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Name: Crystal Downs Job / title: State Farm Agent Birth date: June 24, 1960 Age: 51 High school: Bardstown High School in Kentucky What were high school activities: That was a long time ago, but high school was very fun for me. I was active in several clubs and sports. My favorites were student council, judo and band. Teacher who made the biggest impact on you: Mr. Sham, he was a math teacher ...
Step over the threshold of Manteca's first Methodist church and you will enter a world that will enchant and educate.
MODESTO - The State Theatre in downtown Modesto is rolling out four concerts over the next eight weeks.
MODESTO – A tribute to the music of American Jazz Musician Glenn Miller and Tex Beneke featuring the Tex Beneke Orchestra takes place at the Gallo Center for the Arts on Friday, Feb.10, at 7 p.m.. The show will also star The Four Aces, The Modernaires with Paula Kelly Jr. and Cassie Miller.
TUOLUMNE - Country star Terry Clark will be returning to Black Oak Casino in February after her sold-out show at the casino last year. Clark has had two platinum albums and six No. 1 hits, including "You're Easy on the Eyes" and "Girls Lie Too."
STOCKTON - The Stockton Symphony continues its wildly popular Pops series with a romantic concert for you and your valentine, when it presents the Valentine Pops: Steve Lippia in "Simply Sinatra," on Saturday, Feb. 11. Tickets are selling quickly for this concert which begins at 6 p.m. at the Atherton Auditorium on the San Joaquin Delta College campus in Stockton.
MODESTO - Athletic bodies and contemporary costumes meet explosive Taiko drumming and innovative choreography in 'TAO: The Art of the Drum,' performing at the Gallo Center for the Arts on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m.. With hundreds of sold-out shows and more than four million spectators, TAO has proven that modern entertainment based on the traditional art of Japanese drumming, has massive international appeal.
STOCKTON - The hilarious comedy Dearly Beloved is being stagged at the Stockton Civic Theatre through Feb. 5.
RIPON - Fern Bugbee didn't look her age as she played a favorite tune on her violin this week recalling the 1950s in Ripon, mentioning her upcoming birthday bash at Spring Creek Country Club in March when she will turn 90.
LATHROP – Imagine this. It's summertime in the valley. The days are oppressively hot. But the nights are cool with a hint of Delta breezes, and the soft Bermuda grass carpeting the spacious back yard conveniently conspire to create an attractive cocoon for a rendezvous with Morpheus right there under the stars.
It isn't by chance that a baseball field is a common element of Del Webb communities such as Manteca's Del Webb at Woodbridge.
Victor Gully grew up in a much different Manteca. Born in 1934, he used to play on a hill that was eventually cleared to make way for East Union High School and remembers driving past the hog farm that now houses the Walgreens at the corner of Main Street and Louise Avenue. And as a member of the Board of Directors at the Manteca Historical Society, every time he takes a stroll through the museum ...
Sharon and Dino Cunial bought their first home in 1964 on the northern edge of Manteca. They had hoped to buy a slightly bigger house for $18,000 but Realtor George Dadasovich told them point blank all they could qualify for was a $16,000 home. Both of them were working but back then banks wouldn't count the annual income of a wife if she was of child-bearing age. After moving into the home on North Fremont, ...
Nicole Vega remembers the day that her job as a server changed forever. After watching a veteran stack and carry seven entrée plates out to a table on one arm with ease, Vega took a lesson from what became her mentor at The Waffle Shop in Turlock and learned how to do just that. Instantly she was able to cut down the number of trips she had to make back-and-forth to the kitchen to get ...
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.
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.
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.
STOCKTON - There's a pumpkin patch out there that may be ideal for young children.
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.
"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."
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.
Remember Miley Cyrus' VMA performance with Robin Thicke?