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Prices drop as city resumes airport fuel sales
They’re selling aviation fuel again at Tracy Municipal Airport, and it’s sure a lot cheaper than it used to be.
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 185 185 recommendations | email to a friend
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JFK assassination anniversary stirs conspiracy theories
Remembering where we were when President Kennedy was assassinated, and where we are today 50 years later.
Nov 22, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 425 425 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cool prospects for nearby Hot Springs
Once a major leisure-time destination spa, it’s now an abandoned, gutted and vandalized four-story red-brick hotel building surrounded by weed-covered grounds.
Nov 08, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 466 466 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pool prospects at least worth investigating
Who knows what the fate of the Joe Wilson swimming pool will be? But at least last week’s column prompted a number of townspeople to take another look at it.
Nov 01, 2013 | 5 5 comments | 484 484 recommendations | email to a friend
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Couple invites community to join festivities
Dave and Pam Warta are zeroing in on their second effort to provide a community holiday celebration in our town.
Oct 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 493 493 recommendations | email to a friend
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Interfaith needs hand to help local people
Are hoards of homeless, drug addicts, alcoholics and “deadbeats” flocking to Tracy Interfaith Ministries for free food and clothing? No doubt some are showing up, but not nearly as many as some peo...
Oct 11, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 518 518 recommendations | email to a friend
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Half-century of machine-picked tomatoes
by Sam Matthews
Oct 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 550 550 recommendations | email to a friend
It was the dawn of the age of mechanical harvesting of tomatoes, a development that revolutionized the way canning tomatoes, long a major cash crop in the Tracy area, were grown, harvested and tran...
Ornellas, others take up challenge of saving county fair
by Sam Matthews
Sep 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 554 554 recommendations | email to a friend
I walked into the Winners off-rack betting building in the San Joaquin County Fair’s parking lot Monday afternoon, Sept. 23, and I liked what I saw. The place was packed with some 200 people — all ...
Of swimming pools past, future
by Sam Matthews
Sep 20, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 570 570 recommendations | email to a friend
I tuned in the City Council meeting Tuesday night on Channel 26 and watched and listened to the discussion of what kind of an aquatic center could eventually wind up in Tracy.
‘Biggest fan’ admires model train exhibit
by Sam Matthews
Sep 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 604 604 recommendations | email to a friend
Model trains on display, busy Lions and Amazon is on track for October 2.
Altamont repaving planned but not soon
by Sam Matthews
Aug 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 615 615 recommendations | email to a friend
Altamont repaving, local authors and a virtual tour of Tracy High School.
Lions Club-sponsored trips to Japan end after 40 years
by Sam Matthews
Aug 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 637 637 recommendations | email to a friend
Last Thursday morning’s meeting of the Tracy Breakfast Lions Club brought an end to a four-decade-long program connecting students from Tracy with those from Japan.
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