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Oh, say can you sing?

After a very contentious election season I found my faith in America at least momentarily restored while covering a girls varsity basketball game a few weeks ago. East Union played their crosstown rivals Manteca at Manteca’s Winter Gym. I had gotten to the game a bit early and was waiting for the warm ups to [...]

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Follow the bouncing ball

I’ve been to many sporting events where the National Anthem has been butchered by a “lucky” person who’s been chosen to sing it. Not that I would have done any better, but I have sympathy for them. The Star Spangled Banner is a notoriously tricky song to sing. The notes of the song are stretched [...]

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    Clifford Oto, an award-winning photographer, has been with The Record since 1984. Through the changes from black and white to digital photography, he’s kept his focus on covering the events, people and life of San Joaquin county. This blog deals ... Read Full
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