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Play ball! Modesto parks host minor league baseball, myriad of festivals

Maintaining 75 parks, the City of Modesto has a vast array of facilities available for community members to take advantage of while keeping up with a social and healthy lifestyle. With activities such as festivals, concerts, baseball games, picnics and social gatherings, Modesto parks are filled with all kinds of fun opportunities for the whole family to enjoy.

September 13, 2013 | CARA HALLAM The 209 | LIVING IN 209


56 parks: From sports complex to greenbelt

Manteca's 56 parks run the gamut from the 30-acre Big League Dreams sports complex with six replica Major league baseball fields plus an indoor soccer arena to the 3.7-mile greenbelt park known as the Tidewater that serves as the backbone of a citywide separated bike path system.

September 13, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


SANTA CRUZ

SAN TA CRUZ - If you don't happen to have time to tour the entire state of California, we found a place that almost seems like a microcosm of the state. You have your beaches, your surfers, your Redwood forests and, just an hour away, one of the state's largest and most cosmopolitan cities.

September 13, 2013 | By CARL ORDAWAY | LIVING IN 209


HIDDEN MONTEREY

MONTEREY - Who can resist the charms of historic Monterey or the picturesque seasidecity of Santa Cruz? Nobody goes home disappointed, of course, but what many visitors may not take the time to do is visit the small towns and attractions between these two popular destinations.

September 13, 2013 | By CARY ORDWAY | LIVING IN 209


Lathrop parks: Anyone for cricket?

Manuel Valverde Park becomes awash with people when the annual Relay for Life transforms the impeccable grounds into ground-zero for the fight against cancer.

September 13, 2013 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


What’s not to love about Stockton’s Victory Park?

What's not to love about Victory Park?

September 13, 2013 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


Symbiosis Coming To Oakdale

Oakdale will play host to the 2013 Symbiosis Gathering at Woodward Reservoir Regional Park from Thursday, Sept. 19 through Monday, Sept. 23. Organizers of the event say Symbiosis Gathering could draw upwards of 10,000 event goers to the region.

September 11, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


REBUILDING A COUNTRY

Gary Soiseth, owner of Turlock's Soiseth Farms, is one of the hundreds of almond farmers across the county who are in the full swing of harvest season.

August 30, 2013 | JAYDEEP BHATIA | LIVING IN 209


Grapes: It’s time to pick the vines

In June, sun-baked vineyards in Northern California waited ... and waited ... and waited for Mother Nature to shower their crops.

August 30, 2013 | James Burns | LIVING IN 209


Farm fresh is appeal of 120 produce stands

Denise Eastburn isn't expecting to see the kind of traffic that she normally does on Labor Day weekend.

August 30, 2013 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


SJ going nuts over walnuts

Walnuts never have the delicate snowy white beauty of almonds in the springtime. But the plain-looking walnut more than makes up for its lack of floral glamour when it comes to production ranking and value – that is, as far as San Joaquin County is concerned.

August 30, 2013 | Ryan Balbeuna | LIVING IN 209


Changing crops, growing demand help Stanislaus County growers

Farmers are changing what they grow, and in effect, how much they make.

August 30, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


OPENS TODAY

A Hijacking (R) A cargo ship is heading for harbor when it is hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. Amongst the men on board are the ship's cook Mikkel and the engineer Jan, who along with the rest of the seamen are taken hostage in a cynical game of life and death.

August 30, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


‘Closed Circuit,’ a post-privacy thriller

We're all being watched. All the time.

August 30, 2013 | By JOCELYN NOVECK AP National Writer | LIVING IN 209


‘You’re Next’ improves as cast dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "You're Next" is a nasty little slasher film that starts poorly but gets better once most of the cast has been butchered.

August 30, 2013 | By JOHN DeFORE The Hollywood Reporter | LIVING IN 209


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MARISSA’S CLOSET

Prom dresses - many still having their original price tags - have been given to high school girls who otherwise might not experience the thrills of their ...

April 15, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | LIVING IN 209


HETCH HETCHY’S WAMPA FALLS

Reflections of stark granite walls with numerous dramatic cliffs carved by glaciers shimmy in the early morning sun across one of the largest pristine bodies ...

April 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


Livermore now arguably rivals Napa as play destination

LIVERMORE - High above Del Valle Lake on the Ohlone Wilderness Trail it hits you.

April 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


Sweet boating lake, wilderness trail just 50 minutes away

LIVERMORE - Del Valle Regional Park - just 50 minutes from Manteca - offers arguably the best spot in the Coastal Ranges to enjoy boating, fishing, hiking, and ...

April 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


TRIFECTA BUSINESS VENTURE

Annie Bhan spent 42 years as a registered nurse before retiring two years ago. After working so long in such a demanding field one might ...

April 01, 2016 | By MONICA CANE 209 correspondent | LIVING IN 209


TAKING IT TO THE STREETS

Starting next week with the 20th annual Crossroads of California in downtown Manteca you could book every weekend through mid-October with a street fair happening ...

March 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


STANISLAUS STREET FESTIVALS

Got a thing for classic cars?

March 25, 2016 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


Striking street fair gold

There's plenty of street fair style fun to enjoy in the Gold Country.

March 25, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | LIVING IN 209


MANTECA TIME MACHINE

It's the ultimate time machine for everything Manteca.

March 11, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


SJC history finds home at Micke Grove Park

Agriculture is a big part of San Joaquin County's glorious history.

March 11, 2016 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


Museum chronicles over 100 years in Turlock

Turlock's history is being kept alive at the Historical Society Museum in downtown Turlock. The evolution of the Valley city is available for all ...

March 11, 2016 | | LIVING IN 209


Preserving Ripon’s ‘Record’ of history

There's a lot of Ripon history in the community's downtown museum – stories from years past and photographs of the early day farming community ...

March 11, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | LIVING IN 209


Cowboy history in Oakdale, horseless carriages in Escalon

What would the "Cowboy Capital of the World" be without a museum?

March 11, 2016 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


SJ Museum docent ranks share passion for history

They share a passion for the rich history of San Joaquin County.

March 11, 2016 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


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