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By Noel Daniel The JobRedi® Foundation hosted 100 grant recipients, their families, and distinguished guests at the 2017 JobRedi HOOPLA Celebration on Aug. 9, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Stockton Arena. JobRedi grants provide financial support to high school grads who face real adversity. These grantees are fulll-time students

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By Noel Daniel The First Friday Street Faire is an evening pop-up outdoor event that features our marvelous downtown restaurants and businesses who are ready to start your weekend right. There are finger-licking food options, local makers, and vendors who curate vintage apparel and smaller vintage household goods. “We want

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By Ashley Stinson For more than a thousand years, Japanese artisans have crafted pottery which takes its style from the natural world they saw around them. This fall and winter, the Nature, Tradition, Innovation exhibit will be showcasing modern examples of this ancient art form. Forty-three artists, including some from

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By Noel Daniel October is Breast Cancer Awareness month—and Making Strides of Modesto wants to be sure you’re not only aware, but that you have the support you need. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is presented by Alfred Matthews Buick GMC Cadillac and takes place on Oct.15 at 7:30 a.m.

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Visit Diablo Grande and drink in the peace and tranquility afforded by the rolling hills and breezy vineyards. It’s the perfect vista for your glass of vino. Photo by Captured by the Bridge Photography.

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By Noel Daniel Music is the veritable heartbeat of Modesto. In almost every local restaurant, at least once, you can catch strains of songs you’ll never hear anywhere else—or maybe that you’ll hear before everyone else. Our thriving community of musicians wouldn’t be possible without the movers and shakers of

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Past Articles

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MID: KEEPING YOUR HOME ENERGY EFFICIENT FOR EARLY FALL During the months of September and October, Stanislaus County’s blistering Valley summer is lingers in the afternoon, giving way to what can be sudden and chilly cold snaps. It can be tempting to crank up the AC, then run for the

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Understanding Alzheimer’s All around us are families trying to find their way through the impact of memory loss. The disease is deceptively prevalent—maybe you even know someone with it. There are over five million Americans who have to live with Alzheimer’s disease, and 610,000 of them are in California alone.

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Trends In: Buying and Selling a Home For some, it’s a far-flung dream with countless Pinterest boards dedicated to it. For others, it’s an impending reality, with words like HOA and mortgages popping up more in conversation. No matter if your home dreams are near or far, it’s never too

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Issue 29Out and About

By Noel Daniel It’s important to encourage a healthy lifestyle in children—that’s why Get Fit Modesto is holding Kid Fit Camp, a four day fitness and nutrition program for kids in first to sixth grade. The name of the game is to provide kids with the skills and motivation to

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Issue 29Out and About

By Noel Daniel Community Hospice raised more than $300,000 to support their patients, families, and programs during the Great Gatsby Gala. Several community members—among them, Mr. Kenny and Pam Phillips and Mr. Ron and Pam Ridenour—were recognized for their service. The aforementioned couples even received the John and June Rogers

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food and wine

By Noel Daniel Chef Surla is a staple in the Modesto area. And since April 2015, he took his cuisine into Merced county to flourish in Hilmar. Lola Bistro & Express features his modern take on Asian fare and American classics with a twist. “Lola” means “grandmother” in Filipino and

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