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

Spots in NOR CAL - SAN FRANCISCO

September 20, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


History of the cable cars

From the Cable Car Museum

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.

September 20, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


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

By DENNIS WYATT

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 to meet with a variety of local authors. A selection of children's, teen and adult titles in a variety of genres will be available for the public to purchase.

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.

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 college on Sept. 20.

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 Fairgrounds.

September 20, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


SIP, SPARKLE, POP!

SONOMA - It's 11 a.m. on a Monday morning, which seems like an excellent time to be sitting on a sun-splashed patio, gazing out at dappled green vineyards and surrounded by big bottles of tiny bubbles.

September 13, 2017 | By MICHELLE LOCKE Associated Press | 209 LIVING


PLACES IN THE 209 Now an extra hour to savor Lodi’s wine

LODI – Lodi's window into its world of wine, the Lodi Wine and Visitor Center, is remaining open until 6 p.m. on weekdays starting Monday, Sept. 11, giving visitors an extra hour to taste the awesome that is Lodi.

September 13, 2017 | | 209 LIVING




Gem Faire Slated At Scottish Rite Center

Gem Faire, West Coast's Premier Jewelry and Bead Show, returns to Sacramento Oct. 6 through 8, at Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H St., Sacramento. Hours are Friday, noon to 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $7, valid for the entire weekend. Free parking.

September 12, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


Theater Focus Group Session

The State Theatre in Modesto will be the site for a special focus group meeting later this month. Theatre officials said they want to make sure that they are offering what the public wants and are asking for input regarding the current programs and services.

September 12, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


MJC Piano Recital Features Mexican Music

Music Lives Fall 2017 presents a multimedia piano recital by MJC music professor Alejandro Sabre entitled 'My Grandfather's Music: Mexican Piano Pieces from the Golden Era of Song' on Saturday, Sept.30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Foster Theater at the Gallo Center for the Arts, 1000 I St., Modesto.

September 12, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


St. James Concert Series Presents Trimusica

The St. James Concert Series celebrates the opening of its 38th season with the return of popular artist, cellist Susan Lamb Cook, this time with two of her friends. TriMusica, a clarinet, cello and piano trio, presents a program with works by Bruch, Mozart, Juon, and Brahms.

September 12, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


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SACRAMENTO MUSEUMS Scary, fun & festive activities for fall season

SACRAMENTO -In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that ...

October 18, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


COIT TOWER San Francisco’s best vantage point

By DENNIS WYATT

October 18, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


State Theatre Schedules Halloween Movie Classics

The State Theatre at 1307 J St., Modesto, will serve up some classic Halloween horror films over the next several days.

October 17, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


Forest Health, Fire Resiliency Program Offered Through MJC

The Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS) is offering the presentation "Forest Health and Fire Resiliency in a Changing Climate" by John Buckley, director of ...

October 17, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


Sweet Halloween Statistics

Candy reigns supreme on Halloween. Candy compels trick-or-treaters young and old to don costumes and spend hours scouring neighborhoods for the best treats. Kids know ...

October 17, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


Sonora Bach Festival Slated

The Sonora Bach Festival features concerts throughout the region, providing the community opportunities to hear fine local and professional musicians of all ages perform the ...

October 17, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


HAGGIN MUSEUM Stockton gem opening reimagined galleries

Haggin Museum - an art and history museum that's been described by Sunset magazine as "one of the undersung gems of California - is opening its ...

October 09, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


PUMPKIN MANIA Dell’Osso farms: It’s corny but tons of fun

By DENNIS WYATT

October 09, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


Black Panthers Documentary

The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project (CEP) invites the community to a free screening of the documentary film 'The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the ...

October 09, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


Crapemyrtles, Classic Trees Offered Through Foundation

The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering 10 free autumn classics trees or five free crapemyrtle when you join the organization ...

October 09, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


Water Professionals Week Being Observed Statewide

California's first-ever Water Professionals Appreciation Week launched Oct. 7 and runs through Oct. 15 as part of a new annual designation intended to highlight ...

October 09, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


How To Cope With Fewer Hours Of Daylight

Daylight saving time comes to an end each fall, at a time when the hours of available sunlight already are beginning to decline.

October 09, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


THE SPIRT OF THE SEASON Winchester Mystery House candlelight tours

By DENNIS WYATT

October 04, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


MUSEUM Black history museum popular destination

WASHINGTON (AP) - In its first year, the Smithsonian's new black museum has become the nation's top temple to blackness, an Afrocentric shrine on ...

October 04, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


MONUMENTS Push for smaller monuments That is except in Interior Secretary’s home state

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has closely followed his boss' playbook, encouraging mining and drilling on public lands and reducing the ...

October 04, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


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