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NATURE POSES

Photographers – professionals and hobbyists alike – flock to the Northern San Joaquin Valley every year in spring. Mainly for one reason: the world famous almond blossoms that are in full bloom at this time of the year.

March 09, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


BOOK WORM

Ruthanne Bassett always knew that she belonged in a library.

March 02, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Creamery was sweet attraction in Manteca for years

The Creamery was "the place" to stop in Manteca for generations of Bay Area travelers going to and from the Sierra on weekends.

March 02, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Ripon Library offers more than just books

RIPON - The Ripon Branch Library is seen as an awesome find for residents who have yet to walk through its doors with its 15,000 square feet of floor space and some 40,000 books, 18 computers along with a spacious children's section.

March 02, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


It’s in the numbers: Lathrop Library is a popular spot

The Lathrop Branch Library has been in operation since 2005.

March 02, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


BRENT WARD

NAME: Brent Ward

March 02, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


KNIGHTS FERRY

KNIGHTS FERRY - Don't wear bicycling cleats - or high heels for that matter - into the Knights Ferry General Store.

March 02, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


SF Gay Men’s Chorus in Stockton March 10

STOCKTON – The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus, under the artistic direction of conductor Timothy Seelig, will be performing in concert at Central United Methodist Church, 3700 Pacific Ave., on Saturday, March 10, at 7 p.m. to benefit the AIDS Walk San Joaquin.

March 02, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Celtic Faire returns to Sonora March 9-11

SONORA - America's original Celtic Faire, featured on National Geographic Television, returns to the Mother Lode Fairgrounds on March 9 to 11.

March 02, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Rapper Roach Gigz at Fat Cat April 6

MODESTO - Roach Gigz performs Friday, April 6, at 8:30 p.m. at the Fat Cat Lounge in downtown Manteca.

March 02, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Stockton Opera Gala set March 25

STOCKTON - Roberto Perlas Gomez, an opera performer who has delighted local audiences with his roles in five Stockton Opera productions (including Figaro in Barber of Seville), returns for an encore in "Melodies of Spring," the 37th annual Stockton Opera Guild Gala.

March 02, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Music spectacular ‘Blast!’ performs at Gallo Center on March 24 - 25

MODESTO – The unique Broadway explosion of Music and theatre, Blast!, arrives at the Gallo Center for the Arts for two performances on Saturday, March 24, at 8 p.m and Sunday, March 25, at 2 p.m.. This astonishing, exuberant production bridges classical, blues, jazz, rock 'n' roll and techno-pop music.

March 02, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


Jackson Rancheria presents Little Anthony & the Imperials

JACKSON - Take a trip back to the great R&B sounds of the '60s when Little Anthony & the Imperials perform live at Jackson Rancheria on Thursday, April 26.

March 02, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


KEEPING THEM DOWN ON THE FARM

Saturday, March 3, is not just a red-letter day for the Manteca Unified School District School Farm.

February 24, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


French Camp: The granddaddy of 209 settlements

FRENCH CAMP - The oldest settlement in the 209?

February 24, 2012 | | LIVING IN 209


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Spending Christmas with her family, loved ones and less fortunate

Patricia Jimenez often drove along Lincoln Street in Stockton, passing many of the less fortunate in the area near the St. Mary's Interfaith Dining Room located directly underneath the Highway 4 crosstown freeway.

December 19, 2014 | By VINCE REMBULAT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Places to play in the snow along 108 above Sonora

A favorite destination in the winter for a day or weekend playing in the snow along Highway 108 above Sonora is the family-owned and -operated Leland High Sierra Snow Play. The family likes to call their tourist attraction with a cozy Alpine feeling "the biggest and best snow play facility in the Sierra."

December 12, 2014 | By ROSE ALBANO RISSO 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


WINTER WONDERLANDS

The best time to visit Yosemite Valley? It's now. Although the approach of spring in April usually means incredible waterfalls with relative sparse crowds, nothing beats winter for solitude on the valley floor. And with the storm that just passed by dumping plenty of snow, Yosemite Valley is a feast for the eyes with snow blanketing meadows, accenting trees, and softening the surrounding granite outcroppings.

December 12, 2014 | By DENNIS WYATT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Bear Valley: Part Grizzly & Teddy

The first big winter storm of the season is just a few degrees too warm to pepper the ski resorts closest to home with enough snow to open for the season.

December 12, 2014 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


SNOW FUN IN THE 209

You want to take the kids for a snow play date. Let's see, depending upon where the snow line is on any given day and how much of the white stuff is on the ground that is easily a two-hour one-way drive. That means traffic, driving in dangerous conditions, and dealing with anywhere from one to five kids inside a two-ton rolling box of steel. That winter family outing is starting to look less and less appealing. But you don't have to head up the mountain in search of snow fun. All you have to do is head ...

December 12, 2014 | By DENNIS WYATT 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


TOGETHER

With the holiday season in full swing, blue donation barrels are popping up all over Turlock with the start of Turlock Together's collection efforts for families in need.

December 05, 2014 | BY ALYSSON AREDAS 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Love I.N.C. plays role of angel for those in need

On Steve Parsons' desk you'll find paperwork that has each applicant assigned a number before it's catalogued and computerized.

December 05, 2014 | By JASON CAMPBELL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Proving ‘Hope’ for needy families

Santa has his eye on the Hope Ministries and the Raymus House while garnering the support of Manteca churches and service clubs to add Christmas cheer to the non-profit's mission launched by the late developer Antone Raymus and his wife Marie 21 years ago.

December 05, 2014 | By GLENN KAHL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Be charitable without spending money

Many people equate charity to financial donations. But individuals can be charitable with their time as well.

December 05, 2014 | | LIVING IN 209


Busy time for Mary Graham

Royce Farms BBQ once again provided a generous donation to the Mary Graham Children's Center.

December 05, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | LIVING IN 209


The gift of volunteerism for the holidays

Donating is a popular way to show appreciation during the holiday season, but not every household has the funds to donate this year. In lieu of making a financial donation, a gift of time and service is just as valuable.

December 05, 2014 | | LIVING IN 209


Plenty options for charitable donations

Statistically speaking, Americans are extremely generous. Consider the fact that in 2008, charitable giving in the United States exceeded $300 billion for the second year in a row -- despite the fact that many people in every part of the country are feeling the strains of recession and job loss.

December 05, 2014 | | LIVING IN 209


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