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By Crystal Nay. When people are hit with tragedy, we see what we are truly made of. After experiencing the tremendous loss of his wife of 36 years to leukemia, one man decided to start changing other’s lives.

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By Crystal Nay & Megan Anderson. Yosemite National park draws over 4 million visitors every year. Thousands of families make their greatest summer vacation memories visiting the Yosemite Valley, staring up at the world-renowned Half Dome, El Capitan, and Yosemite Falls waterfalls that cascade down the granite mountains that tower above. But what surrounds the Yosemite Valley floor?

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By Crystal Nay. Sometimes it’s a wake-up call while we’re going about our daily lives that shakes us to our core and redirects the way we live. Sometimes it’s a blessing masked in tragedy. For one man in search of a donor kidney, it was a little bit of both.

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By Anna Ennis. Check out these simple and effective pre-wedding D.I.Y. tips to create a soul-centered, gorgeous, and more beautiful you.

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By Crystal Nay. As the fall season kicks off, so do all the festivities. Dia de Los Muertos opens up this cultural festival for everyone to enjoy.

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Since the weather is warm and school is out, we find ourselves spending a lot of time out of doors. Although this may not be the wisest tactic for someone in the Central Valley, we certainly approve of any and all efforts to get out there, stay healthy, and soak

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Past Articles

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BY NOEL DANIEL Get ready to munch, crunch, and brunch on everything from fresh made-to-order crêpes, shrimp cocktails, chicken fajitas and so much more at The Community Brunch this year. This year, on Sept. 23 in the Modesto Center Plaza from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., the brunch will deliciously

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BY JACQUI D. SINARLE An outstanding variety of musical acts are slated to perform at the 2018 Stanislaus County Fair on the Bud Light Variety Free Stage this year. Here’s the lineup:     Jul. 13 | JOHN MICHAEL MONTGOMERY Known for tunes like “I Swear,” “I Love the Way

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This summer, make sure you set aside some time to explore the beauty of our countryside—like this sunset, beautifully captured in Knights Ferry. Photo by Captured by Hayden Lee

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Photos by Robert Merritt By Noel Daniel Spring is often a time of renewal—and this spring, DEWZ underwent a big change. After twenty years of operation under the Aspesi family, John Jacinto took up their mantle of excellence in food and service. Jacinto is also a local entrepreneur, having founded

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Ghostly Sharon by Allen Passalaqua By Jordan Severns Art is such an important aspect in our everyday lives. Having uncensored expression is crucial for thriving and colorful art culture, something that is said to be stifled in Modesto. A passionate art community is nothing without spaces to present and share

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By Noel Daniel Summer’s on the wind. Dry air, baking sun, and dehydrating heat hit in full force. This is an especial problem in the Central Valley, where the natural climate is already dry. Don’t start packing your bags just yet, though—we’ve asked local skin specialists to crack the code

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