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BURGERS & SHAKES

Burgers, fries and shakes – can you get more American than that? Not at the Sno-White Drive-In in Modesto.

March 26, 2014 | By ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Manteca moments frozen in time

Foster's Freeze in Manteca has a 54-year history, but the presence of a drive-through restaurant at the corner of Yosemite and Walnut avenues dates back to the 1930s.

March 26, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | LIVING IN 209


Daffodil Hill: A golden opportunity to see Mother Nature at her best

In a remote place called Volcano in the Sierra foothills, Mother Nature every year magically lays out a thick carpet of golden yellow made even more vivid by spring's solid sunshine.

March 14, 2014 | By ROSE ALBANO RISSO 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Turlock parks: Spring necessity

Spring has sprung – well, not exactly but it sure feels like it. As locals head outside to enjoy the pleasant weather and put their concerns about the ongoing drought in California to the back of their minds, the outdoor parks are an excellent place to ring in the new season.

March 14, 2014 | By ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


This time of the year, Yosemite a crapshoot

It's a hit-or-miss proposition.

March 14, 2014 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


500 acres of fun

While many children enjoy playing in the backyard as the weather warms up, the City of Modesto offers locals a slightly more unique outdoor experience: 500 acres along the Tuolumne River.

March 14, 2014 | By ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Higher Learning

RIPON – Ripon Christian Schools has consistently sent 98 percent of its graduates on to college – a record that has continued into the 21st century.

March 07, 2014 | By GLENN KAHL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Turlock Christian has been Bennett’s home for 14 years

TURLOCK - Not everyone who goes to a Christian school is Christian.

March 07, 2014 | By ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Waterford found hoops & theology in Modesto

MODESTO – There it was right there practically in his backyard.

March 07, 2014 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Central Catholic principal aims for student success

MODESTO - When Melissa Besseling came to Central Catholic High School in 1996 as a mid-year replacement math teacher, she did not anticipate that she would become principal.

March 07, 2014 | By ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Healing Hands

For as long as she can remember, Kathy Rich has been good with her hands.

February 28, 2014 | James Burns | LIVING IN 209


Prepare to be pampered at Natural Path Wellness Center

RIPON – Ripon veterinarian Ann Scearce stops by once every four weeks for facials with aesthetician Edy Fowler.

February 28, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | LIVING IN 209


Spa of Turlock relaxing escape

Locals looking for a calming reprieve from the stress of daily life won't need to look far as The Spa of Turlock has all of the offerings of a quiet oasis.

February 28, 2014 | ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN / The 209 | LIVING IN 209


Modesto spa ‘heavenly’ experience

Upon entering The Heavenly Spa in Modesto, clients may be surprised that the relaxing environment is actually a popular hotspot for locals.

February 28, 2014 | ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN / The 209 | LIVING IN 209


Vintners aren’t the only ones collecting awards

LODI ­- One of the best spa getaways in the 209 just might be in Lodi.

February 28, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


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FORT FUNSTON

SAN FRANCISCO - Hitting the beach in the City of San Francisco for visitors means either going to Ocean Beach that seems to run for miles ...

January 06, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS CELEBRATED IN THE 209

Enrique Cardenas doesn't look forward to holiday meals very much.

December 23, 2016 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


Assyrians celebrate family, food

For the Assyrian community in Turlock, Christmas traditionally means two things: enjoying delicious food and spending time celebrating with family and friends.

December 23, 2016 | BY ALYSSON AREDAS 209 Living | LIVING IN 209


DUTCH SINTERKLAAS

"Sinterklaas" is Santa Claus in the Netherlands.

December 23, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | LIVING IN 209


CHRISTMAS IN THE PHILIPPINES

The Nativity Scene was the important décor coming from a Filipino household.

December 23, 2016 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


Ringing in 2017 with parties, live music in Turlock

Turlockers looking for the perfect place to celebrate the end of 2016 and ring in the beginning of 2017 need look no further than local ...

December 16, 2016 | BY ALYSSON AREDAS 
Living in 209 | LIVING IN 209


USHERING IN 2017

Partygoers of all ages often look forward to this year-end bash at the University Plaza Waterfront Hotel in Stockton.

December 16, 2016 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


Ceres, Turlock, & Manteca celebrate with laughs

MODESTO – Tired of the standard New Year's Eve party?

December 16, 2016 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


Ripon gala marking beginning of 2017

A New Year's Eve gala is being planned at Ripon's Spring Creek Country Club in its spacious and elegant new clubhouse near the ...

December 16, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | LIVING IN 209


SF offers Bay cruises, acrobats & fireworks on New Year’s Eve

SAN FRANCISCO – Tired of the same old New Year's Eve parties with the same old people?

December 16, 2016 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


Fireworks? At Christmas?

MODESTO – What's better than piling the family into the car, turning up the heater, and driving around to see which houses have gone all-out ...

December 09, 2016 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


Christmas Tree Lanes

As one of the city's most beloved traditions, Turlock's Christmas Tree Lane has served as a perfect way to kick off the holiday ...

December 09, 2016 | BY ALYSSON AREDAS Living in 209 | LIVING IN 209


HOLIDAYS ON THE FARM

Toss aside the Wii. Forget Space Mountain. This is the real deal, well except for the snow. It's manmade.

December 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


Lighting up Lathrop for season

LATHROP – There are those who hang Christmas lights because they enjoy the festive atmosphere that it brings to the neighborhood.

December 09, 2016 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


Stockton shines during Christmas

Stockton may not have an official Christmas Tree Lane, but there are plenty of places around town to see some spectacular light shows.

December 09, 2016 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


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