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Deep fried delicious in downtown Stockton

Tara: Deep-fried anything is considered “county fair” or “state fair” type food. It epitomizes diet death. It makes you feel bad about all consumed calories from the moment it pushes past your lips forward. There’s also a ridiculous amount of delicious when you take a bite of a deep-fried dessert that’s made even grander when […]

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Video: Stockton mayor discusses entertainment, tourism

“Tourism and entertainment are going to take center stage this year,” Stockton Mayor Ann Johnston said Thursday during her State of the City speech at the Port of Stockton. Check out the rest of her comments about entertainment in the video below.

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Alliance: O’Ryleigh’s opening Thursday in downtown Stockton

UPDATE 1:26 p.m.: O’ Ryleigh’s also will be among the bars and restaurants participating in Saturday night’s St. Paddy’s Day Stockton Pub Crawl, organized by the Downtown Stockton Alliance. Also on the crawl: Bradley’s, Paragary’s, Davoli’s, Charlie’s Night Club, Blackwater Café, Misaki Sushi, Matinee and the Lexington Plaza Waterfront Hotel. Much more on the pub […]

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Gabriel Iglesias, StocktonTickets.com, X Fest and downtown Stockton events

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Gabriel Iglesias’ show Saturday at the Bob Hope Theatre is sold out. (Photo at right by Lencho Guerra.) There’s a big market for Latino comedians locally, and both Carlos Mencia and George Lopez have done very well here in the past. Latino musicians like Vicente Fernandez and Marco […]

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Photos: Two cranes, an open window and the Pacific State Bank building

Let’s say you work in one of Stockton’s biggest office buildings and you need to move equipment that’s too big to fit in an elevator. What do you do? One possible answer is to get two cranes and open a window. That’s what someone did at the Pacific Bank Building , where this morning two […]

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Monsters of Rock Tribute at Bob Hope canceled

The listing for the Monsters of Rock Tribute New Year’s Eve 2009 show at the Bob Hope Theatre in downtown Stockton shows the event has been canceled. The event concert was featured in last week’s TimeOut section, specifically a roundup of places to be and things to do on New Year’s. It was to feature […]

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Photo: World’s largest mistletoe?

Downtown Stockton Alliance staff has compiled a 134.3-pound bunch of mistletoe as part of their efforts to promote tomorrow’s Holiday Stroll of downtown businesses. They hope to set a Guinness World Record for the largest bunch of mistletoe; no such record currently exists, said alliance Marketing Director Emily Baime. You can find a guide to […]

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A new jazz venue, Da Candy Shop, Lozano’s and connecting the dots in Stockton nightlife

As one downtown Stockton cafe closes another is preparing to open – and it’s expected to offer live music. The window decorations in the storefront at Sutter and Market streets (right) are advertising live jazz and blues daily. Record Staff Writer Zachary Johnson recently spoke to the owner, who said the establishment will offer salads, […]

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Asparagus Festival Executive Director Kate Post kicked off the countdown to the 2010 event, to be held April 23-25 in Downtown Stockton, with a blog entry. “We’re blogging about the 25th Annual Stockton Asparagus Festival, to be held in just 169 days from today,” she writes in the first paragraph of the first entry. She […]

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Photos: Halloween pub crawl and more

If you were in downtown Stockton on Friday you may have seen this cheery creature bopping around the streets and imitating squeaky Elmo’s voice. He/she was one of several local residents who showed off their Halloween spirit by dressing in costume to close out the work week. The next night more than 300 local party-goers, […]

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