Tag Archives: waterfront

Could Stockton’s urban renewal start on the water?

A bit more lawlessness might be just the thing Downtown Stockton needs to kick its rebirth into high gear. It might seem counterintuitive, but those familiar with urban renewal suggest a bit of rule-bending sometimes helps communities take root in historic urban cores. They’re not suggesting the lawlessness of assaults, vandalism or petty theft, but […]

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What should this empty lot on Stockton’s waterfront be?

Several times a year, thousands of Stocktonians flock to the north side of the downtown waterfront to take in baseball games, hockey matches, concerts, graduations and other events. And while the ballpark, arena and hotel are generally lively, about a fifth of the original Stockton Event Center project remains empty and undeveloped. Just south of […]

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Wednesday notes: Stockton tops the charts in diversity; homicide rate plummeting; maritime museum planned for waterfront; and EVI teams up with UPS

This past week saw a number of happenings in the Stockton area. Here are some news, notes and musings on recent events and topics. Happy Wednesday! 2013 Stockton homicides well below 2012 pace- There was sad news over the weekend as Stockton suffered its first homicide of 2013. While tragic, it should be noted that […]

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Tuesday notes: Dameron, Dan Cort, and the waterfront

Happy Tuesday, everyone. No new content today, though some interesting news and notes caught my attention in the last week that I think deserve some attention:

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The right way to develop Stockton’s waterfront

Mike Fitzgerald had a great column yesterday lamenting the fact that Stockton has turned its back on its waterfront land. I couldn’t agree more. Our geographic location on the Delta provides a tremendous opportunity to truly distinguish Stockton from other Central Valley cities. But there was one portion of the column in particular that grabbed […]

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