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Hippo no more

One of the only things different about the Lexington Plaza Waterfront Hotel since it reopened Thursday is that The Hippo Lounge & Bar has been renamed. A menu for The Delta Restaurant and Lounge (A San Joaquin County health inspection is scheduled to be done Tuesday, and the restaurant is likely that day to reopen) […]

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First Bank on the Lexington

In an e-mail today came a statement from Peggy Lents, a spokeswoman for First Bank, the owner of downtown’s Lexington Plaza Waterfront Hotel:   A ‘soft’ opening, with limited services, of the Lexington Hotel is tentatively scheduled for September 22 as we continue to look at potential buyers. The hotel is listed for sale with […]

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Lexington to re-open Sept. 22

The Lexington Plaza Waterfront Hotel, closed last month, foreclosed on and repossessed by First Bank, is to re-open Sept. 22, a hotel official told the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Stockton Alliance, chamber and alliance officials said this afternoon.   The chamber’s Douglass Wilhoit and the alliance’s Dennis Smallie said Robin Paloma, […]

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More on the Lexington and First Bank

A lawyer for First Bank, which foreclosed on the Lexington Plaza Waterfront Hotel and acquired it this morning, said in a telephone call to Mayor Ann Johnston today that the bank intends to sell the property and have it reopened by a “leading brand,” Johnston said.   The attorney, Steven Casselberry, has not returned telephone […]

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No bid for Lexington

The Lexington Plaza Waterfront Hotel went up for auction at 11:05 a.m. About 70 people were in the audience when Ted Longley, the auctioneer, came to the front in jean shorts and a mustache. He announced the opening bid of $12 million. It went about as expected:   “Any further bids, once,” he said. “Any […]

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From First Bank

A statement this morning from Peggy Lents, a spokeswoman for First Bank, the Missouri company that is foreclosing on the Lexington Plaza Waterfront Hotel:   “A conversation about First Bank’s position on The Lexington Hotel is premature at this time as the foreclosure sale for the hotel will not be held until Thursday, August 6. […]

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More on the Lexington

Mayor Ann Johnston said she spoke this afternoon with Jeroen Gerrese, vice president of the Lexington Plaza Waterfront Hotel, who told her the court-appointed receiver had ordered the hotel to close next week. The hotel was a central part of Stockton’s campaign to rebuild its waterfront and, when it opened in 2007, the most expensive […]

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More from the Lexington

A much-forwarded e-mail from the Lexington Plaza Waterfront Hotel:   Good Afternoon, I regret to inform you that I was advised Thursday evening the hotelwill cease operation next week, thus making all contracts null and void.I will be sending a registered letter to confirm the cancellation. I will be at the hotel thru 4:00pm Friday, […]

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Beckman and a hotel employee: Lexington to close

The Lexington Plaza Waterfront Hotel is to close, according to an employee and to the Building Industry Association of the Delta’s John Beckman.   The hotel and its representatives have yet to return telephone calls this morning for comment.   Hotel employee Anthony Henry said he was told today the hotel is having a mandatory […]

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