Wright responds to Colangelo

There's something in Stockton's water, or in its waterworks, that makes certain politicians grandstand and do really dubious things. There's no pont bringing Mayor Anthony Silva further into this; he demonstrated on his recent Facebook post (several posts down, now) he doesn't even know the difference betrween a tax increase and »»Read Full Post

Readers Photo Challenge: animals

“If we could talk to the animals, learn all their languages I could take an animal degree I'd study elephant and eagle, buffalo and beagle Alligator, guinea pig, and flea” – Talk to the Animals by Leslie Bricusse Animals are a source of fascination and subject matter for many photographers. »»Read Full Post

Halloween Fun; downtown Ghost Tour precedes showing of Phantom of the Opera at the Bob Hope Theatre, Sunday, Oct. 30

Halloween Fun starts with a downtown Ghost Tour preceding the showing of Phantom of the Opera at the Bob Hope Theatre, on Sunday, Oct. 30. The Ghost Tour, which is free, begins at Noon in front of the Hotel Stockton, on Weber Avenue. The tour will include ghost stories and also a talk  about Stockton's ghosts that are said »»Read Full Post

Joe's Health Calendar

COMMUNITY EVENTS Sutter Gould Medical Foundation Flu Vaccination Clinic Oct. 27 (Thursday) 1 to 4:30 p.m. - CERES: 2516 Whitmore Road; LODI: 1335 S. Fairmont Ave.; MODESTO: 3612 Dale Road; PATTERSON: 801 E St.: Sutter Gould Medical Foundation flu clinics will be open to both SGMF patients and the general public. The Centers for »»Read Full Post

Delta football's kicking game has been a problem

STOCKTON – The kicking game has been among the biggest liabilities for Delta’s football team this season. Delta left at least six points and as many as 14 points on the field in a two-point loss Saturday at home to Chabot due to its poor kicking game. After missing the »»Read Full Post

Envisioning Stockton

A group of residents rode a double-decker bus last week around Stockton, looking at what the city is and thinking about what it could become. The Planning Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at City Hall to discuss residents' thoughts on Stockton's future. It's the next phase in the »»Read Full Post

Be a joiner to enjoy better gardening experiences.

Several years ago, after I had retired, I read a notice in the Linden newspaper that there would be a presentation on ‘Pruning Camellias’ at the local garden club meeting in Linden. I went because I wanted to learn how to prune Camellias. I learned much from expert, Harry Dedini, »»Read Full Post

NCAA Basketball Tickets on Sale Wednesday (10/26)

Tickets for the 2017 NCAA Division 1 Women's Basketball Regionals (Sweet 16 and Elite 8 Rounds) coming to Stockton go on sale tomorrow (Wednesday, October 26th) at 10am! Here's your chance to grab some of the best seats in the house and watch history be made. Adult All-Session Tickets:                              »»Read Full Post

'Dyeing' on Credit...

I'm retired and for most of the year I can ride whenever I want with no pesky employment obligations getting in the way. But every fall I accept a seasonal job working for a walnut processor. When asked what I do, I could say that I create and manage the »»Read Full Post

County Office of Education announce mini-grant winners

The San Joaquin County Office of Education announced several teachers and other employees who submitted innovative proposals were selected to be funded by the Making a Difference Through Mini Grants program. Sponsored by the Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s Better Together Giving Program, the mini grants give SJCOE staff the »»Read Full Post