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Issue 27Out and About

By Noel Daniel For those Turlockers who remember digging gleefully through Ziggy’s used NES, SNES, and N64 cartridges back in the days where falling moons and Koopa Troopas were our only concerns, seeing Ziggy Star’s name pop back up as the organizer of the Turlock Comic Con just felt right.

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Issue 27Out and About

By Noel Daniel Jan. 21 was a day of unity for many people. Millions marched together across the world in organizations known as “women’s marches.” Although called the Women’s March, the marches unified under a greater purpose: equality for all. Support of minorities, LGBTQ+, the disabled, and even climate science

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CuisineIssue 27

By Noel Daniel Savor some fresh air with your fresh food out on the patio of the beautiful Redwood Cafè—the perfect blend of atmosphere and gourmet cuisine. Perfect for a breezy brunch, a classy night out, or even a casually-elegant lunch, Redwood Café is just as ponderous with style as

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food and wineIssue 27

By Noel Daniel Native to South and Southeast Asia, the Jackfruit is a bouquet of a flavors ranging from apple, pineapple, mango and banana and has been used to prepare both savory and dessert dishes. The flesh of the fruit is starchy and a great source of fiber and has

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featured-food-and-winefood and wineIssue 27

Spring is here! Birds are singing, flowers are blooming, and it’s the perfect time to welcome the season by enjoying a tasty weekend brunch with friends. Check out the following local hotspots for a special brunch this weekend. SURLA’S RESTAURANT 431 12th St., Modesto 209-550-5555 www.surlasrestaurant.com  “Springtime diners can enjoy

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Issue 27Travel

By Noel Daniel Take a walk on the wild side, and be transported into an exotic new world. This is one experience that’s a world class destination and resort, all in one. Nestled on 400 acres in the heart of California’s wine country, Safari West is home to over 900

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arts and cultureIssue 27

Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science Talk about dinner and a show—“Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science” is everything you could want in a night out, from spirited songs, multimedia presentations, talk-show antics, and, of course, big and potentially dangerous food demonstrations. Brown’s penchant for mixing science, music, and food

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arts and culturefeatured-art-and-cultureIssue 27

By Jacqui D. Sinarle If a dog is man’s best friend, then Barkin’ Dog Grill has got to be the local artist’s best friend. Not only does Barkin’ Dog exhibit the work of local artists, it also showcases performances by area musicians and poets. “We’ve been featuring local musicians and

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healthIssue 27

By Noel Daniel Heart disease and stroke kill more women than cancer does. It’s a scary statistic, isn’t it? One in three women die to heart disease and stroke. That’s why the American Heart Association embarked on a national movement to end the illnesses, it’s called Go Red for Women.

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healthIssue 27

By Noel Daniel Taking care of your teeth is more important than you might think. A beautiful smile is great in pictures—but it turns out, it’s also great for your overall health. “You should have good oral hygiene due to the fact that you want a nice smile,” said Savannah

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