Tag: delta history

Cyndy Green

Stephens Boat Reunion

Celebrating 100th Birthday of Dick Stephens Stephens Brothers Boats is an iconic name in classic wooden boats. On the weekend of September 12th, what is

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Tod Ruhstaller

Little Trunk of Horrors

Although one of Stockton’s most intriguing court cases took place 114 years ago, it had all the elements that make today’s cable news networks salivate:

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Robert Benedetti

Visionaries and Miners

Come to the Sacramento San Joaquin Delta 1830-1860 Traveling the Delta rivers did, of course, have their dangers. Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), writing for the

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Cyndy Green

Isleton Spam Festival

The Meat That Survived a Flood Never. Take. Life. Too. Seriously. Ever. Attracting locals and out-of-towners alike, the Isleton Spam Festival is a quintessential Delta

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David Stuart

George Shima

The Well-known “Potato King” and Japanese Leader In the 1920s, Shima had to dismantle his farming empire due to the Alien Land Laws. He then

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Rich Turner

Down to the Sea

Ocean-going ships smack in the middle of prime agricultural land? No ocean in sight? With 234 ships calling on the Port of Stockton in 2019,

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