Featured Stories

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featured-healthhealthIssue 25

By Jacqui D. Sinarle True to its name, Sukha Studio is a good space for hundreds of local residents. Sukha—which translates to mean “good space” in Sanskrit, the language of yoga—provides certified instruction in yoga, barre, and Pilates, in addition to a lifestyle boutique; spa-like amenities; and anatomy, wellness, and

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By Jacqui D. Sinarle Our region’s seventh annual talent competition, The Valley Talent Project, gave local performers something to sing about in August—and much more! With a new name, a diverse variety of contestants, and more prizes than ever, the two-day event showcased 28 entries competing in seven categories with

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contentmentIssue 25

By Jacqui D. Sinarle Thanks to 5.11 Tactical, a number of local youth will be better prepared for school this year. In September, 5.11 donated 60 backpacks to the Stanislaus Family Justice Center, which will distribute them throughout the year to children in need who have been exposed to family

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By Noel Daniel Some people spend Thanksgiving morning firing up the kitchen and preparing for the feast later that night. Others spend it knee-deep in mud. Rain or shine, for over fifty years, one group of friends has been assembling for the “Mud Bowl” every Thanksgiving morning at 10 a.m.

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Issue 25Out and About

By Noel Daniel The Center for Human Services encourages you to eat, drink, and do good with their annual Edible Extravaganza. The Extravaganza raises funds for the Center, which is a local nonprofit serving youth and families across Stanislaus County for over 45 years. Every year, those who support the

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By Jacqui D Sinarle The next time you bite into a peach, crunch on an almond, or nibble an olive, keep in mind there’s a good chance that snack originated very close to home. Not only does the Central Valley produce the best fresh produce around, nurseries in our own backyard also

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Past Articles

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featured-contentmentIssue 24

By Noel Daniel It’s the season of the gourd, and people everywhere are playing in patches, decorating, and drinking lattes. So what are some of the best places in Stanislaus County to fuel your pumpkin fire? We’ve found local stops that’ll curb your cravings for pumpkin fun, style, and eats.

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fitnessIssue 24

By Jacqui D. Sinarle When it comes to Modesto Moves, the name says it all. “The Modesto Moves Training Team is a nonprofit organization whose main purpose is to get people out and moving,” explained Leanne Mason. She and husband Mike, both longtime members of ShadowChase Running Club and Team

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Not only is Pokémon GO affecting Stanislaus County in a big way, but Modesto-Con was a huge success, with fans and enthusiasts of all ages coming together from Jul. 9 to 10. Started to “further the culture of geekery,” the success just might mean we’re in for a nerdier Modesto.

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featured-food-and-wineIssue 24

Luigi’s Pizza to Go KitchenLocated in a nondescript strip of storefronts on Yosemite Avenue in Modesto, Luigi’s Pizza To Go Kitchen is almost literally a hole in the wall. Step into the little shop and you’re met with two tables, a handful of chairs, a beautiful brick oven and the

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By Noel Daniel “You can have anything you want in life if you dress for it.” – Edith Head Fashion Week is coming to Modesto Sept. 14 through 18, and bringing an air of pride with it. Reggie Rucker, Co-Founder and Fashion Week Committee Chair, wants Modesto to realize that

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arts and cultureIssue 24

By Noel Daniel The Central Valley is the large, flat central point in California—a sprawling landscape permitting a view to the far mountains, if you cared to look. Traveler and artist Tyler Abshier put pen to paper, documenting his travels in handwritten and sketched journals in a series he calls

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