Photo Courtesy of Veronica Moreaux Like any great restaurant, Lola Bistro & Event Center comes with a story. It starts in Pampanga, the culinary capital of the Philippines, where Executive Chef and Proprietor John Surla’s grandparents raised their nine daughters, all of whom worked in the family restaurant and became
The Doo Wop Project Christmas Show Three parts Jersey Boys, two parts Motown: The Musical, these five charismatic, handsome, triple threat Broadway stars, with their hot 5-piece band, tear it up with musicality, dancing, and showmanship not found with any other group in the world! They “re-doo” classic Doo Wop
BY GABRIELLE DENGLER If you’ve spent your summer longing for a wintry escape, or if you’re simply looking for a weekend family-fun adventure, look no farther than your own backyard. Located throughout the state of California are world-class, family-friendly ski and snowboard resorts with amenities and activities perfect for every
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BY GABRIELLE DENGLER A new year is just around the corner. If you’re looking to start the new year refreshed and organized, we’re here to help. After a few weeks of going through the decluttering process ourselves, we’re happy to have compiled a few of our favorite ways to get
BY SARAH KAY HANNON Holiday season is in full swing! Along with the cozier weather comes a fresh list of family-friendly festivities throughout all of Stanislaus County. The county is jam-packed all season long with wonderful holiday events, so mark your calendars and enjoy the festivities this season. Modesto: Modesto
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.
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