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Issue 26

featured-healthhealthIssue 26

By Noel Daniel It’s time to bundle up again. And when Jack Frost starts nipping at your nose, it’s unsurprisingly bad for your skin. “Cold weather is very drying for the skin,” said Dr. Catherine Biren, Board Certified Dermatologist at Dermatology Affiliates Medical Group. “We dermatologists even have a term

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By Jacqui D. Sinarle “Why dream, when you can plan?” Wedding season is coming—and Modesto wants to be prepared. With rows and rows of providers, couples can plan a whole wedding in as little as a day! Countless locals are sure to come out in droves to the largest bridal

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By Jacqui D. Sinarle – above quilt by Penni Barger You don’t have to be a quilter to enjoy the Heart of the Valley Quilt and Textile Arts Show.   Sponsored by Country Crossroads Quilters on Jan. 21 and 22, the quilt show promises something for everyone. “It is a

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ByNoel Daniel For those out of the design loop, Pantone chooses one—or, in last year’s case, two—colors for the year. These colors appear in home decor, in fashion, and in graphic design. Colors like this are chosen two years in advance and after careful analysis of color trends. Those who

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fitnesshealthIssue 26

By Jacqui D. Sinarle Have you given any thought to your heart’s health lately? You really should, because although you can’t change your family’s history of heart disease, there are lots of things that you can do to reduce your risk of developing it. “Heart disease is the number one

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healthIssue 26

By Noel Daniel No, really! Spas have skin specialists that can help you find the perfect blend of masks and moisturizers so you can get your glow on. One of the hardest skin types to keep in line is combination skin. Reneé Matias, owner of Renee’s Day Spa and Salon,

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contentmentIssue 26

  By Jacqui D. Sinarle Haven Women’s Center of Stanislaus has much more to offer local residents than many people realize. In addition to emergency shelter, Haven provides all kinds of valuable programs to assist people whose lives are affected by domestic or sexual abuse. “People tend to think of

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Issue 26Out and About

By Noel Daniel Modesto Rotary stopped by the Airport Neighborhood Community Center with a profound charity in mind. Boxes upon boxes of coats were stacked on tables as kids poured in from the two doorways. The chill of the air outside was effortlessly blocked by the puffy charity jackets. At

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arts and culturefeatured-art-and-cultureIssue 26

By Noel Daniel Carrie Arnold’s paintings look like the sort of art that’s taken a lifetime of drawing and color study to perfect. In actuality, her story is an inspiring combination of fierce determination and a passion for art. “I got started with the desire to learn to draw and

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By Noel Daniel Although the saying “new year, new you” has lost a lot of its luster by now, it’s still one that rings true to this day. 45 percent of Americans usually make New Year’s Resolutions—but only eight percent are successful, according to a survey conducted by the University

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