franscella, has served three tours aboard the U.S.S. Hancock assigned to the F-8 Fighter Squadron in the Gulf of Tonkin between 1968 and 1970.

May 23, 2014 | By GLENN KAHL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


American Legion supports Turlock

While Memorial Day allows locals to take a moment to thank veterans for their service and sacrifice, several veteran organizations continue to contribute year-round to the community. From supporting sober graduate nights to hosting flag retirement ceremonies, veteran societies such as the American Legion support and further the goals of the community through their financial contributions.

May 23, 2014 | By ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Sharpe Depot American Legion in search of members

LATHROP ­– Charles McGonegal is looking to boost membership at the Sharpe General Depot American Legion Post 632.

May 23, 2014 | By VINCE REMBULAT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


OPENING NEW DOORS

MANTECA – The briefcase sits on a ledge near the front window of the Village Sandwich Shoppe, open and overflowing with folders and paperwork.

May 23, 2014 | By JAMES BURNS 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Legion more than a social club for men

The impact the American Legion has had on the lives of veterans – even those who don't know that the organization exists – is unquestioned.

May 23, 2014 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


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