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Lettuce shipping a fleeting trade in 1950s Tracy
It was a backward look 55 years — to September 1958 — when a new method of cooling lettuce for shipping was being unveiled on a Carbona siding of the Western Pacific Railroad, now part of the Union...
Dec 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local podcasters have zombies on the brain
Welcome to the world of “The Walking Dead” television show — and the subject of a local father-daughter podcast.
Dec 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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City wants to know where locals shop
In an effort to attract popular businesses to Tracy, economic development officials are compiling a wish list of restaurants, retailers and entertainment attractions preferred by local residents.
Oct 25, 2013 | 5 5 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Green Thumb: Plant this, not that
Fall is a great time to plant new additions to your landscape. The weather is cooling, rain may be coming to help with the watering and a nice variety of plants is available at local nurseries and ...
Sep 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lend a Hand: MH back in running for dog park
After finishing short of the prize in 2012, Mountain House is back in the running for a chance to win money to build a community dog park. A pet supply company, Pet Safe, is offering a grand prize ...
May 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Block Party series begins May 5
A Cinco de Mayo celebration Sunday, May 5 will kick off the Downtown Block Party concert series sponsored by the city of Tracy. Latin Essence, a local musical talent, will start the celebration, wh...
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Open: Nonprofit board position
by TP staff
Apr 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Valley Mountain Regional Center, a nonprofit based in Stockton that serves people with developmental disabilities, seeks applicants for its board of directors. Residents of San Joaquin, Stanislaus,...
Piece of Press history changes hands in auction
by Glenn Moore
Apr 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A set of five clocks that have counted down deadlines in the Tracy Press newsroom for more than 35 years has been sold to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Tracy.
ALS walk returns for third year
by TP staff
Apr 12, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Members of the Tracy community will walk a 1.6-mile course Sunday, April 21, to raise funds to find a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. They will take part in t...
Kindergarten registration in progress
by TP staff
Apr 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
All local schools are registering children for the 2013-14 school year, including kindergartners and transitional kindergarten students. Children who turn 5 by Oct. 1 can enter kindergarten this ye...
Teenagers to vie for title at Saturday pageant
by Sam Matthews
Mar 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The title of Tracy Distinguished Young Woman will be awarded during a pageant March 30 at the Kimball High auditorium.
Cat once mistaken for cougar caught, released
by Glenn Moore
Mar 29, 2013 | 4 4 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
MOUNTAIN HOUSE — A hefty feral cat that was once mistaken for a mountain lion by residents was trapped March 19 by the Mountain House Feral Cat Rescue organization. The 25-pound male orange tabby w...
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