Fearless Advocate The Queen of all Things San Joaquin

July 1, 2019

If you’ve ever had the distinct pleasure of meeting Heather Brent, you know she is a force to be reckoned with. The former broadcast journalist turned public relations practitioner is a fireball of energy and exudes a passion for all things San Joaquin. Between her […]

Best of San Joaquin 2019 Winners

July 1, 2019

At San Joaquin Magazine, we spend months looking forward to our biggest issue of the year. This year, we added even more categories and we can’t wait to share who our readers have voted as their top picks. We’re also giddy to share with you […]

The Last Straw

July 1, 2019

In San Joaquin County, we haven’t experienced a ban on plastic straws yet, but there is a movement geared toward paring down our use, or stopping it all together. That’s because 500 million straws are tossed out daily in the United States. That creates a […]

5 Things / Taste the Rainbow

July 1, 2019

Frozen Treats to Cool Down Your Summer Go ahead—taste the rainbow. San Joaquin County is brimming with options for cool, colorful treats. At hotspots throughout the region, patrons can grab goodies to go, or stay and enjoy. From alcoholic wine slushies to over-the-top ice cream […]

At Home Mag

Backyard Farming

July 1, 2019

The urban chicken-farming trend flies into SJ County A surprising number of San Joaquin families are welcoming a new kind of pet to their homes—chickens. Once reserved for farms, the feathered friends are now taking up residence in residential backyards in a trend known as […]

In Case of Emergency

July 1, 2019

Summer hits and our habits change. From warmer weather to spending more time outdoors, there is a lot to love about these months in San Joaquin County. However, there are some risks that come with these hot weather behaviors. Keep this list close so you […]

In Bloom

July 1, 2019

Coming Up Dahlias Imagine a warm summer day, picking up a plump bouquet of brightly colored dahlias at the local farmer’s market to display on your table at home. Shades of pink, purple, orange, yellow, and red pop in a mixed arrangement of beautiful blooms. […]

The New San Diego

July 1, 2019

July marks the 250th anniversary of San Diego. This ocean-side city was once hailed as “the birthplace of California,” after it became the first European settlement on the West Coast in 1769. But San Diego has come a long way, not just in the last […]

On the Town

Chomping at the Bit

July 1, 2019

For the Love of Horses It’s not rare to see people riding horseback throughout the vineyards and farmlands of San Joaquin County. From guided tours for visitors to routine strolls by horse owners, from competition training by professionals to lessons for newcomers, horses call this […]

Dine at Arroyo’s Café

July 1, 2019

Authentic Mexican cuisine in the portside city Step into Arroyo’s Café, the place where everyone just might know your name. Serving up classic Mexican dishes at its Quail Lakes location (where the restaurant has been since 1999), the menu is focused on authentic, homemade Mexican […]

3 Wine to Try

July 1, 2019

Red, White, and Blue to Celebrate 4th of July RED 2015 USA Cabernet This wine is your wine! The perfect bottle to uncork on the Fourth of July. It’s big, bold, and smooth with aromas of blackberry and black currant. Retail $17.76. Purchase at www.usacabernet.com […]

Sweet Summertime Strawberries

July 1, 2019

Recipes by the Fine Foodie Philanthropist   Nothing says summertime like the arrival of farm fresh strawberries to San Joaquin County. These beautifully bright berries are sweet, juicy, and delicious. And while you can find strawberries in the store all year long, now is the […]

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