Randy’s Bistro spices up Monday Nights in Lodi

International Pop Up Randy’s Bistro spices up Monday nights in Lodi  By Brandy Collins Randy Anzaldo has always wanted to own his own restaurant. And, in May of 2023, he realized that dream, opening Randy’s Bistro in the former Denis’ Country Kitchen spot. “I’ve […]

SJCOE Specialty Program for Students with Autism

  Connecting Through Education SJCOE’s Connection! program serves students with autism  By Nora Heston Tarte Some kids need a little extra help. Regardless of the specific diagnosis or need, general education simply isn’t the best fit for every child. Noticing, and accepting, that is […]

Wonder Women of San Joaquin

  As in years past, April marks our Wonder Women feature, profiles of San Joaquin County women of courage, integrity, leadership, and vision. While the individuals we’ve selected have all led different lives, what each one has in common is that their past experiences have […]

Best of the Best 2023

We salute the winners and runner-up of our annual readers poll — businesses that have earned the respect and support of their customers. We’re celebrating the businesses driving our county forward, with recommendations and accolades doled out by our readers. Whether you’re looking for the […]

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The Well serves more than meets the eye

Coffee and a cookie? Yes. A latte and a muffin? Of course. Tea with a scone? Please! But how about coffee and a burger, or a latte and a salad, or a tea paired with a house-fired pizza? The Well is Stockton’s home away from […]

Lovotti’s Pizza Pub serves New York- and Italian-style pies

Cousins Scott and Jeff Lovotti took a risk. Lovotti Pizza Pub is a family-owned and operated restaurant located in charming Yosemite Street Village offering not just good food, but a great atmosphere. With a menu that includes their famous brick-oven pizzas, appetizers including loaded fries, […]

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Wonder Women

“The world needs strong women. Women who lift up and build others, who will love and be loved, women who live bravely, both tender and fierce, women of indomitable will.”— Amy Tenney Each year in our April edition, we tell the stories of selfless women […]

12 ways to celebrate the holidays this year

As we countdown to the jolliest day of the year, there are plenty of ways to get into the holiday spirit. In San Joaquin County—and beyond—these tidings are sure to bring joy to you and yours. We’ve rounded up some of the most magical experiences […]

Making a difference one ring-a-ling at a time

Holiday shopping season is upon us. The cooler temperatures nip at our noses while we shuffle quickly inside to warmer, cheerier stores, decorated for the season. We’re filled with goodwill toward others as we search for the perfect gifts to light up bright smiles on […]

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