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Stockton and San Joaquin County “must sees” for visitors and residents…

Updating your local travel “bucket list”! A few weeks ago, I postulated on “must visits” in Stockton and San Joaquin County for kids out on summer break. Since that article appeared, a number of folks have asked what would be on an “adult bucket list” for our city and county? In other words, the places […]

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The Delta Loop, Brannan Island and Rio Vista; views, history, adventure, just 30 minutes away!

Fishing, hiking, water, camping, cabins, restaurants, year-around comfortable climate, unspoiled, wildlife, wondrous news, tranquil sunsets. Where can you find a 10 mile slice of this wonder, just 20 miles from Stockton? It’s the Delta Loop, just west on Highway 12 from Lodi, offering its special allure for nothing more than a short drive. Here you […]

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Rethink your California “Bucket List for 2015”; epic destinations!

We live in, arguably, the most spectacular state in America. With all the wonderful destinations at your beck and call and the start of a New Year approaching, I suggest you update your bucket list of California destinations for 2015.  To whet your appetite, here are some of our favorites – most of them in […]

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Sacramento River Delta: Walnut Grove to Rio Vista traces steamboat history!

  Grand Island Mansion, four floors and 58 rooms of grandeur, was built in 1917 and was a favorite destination of rich San Franciscans via steamboat. Rio Vista Bridge over the Sacramento River, longer than most Delta bridges, is a “lift-span bridge” and was deemed a Most Beautiful Movable Steel Bridge by the national Steel […]

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The Sacramento River Delta: Sacramento to Walnut Grove…historic marine highway!

  The Old Sugar Mill is home to a dozen wineries and gourmet shops; it is the former Chrystal Sugar Refinery, dating to the 1930s, located on the north edge of Clarksburg. Elk Slough is a typical Delta waterway, and leads you to Bogle Vineyards and a most scenic drive. Huck Finn should round the […]

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The Bridges of the Sacramento River Delta…a great excuse for a day tour…!

The bridge across Steamboat Slough dates to 1924. Count the colors of the many Delta bridges, some green, some yellow, some silver, some orange, some gold! For those of you who know the Sacramento and San Joaquin River Deltas, you will appreciate the greatest agricultural land in the country, cross-cut with 1,000 miles of delta […]

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Locke Historic District: visit the only Chinese town built by and for Chinese!

This old Chinese boarding house is now a museum and visitor center in Locke Al the Wops Restaurant on Locke’s Main Street has long been a mainstay for good food! This Chinese Medicine Shop on Locke’s Main Street is open for business! The unincorporated town of Locke, on the south bank of the Sacramento River […]

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