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One of the most magical rides in California can be taken on the 206-mile long Highway 120 that runs from Manteca in the west to Benton in the east.

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‘Love Is Strange’ is tender, meandering

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A gay couple who have been together for almost four decades are separated — at least physically — by factors beyond their control in “Love Is Strange,” the latest tender and meandering exploration of human relationships from indie darling Ira Sachs (“Keep the Lights On,” ‘’Forty Shades of Blue”).

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‘Sin City’ dives back into a noir abyss

After being clonked over the head in 1944’s “Murder, My Sweet,” Raymond Chandler’s immortal private eye Philip Marlowe wryly narrated the experience of being knocked out: “A black pool opened up at my feet. I jumped in.”

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New tricks can’t rescue ‘Expendables 3’

In its third incarnation, “The Expendables” has become, well, expendable.

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A sweet Moretz rescues ‘If I Stay’

‘Tis clearly the season for exceedingly attractive young adults in mortal peril.

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TAKE A WALK ON THE WATERFRONT

TAKE A WALK ON THE WATERFRONT

Manuel Laguna shared his ideal day in downtown Stockton.

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Stockton keeps visitors buzzing with activities

Stockton keeps visitors buzzing with activities

Occasionally, folks of visitstockton.org will take the guise of tourists.

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Stockton rocks while Modesto is, err, modest

Stockton rocks while Modesto is, err, modest

Stockton has warts and so does Modesto.

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Modesto’s Magnetism

It sounds like a restaurant.

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TAILOR MADE CRAFTSMAN

TAILOR MADE CRAFTSMAN

Recessions have come and gone, and still Oscar Sarkes is sewing away.

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Custom leather man has the tools

Custom leather man has the tools

For over 25 years, Oakdale resident Bruce Johnson has been working with custom made leatherwork and tools. Even though he recently made the decision to no longer focus on custom leather goods, his business, Bruce Johnson Leather Tools, still offers a wide array of modern and antique leather tools for experienced leatherworkers and novices alike.  

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Making a clean sweep the old-fashioned way

Making a clean sweep the old-fashioned way

Chimneysweepers aren’t like Bert from Mary Poppins.

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