Five places to embrace autumn activities

There’s no shortage of pumpkin patches in and around San Joaquin County. And why would there be? After all, we live in the agricultural mecca of the country. Whether you’re looking for the plumpest pumpkin in the land to carve into your masterpiece or want […]

Discovery ChalleNGe Academy offers second chances

Combine focus, direction, and mentorship with high-school credits, engaging activities, and community service, add a dash of quasi-military discipline, and what do you get? It is a recipe for success for teens who have experienced trouble or are at risk of not graduating high school. […]

On the Town

Nightmare on Kettleman Lane

Imagine a semi-venomous 18-foot False Water Cobra slithering through a cage, a terrifying African Spitting Scorpion that can accurately shoot venom from one foot away into your eye causing you to go blind, and a colorful Ball Python that stretches up to six-feet long. What […]

Placer County Adrenaline Rush

There’s no need to travel far to get your outdoor adventure fix. California is a playground for adventure enthusiasts including nearby Placer County where you can combine the creature comforts of bigger cities with acres of open land. Hop on a bike, a horse, or […]

Lodi Lake leprechauns lead the way to the pot of gold

The story of leprechauns has been a famed part of Irish folklore since the 8th century when legends about fairies only two to three feet tall, working as cobblers to the fairy world and living in underground caves and hallowed tree trunks to hide from […]

Parents Magazine

10 Great Dates

Every Brilliant Thing Tour March 4 & 5 Changing Faces Theater This one-man show comes to Lodi for two days only to cover the heavy themes surrounding suicide with a lighthearted touch. The show is rated PG-13. Tickets are $20 each. Bob McMillen Memorial […]

Mother-daughter duo sell homegrown bouquets in Lodi

There’s something absolutely magical about being able to hop in the car on a sunny spring day and drive to a dreamy little flower farm for a fresh bouquet of seasonal blooms, providing an almost-guaranteed dose of pure happiness. And for Linda Backman, owner of […]

How to sculpt that butt, or at least pretend you did

We live in the time of big butts. But crafting the perfect derriere takes a lot of hard work, or at least a little outside-of-the-box thinking. We all know squats and deadlifts can sculpt our booties, creating density and providing a firmer rear, but there […]

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