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The last run

The Record’s TKS web press ran for its last time on the night of October 20. The press was first run in late April of 2005. The Record’s then-corporate owners Ottaway replaced an old Goss press which dated back to the 1950s. For the photographers it was a welcome change. The Goss machine was what [...]

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Throwback Thursday: The first MLK Day

(1/20/86) Eight-year-old Dewayne Jackson of Stockton watches a tree-planting ceremony at Emmaunel Baptist Church in Stockton during a ceremony in the memory of slain civil rights leader the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Candlelight vigil for victims of violence

TOP LEFT: Four-year-old Kassandra Rivera was one of about 200 to 300 people participating in the Victims of Violent Crimes of San Joaquin County Support Group’s 20th annual candlelight vigil held at the Weber Point Events Center in downtown Stockton. TOP RIGHT: Leticia Galvan hangs an ornament on a wire frame in memory of her [...]

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The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month

LEFT: 102-year-old WWII Marine veteran Bill White, left, and Iraq War veteran Maria Estrada post the flag at the Veterans Day observance at the Bob Hope Theater in downtown Stockton. TOP RIGHT: 94-year-old WWII and Korean War Marine veteran Ted “Gunny” Salisbury attends the Veterans Day observance at the Bob Hope Theater. UPPER MIDDLE RIGHT: Vietnam [...]

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Go for broke

Today is National Go For Broke Day. It recognizes the accomplishments of the 422nd Regimental Combat Team, the 100th Infantry Battalion, which were comprised of Japanese-American soldiers during WWII. “Go for broke,” meaning to wager everything, was the motto and battle cry of the group. The units fought with courage and distinction and were the [...]

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Now back to our regularly scheduled program

For those who realized that the previous post was an April Fool’s Day prank (and for those who didn’t, too), here is the photo in living color.

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