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WRITTEN BY: NOEL DANIEL IT’S EASY TO FEEL OVERWHELMED—ESPECIALLY IF YOU’RE SUFFERING. Whether you’re overweight, stressed out, enduring body aches, or feeling the effects of aging, Kelly Frederick with StudioFit 50+ wants to help. At Studio50+, clients can build relationships to help each other stay healthy and get stronger as

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WRITTEN BY: JORDAN SEVERNS PHOTOS BY: BIANCA ANCHETA IN MARIN COUNTY—NOT FAR FROM ALL THE URBAN SPRAWL OF THE BAY BUT ENTIRELY ISOLATED FROM IT—LIES A MAGNIFICENT MONUMENT TO THE ENDURING BEAUTY AND POWER OF NATURE, JUST BEGGING TO BE ADMIRED AND EXPLORED. You’ll find Muir Woods in an isolated

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WRITTEN BY: NOEL DANIEL PHOTOS BY: PHOTOS JUST SO MODESTO IS, AND HAS ALWAYS BEEN, A PLACE OF MANY VOICES. There are thousands of stories living in the neat rows of houses, or walking down our historic streets. And, as it happens, so many of those stories were originally told

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WRITTEN BY: JORDAN SEVERNS JOURNALING CAN BE A USEFUL, INTROSPECTIVE, AND THERAPEUTIC HOBBY THAT MAKES YOUR LIFE FEEL MORE MANAGEABLE, BUT DID YOU KNOW IT CAN ALSO BE AN OUTLET FOR CREATIVE EXPRESSION, AND A SHOWCASE FOR YOUR ARTS AND CRAFTS ABILITIES? With a junk journal, you can turn anything

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WRITTEN BY: JORDAN SEVERNS PHOTOS COURTESY OF BOARD & BRUSH SOMETIMES IT CAN FEEL LIKE DOING SOMETHING INTERESTING, CREATIVE, AND CLASSY WITH YOUR FRIENDS IS THE KIND OF THING YOU HAVE TO LEAVE TOWN FOR. When you think of a beautiful workshop where you can relax after work, flexing your

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WRITTEN BY: NOEL DANIEL PHOTOS BY: PHOTOS JUST SO CRESCENT SUPPLY HAS A LONG AND STORIED HISTORY IN THIS AREA. Starting in 1946—with the downtown storefront opening in 1963—Crescent Supply became a bastion in the community. For a time, these two stores operated simultaneously, serving two very different demographics. The

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Past Articles

Issue 37

1. MOTHER-DAUGHTER SIP N’ PAINT A great way to have a girls night! This event includes a glass of wine for those over 21, or a soda/water for those underage. The best part is the painting, where mothers and daughters will be given step by- step instruction, see how their

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Issue 37Out and About

COMMUNITY BRUNCH The region’s culinary masters have done it again! Some of the Central Valley’s finest chefs served up delicious delights for the benefit of five local charities that help underprivileged children. For more information, visit WWW.THECOMMUNITYBRUNCH.COM.

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BY ATHINA OSMUSS Original Recipes by Jim & Athina Osmuss The holidays tantalize our senses unlike any other time of year. The smell of baked goods, the taste of sweetness, the feeling of warmth and coziness both inside and out. When our families gather for the holidays, we enjoy all

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BY CRYSTAL NAY It’s ten minutes until closing, and the front desk of Family First Medical Care is still abuzz with patients. From its humble yet bold beginnings, Dr. Silvia Diego, MD continues to lead this all-female, independent medical group as it defies expectations of healthcare, captures the hearts of

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BY CRYSTAL NAY They feature a wall of 17 beers on tap, 15 of which are their own brew. They used to have disposable, floating kegs called beer balls. Over 70 countries have carried their beer. They cook exclusively in a wood-fired oven, and feature trivia nights. It’s time for

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BY SARAH KAY HANNON Modestans Sam Pierstorff and Greg Edwards knew there was a craving for more entertainment in the Stanislaus County area. They believed poetry could be the niche that set their idea apart from other Central Valley events. In 2004, they co-founded The Ill List, an annual poetry

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