Summit day started with a 1 a.m. wakeup call, a quick bite and final equipment check before setting out into a dark and freezing night. A line of climbers' headlamps showed the way up a steep trail of seemingly endless switchbacks, an inspiring and daunting sight.
August 19, 2016|
BY MATT JOHANSON
Special to the Journal
Hankering for sweetness? Mosey on down to the 23rd Annual Chocolate Festival in Oakdale, where 'Chocolates Gone Nuts' again and will be filled with a variety of family fun, good food, entertainment and an assortment of tasty treats. The two-day fest is on the calendar for May 16 and 17 in downtown Oakdale.
When Oakland Tribune writer Dave Newhouse struck upon an idea to write a novel about the life of a fictional upcoming track star and his upbringing in a small agrarian Valley town, he chose Ceres and Turlock for his research. Ceres was his chief pick simply because it was named for the goddess of agriculture.
July 02, 2013|
BY JEFF BENZIGER
The Carnegie Arts Center is inviting families to experience a little bit of camp right in downtown Turlock. The Carnegie's next Family Friday series will include campfire songs and stories and even s'mores, brought to Turlock by the counselors of Camp Jack Hazard.
If Livingston residents see a giant octopus, a purple dragon, or a flying turtle in the sky on April 14, they shouldn't be alarmed. It won't be the strangest invasion from outer space. It will be the 2nd annual "Time to Fly" kite festival.
Jennifer Lawrence is a live wire. The "Silver Linings Playbook" Oscar winner livened things up back in the press room Sunday night after winning her award as Best Actress. As those who watched the 85th Academy Awards show know, Lawrence tripped and fell on her way up the steps to retrieve her statuette. A reporter with a thick accent asked her what happened and if she meant to do that.
February 26, 2013|
BY MARILYN BECK AND STACY JENEL SMITH