Tracy Unified School District’s new $5.8 million administrative center near the West High campus is opening. Offices are being moved from the original Tracy High “West Building” to the new facility.
Bob Lupton has retired from teaching English at Tracy High School after 38 years as an educator.
The sixth annual Keena Turner Golf Tournament has raised more than $90,000, which accounts for a fifth of the annual income of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Tracy.
Bill Reeds is the city’s new director of development and engineering services. He comes from Westminster in the Los Angeles area.
Bloodless bullfights in Campo Pequeno behind the Portuguese Hall concluded the annual festa of the Tracy IPFES society.
25 years ago — 1986
Residents of the Tennis Vista subdivision in southwest Tracy are complaining about oil contamination in the topsoil. They believe the oil originated in the nearby site of the Associated Pipeline Co. plant.
Richard J. “Dick” Newhard, a retired U.S. Army command sergeant major, is the new president of the Tracy Breakfast Lions Club.
Glicerio “Yiggy” Yniguez collected four hits for the Tracy Angels, which won over the Patterson Tigres on a protest of the use of illegal players.
Elroy Cox, co-owner of Cox Bros. Tire Service, has been installed as commander of James McDermott Post, American Legion. He had been commander in 1968.
50 years ago — 1961
Tracyites sweltered under a heat wave that sent the thermometer as high as 112 degrees.
Tracy Jaycees are sponsoring a “whiskerino” contest for the Fourth of July celebration. Already, facial hair is appearing on previously clean-shaven Tracy men.
Four students have taken home all-A report cards for the second semester of the school year. They are seniors Randy Randall and Kay Yoder and sophomores Rosemary Alcock and Joan Hardy.
Paul Fiack is winner of the Tracy Junior Chamber of Commerce Award as the most-valuable player on the Tracy High baseball team.
75 years ago — 1936
Construction has started on the new divided highway across the Altamont Pass between Tracy and Livermore.
Bonus bonds have been given to 225 Tracy-area veterans of World War I.
Some 200 delegates came to Tracy to take part in the state convention of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen.
100 years ago — 1911
By a 3-to-1 majority, Tracy residents approved a bond issue to develop a municipal sewer system in Tracy.
As the hot summer weather begins to hit Tracy, many residents are beating a path to the cooler climate of Santa Cruz.
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