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Cloudy skies

TOP: Clouds move in fill the skies over Lodi Lake in Lodi. The forecast calls for partly cloudy skies for the next few days with the possibility of rain on Monday. BOTTOM LEFT: The leaves of a vine on an arbor turn yellow against cloudy skies at Lodi Lake. BOTTOM RIGHT: Kyle Loock of Lodi [...]

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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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Random Photo #62: A California summer?

Sacramento-based saxophonist Shawn Raiford performs in the kickoff concert to the 2016 Stockton Summer Jazz Festival series as storm clouds approach McLeod Lake Park in downtown Stockton.

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Mother Nature Monday #16: Valley oak

1/25/2013: Storm clouds approach an oak tree on Live Oak Road near Lodi.

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Readers Photo Challenge: On cloud nine

The current Reader Photo Challenge assignment is clouds. Fortunately we had several cloudy days within the 2 week time period of the challenge. While some readers did some traveling to shoot their pictures, most took advantage of the cloudy conditions close to home. Seventeen readers sent in 83 photos and showed that having one’s head [...]

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Random photo #56: Puddle clouds

Clouds are reflected in a puddle left by recent rains on the tennis courts at Louis Park in Stockton.

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Random photo # 43: Clouds and kites

Allen Lee of Stockton enjoys the mild temperatures and partly cloudy skies by launching a kite during a family outing at the Weber Point Event Center in downtown Stockton.

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Plan B from Bodega Bay

Recently I drove my son and two other boys on their scout troop’s annual weekend outing to the Bodega Dunes campground in Bodega Bay. We left I around 4 p.m on a Friday and made good time, arriving just before sunset. I had to work the next day, so I couldn’t stay overnight, but I [...]

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Heavenly bodies

Early last month I had read that spectacular celestial alignment would occur. The planets Venus and Jupiter were to appear close together in the western sky just after sunset for most of March. And aside for the moon, the two would be the two brightest objects in the sky. I was working the night shift [...]

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Ground Clouds

“Look at your feet. You are standing in the sky. When we think of the sky, we tend to look up, but the sky actually begins at the earth.” ~ Diane Ackerman

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