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Home for the holidays – take visiting guests on a tour de grace!

Guests in town for the holidays? Take them on an exploration of our city and county’s special places. Christmas lights: Take a driving or, better, a walking tour of Meadow Avenue, just west of Pershing, for the city’s most spectacular Christmas lights.  Take a thermos of hot chocolate and enjoy the holiday spirit! And, if […]

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Favorite Streets: Stockton’s Miracle Mile was first suburban shopping district in 1945!

      Stockton’s Miracle Mile, a stretch of Pacific Avenue running from Harding Way on the south to the University of Pacific on the north, was Stockton’s first suburban shopping center.  The Stockton Empire Theatre opened in 1945, and a host of shops and restaurants surrounded it.  Today, it remains a quaint, interesting, robust […]

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Stockton/San Joaquin County, CA “hidden gems” list, Part II

  Richmaid is a vintage diner on Cherokee in Lodi, the perfect place for breakfast or a lunch stop on your tour of the Lodi/Woodbridge Wine Grape Appellation! This demonstration/teaching vineyard is part of the Lodi Wine and Visitor’s Center in Lodi! UOP’s campus is a great place for quiet cycling, and, the location of […]

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