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Sunset, moonrise

On Saturday night I photographed the weekly races at Stockton 99 Speedway in Stockton. I set up in my usual spot atop the press box on the west side of the track. It affords me a relatively unobstructed view over the safety fence. At around 8:00 p.m. between races I looked to the west and [...]

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Random photo #73: Cold play

Despite a cold wind and approaching storm clouds, Edgar Mangato of Stockton takes time to practice his 12-string guitar on a bench at the Weber Point Events Center in downtown Stockton.

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Remebering Picasso

I first met Bobby Muñoz of Stockton and his English bulldog Picasso in 2013 as they were walking along the promenade at the Weber Point Events Center in downtown Stockton. When I say ”they were walking” I mean Muñoz was walking while Picasso was riding a skateboard, yes a skateboard. Now, that’s not something you [...]

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Random Photo #71: Catching some air

With a backdrop of cloudy skies Peter Gutierrez of Manteca performs a trick on his skateboard at the skate park at the Lathrop Generations Center in Lathrop.

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In a fog

When walking to school as a kid, around 8 or 9 years old, on chilly winter mornings I would see the condensation from my billowing out of my mouth and the mouths of others. On one foggy morning, my kid logic put 2 and 2 together: fog came from people. A day with a light [...]

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Random photo #68: Judge for yourself

A line judge’s red hat stands out against the green of court 2 at the University of the Pacific’s Eve Zimmerman Tennis Center during a match between USA’s Dennis Nevolo and Canada’s Phillip Bester in the 2016 Stockton Men’s ATP Challenge Tennis tournament in Stockton

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Random Photo # 67: I went down to the crossroads

Early morning sunlight glints off of the intersection of the CCT and ST&E railroad tracks at the east end of Roosevelt Street in Stockton.

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Random Photo #66: Duck, duck…

7/13/2016: A white duck is reflected as it floats lazily on the still waters of one of the ponds at Victory Park in Stockton.

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Random photo #65: That’ll do, pig

5/8/2016: Elaine Ostertag of Stockton walks her 5-month-old miniature pig in the DiRicco Field parking lot on the campus of San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton while attending a softball game between Delta and Cabrillo College.

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Random photo # 64: Not a fish story

4/27/2016: Stockton artist Moises Valdez takes advantage of a break between rain showers to work on a mural that will feature several koi on the side of No Limits Painting 27 N. Grant Street in downtown Stockton.

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