The highs and lows of Stockton

“Bob” leaves a voice message: 

“Interesting article (on the highest point in Stockton). I truly enjoyed it. I have another assignment for you. I would like to know the lowest point in Stockton.”

 Here you go, Bob:












Well, lookee there. It’s Weber Point. ”The area around McLeod Lake is probably the lowest point, 10-12 ft.,” writes Mitch Adelson of the US Geological Survey.

That makes sense. Delta tides have a 9-foot swing. Weber Point is just above high tide.

City Hall stands at the low point. There’s probably a wisecrack in there somewhere.


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