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Pier 39 plans 39th birthday Bash for Saturday, Oct. 14

Spots in NOR CAL - SAN FRANCISCO San Francisco Travel photo by Jack Hollingsworth The popular California sea lions bask in the sun on Pier 39. Pier 39 plans 39th birthday Bash f...

September 20, 2017 | | 209 LIVING

History of the cable cars

From the Cable Car Museum Andrew Smith Hallidie tested the first cable car at 4 o'clock in the morning, August 2, 1873, on Clay Street, in San Francisco. His idea for a steam engine powered - cab...

September 20, 2017 | | 209 LIVING

Fall for Lake Tahoe's secret season: Autumn

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (AP) - Fringed by snow or gleaming cobalt blue under sunny skies, Lake Tahoe is a favorite in summer and winter. But there's a third side to Tahoe: fall. As crowds thin out, the ...

September 20, 2017 | | 209 LIVING

SAN FRANCISCO TREAT Build a day trip to The City around cable car lines

By DENNIS WYATT 209 Living My best days spent in San Francisco have centered on riding the Powell-Mason cable car line. Riding the cable cars when we went to San Francisco to visit Aunt Grace wh...

September 20, 2017 | | 209 LIVING

Local Author Fair Due At Modesto Library

The Stanislaus County Library will host its Eighth Annual Local Author Fair on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Modesto Library portico. Community members will have an opportunity t...

September 20, 2017 | | 209 LIVING

Table Setting Benefits Mansion

The 31st annual McHenry Mansion Foundation's Table Setting Event is scheduled for Oct. 16 and 17 at the Seasons Event Center, 945 McHenry Ave., in Modesto. Preview day is Monday, Oct. 16 where you...

September 20, 2017 | | 209 LIVING

Columbia College Program Receives $20,000 Contribution

Columbia College has announced that AT&T is making a $20,000 contribution to the college's innovative Foster Youth Success Initiative; the news released during a morning ceremony held at the colleg...

September 20, 2017 | | 209 LIVING

Tastes Of The Valley Serves Up Regional Favorites

"Come Grow with Us" as Stanislaus State Agriculture Department and Friends of the Fair Foundation present the 15th annual Tastes of the Valley Wine and Cheese event at the Stanislaus County Fair...

September 20, 2017 | | 209 LIVING

Two Ways To Get Medicare Benefits

At a family reunion last month, my Aunt Abby and Uncle Glen got into a squabble over the best way to get their Medicare benefits. Uncle Glen is an Original Medicare man, and has been for nearly a ...

September 20, 2017 | | Local Columns

City Enjoys Celebration As Community Park Opens

It was a much anticipated day for many in the City of Oakdale. On Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 community members, city officials, honorary guests and hundreds more gathered for the Grand Opening of the...

September 20, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Local News

Council Makes Choice: Prefers Alternative 1B

Oakdale's City Council on Monday night voted 4-0 in favor of their preferred alternative for the North County Corridor Project. "The preferred alternative was 1B; that's the one that runs closest ...

September 20, 2017 | Marg Jackson | Local News

Burns Heads Up OTA For 2017-18 School Year

Keith Burns isn't new to the education system. Now entering his 30th year as an educator, the recently elected Oakdale Teachers Association President is ready for this next task at hand. Well, as ...

September 20, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Local News

River Effort Sees Quick Clean Up

Volunteers that turned out on Saturday morning to help with the annual river clean up found themselves working a much shorter shift than anticipated. Organized by the East Stanislaus Resource Cons...

September 20, 2017 | | Local News

Community Turns Out To Support Park Opening

From the morning ribbon cutting to music that lasted well into the evening, Saturday was a day of celebration for Oakdale, as the new Oakdale Community Park was officially declared open. Here are p...

September 20, 2017 | | Local News

Community Briefs

Library Foundation Meet The Stanislaus Library Foundation will host Modesto author Juliana Presto at its annual Author's Garden Gala on Saturday, Sept. 23. The gala will take place at 6 p.m. at th...

September 20, 2017 | | Local News

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