A year after their sons were killed in Hayward, the families of Jason Bowen and Samuel Salinas are still seeking answers to their sons’ death.
Gasoline prices continued to ride a roller-coaster of changes. The average price of regular in Tracy is now $1.74 per gallon.
The city of Tracy has issued 165 building permits for homes during the month of June. That brings the total for the first six months of 2000 to 729.
The Tracy City Council and Planning Commission had a public hearing on sewage and storm-drain issues related to the proposed Tracy Hills project south of town.
Services have been conducted for Corinne “Dixie” Sillivan, 89, a Tracy resident since 1937.
The Tracy Minor All-Stars were defeated by Suisun, 13-9, to end the Minors’ playoff run. 25 years ago — 1985
Joan Sparks, a member of the Tracy City Council, has filed a discrimination complaint with the California Fair Employment and Housing Department, claiming the San Joaquin River Club has denied her membership because she has a black daughter.
The city of Tracy has received $165,506 in state funding for the proposed senior citizen center. Members of the Tracy Senior Citizens Club already have raised $55,000 for the project.
Paul Teranishi put together 14 consecutive hits over three weeks of recreation softball play.
Twenty-five students from Japan are studying English for three weeks in Tracy. 50 years ago — 1960
Loren Brown of Tracy has been named acing captain in the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Department. He succeeds Denzel Troute, who recently became under-sheriff.
The reception and guidance center has been opened at Deuel Vocational Institution. Jerry Enomoto is in charge of the new facility.
Home runs by Alex Miller, Jerry Borges and Jim Peoples paced Sasser Tractor Co. to a 14-5 win over Reeve Dairy in city league softball action.
Local firms have been given a 7 percent edge, up to $500, over out-of-town bidders on city purchases.
Dr. and Mrs. Leroy Leal have completed a 10-week trip through Western Europe. 75 years ago — 1935
James H. Bell of Sacramento and S.C. Sanderston of Petaluma are the new owners of the Tracy Ford dealership at the corner of 11th and F streets (where Monument Car Parts is now).
Workers at the Holly Sugar Corp. factory are meeting to consider seeking union representation. 100 years ago — 1910
The city of Tracy’s board of trustees (City Council) has set 8 p.m. Thursdays at the Tracy Town Hall as the time and place for regular meetings.
J.B. Leroy, considered the most daring horse thief in the state, was captured by San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies at Mountain House near Tracy.
• Information for this column was drawn from Tracy Press archives.