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El Rancho Inn a hotspot

Nobody does steak better than the El Rancho Inn in Stockton.

April 04, 2014 | By VINCE REMBULAT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Pena brilliant in portrayal of Chavez

Manteca marked the home stretch for Cesar Chavez.

March 28, 2014 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


CENTER STAGE

In celebration of the upcoming Cesar Chavez holiday, California State University, Stanislaus students had the opportunity to witness and learn from one of Chavez's right hand men and a significant leader in Chicano culture: Luis Valdez.

March 28, 2014 | By ALEXANDRA ANDERSON 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


State migrant ed program largest in the country

The regular school year in Manteca Unified runs from August to May. That's the norm for the majority of the 23,000-plus elementary and high school students in the district. That holds true for other public schools in San Joaquin County as well.

March 28, 2014 | By ROSE ALBANO RISSO 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Chavez’s legacy still thrives in Central Valley

Agriculture is the dominant industry in the Central Valley, where the legacy of Cesar Chavez still hangs in the air for families of migrant workers across the state.

March 28, 2014 | By ALEXANDRA ANDERSON 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Stockton honors Cesar Chavez with projects, school dedication

Students at Cesar Chavez High in Stockton are learning more about their school namesake.

March 28, 2014 | By VINCE REMBULAT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Biopic shown to 1,000 California farm workers

DELANO (AP) - In California's fertile Central Valley, immigrant workers pick produce sold worldwide. They're mostly Spanish speakers who work long hours in the dirt and sun - not your typical crowd for a Hollywood movie premiere.

March 28, 2014 | | LIVING IN 209


Dawson hopes there will be biopic about Dolores Huerta

NEW YORK (AP) - Playing renowned civil rights activist Dolores Huerta in the new biopic "Cesar Chavez" doesn't seem to be enough for Rosario Dawson. The actress, who knows and has worked with Huerta, would now like to bring her friend's life to the screen.

March 28, 2014 | | LIVING IN 209


Birthplace of A&W root beer

An Arizona man once set out to visit all of what's left of the A&W restaurants with carhops.

March 26, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


Elvis, vintage cars turn Modesto A&W into local hotspot

Where in the Central Valley can you find five Elvis impersonators, vintage cars, and a root beer float made from root beer brewed daily? The A&W Drive in in Modesto.

March 26, 2014 | ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN / The 209 | LIVING IN 209


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


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Articles by Section - LIVING IN 209


LOOKING FOR ‘THE’ TREE

Artificial or real?

November 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


WHO NEEDS NEW ENGLAND?

Who needs fall in New England when you have Caswell State Park within a short - and colorful - 10 minute drive away?

November 10, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


STUNNING WINTER RAIL JAUNT

If I had to pick a trip I'd do again that didn't involve hiking above 10,000 feet or trekking 10 miles across ...

November 10, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


THE CITY’S FLOWER POWER

SAN FRANCISCO – The quintessential San Francisco place to walk?

November 03, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


HIGHWAY 4

Highway 4 is the quintessential east-west drive across the 209.

October 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


COIT TOWER

SAN FRANCISCO - To really see The City, there is one place where you can get a true visual feel for San Francisco - Coit Tower.

October 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


PUMPKIN MANIA

Dell'Osso Farms is arguably the happiest place in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.

October 06, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


THE SPIRT OF THE SEASON

SAN JOSE - What's the hottest ticket in October in San Jose?

September 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


PUMPKIN FAIR ROLLS INTO MANTECA

Some Northern San Joaquin Valley communities celebrate produce such as almonds, asparagus, grapes, and apricots. And there are plenty of fun times that are connected ...

September 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


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