Natural gas service has been restored to the swimming pools and food-service laboratory at Tracy High School after volunteers from KB Homes helped with the problems.
Four suspects were arrested on narcotics charges following a here-week undercover investigation.
City officials and representatives of GWF Energy are inching closer to an agreement that would pave the way for construction of a peaker power plant west of town.
Tracy High’s swim team bested crosstown rival West, 119-51, Chelsie Morehead was a four-time winner for the Bulldog girls’ team, and Eddie O’Neil won three events for the Tracy High boys.
Services have been held for John A. Hill, 82, a World War II veteran and retired Defense Depot Tracy employee.
A special 38-page section of the Tracy Press has portrayed life in Tracy over a 24-hour period.
25 years ago — 1986
Members of the City Council are considering levying a $1,100 per-new-home fee to fund park development.
Tracy High sprinters Justin McCall, Julius McCall, Clay Singleton and Richard Romero set a meet record of 3 minutes, 31.4 seconds in winning the 1,600-meter relay at the Kiwanis Invitational track meet.
Josephine “Jo” Foley, a Bank of America employee in Tracy for more than four decades, is retiring. She was honored by about 200 people at a retirement dinner in the Tracy Inn Gold Room.
Parishioners at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church have dedicated the new 10,000-square-foot multi-ministry building, which was partially constructed by Laborers for Christ volunteers.
50 years ago — 1962
Work at razing the old Southern Pacific depot has been started. Portions of the building were constructed in 1878, when the S.P. founded Tracy.
West Side Irrigation District has won a five-year suit initiated by landowner Joe Lourence Jr., who claimed WSID negligence in installation and maintenance of two irrigation canals.
Members of the First Southern Baptist Church have dedicated their new church building on Grant Line Road. The building cost $55,000, reported the Rev. Jess Hunt.
John Duncan and Bob Post of Tracy High have been named to the All-Valley Oak League basketball team.
The Rev. Charles Spikes has opened the doors of the new Revelation Church of Christ on West Street just south of Fourth Street.
75 years ago — 1937
Tracy clothing store owner Joseph Winkler, 53, was killed in an auto accident on 11th Street east of town.
The need for a new road north of Tracy through the Delta is being pushed by the Tracy Chamber of Commerce.
Tracy churches are joining forces to hold a union Good Friday service at the First Presbyterian Church.
Tracy Ford dealer James H. Bell is selling the new 1937 Ford, which is getting 22 to 27 miles per gallon, he reported.
100 years ago — 1912
The street lights in Tracy have been turned on for the first time.
All home owners not having cesspools are being required to connect to the new city sewer system.
Members of the Board of Trustees have agreed Tracy needs a volunteer fire department with suitable equipment.
— Press archives