from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of central California on the San Joaquin River south of Sacramento. Settled in 1848 just prior to the gold rush, it is an inland port and a trade and processing center. Population: 290,000.
- Stockton, John Born 1962. American basketball player drafted by the Utah Jazz in 1984. Beginning in 1987 he led the National Basketball Association in assists for a record nine consecutive seasons.
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- n. United States writer (1834-1902)
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STOCKTON - Stockton police have arrested a 24-year-old McNair High School teacher for allegedly having sex with a 16-year-old student.
STOCKTON - It's been a while since he's been to Stockton 99 Speedway, but Harry Belletto is pretty confident he can find still find his way around the track.
STOCKTON - Aaron Nieckula is happy with the team he has in Stockton.
STOCKTON - In the midst of a severe housing downturn, a new subdivision will be launched this summer in Stockton.
STOCKTON, CA - Seemingly everything that's happening to the is not going to happen to Chuck's restaurant in Stockton.
STOCKTON - The flower gardens that surround the home Mary Bliss maintains on North Main Street in Stockton have been named as the winner of SCORE's Yard Beautification award for September.
We traced him from the state hospital for the insane at Napa to the one in Stockton, and from there to the one in the Santa Clara Valley called Agnews, and there the trail ceased.
Amy Smith, an English professor at University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, who studies and writes about vampires in literature, has said that the vampire genre is a natural for the big screen.
Braden grew up in Stockton, the son of a single, working mother who died of skin cancer when he was a high school senior.
"That's why I live in Stockton, because I go home and I can be me there."
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