Sutter Tracy Community Hospital is laying plans to launch a $22 million expansion program that includes a new surgery center.
The $9 million fish screen that Banta-Carbona Irrigation District is building on the San Joaquin River is nearing completion. The facility keeps fish out of the BCID pumps on the Kasson Road station.
Tracyite Charles Carrigan, a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory physicist, has been named a Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Award recipient. He plans to spend a research year at University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.
Some 2,000 Tracyites flocked to the first farmers market of the year in downtown Tracy.
Tracy City Council has approved plans for a fountain to welcome motorists on 11th Street near Lammers Road. The project will cost $190,500.
Tracy insurance agent Oscar Anzaldo has been honored by Leadership Stockton Alumni Association for his contributions to Tracy and San Joaquin County.
25 years ago — 1987
Tracy High’s drama students are presenting their version of the musical “My Fair Lady.” Leading roles are played by Monica Hawkins, Greg Dasse and Dante Ridolfi. Don Bisbee is the director.
Tommy Rangle, 65, of Tracy, has been named president of Scrimco, a Fresno-based firm that manufactures scrim, a fiberglass building-reinforcement product.
Tracy Adams and Roderic Johnson, both eighth-graders at Monte Vista Middle School, have been named Kiwanis Students of the Month.
Danny Auchard hurled a three-hit shutout as the Tracy High baseball team blanked Edison of Stockton, 5-0.
50 years ago — 1962
Tracy High juniors Paul Fiack and Barbara Deeds will represent Tracy at Boys and Girls State leadership sessions this summer.
Mary Jane Killgrove, 15, of Tracy, was one of four girls killed in an auto accident near Livermore.
Pollard Jeter pitched a five-hitter as the Tracy High Bulldogs downed Atwater, 7-2, in their opening Valley Oak League baseball game.
Ace Hudkins, a clerk at Johnnie’s Liquors on Tracy Boulevard, was shot three times by an armed robber, but survived.
Geri Madruga of Tracy is a candidate for district Dairy Princess.
75 years ago — 1937
A petition is being circulated to recall Dr. J. Frank Doughty from the City Council. The petition needs to have the names of 231 registered voters to qualify for the ballot. Doughty has been a strong anti-vice advocate of “cleaning up Tracy.”
The first shipment of asparagus to be packed at the new Robert Cochran Co. packing shed on Sixth Street has been shipped by rail to eastern markets.
Two women and a girl have been treated for injuries that resulted when their hands were caught in the ringers of washing machines.
100 years ago — 1912
All five incumbent members of the Board of Trustees (City Council) have been re-elected to new terms. They are Mayor Abraham Grunauer and trustees Dave Payne, William Schmidt, Charles Canale and James Lamb.
Signatures are being sought to place a measure on the ballot to form a union high school district in the Tracy area. Dr. Joseph S. West is spearheading the drive.
— Press archives.