Tag Archives: Sunset

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 # 69: Calm before the storm

Taken before the polls closed last night. Joshua Huerta of Stockton takes time to enjoy the quite sunset while fishing along the shores of the deep water channel at Buckley Cove in Stockton.

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Random photo # 55: Smoky sun

The sun is turned and orange-red by smoke from the Butte Fire in Amador and Calaveras counties as it peeks through the beams of the Miller Ferry Bridge over the Mokelumne River in the Delta town of Walnut Grove.

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Random photo #40: Golden cast

Angler Richard Thomas of Stockton casts his line against a colorful sunset while fishing at the Weber Point Event Center in downtown Stockton.

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Random photo # 36: Smoke gets in your skies

The setting sun tries to shine through smoke stained skies from the King Fire in Eldorado County over a stand of trees in Tracy.

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Random photo #33: Sunset days

A jet skier crusies down the San Joaquin River as the setting sun turns into a glowing orange orb when it nears the horizon beyond the Stockton Regional Wastewater Control Facility’s wetlands on Roberts Island east of Stockton.

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Random photo #31: Teed off

Miguel Dominguez of Stockton practices his golf swing against a colorful sunset at the driving range at the Reserve at Spanos Park in Stockton.

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Random Photo #12: Fire to the east, fire to the west

A couple of months ago, just a little before sunset I covered a large fire at a walnut dehydrator on a farm along on East Main Street on the edge of the Stockton city limits on the east side of town. Law enforcement blocked off the street, which was filled with firefighters and engines battling [...]

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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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Art appreciation 101

One evening I was traveling north on I-5 on my way back from a soccer game in Manteca. Clouds filled the sky as a beautiful sunset began to ripen rapidly. I knew I needed to pull off of the freeway soon lest I miss it. I got off at Downing Avenue in South Stockton and [...]

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