Last week’s Remember When “mystery photo” shows the late Irene Telleria with a snowman and snowwoman she had created to decorate the Snow Ball hosted in January 1954 by the Mu Delta Epsilon sorority. She chaired the decorations committee for the dance, which raised funds for the March of Dimes.
Those who identified Irene Telleria in the photo included her daughter, Joanne Telleria Pynes; her niece, Mary Ann Iriart Fisher; Jerry Fisher; and Dorothy Ruiz.
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TWICE-TOLD TALES10 years ago — 2000
Keith Douglas Nilsson arrived at 12:08 p.m. Jan. 2 at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital to be Tracy’s first baby of 2000. He is the son of Cynthia Chambers and Steve Nilsson.
The Tracy Chamber of Commerce is backing away from growth issues, disbanding its blue-ribbon panel on the subject. An initiative to slow growth will appear on the March 7 ballot.
Services have been conducted for Richard L. Fairbanks, 92, a retired Holly Sugar Corp. supervisor who was active in the First Presbyterian Church.
Tracy school officials have announced that the West Park School campus on West 10th Street will close in June and will reopen in 2001 as the home of a charter school.
Catherine L. Huston has opened her law office at 1770 N. Tracy Blvd.
25 years ago — 1985
Andrew Brent Ives became Tracy’s first baby of 1985 when he arrived at 6:07 a.m. Jan. 3 at Tracy Community Memorial Hospital. His parents are (now Mayor) Brent and Lynda Ives.
Mayor Don Simpson has predicted that the Tracy City Council will provide the local share of money to expand Wadsworth Memorial Library (now Tracy Branch Library).
Former Mayor W.E. “Brownie” and Grace Brown have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
Tracy High’s girls basketball team lost to Kennedy of Sacramento, 57-41, in the championship game of the Tracy Breakfast Lions Club Tournament.
50 years ago — 1960
The Tracy City Council is considering embarking on a long-range rehabilitation program for Tracy Municipal Airport.
Mark Alan Speegle was the first 1960 baby born at Tracy Community Memorial Hospital to Tracy parents.
Owners of the Tracy Bowl, which was opened in November, are planning a grand-opening celebration later in January. The new facility has 20 lanes, a restaurant and a recreation room.
As 1960 began, Tracy native Rod Lauren (formerly Roger Strunk) appeared headed to stardom has a singer and teenage heartthrob.
Tracy thermometers dipped to 20 degrees as a cold spell descended on the area.
75 years ago — 1935
Tracy Press publisher C.P. Button has been re-elected president of the Tracy Chamber of Commerce.
After new heating and air-conditioning units were installed, the Grand Theatre has returned to its original location on Central Avenue. A dispute between tenant and property owner prompted Robert Allen to move the theater to Sixth Street for several months.
Tracy Ford dealer Roscoe Spillsbury has announced the arrival of 1935 Ford models that are “wider, longer and roomier” than previous models.
100 years ago — 1910
David R. Payne of Tracy has gone to Sacramento to be an attaché of the state Senate. He continues to be a trustee (councilman) in Tracy.
Volunteers are collecting contributions to the Tracy Cemetery Fund. The money is used to maintain the cemetery at the corner of Schulte and Chrisman roads.
The Ohio Restaurant on Central Avenue, now under new management, boasts it has “the best 25-cent meal in town.”
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