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BY KATELYN GOYETTE, IN SHAPE HEALTH CLUBS The holidays are that wonderful time of year where we look forward to spending time with loved ones,eating lots of yummy food and taking a break from the responsibilities of daily life. However, we all know there are consequences to eating too much

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IN LOSING A SON, LYNN AND RON DICKERSON FOUND A COMMUNITY BY JUSTIN SOUZA On July 29, 2007, Ryan Hunter Dickerson drowned at a summer camp in Texas. Ryan was a graduate of Modesto High School’s International Baccalaureate program. He was less than a month from his first day of

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food and wineIssue 13

BEST BAR: MINNIE’S 107 MCHENRY AVE., MODESTO (209) 524-4621 | minniesmodesto.com When it comes to drinks, eats, atmosphere and good times, Minnie’s has it all. Established in 1954, Minnie’s has served Modesto and Central Valley customers for nearly four generations. Not only does the longtime McHenry Ave. hangout feature delightfully

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BEST WOMEN’S CLOTHING RETAILER: BONNIE J 1525 J ST., MODESTO (209) 521-2700 | shopbonniej.com Fashion-forward women of every age and profession adore Bonnie J, the hot spot in Modesto to find affordable and stylish shoes, clothing, handbags and accessories. Owner Lisa Ardis stocks the hip and trendy shop with the

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healthIssue 13

BEST COSMETIC DENTIST: SCOTT D. WINTER, DDS 501 E. ORANGEBURG AVE., STE. A (209) 577-4616 | scottwinterdds.com If you need to choose a dentist, the fates are smiling on you. Scott Winter, DDS is the CH reader pick for Stanislaus County’s best Cosmetic Dentist. Winter’s Orangeburg Ave. office in Modesto

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arts and cultureIssue 13

Our Editor’s Favorites are our awesome picks for the untapped local gems that help make it easy to find your own contentment and health here in Stanislaus County. Check them out, then hit us up at contentmenthealth.com to share your favorites! FAVORITE LOCAL BOY MADE GOOD: JEREMY RENNER Did you

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arts and cultureIssue 13

BY JUSTIN SOUZA You might not know his name, but you already know Brett Nichols. When Nichols’ star turn in Pittman High School’s talent show this May went viral on YouTube, more than 17 million people saw the redhead bust out one of the world’s best ever Michael Jackson impersonations.

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arts and cultureIssue 13

BEST LOCAL PERFORMING ARTS VENUE: GALLO CENTER FOR THE ARTS 1000 I ST., MODESTO (209) 338-5000 | galloarts.org In the seven years since the Gallo Center for the Arts opened on I St. in Modesto, it’s become the region’s favored venue for arts, entertainment, multicultural programming and educational activities. Within

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food and wineIssue 13

BEST BREAKFAST & BEST LUNCH: CAFÉ DEVA 1202 J ST, MODESTO (209) 572-3382 Here’s a recipe for how to start the day right: do not pass go, do not pick up a coffee at that chain shop, do not opt for that doughnut. Instead, go directly to Café Deva on J

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BY JACQUI D. SINARLE It didn’t take a diagnosis of West Nile virus to teach Modesto’s Sarah Fields about the value of friends and family, but the illness has made her treasure them even more. And while her health care team has been essential to Fields’ battle with West Nile,

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