• Classic Design
  • Get Cozy!

    Keep yourself warm this winter with a cozy blanket from C.R. Porter. The faux fur throws come in a variety of prints making it easy to match your décor. Not only will it keep your toes warm, this piece will look spectacular with your seasonal […]

    Winter Escapes

    Whether you’re looking for the perfect destination to hit the mountain, or you simply want to enjoy the snow from a cozy cabin, there are plenty of winter hideaways in both California and Nevada to satisfy your seasonal craving for cold. Learn more about the […]

    Give Back this Holiday Season

    Women’s Center Youth & Family Services 620 N. San Joaquin St., Stockton, (209) 941-2611, WCYFS.org WCYFS, a Stockton nonprofit, offers two opportunities for community members to help their cause over the holiday season. The first is by adopting an individual or family from a local […]

    Holiday 101

    What’s worse than a Christmas tree that doesn’t keep until Christmas Day? For those that like to celebrate the season as long as possible by getting their tree early, the biggest struggle is often making sure the tree doesn’t dry out before the grand finale. […]

    Weddings

    Buon Natale from Bellissima!

    Deck the halls with Bellissima goodies! The Miracle Mile boutique that sells women’s clothes, accessories, handmade jewelry, gift items, and more, is gearing up for the holidays with new lines and holiday sales. Each week new items and designers come into the store, sourced from […]

    Holiday Décor Must Have

    Putting together your own holiday wreath is a great way to get into the holiday spirit. The nostalgic smell of fresh pine alone will likely have you ready to put on your favorite flannels, make a cup of cocoa, and start decking the halls.  When […]

    Being Santa Claus

    Darrell Phillips, 80, has been Santa Claus for 39 years. His first gig was at the Clements Buckaroos Christmas Party, a private event for members and their guests. Since then, he’s kept busy being Santa, dressing up in a red suit and donning a full […]

    A Place to Call Home

    When the Paradise fires hit last year, Patty was found wandering aimlessly through piles of thick ash. The bottoms of her feet suffered third degree burns, and no one was quite sure where Patty came from. When rescue workers found Patty—a white farm duck—they took […]

    Parents Magazine

    Humane Hunter

    When he was growing up, Joseph Magnelli spent a couple years living with his uncle in Central Oregon. At his uncle’s house Joseph learned to live off the land, only eating what his uncle hunted, grew, and gathered. “That made a huge impact on me […]

    Ready for an Uproar

    It’s an exciting time for University of the Pacific (UOP) Men’s Basketball. After two years of probation and imposed scholarship limits following a NCAA scandal in 2016, the team has paid its dues, and Damon Stoudamire—in his third season with the team—is ready to make […]

    The State of Religion

    San Joaquin County is riddled with houses of worship. Within the confines of the county, wee see people from all walks of life, a true testament of diversity in this melting pot of a community.  And many of these people practice different religions. From Hinduism […]

    SJ Schools Embrace Social Emotional Learning

    For decades, schools have focused on cognitive and physical milestones in early education, but over the past five years there has been a nationwide shift toward including social emotional learning in early education, too. The San Joaquin County Office of Education together with school districts […]

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