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UOP lays out economic trends in Stockton and San Joaquin

Last week, I had the honor of speaking at the University of the Pacific’s Center for Business and Policy Research’s 2015 State of the Northern San Joaquin Valley conference. Myself and a group of panelists discussed downtown revitalization in the region, with specific attention given to Downtown Stockton. But the real highlight of the conference […]

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UPDATED: UOP stadium to be razed, replaced with tennis, soccer and field hockey venues

UPDATED: University officials have provided SCL with an expanded site plan, featuring other facilities such as sand volleyball courts, golf practice greens, and clubhouses. But the most significant upgrade appears to be an expansion of the Spanos Center. There is no timetable for the upgrades. You can see the entire site plan below.  Amos Alonzo […]

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The University Lofts: Proof that people want to live in Downtown Stockton

Entering the University Plaza Waterfront Hotel on a Friday evening, it’s hard to imagine that this downtown project was once considered a flop. A steady stream of residents and hotel guests trickle in and out of the building while throngs of Thunder fans enjoy a pre-game meal in the hotel’s restaurant and bar. It is […]

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Could Stockton host the WCC tournament?

In my last post, I discussed how moving to the West Coast Conference (WCC) is a great move for UOP, particularly the men’s basketball team. The WCC is stronger in basketball, has more national exposure, and provides more geographic rivalries for the Tigers than the Big West. And while this move helps UOP take the […]

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Why Pacific’s move to the WCC is good news for the Tigers, Stockton- Pt 1

Disclaimer: In addition to being an urban planning nerd, I am also a sports nerd, so the occasional sports post will happen, though I will keep it Stockton-themed. When I first thought up this site, I knew at some point I wanted to dedicate at least one post to UOP’s athletic program. It was going […]

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