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Ironstone: The toast of Gold Country wineries

MURPHYS - In 1989, a team of miners using pickaxes and dynamite set to excavate wine-aging caverns on a ranch in Murphys, at the heart of the Sierra Nevada foothills. So hard were the limestone and Calaveras schist the miners were working through that, on some days, the team progressed only one, two or three feet. It was like cutting through iron, the miners said.

June 21, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209

Ironstone Vineyards summer concert series

Ticket for the Ironstone Vineyards concert series can be purchased through

June 21, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209

Dive in to summer at Turlock pools

As the school year ends and summer plans are being made, it's time to get the kids outside and play. Swimming lessons can be a great way to get the kids exercising while helping them be safer in the water.

June 21, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209

Manteca offers swim lessons, public pool use

Interested in scuba diving? Curious about what lifeguard training involves? Want to swim laps for exercise? Need to learn how to swim? Or do you just want to splash around and have fun?

June 21, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209

Woodward: Big splash for water fun

OAKDALE - On a regular sunny summer day, the water atop Woodward Reservoir is calm.

June 21, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209

Woodward: Big splash for water fun

OAKDALE - On a regular sunny summer day, the water atop Woodward Reservoir is calm.

June 21, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


STOCKTON – John, Michael and Wendy happened upon their fantasy land after a chance encounter with a flying boy dressed all in green.

June 15, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209

The Ice Cream Company: Modesto icon serves up hand- turned dairy goodness

MODESTO - Ice cream is nearly synonymous with summer. Nothing soothes the discomfort of a sizzling summer day better than a scoop of your favorite chilled dairy dessert.

June 15, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209

Amusement to zoo: It’s all happening at Micke Grove

LODI – Ever seen a golden mane tamarin?

June 15, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209

Oklahoma! sweeps onto Fallon House Stage

COLUMBIA - Oklahoma! – Rodgers & Hammerstein's first masterpiece – sweeps onto the Fallon House stage this summer. Sierra Repertory Theatre is proud to present an outstanding cast in this finely crafted classic, a celebration of the American spirit of courage, independence and feisty good fun. It plays at the Fallon House theatre in Columbia State Historic Park from June 28 through August 18.

June 15, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209

Creating the perfect picnic basket for an outing in 209

HILMAR - Looking to go on a picnic? Well, instead of scouring the aisles of conventional supermarkets why not add a local touch to create that perfect picnic basket? The Hilmar Cheese Company visitors center offers an array of meats, cheeses, spreads and other delectable delights that will make your picnic basket so tantalizing that Yogi Bear might even steal it.

June 15, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


CERES - Summer has often been considered to be the perfect time of the year for family bonding. No school means more time to take vacations, visit theme parks, or even just stay at home and barbeque with loved ones. For Greg Mathews, however, summer bonding with the family takes on a different form-the destruction derby.

June 08, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209

If you can’t take Dad out to a ball game on Father’s Day, take him to the SJ Fair

STOCKTON - You can take Dad out to the ball game, to a soccer game, to the golf course, or to the movies.

June 08, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209

Take in baseball game with dad at Banner Island

STOCKTON - When Banner Island Ballpark opened some eight years ago, I quickly found Home Run Hill to my liking, especially on those warm summer evenings.

June 08, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209

Calaveras Winegrape Alliance ‘Passport’ event on June 21-23

MURPHYS - Calaveras County has so many things to offer tourists, frog jumping, gold panning, cave tours, golf, boating, antiquing, but wine is one of the largest draws. Visitors may be surprised to find out that vines are hardly a newcomer to Calaveras. The oldest vines in the county are 110-year-old Zinfandel, organically dry-farmed in the old Italian tradition. Today, there are nearly 700 acres of vines and a yearly production of about 275,000 cases--still small compared to many other wine growing regions in California, but growing.

June 08, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209

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California: My passion, my love

I'm in love.

September 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209

She is a student of California

Stanislaus State student Maggie White isn't your average scholar. After graduating from the university with a degree in Communication Studies just a few weeks ...

September 02, 2016 | BY ANGELINA MARTIN 209 Reporter | LIVING IN 209

California won over his heart

Jack Snyder appreciates the Golden State like no other.

September 02, 2016 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209

California will always be my home

"Wow – those are some big mountains."

September 02, 2016 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


209 staff reporter

August 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


STOCKTON – That quarterly bonus check came in and it's burning a hole in your pocket.

August 26, 2016 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209

Turlock Municipal Airport: From Army training base to inspiring Young Eagles

The Turlock Municipal Airport has been in operation since the 1940s. From 1942 to 1945 it was an Army Air Training Base in conjunction with ...

August 26, 2016 | BY KRISTINA HACKER 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209

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