Driving a vehicle that exceeds emission limits is not only illegal, but it also contributes to the already alarming amount of pollution coughing its way out of cars. The ASE-certified master technicians at Stanislaus Smog help solve this two-pronged problem with professional smog tests to keep emissions at bay. The team clamps monitoring devices to tail pipes of all types of vehicles, including gross polluters and out-of-state rides, checking not only for the amount of emissions, but also the types of pollutants. Once complete, the technicians can either approve autos for DMV renewals, title transfers, and soccer-team tryouts, or send them off to a repair shop to prepare for a second test attempt.
JohnWesleyArtistry School of Cosmetics offers the opportunity to learn how to use cosmetics for personal or professional use. Learn how to begin your career as a makeup artist, or add to your list of services making yourself more marketable.
Imparting crafty knowledge since 1968, the imagination mavens at Beverly’s supply and enhance hands-on projects with a surplus of glueable provisions and a cornucopia of fabrics. Jazz up dreary household items such as old throw pillows or Junior's collection of rare autographed baseballs with Kona solid cottons by the yard ($5.99). Quilters can stitch together decorative coverings for monster trucks with cotton quilting fabric ($9.99/yd.) and a wide selection of remnant fleece ($6.97/yd.). Serious stitchers can also revivify old windows or gussy up the neighborhood ghost with decorator tapestries by the yard ($9.97).
If you’ve never been to Outback, you’re missing out. Start your meal off right with the world famous blooming onion, and indulge yourself in all of the deep fried goodness. The menu offers a wide variety of juicy steaks ranging in size and cut, but consider the Alice Springs Chicken for a fresh take on the tastes from the land down under. If you’re feeling thirsty, the full bar has you covered with a vast selection of beer, wine and mixed drinks that can hit the spot no matter what you may be craving. The intimate lighting and natural, wooden décor create a great environment for every occasion from a romantic date to a fun family night out.
Cencal Mechanical's temperature experts draw on 15 years of field experience to coax clean, fluid air through heating and cooling systems. By wielding hands-on knowledge and a familiarity with virtually all system brands, they investigate and mend climate devices that struggle to produce a breeze or refuse to heed their thermostat masters. Inhabitants requiring immediate temperature tweaking can take comfort in the urgency of 24-hour dispatch crews, who will arrive and remedy the problem before refrigerators try to crawl under the covers with their owners.
Since its first incarnation as the Daily Evening News in 1884, the Modesto Bee has informed readers about local news, politics, and business with in-depth publications each day. Reporters cover stories from across the Central Valley, from high-school sports to municipal elections, keeping readers abreast of the issues with print editions and digital formats.