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Trees: Stockton’s stoic crime fighters

Stockton has a lot of crime; this is no secret. Stockton also benefits from a tremendous tree canopy and was once named “Best Tree City.” Is there a correlation between crime and trees? Yes, but maybe not the kind you were thinking of. While Stockton suffers from soaring crime rates, evidence shows the presence of […]

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Want to improve your property value? Plant a tree

Probably one of the best aspects of living in Stockton is the city’s trees. Stockton was once named “Best Tree City” by Sunset magazine and at one time planted 2,500 new trees each year. Sadly, I think Stockton’s trees are also taken for granted. Everyone knows that our trees provide for pleasant streets in older […]

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