By Noel Daniel The very idea of strapping on your running shoes at 5:30 in the morning is not only daunting—it almost feels impossible. How could you possibly hope to be that paragon of fitness that only drinks kombucha, practically lives on a yoga mat, and runs because it’s fun
By Noel Daniel While there’s still some chill in the air, we’d recommend enjoying a few last delicious bowls of soup. But where can you find some of the county’s best? We’ve put together a list of five stops where you can get a steamy bowl of goodness. Phoenix Noodle
By Noel Daniel “World-class dining” evokes images of prime steak, decadent wine, and gleaming crystal stemware holding rich and precious liquors. Fortunately for those in the Central Valley with a taste for the exquisite, Ernie’s Food & Spirits has all of this and more. Ernie’s offers the class of a
Modesto came prepared to have fun at the 2016 Salvation Army’s annual “Kettle Kickoff” and donate to an organization that always ventures to help the community in need. Friends, neighbors, and coworkers were all welcomed to join in helping their favorite bell-ringer fill their kettle.
By Noel Daniel Every year, the community gets stronger. That’s because, each year, the community has hundreds of thousands of volunteers who come together to make Modesto a better place. The Modesto Chamber of Commerce Leadership Modesto Program takes time each year not only to identify, educate, and motivate potential
1. HISTORIES AND THE GRAPHIC NOVEL Graphic novels have made a splash in recent years, drawing more popular and media attention. The medium, however, is far from a new way of telling a story, and in his Jan. 15 talk at Turlock’s Carnegie Arts Center, Dr. Mario Sifuentez wants to
By Jacqui D. Sinarle Buy a ticket to Sankofa Theatre Company’s next performance and you’ll get more than a wonderful night at the theatre. “Our mission is both to develop and promote the cultivation of African American history, life and culture through the performing arts, and also to create unforgettable
By Noel Daniel The premier event for women in business—featuring insights, inspiration, and motivational ideas from successful business leaders—was held on Nov. 3 at Greens on Tenth. That event was the Business Women’s Symposium: Overcoming Obstacles, Celebrating Success and it featured powerful women from the community with equally powerful advice.
By Noel Daniel It’s an important day in many hearts across the world—and it has its own parade in Modesto. On Nov. 11 at 9:30 a.m., the parade began at 10th and O St. and marched down Needham to Graceada Park. There was a program in Graceada after the parade,
By Noel Daniel The parsnip, a relative of the carrot, is a long, sweet root vegetable with a lengthy history. Cultivated since the days of Ancient Rome, parsnips have served as food as well as being utilized as a sweetener in Europe. Aside from being tasty, parsnips can be a healthy addition