Tag: stockton history

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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Mel Corren

School Boy, Soldier Boy

Basic Training – Part II of Ongoing Series My fondest recollections of Basic Training were chow, calisthenics, drills, and parades. However, I excelled only in

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Tod Ruhstaller

The Founding of the Haggin Museum

Part III: A Crystallization of Community Commitment This is the third and final article in a series chronicling the events, individuals and organizations that contributed

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Howard Lachtman

Back to Square One

The Man in the Recliner series #4 Maybe it was the heat of a Fourth of July garden party or the hard lemonade. But it

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Mel Corren

School Boy, Soldier Boy

School Boy  It was the Spring of 1942, and the world was full of uncertainty. War was raging in Britain and the fields of Europe,

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Cyndy Green

Virtual 4th of July Parade

United Veterans Council of San Joaquin County Back in March we thought summer would come with freedom, releasing us back into the familiar world.  But

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Tod Ruhstaller

The Founding of the Haggin Museum

Part II: Families, Fortunes and Philanthropy This is the second of three articles that chronicle the events, individuals and organizations that contributed to the opening

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David Stuart

Robert G. LeTourneau

Stocktonian Was the Greatest Inventor of Earthmoving Equipment Abraham Grunauer’s Whitehall Ranch near Tracy hired Robert G. LeTourneau (1888-1969) in 1919 to repair its old

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