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First year of festival a fair beginning
Yes, I visited the Taste of the Valley Arts and Food Festival in downtown Tracy last week
Sep 12, 2014 | 10 10 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reflections on Faith: Christian parents should share their struggles
To be authentic, “significant Christians,” we have to communicate the inner tension we feel to our children. To be true ambassadors for Christ, we have to let them know how difficult it is to live ...
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 68 68 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 | 94 94 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 | 118 118 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.
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Green Thumb: Winter pruning invigorates roses
by Angela Swenson
Feb 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 272 272 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Local coupon clipper saved more than $40,000
by Anne Marie Fuller
Jan 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 342 342 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Tunes, camaraderie highlight senior center ball
by Anne Marie Fuller
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 367 367 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 | 434 434 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 | 465 465 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 | 480 480 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.
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