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Hometown Girl: Goodbye Summer; Hello School!
I’m not a fan of summer. Or heat. Or sweating so much that my pants stick to my butt. While that might be a little more information about me than you wanted to know, it’s really too late for that now.
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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So who are they?: Dallas Hernandez
“So who are they?” is West Stanislaus Fire District and city of Patterson Fire Chief Steven Hall’s column highlighting local firefighters.
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A Dog’s Life: Ground rules for dog lovers
Continuing our series on DINOS
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History Corner: Aug. 14, 2014
“There is always the immediate prospect of an ‘outbreak.’ The undisciplined set a bad example, leading almost invariably to a spread of disorder."
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Taking Care of Business: Patterson Urgent Care, L’aube Boutique open; Lamppost Pizza closes its doors
Two new businesses have opened locally in Patterson, one in the Walmart Center and the other near the downtown Circle. One Patterson establishment has closed its doors.
Jul 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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City of Lights? I think not. More like City of Stairs!
Our travels beneath La Ville-Lumiere (City of Lights) began badly. It was only after several false starts that we arrived at the iconic Eiffel Tower.
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Grilling season is upon us
by Mike McCollum | For the Patterson Irrigator
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
My grill of choice is a model named after one of the founding fathers of Stockton, a Captain Weber. It produces smooth even heat with the warm familiar glow of charcoal. I use a briquette chimney t...
Summer should not mean hunger for our nation's children
by Kevin Concannon | USDA Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
During the school year, about 31 million American children receive school meals through the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program every day. When summer rolls around, though, o...
A review of the movie 'Mom's Night Out'
by Amy Torres | For the Patterson Irrigator
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
“Mom’s Night Out” takes a wholesome look at the struggle many of us face in dealing with self-value.
A Dog’s Life: How to read a dog’s behavior—body and tail
by Augusta Farley | For the Patterson Irrigator
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Knowing what any dog is thinking and feeling will put you ahead of the game in promoting social behavior
Hometown Girl: Summer reading challenge
by Elizabette Guecamburu | For the Patterson Irrigator
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
When the mercury rises, I’m inclined to do four things—stay in a climate-controlled room, drink vats of iced coffee, take a nap and read a book.
Taking care of business: New businesses open in shopping center
by Maddy Houk | Patterson Irrigator and Erick Torres
Jul 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Three new businesses in the Walmart anchored shopping center on Ward and Sperry Avenue offer a variety of merchandise for customers. Gamestop, Verizon Wireless and Great Clips are new additions to ...
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