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Looking for help with Help-Portrait

Diana Aguilar and her sons Christian 3,, left, and Jaden, 5, pose a picture at the Help-Portrait Event at the Stockton Shelter for the Homeless. STOCKTON SHELTER FOR THE HOMELESS/COURTESY 2016

Since 2009, Record Photographer Clifford Oto has organized an annual help-portrait event in Stockton to take portraits of those in need. People who cannot afford to have this done themselves, including some who have never had a formal portrait taken. This year, he is looking for volunteers to help for a few hours on Sat. Dec.2. [...]

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Reader feedback on a seemingly innocuous item

I found this voicemail quite interesting. The caller was referring to a tidbits column, titled Random Thoughts, that was published Wednesday in the Sports section of The Record and on recordnet.com. The column contains tidbits about various sports-related items. You can read the full column by clicking here. The caller didn’t like it. He stated [...]

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How cycling changed two lives

Iraq war veteran Jose Jauregui’s life was hampered by devastating injuries he suffered while in service. But thanks to the group Ride 2 Recovery, he can ride a specially outfitted bike. Jauregui’s story is reminiscent of Daniel Lopez Alfonso, who lost both forearms in childhood accident. Both stories are amazing in their own right. Read [...]

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Dallas Braden shows Stockton attitude

Stockton native and Oakland A’s pitcher Dallas Braden is shown in this video clip, from YouTube user dctoubab,  after New York Yankees’ third baseman Alex Rodriguez crosses the pitcher’s mound while returning to first base after a foul ball. Braden later described it as a breach of baseball etiquette. UPDATE: May 5, 2010 The video [...]

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Farmers market

Living in California brings the benefits of fresh produce close at hand when other parts of the country are having produce trucked in. It can become a shopping event to browse, shop and select what you want directly from the farmers themselves. The Stockton Certified Ffarmers market behind Weberstown Mall is open on Sundays and [...]

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Treasure box

Got to spend the morning volunteering in my 6-year-old daughter’s first grade class. I gladly do what the teacher asks me to do, so I graded papers and did the “Treasure Box.” The box contains little goods — pencils, erasers, stickers and today folders. Students who have behaved well in class receive stickers. Once they have [...]

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