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Stockton Natives Assume Leadership Roles at the Port of Stockton

January 30, 2018

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Chairman Sylvester Aguilar

By MarEx The Port of Stockton has announced the election of a new Chair and Vice-Chair for 2018. Following a vote by the Port of Stockton Commissioners, Sylvester Aguilar has been named Chairman and Stephen Griffen Vice-Chairman. Mr. Aguilar is Senior Vice President and Business Banking Relationship Manager Team Lead for the Mid-Valley…

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Stockton Symphony to feature gifted young violinist’s professional American debut

January 30, 2018

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He started by playing piano, the son of a pianist, but from the time Kerson Leong was handed a proportionally smaller violin at 4½, he felt an instant connection to the instrument. “From a child’s point of view, it’s a very hands-on instrument. It involves a lot of physical work,”…

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Symphony to perform 1936 piece by first Port of Stockton manager

January 30, 2018

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Port of Stockton March

The only review of the performance of the “Port Stockton March” comes from the composer, who also was the port’s chief engineer and first manager, Benjamin Casey Allin. In his autobiography, “Reaching for the Sea,” Allin wrote, “This tune was played on at least one occasion by the Stockton Symphony…

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Port official named Stocktonian of the Year

December 20, 2017

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Stocktonian of the year

Port of Stockton Commission Chairwoman Elizabeth Blanchard believed she was being summoned to a Friday morning meeting to greet Norwegian port officials about a tour. Much to her surprise, members of the Central Valley Association of Realtors and the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce swarmed into a conference room to…

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The Port’s Big Sand Hassle

September 19, 2017

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STOCKTON – Forget the dunes of north Africa: You could almost film the next “Star Wars” desert planet scene at the Port of Stockton, where about 15 acres of open land has suddenly disappeared beneath a pile of sand up to two stories high. Not only is it a sight…

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Economic impact continues to grow at Port of Stockton

February 21, 2017

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STOCKTON — Anyone who travels Interstate 5 past downtown Stockton and looks west is well aware of the Port of Stockton with its massive, odd-shaped structures and, if you’re lucky, an ocean-going ship unloading at the docks. But it didn’t take much to get lucky in 2016, with 232 ships…

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Port Sees Second-Best Year

January 9, 2017

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STOCKTON — The Port of Stockton had its second-best year ever in 2016, moving nearly 3.9 million tons of cargo. The port’s daily vessel log showed three ships in port Monday and another 15 due in by the end of January. “Things look good. This port is an exciting port,”…

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Public Notice Renewable Portfolio Standard 2016 Procurement Plan Update

August 5, 2016

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Public Notice Renewable Portfolio Standard 2016 Procurement Plan Update Notice is hereby given that the Port of Stockton will be conducting a public meeting to review implementation of a Renewable Portfolio Standard 2016 Procurement Plan Update. The public meeting will be conducted on: Thursday, August 11, 2016, at 10:00 AM…

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Port Lays Out ‘Conservative’ Budget

July 27, 2016

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STOCKTON — The Port of Stockton Commission in June approved a budget of $52.9 million. The port says it’s “conservative” with less money for capital improvement, but the port still has infrastructure plan. “A conservative budget covers those expenditures for the year that need the most attention,” said port Director…

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Port of Stockton Officials Adopt $52.9 Million Budget

June 9, 2016

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STOCKTON — Port officials approved Monday a conservative budget for the fiscal year that began this month, projecting net income of $13.5 million on revenues of $52.9 million, up slightly from what is thought to be net income of $13.2 million on $51.4 million in revenue for the year past….

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