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Newman Swamp Rats keep trapshooting tradition alive

NEWMAN - Trapshooting - which began in the early 1790s as a sporting event where gunmen would shoot passenger pigeons - is one of the country's oldest sports.

April 28, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Adventures beckon in foothills of eastern 209

GROVELAND - While Yosemite National Park is the tourist-attraction star player in the region, there are myriads of visitors' destinations that are just satisfying, visually and otherwise, just as outside of the ancient granites' gates.

April 28, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Barnwood Arms opens 7-lane range

A brand new shooting range has opened in Ripon at the Barnwood Arms gun shop centered in Ripon's old downtown.

April 28, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Options for trap, skeet, pistol, & rifle enthusiasts

The Stockton Trap and Skeet Club recently went with bio-degradable targets.

April 28, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


PRIEST STATION CAFÉ

BIG OAK FLAT – There's no pot of gold at the end of the climb up winding Old Priest Grade in Tuolumne County.

April 20, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Bass Pro Shops: Disneyland for outdoor lovers

The main entrance of Manteca's Bass Pro Shops stopped Ivan Soto like a deer caught in headlights.

April 20, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Jackie Evancho joins Ironstone Vineyards 2012 Concert Series

MURPHYS - Tickets are now on sale for three more acts which have been added to the line-up of world-class performers for the 2012 Ironstone Vineyards Concert Series.

April 20, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Stage set for Ceres Street Faire May 5-6

CERES - Ceres will host the 24th annual Ceres Street Faire, a free venue in Whitmore Park next to Highway 99, the weekend of May 5-6.

April 20, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


‘The Man Who Planted Trees’ plays Gallo Center May 18

MODESTO - Scotland's highly acclaimed Puppet State Theatre company will bring Jean Giono's story The Man Who Planted Trees, to the Gallo Center stage on Friday, May 18, at 7 p.m.

April 20, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


“The Crucible” opens April 27 at Delta Center for the Arts

STOCKTON - San Joaquin Delta College's Center for the Arts presents Arthur Miller's dramatization of the Salem Witch Trials in "The Crucible" at Delta's Tillie Lewis Theater, April 27 & 28, May 4 & 5 at 8 p.m., as well as April 29 and May 6 at 2 p.m.

April 20, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


John Muir Tour set for May 12

MARIPOSA - The Mariposa County History Center is offering the first "Young John Muir" tour of the season on Saturday, May 12.

April 20, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


27th annual Coyote Howl & Car Show set for May 19

COLUTERVILLE - The 27th Annual Coyote Howl & Car Show, Saturday, May 19, at the Coulterville Park is an old-fashioned, family oriented event.

April 20, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Houseboating on New Melones

If you're looking to "strike gold" in your next vacation experience, you might consider a houseboat getaway in California's Gold Country. New Melones Lake just happens to be situated in a scenic part of the state that is almost like a giant theme park focused on some of California's most interesting tourist attractions.

April 20, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Officers saddle up for patrols

OAKDALE - Oakdale police officers from the "Cowboy Capital of the World" saddle up every year on their own time to assist Ripon with its Almond Festival at the Mistlin Sports Park.

April 20, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


ALL ABOARD!

OAKDALE - The appeal of dining on the Sierra Railroad hits you as you scan the wide open countryside absent of telephone poles and any signs of civilization save an occasional farm house as you rumble along east of Oakdale.

April 06, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


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Vintage Lounge and Piano Bar

TURLOCK – For those walking down Main Street after dark, it is hard to ignore the sound of live music coming from downtown's Vintage Lounge and Piano Bar. What's even harder to miss is the long line of people that can be seen on weekend nights, hoping to get in to the popular venue.

September 26, 2014 | By ALYSSON AREDAS 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Where to get down in Mo-Town

MODESTO – The sharp screeches of an old jukebox.The clanking of glasses. The hum of conversation and the occasional outburst of laughter. There's really nothing like a good night out in a bad bar – well, dingy bar actually – where the beer is cheap and the friends are plentiful and the insults and the banter fly around like the smoke-filled air that used to consume the dive bars that dotted the landscape in and around Modesto.

September 26, 2014 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


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