Fall Colors Tour: Maine & Canada's Eastern Provinces

by Don & Ann Jackson For nearly twenty years we’ve talked about doing a fall colors tour to New England, placed it on our bucket list and for a variety of reasons just kept postponing. This past fall season we finally got our act together, […]

Education in San Joaquin

  Our community is dedicated to the support and success of its future: children. As our community continues to evolve and grow, education in San Joaquin does the same; offering an abundance of diverse education options including accredited charter schools, preparatory, parochial and performing arts academies, […]

It’s Easy Bein’ Green

By Lindsey Rodrian Green Man Materials, a locally owned and operated landscape materials supply store in Stockton, is the only local distributer of EasyTurf Synthetic Grass: a do it yourself fix for your yard needs. Say goodbye to brown patches, itchy grass, mowing and weeding […]

Mezzo: Music, Memories & Un-Matched Mediterranean

  By Melissa Hutsell Take your taste buds on an adventure out of San Joaquin and into the Mediterranean, where passion and heritage is tasted in each bite. At Stockton’s Mezzo Italian Bistro, that’s exactly what you’ll find – a vacation from your average entrees, […]

Parents Magazine

Clean up on Tile 9

By Copper Williams Tough stains don’t stand a chance when it comes to the perfectly lain porcelain tile that Trevizo Tile and Stone provide for their customers! A product purchased through Bedrosians, Daltile and Marazzi, these porcelain pieces are the very best at ensuring that […]

Ceviche-Citrus Paradise

By Melissa Hutsell Taqueria La Playa serves Manteca authentic Mexican food in an even more authentic environment. Like its name, the Taqueria takes its guests to the shores of Mexico through its décor and indoor murals. The eatery is a flawless mix of your favorite […]

On the Town

Summer Art with a SPLASH!

By Lindsey Rodrian             Making a Place for the Arts, founded by Joy Neas and a group of local artists from community businesses, is taking steps to become a Stockton non-profit improvement organization. The program focuses on the arts, history and cultural diversity projects. In […]

Veg-On Burger Lovers

By Melissa Hutsell Manteca’s Café Aroma has all ingredients that make local coffee shops so wonderful; a welcoming environment, homemade desserts and a creative food and drink menu that’ll keep you coming back. The Café serves the classics from espresso, to smoothies, and even Boba! […]


By Melissa Hutsell For a modern take on classic American favorites, a visit to the Miracle Mile’s Centrale Kitchen and Bar is a must. If you’re looking for a relaxing atmosphere to enjoy a glass of wine, or skillfully made meals, look no further! The […]

All Bottled Up

  SUMMER SIPPERS Here in Lodi Wine Country, summer is at its peak and the temperature is hot, hot, hot! Fortunately for us, our region just happens to be situated directly east of the San Francisco Bay, at the edge of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River […]

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