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Dispatches from Europe: Trendy meets traditional in Berlin
Sam Matthews, Tracy Press publisher emeritus, is reporting from his travels in Europe.
May 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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South/West Park students circle the Earth
After 20 years, the annual Family Fun and Fitness Day is still going strong.
May 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fees needn’t discourage public use
The city is moving in the right direction on fees.
Apr 24, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unexpected household fire danger
If you have smoke detectors in your home, then chances are you may also have a hidden fire hazard — the 9-volt batteries that power them.
Feb 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 277 277 recommendations | email to a friend
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Green Thumb: Winter pruning invigorates roses
Roses have been around for centuries. The earliest use of roses as landscape plants in the United States goes back to the late 1800s and early 1900s. So, why does pruning seem so daunting? Hopefull...
Feb 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 269 269 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local coupon clipper saved more than $40,000
Michelle Reis, local mother of three, has applied her couponing skills to save her family about $45,000 in the past six years — money that has allowed her family to take vacations, pay bills and gi...
Jan 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 340 340 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tunes, camaraderie highlight senior center ball
by Anne Marie Fuller
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 366 366 recommendations | email to a friend
Dozens of senior citizens danced and dined together during the Las Vegas-themed sixth annual Black and White Ball at Lolly Hansen Senior Center.
USO show this weekend
by Anne Marie Fuller
Nov 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 432 432 recommendations | email to a friend
History comes alive this weekend as performers with Old Glory Productions re-enact the USO tours of yesteryear at Emma Baumgardner Theater at Tracy High School.
Training to serve
by Anne Marie Fuller
Nov 08, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 463 463 recommendations | email to a friend
One Tracy teen is trying to make life better for the blind.
Need a Shine? Time honored technique earns Tracy man's living
by Anne Marie Fuller
Nov 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 479 479 recommendations | email to a friend
Drive by the intersection of 10th and B streets any weekday morning and you’ll see Tracy resident Bobby Knight and his shoeshine stand open for business.
The Green Thumb: Let your garden go native this winter
by Adrian Anthony
Oct 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 455 455 recommendations | email to a friend
Native plants have adapted to the climate of California and are tolerant of drought, which means less water use in your landscape. These plants tend to be disease resistant, require minimal pruning...
Swim solution starts with Joe Wilson Pool
by Sam Matthews
Oct 25, 2013 | 11 11 comments | 496 496 recommendations | email to a friend
My questions about Joe Wilson Pool: 1. What’s wrong with it? 2. What would it take to bring it back to life? 3. Are there city funds available for a pool-restoration project?
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