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Encyclopedia > Stockton, California
Stockton, California
Official seal of Stockton, California
Seal
Nickname: California's Sunrise Seaport
Motto: "Stockton's Great, Take A Look!"
Location in San Joaquin County and the state of California
Location in San Joaquin County and the state of California
Coordinates: 37°58′32″N 121°18′03″W / 37.97556, -121.30083
Country United States
State California
County San Joaquin
Incorporated 1850
Government
 - Mayor Edward J. Chavez
 - City Manager J. Gordon Palmer, Jr.
 - Senate Michael Machado (D)
 - Assembly Guy Houston (R)
Cathleen Galgiani (D)
 - U. S. Congress Jerry McNerney (D) (CA-11)
Dennis Cardoza (D) (CA-18)
Area
 - City 62.1 sq mi (150.9 km²)
 - Land 60.9 sq mi (147.7 km²)
 - Water 1.2 sq mi (3.2 km²)  2.22%
Elevation 13 ft (4 m)
Population (2008)
 - City 290,000
 - Density 5,129.0/sq mi (1,980.3/km²)
 - Metro 685,660
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) Pacific (PDT) (UTC-7)
ZIP code 952xx
Area code(s) 209
FIPS code 06-75000
GNIS feature ID 1659872
Website: http://www.stocktongov.com/

Stockton is a city in California and the seat of San Joaquin County (the fifth largest agricultural county in the United States). According to 2008 estimates by the California Department of Finance, Stockton has a population of 290,000 and is the 13th largest city in California.[1] Stockton is also the fifth largest inland city in California, behind Fresno, Sacramento, Bakersfield, and Riverside. City seal for Stockton, California. ... // A nickname is a name of an entity or thing that is not its proper name. ... For other uses, see Motto (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links San_Joaquin_County_California_Incorporated_and_Unincorporated_areas_Stockton_Highlighted. ... San Joaquin County is a county located in Central Valley of the U.S. state of California, just east of the San Francisco Bay Area. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... 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Encompassing Interstate 5, State Route 99 and State Route 4, Stockton is located about 80 miles (130 km) east of San Francisco and 40 miles (64 km) south of Sacramento, the capital of California. Stockton is surrounded by the rich and fertile lands of the California Central Valley and is home to the largest inland seaport in California. In and around Stockton are thousands of miles of waterways, canals, and rivers that make up the California Delta.[2] INTERSTATE JUNCTIONS JUNCTION EXIT # Mexican Federal Highway 1/ Mexican Border CA 0 I-805 CA 1 I-15 CA 13 I-8 CA 20 I-805 CA 31 I-405 CA 94 I-605 CA 124 I-710 CA 130 I-10 CA 134 CA 135 I-405 CA 158... JUNCTION POSTMILE I-5 KER 0. ... JUNCTION POSTMILE I-80 CC 0. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Not to be confused with capitol. ... The California Central Valley Part of the Valley as seen from overhead A typical Central Valley scene at ground level The California Central Valley is a large, flat valley that dominates the central portion of the U.S. state of California. ... The Sacramento Delta. ...


Over the past decade, Stockton and the nearby communities of Tracy, Manteca and Lodi have experienced a population boom. This is largely due to thousands of people settling in the area to escape the relatively high cost of living of the San Francisco Bay Area. This influx of new residents, however, resulted in a sharp increase in the cost of living of Stockton, although it is still significantly lower than any Bay Area city of comparable size. 11th Street and Central Avenue, Tracy Tracy is a city in San Joaquin County, California, in the United States. ... Nickname: Location in San Joaquin County and the state of California Coordinates: , Country State County San Joaquin Government  - Mayor Willie Weatherford Area  - Total 15. ... Lodi (IPA: ) (LOW-dye) is a city located in San Joaquin County, California. ... For other uses, see The Cost of Living. ... Bay Area redirects here. ...

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History

The first human beings to settle along the streams and riverbanks in and around what is now Stockton were countless generations of Native Americans, including members of the Yokuts and Valley and Sierra Miwok tribes, who lived in the delta's waterways, using them for food and transportation. The northern San Joaquin Valley was also the southern end of the Siskiyou Trail, a centuries-old footpath leading through the Sacramento Valley, over the Cascades, and onward to Oregon. This article is about the people indigenous to the United States. ... Yokutsan (also Yokuts) is a family of languages spoken in the interior of southern California in and around the San Joaquin valley. ... The Valley and Sierra Miwok (also called the Plains and Sierra Miwok), were the largest group of Miwok Native American people. ... The Sacramento Delta. ... The Central Valley of California The San Joaquin Valley (English pronunciation in IPA: [sæn wɑˈkin]) refers to the area of the Central Valley of California that lies south of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in Stockton. ... The Siskiyou Trail stretched from Californias Central Valley to Oregons Willamette Valley; modern-day Interstate 5 follows this pioneer path. ... The Sacramento Valley is the portion of the California Central Valley that lies to the north of the San Joaquin-Sacramento Delta. ... Mount Adams in Washington state The Cascade Range is a mountainous region famous for its chain of tall volcanos called the High Cascades that run north-south along the west coast of North America from British Columbia to the Shasta Cascade area of northern California. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ...


When Captain Charles Maria Weber, a German immigrant, decided to try his hand at gold mining in late 1848, he soon discovered that serving the needs of gold-seekers was a more profitable opportunity.[3] It was for this reason that he founded Stockton in 1849 when he purchased over 49,000 acres (200 km²) of land through a Spanish land grant. The area now known as Weber Point is the same spot where Captain Weber built the first permanent residence in the San Joaquin Valley.[4] The California Gold Rush (1848–1855) began shortly after January 24, 1848 (when gold was discovered at Sutters Mill in Coloma). ... A land grant is a gift of land made by the government for projects such as roads, railroads, or especially academic institutions. ... The Central Valley of California The San Joaquin Valley (English pronunciation in IPA: [sæn wɑˈkin]) refers to the area of the Central Valley of California that lies south of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in Stockton. ...


During its early years, Stockton was known by several names, including "Tuleburg," "Gas City" and "Mudville." Captain Weber decided on "Stockton" in honor of Commodore Robert F. Stockton. Stockton was the first community in California to have an English name; every other community up until that point was Spanish or Native American in origin. Commodore is a military rank used in some navies for officers whose position exceeds that of a Captain, but is less than that of a Flag Officer. ... Commodore Robert Field Stockton Robert Field Stockton (20 August 1795–7 October 1866) was an United States naval officer, notable in the capture of California during the Mexican-American War. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ...


The city was officially incorporated on July 23, 1850, by the County Court, and the first city election was held on July 31, 1850. In 1851, the City of Stockton received its charter from the State of California. Early settlers included gold seekers from Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe, the Pacific Islands, Mexico and Canada. The historical population diversity is reflected in Stockton street names, architecture, numerous ethnic festivals, and in the faces and heritage of a majority of its citizens. is the 204th day of the year (205th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the game, see: 1850 (board game) 1850 (MDCCCL) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday [1] of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... is the 212th day of the year (213th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the game, see: 1850 (board game) 1850 (MDCCCL) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday [1] of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... For other uses, see Asia (disambiguation). ... A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ...


Geography and climate

Stockton is located at 37°58' North, 121°18' West; its land area is 60.9 square miles (136 km²); its water area is 1.02 square miles (2.5 km²). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 62.1 square miles (144.9 km²), of which, 60.9 square miles (141.7 km²) of it is land and 1.2 square miles (3.2 km²) of it (2.22%) is water. The city lies at the nadir of the San Joaquin Valley. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... The Central Valley of California The San Joaquin Valley (English pronunciation in IPA: [sæn wɑˈkin]) refers to the area of the Central Valley of California that lies south of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in Stockton. ...



Weather averages for Stockton, California
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average high °C (°F) 13 (55) 17 (63) 19 (66) 23 (73) 27 (81) 31 (88) 33 (91) 33 (91) 31 (88) 27 (81) 18 (64) 13 (55)
Average low °C (°F) 2 (36) 4 (39) 6 (43) 7 (45) 10 (50) 13 (55) 14 (57) 14 (57) 12 (54) 9 (48) 5 (41) 2 (36)
Precipitation mm (inches) 84.8 (3.3) 79.2 (3.1) 67.6 (2.7) 29.7 (1.2) 13.5 (0.5) 2.5 (0.1) 1.3 (0.1) 1.3 (0.1) 8.6 (0.3) 24.6 (1) 51.1 (2) 57.4 (2.3)
Source: weather.com[5] 2008-02-28

Demographics

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 243,771 people; 78,556 occupied housing units; and 82,042 housing units. The racial makeup of the city was 43.3% White, 11.2% Black or African American, 1.1% Native American and Alaska Native, 19.9% Asian, 0.4% Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, 17.3% from other races, and 6.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 32.5% of the population.[7] Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


The average household size was 3.04 and the average family size was 3.59. The median age was 29.8 years. The median income for a household in the city was $35,453, and the median income for a family was $40,434. The per capita income for the city was $15,405. About 18.9% of families and 23.9% of the population were below the poverty line.[7] Income, generally defined, is the money that is received as a result of the normal business activities of an individual or a business. ... The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


In 2005, Forbes magazine listed it as having 6,570 crimes per 100,000 residents[8] — the highest listed;[9] and 0.8% of engineers within total employment[10] — the lowest listed.[9] The city had the 7th lowest (of 150) educational attainment (bachelor's degree or higher over the age 25).[11] For other uses, see Forbes (disambiguation). ... A bachelors degree is usually an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or major that generally lasts for three, four, or in some cases and countries, five or six years. ...


Central Connecticut State University surveys from 2005 and 2006 ranked the city as the most illiterate of all U.S. cities with a population of more than 250,000.[12][13][14] 2006 NEC CHAMPS BABY! GO CCSU BLUE DEVILS WHOOO!!! Central Connecticut State University is a state university in New Britain, Connecticut. ...


Government

Local

Edward J. Chavez was elected mayor of Stockton in 2004 and officially began his term on January 1, 2005.[15] Chavez succeeded Gary Podesto to the mayorship. His term expires December 31, 2008. Chavez joined the Stockton Police Department in August 1973 as an undercover officer. Working his way up, he was appointed Chief of Police in August 1993 and served until his retirement in 2003. A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Chief of Police is the title typically given to the head of a police department, particularly in the United States and Canada. ...


J. Gordon Palmer, Jr. was named City Manager on March 7, 2006. Palmer had served as Deputy City Manager since 2004. Prior to working for the City, he served as Deputy Port Director with the Port of Stockton from 2000 to 2004, and Manager of Master Planning at the Port of Long Beach from 1989 to 2000. From 1977 to 1989, he was a regional planner and then principal economist with the Southern California Association of Governments. is the 66th day of the year (67th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Industry

Although historically an agriculturally based community, Stockton's economy has since diversified into many other areas. These include telecommunications and manufacturing among others. Telecommunication involves the transmission of signals over a distance for the purpose of communication. ... Manufacturing (from Latin manu factura, making by hand) is the use of tools and labor to make things for use or sale. ...


Stockton is in a unique position vis-a-vis its proximity to both the San Francisco and Sacramento markets. Partly due to this and the availability of relatively inexpensive land, several companies have chosen to base their regional operations in Stockton. These include Duraflame, Pac-West Telecommunications, Golden State Lumber Company and several others. This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Sacramento is a Spanish- and Portuguese-language word meaning sacrament; it is a common toponym in parts of the world where those tongues were or are spoken. ...


Real estate crash

Stockton was disproportionately affected by the collapse of the sub-prime lending market in 2007, and led the United States in foreclosures for that year, with one out of every thirty homes posted for foreclosure.[16]. The subprime mortgage financial crisis, is an ongoing financial crisis that has caused a sharp rise in home foreclosures. ...


Stockton's Weston Ranch neighborhood, a 15-year-old subdivision of modest tract homes, has the worst foreclosure rate in the area according to ACORN, a national advocacy group for low and moderate-income families. For other uses, see Acorn (disambiguation). ...


On September 19, 2007, CNN reported that Stockton led the nation in the 100 largest metro areas that are forecast to witness a decline in the median existing single-family house price. [1] is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... The Cable News Network, commonly known as CNN, is a major cable television network founded in 1980 by Ted Turner. ...


Media

Television stations

As part of the Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto television market, Stockton is primarily served by stations based in Sacramento. These are listed below, with the city of license in bold: This article is about a television transmitting location or company. ...

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Radio broadcast stations

FM Stations

  • KJOY 99.3: Adult Contemporary
  • KMIX 100.9: Regional Mexican
  • KQOD 100.1: Rhythmic Oldies
  • KSTN-FM 107.3: Regional Mexican
  • KUOP 91.3: News/Talk and Jazz
  • KWIN 97.7: Rhythmic Top 40
  • KYCC 90.1: Christian
  • KLOVE 90.7: Christian
  • KRXQ 98.5: Alternative Rock
  • The Hawk 104.1: Classic Rock

AM Stations KJOY is an FM radio station serving the Stockton area with its lite rock format. ... KMIX (100. ... KQOD is a station known as MEGA 100. ... KSTN-FM (107. ... KUOP (91. ... In Unix computing, Kwin is a window manager for the X Window System. ... KYCC (90. ... K-LOVE is a contemporary Christian music radio network in the United States, operated by the non-profit EMF Broadcasting. ... KRXQ is a commercial radio station in Sacramento, California, broadcasting on 98. ... KHKK is the call sign of The Hawk, a radio station located in Modesto, California. ...

  • KCVR 1570: Spanish Adult Hits
  • KSTN 1420: Classic Hits
  • KWG 1230: Catholic
  • KWSX 1280: Spanish Oldies simulcast of KMRQ 96.7 Manteca

In addition, several radio stations from nearby San Francisco, Sacramento and Modesto are receivable in Stockton. KCVR (1570 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Spanish Adult Hits format. ... KSTN is an American Radio station licensed as a Class B station broadcasting at 1420 Khz in Stockton, California with a power of 5 Kw Daytime and 1 Kw Night time. ... KWG is a an AM radio station in Stockton, USA at 37° 57 33. ... KWSX (1280 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Spanish Adult Hits format. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Sacramento is a Spanish- and Portuguese-language word meaning sacrament; it is a common toponym in parts of the world where those tongues were or are spoken. ... Riverbank is a city located in Stanislaus County, California. ...


Print media

  • The Record a daily newspaper
  • Vida en el Valle a weekly bi-lingual newspaper
  • La Voz a weekly newspaper (Spanish language)
  • 209Vibe is an alternative monthly newspaper covering music, entertainment and culture.

The Record is a daily newspaper based in Stockton, California and serving San Joaquin and Calaveras counties. ... La Voz is a newspaper produced in Phoenix, Arizona. ...

Transportation

Stockton has access to several different modes of regional and international transportation:


Land

Due to its location at the 'crossroads' of the Central Valley and a relatively extensive highway system, Stockton is easily accessible from virtually anywhere in California. Interstate 5 and State Route 99, California's major north-south thoroughfares, pass through city limits. In addition, Stockton is minutes away from Interstate 80, Interstate 205 and Interstate 580. The California Central Valley Part of the Valley as seen from overhead A typical Central Valley scene at ground level The California Central Valley is a large, flat valley that dominates the central portion of the U.S. state of California. ... INTERSTATE JUNCTIONS JUNCTION EXIT # Mexican Federal Highway 1/ Mexican Border CA 0 I-805 CA 1 I-15 CA 13 I-8 CA 20 I-805 CA 31 I-405 CA 94 I-605 CA 124 I-710 CA 130 I-10 CA 134 CA 135 I-405 CA 158... JUNCTION POSTMILE I-5 KER 0. ... Interstate 80, a major east-west route of the Interstate Highway System, has its western terminus in San Francisco, California, United States. ... JUNCTION POSTMILE I-580 ALA 0. ... Interstate 580 (abbreviated I-580) is an interstate highway in Northern California. ...


Stockton is also connected to the rest of the nation through a network of railways. Amtrak and Altamont Commuter Express (ACE) both make stops in Stockton, with Amtrak providing passenger access to the rest of the nation. Moreover, Union Pacific meets the cargo rail needs of the city. Recently, BNSF Railway opened a much needed $150 million intermodal freight transport facility in southeast Stockton, which satisfies long-haul transportation needs. End of the single track, unelectrified line at Bad Radkersburg, Styria, Austria, quite close to the Slovenian border. ... Vermonter at the Brattleboro, Vermont, station, 18 March 2004. ... The Altamont Commuter Express leaving Pleasanton station. ... The Union Pacific Railroad (NYSE: UNP) is the largest railroad in the United States. ... The BNSF Railway (AAR reporting marks BNSF), headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, is one of the four remaining transcontinental railroads and one of the largest railroad networks in North America (only one competitor, the Union Pacific Railroad, is larger in size). ... For passenger transport, see Intermodal passenger transport. ...


Air

Stockton is served by Stockton Metropolitan Airport, located on county land just south of city limits. The airport has been designated a Foreign Trade Zone and is mainly used by manufacturing and agricultural companies for shipping purposes. Since airline deregulation, passenger service has come and gone several times. Most recently, domestic service resumed in June 2006 with service to Las Vegas by Allegiant Air, and the days of service/number of flights were expanded a few months later due to demand. Also in 2006, Aeromexico had planned to provide service to and from Guadalajara, Mexico, but the airport's plan to build a customs station at the airport was initially rejected by the customs service. However, the possibility of building this station is currently a continuing matter of negotiation between the airport and the customs service, and Aeromexico has indicated a continuing interest in eventually providing service. Ground transportation is available from Hertz, Enterprise, Yellow Cab and Aurora Limousine. Air service to Phoenix began in September 2007. Stockton Metropolitan Airport (IATA: SCK, ICAO: KSCK, FAA LID: SCK) is a public airport located three miles (5 km) southeast of the central business district (CBD) of Stockton, a city in San Joaquin County, California, USA. // The airport was once a major hub for air-travel in the San Joaquin... San Joaquin County is a county located in the United States of America in Californias Central Valley, just east of the San Francisco Bay Area. ... A free port (porto franco) or free zone (US: Foreign-Trade Zone) is a port or area with relaxed jurisdiction with respect to the country of location. ... The Las Vegas metropolitan area, includes the Las Vegas Valley a 600 square mile (1600 km²) basin, and surrounding areas, that are part of Clark County in southern Nevada. ... Allegiant Air is an American low fare airline, owned by Allegiant Travel Co. ... Aerom xico, is one of Mexicos two major airline companies. ... Coordinates: , Country State Foundation 1542 Government  - Mayor Alfonso Petersen Farah ( PAN) Area  - City 187. ... Nickname: Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: , Country State County Maricopa Incorporated February 25, 1881 Government  - Type Council-Manager  - Mayor Phil Gordon (D) Area  - City  515. ...


Water

The Port of Stockton is a fully operating seaport approximately 75 nautical miles (120 km²) east of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Set on the San Joaquin River, the port operates a 2,000 acre (8.5 km²) transportation center with berthing space for 17 vessels. The port also includes 1.1 million square feet (102,000 m²) of dockside transit sheds and shipside rail trackage and 7.7 million square feet (715,000 m²) of warehousing.[17] Adjacent to the port is "Rough and Ready Island," which served as a World War II-era naval supply base until it was decommissioned as a result of BRAC 1995. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... San Francisco redirects here. ... The San Joaquin River, 330 miles (530 km) long, is the second-longest river in California, United States. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... For other uses, see Ship (disambiguation). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) is a process of the United States federal government directed at the administration and operation of the US Armed Forces, used by the United States Department of Defense and Congress to close excess military installations and realign the total asset inventory in order to save...


Education

University of the Pacific

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Primary and Secondary

Stockton is home to three public school districts, Stockton Unified School District, Lodi Unified School district, and Lincoln Unified School District, and over 30 private schools. Stockton Unified School District,(also known as S.U.S.D) is a school district headquartered in Stockton, California. ... Lincoln Unified School District is located in Stockton, California and serves more than 8,500 students at 14 learning centers throughout the northwestern region of the city. ...


Post-Secondary

Stockton is home to several institutions of higher education. The largest is the University of the Pacific (UOP), which moved to Stockton in 1924 from San Jose. The UOP campus has been used in the filming of several Hollywood films (see below), partly due to its aesthetic likeness to East Coast Ivy League universities. UOP's most notable appearance was in Steven Spielberg's Raiders of the Lost Ark. ... For other uses, see Ivy League (disambiguation). ... Steven Allan Spielberg KBE (born December 18, 1946)[1] is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. ... This article is about the film. ...


Also located in Stockton are National University (the second largest private university in the state), Maric College of Stockton, San Joaquin Delta College, Humphreys College and School of Law, Heald College, MTI Business College, and University of Phoenix. A national university is a university created or run by a national government and might or might not be autonomous from government interference. ... San Joaquin Delta College ( or SJDC) is a comunity college in Stockton, California. ... Heald College is the nations oldest business career college in the western United States. ...


California State University, Stanislaus established its Stockton campus on the grounds of the former Stockton State Hospital, which was founded in 1853 and closed in 1996. California State University, Stanislaus, a campus in the California State University system, was established in 1957 in Turlock, California. ...


Events of historical significance

Completion of port and deepwater channel

The extensive network of waterways in and around Stockton were fished and navigated by Native Americans for centuries. Even prior to the California Gold Rush, the San Joaquin River was navigable by ocean-going vessels, making Stockton a natural inland seaport. From the mid 19th century onward, Stockton was the region's transportation hub, dealing mainly with agricultural products. Modernization of the port and deepening of the Stockton Deepwater Channel to San Francisco Bay were completed in 1933, giving rise to commercial opportunities that have fueled the city's growth ever since, and paving the way for the Rough and Ready Island naval base which placed Stockton in a strategic position during the Cold War. This article is about the people indigenous to the United States. ... The California Gold Rush (1848–1855) began shortly after January 24, 1848 (when gold was discovered at Sutters Mill in Coloma). ... The San Joaquin River, 330 miles (530 km) long, is the second-longest river in California, United States. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... San Francisco Bay, San Pablo Bay, and the Golden Gate San Francisco Bay is a shallow, productive estuary through which water draining approximately forty percent of California, flowing in the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers from the Sierra Nevada mountains, enters the Pacific Ocean. ... For other uses, see Cold War (disambiguation). ...


Charles Manson Family Members Living in Stockton

Lynette Fromme, Also knowen as "Squeaky Fromme", moved to Stockton, California, with friends Nancy Pitman and Priscilla Copper, a pair of ex-convicts named Michael Monfort and James Craig, and a couple, James and Lauren Willett. When the Willetts died within days of each other in 1972, the housemates were taken into custody on suspicion of murder. However, she was released due to a lack of evidence. Lynette Alice Squeaky Fromme (born October 22, 1948) is a former member of Charles Mansons Family, convicted of attempting to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford in 1975. ...


The 1989 Cleveland Elementary School shooting

On January 17, 1989, the Stockton Police Department received a threat against Cleveland Elementary School from an unknown person. Later that day Patrick Purdy, a mentally ill resident, opened fire on the school's playground with a semi-automatic rifle, killing five children, all Cambodian and Vietnamese refugees, and wounding twenty-nine others and a teacher, before taking his own life. This event received national news coverage and is sometimes referred to as the Stockton Massacre.[18] is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Then-Mayor Barbara Fass' subsequent work on gun control received national attention and sparked nationwide efforts that sought to ban semi-automatic military-style rifles like the one used in the shooting. An Assault weapon is one of a wide group of weapons which some consider inappropriate for civilian ownership. ...


Closure of Stockton's naval reserve center

In September 1996, the Base Closure and Realignment Commission announced the final closure of Stockton's Naval Reserve Center on Rough and Ready Island, which had served as a major communications outpost for submarine activities in the Pacific during the Cold War. While many other base closures in the region were seen as largely negative due to job loss, Stockton residents welcomed the newsfact. The site is currently being considered for commercial development. Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) is a process of the United States federal government directed at the administration and operation of the US Armed Forces, used by the United States Department of Defense and Congress to close excess military installations and realign the total asset inventory in order to save... For the trade organisation, see Federation Against Copyright Theft. ...


Awards and Honors

Stockton received an All-America City award from the National Civic League twice, in 1999 and 2004. 2004's award was based on a 60-member delegation's presentation titled "The Dream Lives On!", and featured three community-driven projects: Community Partnership for Families, Downtown Alliance, and the Peace Keeper Program.[19] The 1999 award recognized the Apollo Night Talent and Performing Series, the conversion of the Stockton Developmental Center into an off-campus center for the California State University at Stanislaus, and the LEAP (Let Education Attack Pollution) program.[20] All-America City Program Logo The All-America City Award is given by the National Civic League annually to ten cities in the United States. ... The National Civic League is an organization founded in 1894 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at a meeting of civic leaders, policy-makers, journalists, and educators (including Theodore Roosevelt, Louis Brandeis, Marshall Field, and Frederick Law Olmsted) to discuss the future of American cities. ...


Sunset magazine named Stockton Best Tree City in the western United States in March 2002.[21], and "Best of the West Food Fest" in March 2000.


Stockton boasts 49 city, state, and national historical landmarks, dating as far back as 1855. The city of Stockton boasts numerous historical buildings and sites, several of which are on the National Register of Historic Places and California Historical Landmark lists. ...


Downtown revitalization

Beginning in the late 1990s under the mayorship of Gary Podesto, Stockton's downtown has experienced a dramatic turnaround and revitalization. Although much work yet remains, over the past decade downtown Stockton has, without question, transformed from a crime-ridden eyesore to a family-friendly destination.[22] Newly built or renovated buildings include:

Projects currently[when?] under consideration by the city council inlcude a marina, south-shore housing, the revitalization of the Robert J. Cabral neighborhood, bridges across the Stockton Deep Water Channel, and a high-rise building that may include condominiums.[citation needed] San Joaquin Regional Transit District (now known simply as RTD) is a transit agency that provides bus service to the city of Stockton, California and the surrounding communities of Lodi, California, Lockeford, California, Thornton, California, French Camp, California, Lathrop, California, Manteca, California, Tracy, California, Escalon, California, and Modesto, California. ... Stockton Arena is an indoor arena in Stockton, California. ... Banner Island Ballpark is a baseball stadium located in Stockton, California, which seats over 5,300 people. ... A city council is the most common style of legislative government in a city or town. ...


Professional sports

Stockton is home to several minor league franchises: Minor leagues in the sense intended in this article are professional sports leagues which are not regarded as the premier leagues in those sports. ...

The Stockton Ports play their home games at Banner Island Ballpark, a new 5,000 seat facility built for the team in downtown Stockton. A new 10,000 seat arena, the Stockton Arena, has recently been completed in downtown Stockton, which houses the California Cougars, Stockton Thunder and Stockton Lightning. In February 2004, John Thomas, a real estate developer, purchased an expansion team in the Major Indoor Soccer League for Stockton, California. ... The Major Indoor Soccer League is the top professional indoor soccer league in the USA. The league is a member of both the United States Soccer Federation and FIFA. The MISL replaced the NPSL which folded in 2001. ... Soccer redirects here. ... The Stockton Ports are a minor league baseball team in Stockton, California, USA. They are a high-A class team in the California League, and became a farm team of the Oakland Athletics in 2005. ... The California League is a minor league baseball league which operates throughout the state of California. ... This article is about the sport. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 9, 27, 34, 42, 43, (As) Name Oakland Athletics (1968–present) Kansas City Athletics (1955-1967) Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954) (Referred to as As) Other nicknames The As, The White Elephants, The... The Stockton Thunder are a minor league professional ice hockey team from Stockton, California. ... The ECHL (formerly the East Coast Hockey League) is a professional ice hockey league based in Princeton, New Jersey, with teams scattered across the United States and Canada, generally regarded as a tier below the American Hockey League. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... Conference National Division Western Year founded 2006 Home arena Stockton Arena City, State Stockton, California ArenaCup championships none The Stockton Lightning are a professional arena football team. ... af2 (short for arenafootball2) is the name of the Arena Football Leagues minor league, which started play in 2000. ... Arena football is a sport invented by Jim Foster, a former executive of the United States Football League and the National Football League. ... Banner Island Ballpark is a baseball stadium located in Stockton, California, which seats over 5,300 people. ... Stockton Arena is an indoor arena in Stockton, California. ...


Entertainment and Culture

Music

  • The Stockton Symphony is the third-oldest professional orchestra in California (founded in 1926), after the San Francisco Symphony and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.[23]
  • University of the Pacific is known for its music conservatory and for being the home of the Brubeck Institute, named after Dave Brubeck, a Pacific alum and jazz piano legend. The institute maintains an archive of Brubeck's work and offers a fellowship program for young musicians. The Brubeck Institute Jazz Quartet is composed of Pacific students and tours widely.[24]
  • San Joaquin Delta College has a growing jazz program and is home to several official and unofficial jazz bands composed of Delta and Pacific students and faculty.[25]
  • The Apollo Night talent show draws about 1,500 people to the Stockton Civic Auditorium annually to watch performances by aspiring Northern California musicians.[26]
  • Stockton-based producers Hallway Productionz have created beats for well-known musicians, including Blackalicious. The duo produced several tracks on Ice Cube's 2007 album "Laugh Now, Cry Later" as well as T-Bone's "Bone-A-Fide," which was nominated for a Grammy in 2007. Hallway Productionz-produced tracks also appeared in the movies "The Fighting Temptations" and "XXX: State of the Union. The Duo's first major Project came with the release of WC's 2007 album "Guilty By Affiliation" Producing 6 of the 14 tracks on the album. Which didn't do so well only selling 30,000 World Wide The Lowest Sale's Total For WC and Lench Mob Records to date.

"note:" Although The Duo's Myspace Page reflects that they are signed by Ice Cube's Lench Mob Records in actuality they are not signed to Ice Cube's Label."[27] The San Francisco Symphony (SFS) is a leading orchestra based in San Francisco, California. ... The Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP) is an American orchestra based in Los Angeles, California, United States. ... San Joaquin Delta College ( or SJDC) is a comunity college in Stockton, California. ... San Joaquin Delta College ( or SJDC) is a comunity college in Stockton, California. ...

  • R&B singers Bear [28] and Erin Jennae[29] appeared on the Billboard charts in 2006 and 2007, respectively.
  • In 2006 Tim Sovinec, a Stockton youth pastor and guitarist for the Christian rock band everybodyduck, became the first local resident to perform at the arena.[30]
  • In 2006 Latin Magic Band became the first local act to perform at both the arena and the 2,000-seat Bob Hope Theatre.[31]
  • Rapper Okwerdz received an Australian Gold record in 2008 for his work with the Hilltop Hoods. [32]

Auditoriums and concert halls

Stockton boasts several concert halls, including the following:

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Visual art

Here are some facts pertaining to visual arts in Stockton:

  • The Stockton Arts Commission, a city organization, offers grants to local visual and performing artists. The commission also hosts an annual arts awards program and open studios tours.
  • Stockton has an extensive public art program. Public art projects include 'Stockton Rising," a sculpture by Scott Donahue located outside of the Stockton Arena. Nearby, a work by Napa artist Gordon Huether features 30,000 Mattell cars attached to the west side of the Stockton Arena parking garage. Several downtown manhole covers also were designed by local artists.
  • Murals depicting the city's history decorate the exteriors of many downtown buildings.
  • In addition to its history galleries, The Haggin Museum, located in Victory Park, displays fine art of late 19th and early 20th century artists such as Jean Beraud, Albert Bierstadt, Rosa Bonheur, William Bouguereau, Paul Gauguin, Jean-Leon Gerome, Childe Hassam, George Inness, Daniel Ridgway Knight, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Jehan-Georges Vibert, and Jules Worms. It also hosts touring art exhibitions.
  • In 2005, the Downtown Stockton Alliance began sponsoring a monthly art walk during the summer. The event features local artists exhibiting their work at downtown businesses and galleries as well as in some otherwise vacant storefronts. Musicians also perform throughout downtown as part of the event.
  • Critically-acclaimed silhouette artist Kara Walker was born in Stockton.
  • Stan Lee named Stockton the birthplace of the Fantastic Four in 1986, after Joe Field successfully petitioned Marvel Comics to change it from the fictional "Central City."

Places: Napa, California Napa County, California Napa Valley College Other: NAPA - National Automotive Parts Association NAPA - National Asphalt Pavement Association Categories: Disambiguation ... Kara Walker, Cut, Cut paper and adhesive on wall, Brent Sikkema NYC. Kara Walker (born November 26, 1969) is a contemporary American artist who is best known for her exploration of race, gender, sexuality, Violence and identity in her artworks. ... For the fictional character of this name, see Stan Lee (Judge Dredd character). ... This article is about the superheroes. ...

Museums

Stockton is home to several museums. These are:

  • The Haggin Museum features collections and exhibits related to local history and California history, and owns important works by late 19th and early 20th century artists. Notable among them is Albert Bierstadt, who was most well-known for interpreting the towering grandeur of Yosemite and much of California's magnificent Sierra Nevada mountains.[33]
  • The Tidewater Art Gallery features the work of local artists.
  • The Elsie May Goodwin Gallery is maintained by the Stockton Art League.
  • The University of the Pacific’s Reynolds Gallery and San Joaquin Delta College’s Horton Gallery feature contemporary work by students and local and nationally-known artists.
  • The Children's Museum of Stockton is housed in a former warehouse on the Downtown waterfront, and boasts many interactive displays.
  • The Filipino American National Historical Society has proposed the construction of the National Pinoy Museum in the Little Manila district. The museum would be dedicated to the history of Filipino-Americans. Stockton once had one of the largest population of Filipinos in the United States.

The Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) was created out of a need to document Filipino American history for succeeding generations. ... Little Manila (also known as Manilatowns or Filipinotowns) is term that refers to a community with a large Filipino expatriate and descendant population. ...

Performing arts

Founded in 1951, Stockton Civic Theatre offers an annual series of musicals, comedies and dramas. It maintains a 300-seat theater in the Venetian Bridges neighborhood. The company also hosts the annual Bravo awards for the local performing arts.


Festivals

Stockton hosts several annual festivals celebrating the rich cultural heritage of the city. These include:

  • The Stockton Asparagus Festival (April)
  • Black Family Day (Sept)
  • The Brubeck Festival (April)
  • The Earth Day Festival (April)
  • Cambodian New Year (April)
  • The Filipino Barrio Fiesta (August)
  • The Greek Festival (September)
  • The Jewish Food Fair (June)
  • The Stockton Festival of Lights and Boat Parade (December)
  • The Stockton Obon Bazaar (July)
  • The Record's Family Day at the Park
  • San Joaquin Film Festival (Opening June 2008)
  • The Chapman Family Days Picnic (September)
  • Lunar New Year (Jan or Feb)
  • Hmong New Year (November)

Motion Pictures

A number of motion pictures have been filmed in Stockton[2]. Over the years, filmmakers have used Stockton's waterways[3] to stand in for the Mississippi delta, the surrounding farmland as the American plains and midwest, and UOP's campus[4] as an Ivy League college. Some of the movies filmed in Stockton include: For other uses, see Great Plains (disambiguation). ... The Midwest is a common name for a region of the United States of America. ... For other uses, see Ivy League (disambiguation). ...

Stockton was also the setting of the 1960s Western TV series The Big Valley which starred Barbara Stanwyck.. All the Kings Men is a 1949 film based on the Robert Penn Warren novel of the same name. ... Always is a 1989 romantic comedy-drama directed by Steven Spielberg, and starring Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, and John Goodman. ... The Atlanta child murders, known locally simply as the missing and murdered children case, were a series of murders committed in Atlanta, Georgia from the summer of 1979 until the spring of 1981. ... The Big Country was a 1958 American movie starring Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston, Burl Ives, Charles Bickford, and Chuck Connors. ... Big Stan is an upcoming film directed by and starring Rob Schneider and slated for wide release sometime in 2008. ... For other uses, see Bird (disambiguation). ... Blood Alley is a 1955 seafaring adventure movie starring John Wayne and Lauren Bacall. ... For other uses, see Bound for Glory. ... Coast to Coast is a 1980 comedy starring Dyan Cannon and Robert Blake, directed by Joseph Sargent. ... Cool Hand Luke is a 1967 American film starring Paul Newman and directed by Stuart Rosenberg. ... Coyote may refer to: Coyote, a wild dog native to North America Coyote (mythology), a Native American trickster god // Coyote (smuggler), in the Southwest United States, a person who engages in people smuggling Coyote, in colonial Mexico, a person with 3/4 Amerindian and 1/4 Spanish ancestry (synonymous with... Day of Independence is a short film, broadcast as a half-hour PBS television special. ... Dead Man on Campus is a 1998 comedy starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Tom Everett Scott. ... Dreamscape was a 1984 science fiction film directed by Joseph Ruben and written by David Lougherty. ... Fat City is a 1972 John Huston-directed film starring: Stacy Keach as Tully Jeff Bridges as Ernie Susan Tyrrell as Oma Candy Clark as Faye Nicholas Colasanto - Wayne Mahan as Buford Wills Art Aragon One of John Hustons later triumphs. ... Leonard Gardner was born in Stockton, California in 1934. ... Fat City is a novel by Leonard Gardner published in 1969. ... John Marcellus Huston (August 5, 1906 – August 28, 1987) was an American film director and actor. ... For the Marvel Comics character, see Flubber (comics). ... Glory Days may refer to: Glory Days (song), a 1985 hit single by Bruce Springsteen Glory Days (film), a 1988 made-for-TV movie starring Robert Conrad Glory Days (TV series), a mystery television series on the The WB Television Network Glory Days (Just Jack song) a 2007 single by... Gods Little Acre is a 1933 novel by Erskine Caldwell, which was filmed in 1958 by director Anthony Mann and lensed in black and white by master cameraman Ernie Haller [[1]]. The novel was so controversial that a literary board in New York attempted to censor it, leading to... High Time is a 1960 collegiate comedic film, directed by Blake Edwards and starring Bing Crosby. ... Hot Shots! Part Deux is a 1993 comedy spoof film, and a sequel to the 1991 comedy Hot Shots! Directed again by Jim Abrahams, the film again stars Charlie Sheen, Lloyd Bridges, Valeria Golino, Richard Crenna, Brenda Bakke, Miguel Ferrer, Ryan Stiles, Rowan Atkinson, and Jerry Haleva. ... This article is about the film. ... Inventing the Abbotts is a 1997 American drama film/romance film directed by Pat OConnor, starring Joaquin Phoenix, Billy Crudup, Liv Tyler, and Jennifer Connelly. ... The Rome Renegades were a professional indoor football team, based out of Rome, Georgia. ... The cast of Porgy and Bess during the Boston try-out prior to the Broadway opening. ... This article is about the film. ... Rampage is a 1988 movie directed by William Friedkin. ... Skipping can refer to several things: Jump rope Stone skipping Snowmobile skipping Skipping class This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The Strawberry Statement is a non-fiction book by James Simon Kunen, written when he was 19, which chronicled his experiences at Columbia University from 1966–1968, particularly the April 1968 protests and takeover of the office of the dean of Columbia by student protesters. ... The Sure Thing is a 1985 romantic comedy directed by Rob Reiner and written by Stephen L. Bloom and Jonathan Roberts. ... The Worlds Greatest Athlete is a 1973 feature film released by the Walt Disney Company. ... The Big Valley was a television Western which ran on ABC from 1965 to 1969. ... Barbara Stanwyck (July 16, 1907 – January 20, 1990) was a four-time Academy Award-nominated, three-time Emmy Award-winning, and Golden Globe-winning American actress of film, stage, and screen. ...


Sister cities

Stockton has seven sister cities worldwide: Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Germany Town twinning is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ...

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  32. ^ 209Vibe
  33. ^ City of Stockton

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Stockton, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2540 words)
Stockton is a city in California and the seat of San Joaquin County (the 5th largest agricultural county in the United States).
Stockton is surrounded by the rich and fertile lands of the California Central Valley and is home to the largest inland seaport in California.
Stockton is also connected to the rest of the nation through an extensive network of railways.
Robert F. Stockton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (636 words)
Stockton was from a notable political family and also served as a U.S. Senator from New Jersey.
Stockton commanded her when she was completed in 1843.
The cities of Stockton, California and Fort Stockton, Texas are named in his honor, as is Stockton Street in San Francisco, California and Fort Stockton, San Diego, California, which is now a ruin, but was occupied during the Mexican-American War.
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