Green Thumb: Winter pruning invigorates roses
Roses have been around for centuries. The earliest use of roses as landscape plants in the United States goes back to the late 1800s and early 1900s. So, why does pruning seem so daunting? Hopefull...
Feb 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local coupon clipper saved more than $40,000
Michelle Reis, local mother of three, has applied her couponing skills to save her family about $45,000 in the past six years — money that has allowed her family to take vacations, pay bills and gi...
Jan 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 216 216 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tunes, camaraderie highlight senior center ball
Dozens of senior citizens danced and dined together during the Las Vegas-themed sixth annual Black and White Ball at Lolly Hansen Senior Center.
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 242 242 recommendations | email to a friend
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USO show this weekend
History comes alive this weekend as performers with Old Glory Productions re-enact the USO tours of yesteryear at Emma Baumgardner Theater at Tracy High School.
Nov 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 308 308 recommendations | email to a friend
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Training to serve
One Tracy teen is trying to make life better for the blind.
Nov 08, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 335 335 recommendations | email to a friend
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Need a Shine? Time honored technique earns Tracy man's living
Drive by the intersection of 10th and B streets any weekday morning and you’ll see Tracy resident Bobby Knight and his shoeshine stand open for business.
Nov 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 356 356 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Green Thumb: Let your garden go native this winter
by Adrian Anthony
Oct 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 329 329 recommendations | email to a friend
Native plants have adapted to the climate of California and are tolerant of drought, which means less water use in your landscape. These plants tend to be disease resistant, require minimal pruning...
Swim solution starts with Joe Wilson Pool
by Sam Matthews
Oct 25, 2013 | 11 11 comments | 371 371 recommendations | email to a friend
My questions about Joe Wilson Pool: 1. What’s wrong with it? 2. What would it take to bring it back to life? 3. Are there city funds available for a pool-restoration project?
Green Thumb: Winter planting for spring
by Sue Davis
Oct 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 357 357 recommendations | email to a friend
Fall is the time of year when gardening is all about getting ready for next year. The things you accomplish in your garden before winter will make spring gardening much easier. Plan for flowers For...
Tracy's rapping dad makes national splash
by Anne Marie Fuller
Oct 17, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 386 386 recommendations | email to a friend
A local singer-songwriter turned author and motivational speaker found himself in the spotlight as his “rapping dad” video went viral this summer.
Fire safety starts in kitchen
by Dele Peterson
Oct 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 386 386 recommendations | email to a friend
Every year, the National Fire Protection Association chooses a specific fire safety topic to raise awareness and prevent fires. This year, the emphasis is on preventing kitchen fires.
Club opens arms to students with disabilities
by Anne Marie Fuller
Sep 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 432 432 recommendations | email to a friend
A one-of-a-kind program is making a daily difference in the lives of Tracy children with disabilities.
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