Newport Beach: Sun, Fun, and Cocktails Required

Wind in your hair, sand between your toes, cocktail in hand; if you’ve been dreaming of a beach getaway on the sunny California Coast, it’s time to pack a bag and head south! Before fall swoops in and cools the coastal town of Newport Beach, […]

Iceburg Dead Ahead!

There’s no better way to escape summer’s wrath than with a trip to Dream Ice Cream Parlor, a cute shop stationed off March and West Lane in Stockton, where the treats are notoriously tempting! But what makes this shop stand out as a foodie favorite […]

Now that’s Italian!

There’s nothing, and we mean nothing, quite like that first savory taste of Italian. Simple, fresh ingredients profess everlasting bonds in a medley of herbs and spices, balsamic, and extra virgin olive oil. Layered in rich, thick creams and sauces, or swimming in blends of […]

Touring Tower Park

Ah, summer. When our beautiful Californian sunshine reaches its peak of west-coast perfection. For those along the coastline, this means warm beach weather, perfect for soaking in that lovely tan line, taking the kids out for a swim, or playing fetch with Fido along the […]

On the Town

In Season Abundance in San Joaquin

With summer’s return, the farmers markets are back up in abundance, offering fresh produce straight from the fields. And honestly? What could taste sweeter? Join us as we delve into the famous fruits of our valley, ripe and ready for the harvest! We promise you […]

Creations at 32 Below

It’s hardly noon, and already triple digit weather is well on its way. The window sign hasn’t been flipped, but customers are waltzing up to the shop, their eyes pouring over large signs describing ice cream concoctions found nowhere else in San Joaquin. Owners Aminda […]

Winescape: Livermore Valley

While Lodi is one of California’s leading wine regions, we’ve scooted off to the Livermore Valley to trade our coveted glasses of award-winning zinfandel for other red varietals prominent in this AVA, most notably the relatively obscure petite sirah that thrives here. With an array […]

2017 ‘Best of San Joaquin’ Readers’ Choice Awards

More than 300+ Celebrated Community Staples. We’re all about applauding the area–it’s kind of our thing. Maybe that’s why July’s edition is a staff favorite. The anticipation, the friendly rivalry, the office phone ringing off the hook, “Are the votes in?” From avid readers, friends, […]

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