Three Turlock men who held up the Union Safe Deposit Bank office (now Bank of the West) were captured by Tracy police officers a short distance from the bank, located near the intersection of Tracy Boulevard and Schulte Road.
Tracy Mazda has submitted plans to the city planning commission to build a dealership on Auto Plaza Drive. It would be the 11th dealership in the auto-dealership cluster.
Tracy residents attending a public forum were told by San Joaquin Delta College officials that there would be a Delta campus here if bonds were approved in March.
25 years ago — 1988
Rod Davenport, a candidate for city treasurer, has been fired from his job as finance director for the city of Pleasanton.
Dr. Melville S. Jacobson, a Tracy optometrist and a trustee of the Tracy Elementary School District for two years, has announced he will no longer be an active candidate for re-election. (Jacobson Elementary School is named for him.)
50 years ago — 1963
Residents of the San Joaquin River Club, southeast of Tracy, are planning to construct a community water system to eliminate chances of contamination of individual wells.
Lincoln High of Stockton nipped the Tracy High Bulldogs, 26-21, in a wild Valley Oak League football game. Gerry Pope ran for 94 yards and two touchdowns for the Bulldogs.
75 years ago — 1938
Funeral services have been held for Arnold A. “Pop” Graham, former music director at Tracy High School.
Men’s suits are going for $15 at the J.C. Penney Co. store at 10th Street and Central Avenue.
Hildebrand’s United Shows circus is
operating for six days at the corner of East and 11th streets. One of the main attractions is “Congo, the Great Giant Gorilla.”
100 years ago — 1913
An electric “Tracy” sign could be erected at the intersection of 11th Street and Central Avenue at a cost between $125 and $135, directors of the Board of Trade have been told.