Carol died peacefully at home with her husband at her side; and her family had lovingly said their good byes. Sue, as her husband always called her in their 53 years of marriage, was a person of strong faith and did not fear death. She knew she would be in the arms of Jesus Christ when he was ready to receive her.
DEAR DIDI: My 55 pound Boxer won't stop jumping on people. She is just so enthusiastic when we have guests that she can't help herself. I am worried that she will hurt someone someday. What can I do to help the situation? -Boxer Lover in Lathrop
Join in for some historic fun on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Old Columbia Schoolhouse in Columbia State Historic Park. Festivities begin with music, costume dress-up, delicious hand-cranked ice cream, 1861 school lessons in the downstairs and tours of the upstairs, all led by costumed docents. Games and toys of the Gold Rush time period will also be a part of the event. Visitors are encouraged to bring a picnic supper and a blanket or chairs to enjoy the summer evening. For more information, visit www.parks.ca.gov/columbia or contact ...
The Mark Twain Wild West Fest, Saturday, Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Main Street in historic downtown Angels Camp, is putting the final call out to rustle up additional vendors. Over 6,000 to 8,000 people are expected to attend making the Mark Twain Wild West Fest the last big Calaveras street party and vending bonanza event that will close out the warm weather festival season with a bang.
Sierra Repertory Theatre has announced its 2017 season, opening with a Feb. 18 Gala performance of the new musical comedy from Alan Menken and Glenn Slater, Sister Act, based on the Whoopi Goldberg film. Other highlights in the "Season of Dreams" include new productions of Noises Off, The Fantasticks, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Man of La Mancha, Irving Berlin's White Christmas – relocated to the Fallon House Theatre – and The Glass Menagerie – not performed since Sierra Rep's inaugural 1980 season. SRT will also present two lesser-known musicals, The Great American Trailer Park Musical and Another Night Before ...
Stanislaus County Health Services Agency's Keep Baby Safe Program will conduct a child safety car seat inspection event from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 10. The safety checks will be held at the Oakdale High School staff parking lot, located at 739 West G Street, Oakdale. Trained car seat technicians will be on site to assist the public in making sure children are riding in the appropriate seat for their age, weight and height.
This season the Oakland Raiders will clash with the National Football Conference South; the American Football Conference South and two games each against division rivals. With the high expectations this season, reaching the playoffs for the first time since 2003 will be no easy feat. Having to face the defending Super Bowl champion Broncos twice, the Super Bowl runner-up Panthers and an up and coming AFC South division loaded with young talent, the trip to Super Bowl XLI will come with its challenges.
Football fans across the globe can come out of hibernation as football season is officially upon us. For Raider Nation, August and September has been a time for optimism over the last decade. However, this year, the hype has reached past the 510 area code and across the nation. Oakland has not made the postseason since 2003, yet they have been one of the most talked about teams this offseason.
September 07, 2016|
By DENNIS D. CRUZ
Mr. Delbert Edward Dequine (Del) was born in San Francisco, CA. From there his family moved to Marysville, CA where he lived until the age of six. His family relocated once again and finally settled in Concord, CA where he grew up through the challenging times of the great depression, graduating from Concord High School, and excelling in variety of sports including track and field, swimming and diving, and football. Del continued to follow his love of athletics at College of the Pacific in Stockton CA, where he enrolled in college and played football for the famous coach, Amos Alonzo ...
The 62nd Chevrolet Performance US Nationals took place over the Labor Day Weekend in Indianapolis, Indiana. Track records fell in both Top Fuel and Funny Car, and two $100,000 bonus races also took place during the most prestigious drag race in the world and the final race for racers to get into the countdown for the championship.
September 07, 2016|
By JEFF BURGHARDT -Racing Correspondent