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The wonder of old books: 10,000 & counting

Even as book retailers try to push towards a digital, e-ink world, there's some irreplaceable, unmistakable greatness found only in old, printed books.

October 19, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


23 years pushing the thrills of reading

RIPON - Alicia Reynolds – without a doubt – loves her job of 14 years at the Ripon Library.

October 19, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


A GRAND PLACE

TRACY – New York has a famous Grand – the Grand Central Station for commuters.

October 12, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Handcrafted with love: Personalize gifts with paper crafting

Editor's note: Those seeking to add a personalized holiday gift tradition this Christmas season are already gearing up.

October 12, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Fantasy Faire combines old & new Halloween traditions

SONORA - The Fantasy Faire Oct. 20-21 at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds is deeply rooted in the All Hallow beliefs of the Celtic people, but combined with all the fun and excitement of a modern Halloween.

October 12, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


ALLENSWORTH: ‘The town that refused to die’

ALLENSWORTH - A century has passed since the founding of this unique town dedicated to the dignity of the human spirit. Although the centennial celebration is now a part of history, there are still plenty of opportunities to come learn about Colonel Allen Allensworth and the courageous group of black families and individuals who believed they could create their own version of the "American Dream."

October 12, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Santa star of holiday stamps

St. Nick begins navigating the nation's mail stream today to the tune of 750 million Santa and Sleigh Forever stamps. The stamp art was inspired by the 1823 poem by Clement C. Moore, "A Visit from St. Nicholas," also known as "The Night Before Christmas" or "'Twas the Night Before Christmas."

October 12, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Buy your Christmas cheer tickets now

Angels! (Angels We Have Heard on High)

October 12, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Pavao performing at Modesto Sound benefit

MODESTO - Sierra High graduate and "The Voice" finalist Lindsey Pavao is performing on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at a Modesto Sound teen recording and creative arts studio concert fundraiser at the home of one of Modesto Sound's board members.

October 12, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Beethoven helps usher in Classics season

STOCKTON - A full program of Beethoven is in store when the Stockton Symphony begins its Classics season on Thursday, Nov. 15.

October 12, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Temptations appear Dec. 15 at Jackson Rancheria

JACKSON – Make The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards, part of your holiday celebrations this year when the group performs a special Christmas show at the All New Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort on Saturday, Dec. 15.

October 12, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


First Great Valley BookFest set for Oct. 27

A red-letter day is coming on Saturday, Oct, 27, at the Bass Pro Shops/Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley in Manteca.

October 12, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Supertramp’s Roger Hogdson performing at Gallo Center

MODESTO - Roger Hodgson, legendary voice of Supertramp, returns to America with biggest tour in 30 years

October 12, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST

Those of us who choose our getaways carefully often pay nearly as much attention to the town as the beach – in other words, a scenic stretch of coastline is the main attraction, but it's nearly as important to spend our precious days off in a place with its own ambience or cultural flair.

October 12, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Eagle Nest is Harley heaven

LATHROP – David Tenney rides a steel horse.

October 06, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


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‘Fresh cut’ at Manteca’s GK Mongolian Barbecue

"Eat your vegetables!" This is the message that greets diners at the door to the GK Mongolian Barbecue on South Main Street in Manteca.

August 29, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | LIVING IN 209


Restaurants in Modesto defy the stereotypes

MODESTO – Alright. We get it. You don't want a steak and you don't want chicken and fresh salmon – covered in lemon and butter and roasted over an open flame in foil – is out as well.

August 29, 2014 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


Going Greek

Greek cuisine is ideally suited to vegetarians and vegans.

August 29, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


Hot off the Grille: Brie, Portobella dishes delight

The Canal Street Grille in Ripon is not without sumptuous non-meat, vegetarian selections in its lengthy menu of more than 60 items including steaks and prime rib.

August 29, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | LIVING IN 209


Ex-007 actor spying again in ‘Nov. Man’

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Onetime 007 Pierce Brosnan embraces a darker take on spycraft in Roger Donaldson's "The November Man," playing a former CIA agent whose autumnal nickname acknowledges his tendency to leave few alive when he passes through a town. A familiar string of dark secrets, shifting allegiances and (wo)man-who-knew-too-much pursuit propels the storyline (adapted from one in a series of Bill Granger novels), giving Brosnan the opportunity to prove his cool remains intact, sans tux and gadgets. "November Man" won't do anything like Bond's box office, but will satisfy the actor's fans and moviegoers ...

August 29, 2014 | | LIVING IN 209


‘As Above, So Below,’ not much in between

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Abandon all hope, ye who enter here," is the inscription uncovered by a gang of 20-something treasure hunters in the catacomb-hopping horror flick, "As Above, So Below." But the warning could easily apply to viewers checking out this rather hopeless mash-up of "The Descent" and "(Rec)," not to mention a dozen other found-footage movies that have clogged the screens over the last five years.

August 29, 2014 | | LIVING IN 209


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