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Senior Dance  July 2015
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Charlene Perry calls out the title. Papers shuffle as men and women flip through thick binders to find the right page of sheet music. And then, Jim Ingram’s Big Band busts into song – and dozens of fit, active seniors hit the dance floor.

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Roberts Ferry Bridge  July 2015
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Take a look at a map of Stanislaus County, and you’re not likely to see a place called “Roberts Ferry.”

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  “When You go out to eat, it’s really all about the food,” says DEWZ restaurant co-owner Scott Aspesi. And there’s possibly no better food in Modesto than Dewz’ New American cuisine, made fresh from scratch with local ingredients by Executive Chef Vincent Alvarado for 18 years. “It’s a combination of great service

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He’s an Original King of Comedy. He’s had a sitcom named after him. And on Aug. 15, D.L. Hughley will perform at the Gallo Center for the Arts.

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Nothing says summer like the county fair. This year the Stanislaus County Fair will feature even more fun for the whole family, including MindWorks, an interactive science exhibit, and a new exhibit with live butterflies.

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By Alex Cantatore If you’re hosting a dinner fundraiser, it’s generally a bad idea to only have one table. Unless, of course, that table is 150 feet long. One Table brought more than 200 diners to that massive table in Downtown Modesto on June 7, turning a block of 15th Street into the city’s largest

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Past Articles

Modesto Bikes Captured July 15
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Downtown Modesto was transformed into a world-class race course on May 16, hosting scores of competitive cyclists – and welcoming families to a bike fair. Who needs the Tour of California, anyway?

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BY ALEX CANTATORE Contentment Health’s recent story “The Real Story of Abandoned Easter Bunnies” (p. 38-39, March/April 2015) has gone global, thanks to the support of the rabbit community. Randy Koga, founder of Trinket’s Memorial Rabbit Sanctuary, has received more than $800 in donations due to the Contentment Health article.

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BY ALEX CANTATORE The heart of the world’s most productive agricultural region. No, it’s not Christmas. But if you ask a local foodie, you might hear that Farmers’ Market Season is actually the most wonderful time of the year. Across Stanislaus County, in the heart of the world’s most productive agricultural region, a slew

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Everyone has sold chocolate, or cookie dough, or popcorn to help raise money for his or her school. But here, in the heart of America’s agricultural heartland, why not sell something local – and healthier? Why not sell fruit trees?

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 BY JUSTIN SOUZA Even here, in the United States’ most productive agricultural region, most schoolchildren don’t really understand where their food comes from. And they certainly don’t know about the high-tech, cutting edge science jobs that drive modern agriculture. Enter the National Ag Science Center, based in Modesto. The Center

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IN-SHAPE HEALTH CLUBS BY KATELYN GOYETTE   The valley is an abundant source of fruits and vegetables, but many are unaware of just how much is here. Just in the San Joaquin Valley alone, there are about 24 farms and 12 farmers markets. The great thing about living in the

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