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The art of murder: She plans mystery events

For the past six years, mysterious murders have occurred at Minnie's Restaurant in Modesto as hundreds of people try to figure out "who-dunnit."

September 27, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


Baroque ensemble opens 27th Kindred Arts concert season

Manteca Kindred Arts' 27th season line-up features the Sacramento Baroque Soloists ensemble, the Felici Piano Trio, the Golden Bough which is back by popular demand with its "Christmas in a Celtic Land" after its sold-out appearance here last year, and Dr. Kent Cook who is professor of piano and head of the keyboard department at Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois.

September 27, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


GO EXPLORE BY AND ON THE LAKE

SONORA – The Bureau of Reclamation announces the autumn interpretive programs at New Melones Reservoir.

September 27, 2013 | | LIVING IN 209


From tennis to scenic views

With recreation being a vital aspect of daily life, Turlock residents have a number of City parks to choose from. Whether it is for exercise, taking the family pet on a walk, or merely to socialize, parks continue to serve community members as an outlet for recreation and fun.

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


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


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MJC celebrating Earth Day April 22

MODESTO – Tanner Carroll recycles.

April 17, 2015 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Free Shred-It event, compost giveaway in Manteca April 25

Got documents that an identify thief would love to rifle through your blue or green Toter to find?

April 17, 2015 | | LIVING IN 209


WET & WILD

If you've "outgrown" theme parks - or at least think you have - consider a stop by Six Flags Discovery Kingdom next time you're in the San Francisco Bay area. It's quite amazing, really, but Six Flags seems to have included enough attractions to keep every member in the family fully engaged during your visit.

April 10, 2015 | By CARY ORDWAY CaliforniaWeekend.com | LIVING IN 209


CULTURE & BEAUTY

The grapevine has an amazing power to transform reasonably attractive countryside into an oasis of culture and beauty that speaks to all of one's senses - and no place is that better manifested than in the famed Napa Valley.

April 10, 2015 | By CARY ORDWAY CaliforniaWeekend.com | LIVING IN 209


HIKING HETCH HETCHY

There I was standing alone watching water cascading 1,310 feet over granite just hours after sunrise.

April 03, 2015 | By DENNIS WYATT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


See waterfalls before they are trickles

If you want to see Yosemite Valley's famous waterfalls at their peak during this fourth year of drought you need to do so this month.

April 03, 2015 | | LIVING IN 209


WOODWARD

OAKDALE – You better get that boat out of storage now.

April 03, 2015 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


EVERGREEN LODGE

It's not the Wawona Hotel, the Yosemite Lodge at the Falls of even the world famous Awahnee Hotel where you might be lucky to snag a room for only $470 a night.

April 03, 2015 | By DENNIS WYATT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Easter Candy

It's a church holiday to be exact.

March 27, 2015 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


EGG-CITING TIMES ARE COMING

The Manteca Kiwanis free community Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday, April 4, at 11 a.m. sharp at the Northgate Sports Complex in Manteca. Kids get a chance to collect candy filled plastic eggs and win prizes.

March 27, 2015 | By VINCE REMBULAT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


BUNNY FUN

Turlock

March 27, 2015 | BY ALYSSON AREDAS 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


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