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Full video of Mayor Ann Johnston’s State of the City address

From the May 19, 2011 State of the City address at the Port of Stockton:

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Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream

Downtown Stockton is nearly deserted near The Record today. Much is happening, though, in the area around Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza. A prayer breakfast was hosted at the Stockton Arena this morning. A parade circled the plaza near the Cesar Chavez Central Branch Library as well. Look for coverage of today’s events in Tuesday’s […]

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I’m melting!

On Thursday I shot video of 55,000-pounds of snow being delivered for weekend activities happening on the Miracle Mile. The happenings start at 3 p.m. tomorrow. Record Managing Editor Don Blount was driving down Pacific Avenue on his way back to work a little while ago and shot this photo while traffic was stopped in […]

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How not to advertise your apartment

The second Tweet below caught my eye this morning; it references a standoff on Pershing Avenue. ApartmentsRent4 seems to imply that the Twitter account hypes apartments available for rent. If that’s the case, the user needs to update the settings on their Twitter bot.

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A correction from today’s live chat

Moderating a live chat requires you to react to dozens of questions from an online audience while ensuring that the conversation keeps a brisk pace. You have to be able to think on your feet. Unfortunately, in some chats I trip up. During today‚Äôs Recordnet.com chat with Stockton Mayor Ann Johnston we received nearly 150 […]

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Video: Imagine seeing this from the Crosstown Freeway

It’s a dynamic building skin for a high-speed rail station in Stockton as proposed in an architecture student’s video thesis. I came across the thesis, titled “Stockton, CA: Growing Up,” yesterday on Vimeo.com, a video site I often visit for inspiration. The student, who goes by Mark D. says he’s from Los Angeles and that […]

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It’s lonely at Hunter Square

The Downtown Certified Farmers Market kicked off today in a new location, De Carli Plaza across from City Center Stadium 16. It runs Fridays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. It even runs until 9 p.m. on some selected summer dates. The location and extended hours are new this year. The market now includes more […]

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Forbes flips for Stockton…err, flips Stockton

I’m a Stockton native. I graduated from Stagg High School in 2002 and University of the Pacific in 2005. I spent all of two years away from the city to attend graduate school at University of California, Berkeley. In that time I lived in Oakland with three-month stints each in Colorado Spings, Colo. and Dallas […]

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First Stockton TweetUp a hit

A sizable crowd of Twitter and social media savvy people got together at Valley Brew Nov. 12 for the first ever Stockton TweetUp. The event, put together by Matt Beckwith, Wes Rhea and Rod Villagomez (who I failed to acknowledge as one of the organizers in a previous post, mea culpa) welcomed what looked like […]

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Tracy tweeters unite

I attended the Tracy Tweet-up at Tracy Virtual Office last night and got to meet a lot of the people I’ve seen/follow on Twitter, including Mike Pihlman, the owner of the office. Pihlman sent a link out this morning to all those who attended with photos of the Tweet-up. He also used Justin.tv to broadcast […]

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