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LINCOLN CENTER CHRONICLE 374 Lincoln Center Stockton, CA 95207 PHONE 209.477.4868 FA X 209.940.2741 EMAIL Chronicle@LincolnCenterShops.com ONLINE www.LincolnCenterShops.com Editor, Janelle Nelson Graphic Designer, Mari Tripp Contributing Writer, Kelsey Roget Contributing Photographer, Lindsay Ortez Photography Deadline to submit newsworthy information from non-profit and charitable organizations is the 5th of each month for the following month’s issue. Submitting information does not guarantee it will be featured in print. To submit by email, please send to Chronicle@LincolnCenterShops.com. The Lincoln Center Chronicle is published monthly by Lincoln Properties, Ltd. and the Lincoln Center Merchants Assocation, and is distributed free of charge to over 55,000 homes in Stockton, Galt, Linden, Lockeford, Lodi and Woodbridge. Lincoln Properties, Ltd. and the Lincoln Center Merchants Association do not assume responsibility for the authenticity or accuracy of news materials furnished for publication.

his year, summertime is bittersweet at Lincoln Center. As many of you may know by now, the owners of our beloved neighborhood department store, Campbell’s in the Village, have announced retirement. Owners Debby Dittman and Terry & Suzy Cossette are excited for this next phase of life and proud of the 59year legacy that Campbell’s will leave. When Campbell’s opened in the summer of 1953, the store consisted of 2,400 square feet and has grown to 22,000. Much like Lincoln Center, which has grown from 5 acres to 40. Over the last six decades, Campbell’s has remained a Stockton landmark and a family tradition- and has been owned and operated by the Campbell family for all 59 years. While we, the Lincoln Center “family”, are excited for Debby, Terry and Suzy and their next stage of enjoying life, traveling and spending time with grandchildren, we also feel nostalgic and want to honor Campbell’s, thankful for all that it has brought to the Center. It’s where my parents took me to get my “holiday best” starting 25 years ago. And I know many community members have their own special stories from the red- and white-striped boxes under their Christmas tree to visiting the Easter Bunny and anticipating their Honest Abe Sale. As the life of our neighborhood department store comes to a close, it’s legacy continues. Lincoln Center and our shops will carry on the tradition of quality products and great customer service, while continuing to expand the opportunities for our shoppers. And speaking of traditions, our LIVE! At Lincoln Center events, which were started over ten years ago, are quickly approaching. We’re eager to share these fun community events with you, starting with the Wine Stroll on June 15th, a fundraiser for the YMCA of San Joaquin County. Attendees will stroll, shop and snack through our stores! Don’t miss the chance to taste local olive oil, cheese and wine from 20 local wineries, plus hors d’oeuvres and live music from four different musicians. Then on July 20th, we’re “going green” with a Family Bike Night and Green Expo at our ReCycle LIVE! So grab your bikes and ride down to the Center! There will be lots of fun for the little ones with clowns and a party hopper, bicycle contests, safety checks and the chance to wine a bicycle from Performance Bikes. Plus, the Jumbo Slide from last year is back again! Then the season wraps up with the Classic Car Show on August 20th, which is a fundraiser for the Lincoln High Alumni Association and always sure to be a great time! Oh and don’t forget about Dad this month! Father’s Day is June 17th and we’ve got some great gift ideas on page 12. Get out and enjoy the sunshine! And to Campbell’s- you will be missed.

Janelle Nelson Lincoln Center Marketing Manager ©Lincoln Center Chronicle 2012

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Merchant News M I L E S TO N E Sylvan Learning Center of Stockton is celebrating 25 years in business this month! Located at Lincoln Center South, Sylvan Learning Center offers personalized tutoring programs in Reading, Writing, Math, Study Skills, SAT, Homework Support, and CAHSEE. Congrats to Sylvan of Stockton! GO ONLINE The new Davidâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Pizza website is officially up and running! Visit www.davidspizza.net to view their menu, check out specials and upcoming events, join their email list and download a coupon! C U T- A - T H O N F U N D R A I S E R VIP Hair Salon will be hosting a Cut-A-Thon on Sunday, June 3rd, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Raquel Richard, a 42 year old VIP employee, recently had a catastrophic stroke. In order to raise money for her medical bills, husband and two children, VIP Hair Salon will be donating all proceeds from the Cut-A-Thon to Raquel's family. (A $10 minimum donation is required.)

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THEY â&#x20AC;&#x2122;RE BACK! George and Gail Herron of Fine Wines of Stockton have returned after tasting 250 2011 Bordeaux wines in France. The participants were international, with wine buyers and writers from Europe, the US and the Far East in attendance. George George & Gail Herron of Fine Wines and Gail travel to France each year to taste the current vintage of Bordeaux and to select wines for the store. W I N E TA S T I N G AT PA PA PAV L O â&#x20AC;&#x2122; S Visit Papapavloâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Bistro & Bar on the following dates from 6:00 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 9:00 pm for complimentary wine tasting and â&#x20AC;&#x153;two for one specialsâ&#x20AC;? by the glass and bottle. For reservations call (209) 4776133. June 4th: Swanson June 11th: Van Ruiten June 18th: Cameron Hughes June 25th: Shafer FA S H I O N F U N Draperâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s & Damonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s will be hosting the following events: June 1stâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;10th: Summer Value Event â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Great Values, Limited Time Only specials and $25 off your purchase of $80 or more!

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June 14th: Summertime Fashion Show & Luncheon Call to reserve your seat â&#x20AC;&#x201C; (209) 952-1597 June 25thâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;July 3rd: Hello Summer Sale! Save up to 70% on huge selection of new and additional markdowns.

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Merchant News T H E F I N I S H I N G TO U C H â&#x20AC;Ś SUNGLASSES! Styles from our recent trip to New York are arriving every day! â&#x20AC;&#x153;OH MY GOODNESSâ&#x20AC;Śwhat a collection!â&#x20AC;? Large proportioned designs made to fit every face with creative and unique styles for both men and women from Oliver Peoples, CHANEL, Tom Ford, Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta, Face a Face, Tiffany, Chrome Hearts, David Yurman, Swarovski, Judith Leiber, Gucci and more. So many new styles! Come in and see our newest collection: CELINE â&#x20AC;&#x201D;a division of Louis Vuittonâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;a must to try on! This season, expect to find color as well as the traditional Tokyo tortoise, matt black, quilted temples, chain embellishment, jeweled designs with both large and delicate stones. The professional staff at Great Spectacles will assist you to find the perfect sunglasses to compliment your bone structure and if needed, place prescription lenses. The compliments you will receive on your new look will bring you back for more. Just the accessory you need to launch you into a fabulous summer!

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ith 52 years in Lincoln Center, Dennis Shea Shoes is continuing a legacy of offering outstanding service and phenomenal footwear. On April 4, 1959 Dennis Shea Sr. opened the original Dennis Shea Shoes. After outgrowing their original space, Dennis Shea Sr. expanded Dennis Shea of Dennis Shea Shoes in 1964. After working holidays at the store, in 1971, Dennis Shea Jr. joined his father in the family business after he had finished college. When the father and son joined forces, the store soon expanded and began carrying women’s shoes. The business began as a small men’s shoe store and has grown into a full service men’s and women’s shoe boutique. Dennis Shea Jr. has carried on his father’s tradition of offering phenomenal customer service as well as current styles. When a customer

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enters the store, they are greeted with a team of shoe specialists. Dennis’ three employees, Aslam, Crissy, and Bill are experts in the shoe field. Aslam and Crissy have been with Dennis for over 11 years each! Dennis’ newest employee Bill has recently joined the team and is a great asset to the business. Dennis Shea Shoes is one of the only establishments that offers “sit and fit” shoe fitting. Dennis and his team sit down with the customer and provide one-on-one service. They fit the shoe on the customer’s foot and ensure that it fits properly and that they are satisfied with the shoe. Not only will they help you with your needs of special sizing, Dennis Shea Shoes is more than happy to order any style, size or shoe you can imagine. When purchasing a shoe from Dennis and his staff, the possibilities are endless! Dennis Shea Shoes offers a large variety of styles and brands for men and women, as well as belts, socks, inserts and beautiful handbags. For men, Dennis has a large selection of brands including Allen Edmond, Cole Haan, Johnston & Murphy, Rockport and Sperry Topsider. In the women’s styles, they offer Cole Haan, Dansko, Stuart Weitzman, Uggs, Vince Camuto, and Yellow Box … just to name a few! What’s new this season? Just ask Dennis Shea Jr. and his talented staff! The classics are returning and becoming popular once again, such as desert boots and Sperry Topsiders. For women, color blocking, metallic,

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ballet flats and wedges are all the rage! Dennis Shea Shoes offers the latest trends in menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s and womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s shoe fashions. After being in Lincoln Center for over 50 years, Dennis Shea Jr. has an appreciation for the safe neighborhood shopping center with a family atmosphere. He and his team hope that you will stop by and experience their personal service and dedication to finding you that perfect fit.

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RSVP R A I N B OW S C H O O L SUMMER PROGRAM Rainbow School is registering students for a four-week summer adventure to Ancient Egypt! Children will learn about Egyptian gods, archaeology, geography, hieroglyphics and mummies. Classes are designed for children entering first through fourth grade and run June 11th â&#x20AC;&#x201C; July 6th, 8:30 - 11:30 am. For more information contact Rainbow School at (209) 464-7301 or rainbow.school@ att.net. M E M O R I E S O F W O R L D WA R I I Memories of World War II: Photographs from the archives of The Associated Press is on display at The Haggin Museum through June 24th. The exhibition includes more than 100 AP photos from all theaters of the war and the home front. For more information call (209) 940-6300 or visit www.hagginmuseum.org. BEAR CREEK COMMUNIT Y CHURCH S U M M E R D AY C A M P Bear Creek Community Church will have nine weeks of Summer Day Camp for children 1st â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 8th grade, May 29th â&#x20AC;&#x201C; July 27th. Vacation Bible School will take place June 18th â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 22nd, 9:00 am â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 12:30 pm, and is $25 per child or $60 for three or more siblings. For more information call (209) 951-9229, or visit www. bearcreekchurch.com.

O A K G R O V E N AT U R E C E N T E R Join us on Friday, June 1st at 7:00 pm for a presentation about butterflies given by Dr. Kathy Schick. Learn facts about butterflies and enjoy crafts for the kids! Please call (209) 953-8814 for more information. W I N E O N T H E WAT E R Enjoy a blind wine tasting of our areaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best red and white wines on June 2nd, 3:00 - 6:00 pm. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Wine on the Waterâ&#x20AC;? benefits our local Animal Friends Connection, and will be held at the Lakeside Room of the F.C.C.S. Tickets are $20. For more information call Jennifer at (209) 323-5554 or email jfend209@gmail.com. J E W I S H F O O D F E S T I VA L On Sunday, June 3rd the 39th Annual Jewish Food Festival will be held at Temple Israel in Stockton. The event will feature art, jewelry, gifts, dancing, a beer garden and bakery and deli. For more information call (209) 477-9306. T H E F I R S T T E E S U M M E R TO U R The First Tee of San Joaquin will begin its Summer Tour for boys and girls ages 7-17 on June 9th. The nine-week course is held at Swensen Park Golf Course and The Reserve at Spanos Park. The cost is $60 and includes a logo golf cap. Visit www. TheFirstTeeSanJoaquin.org or call (209) 915-8300 for more information.

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S U M M E R S U N S E T W I N E TA S T I N G On Friday, June 22nd, 5:00 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 8:00 pm, Pixie Woods will host its 26th Annual Summer Sunset Wine Tasting. Enjoy an evening of Napa, Sonoma and San Joaquin County wines, delicious local hors dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;oeuvres, roaming characters in costume and music! Tickets are $40 and are available at Fine Wines of Stockton in Lincoln Center. For more information call (209) 969-6048. S U P P O RT O U R T R O O P S SUMMER SUPPER Support Our Troops at the Summer Supper takes place at Thornton House Furniture & Design in Lodi on June 22nd at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $60, with proceeds going to holiday cheer boxes for the troops. For more information call LaRhonda (209) 470-1652, Linda (209) 370-6218 or Julie (209) 224-1225. MOONLIGHT CLASSIC The Moonlight Classic Drum and Bugle Corps competition will be held Saturday, June 24th at the Hornet Stadium at Sacramento State University. Stockton residents are encouraged to come out and enjoy this fun event! Tickets are $20. For more information please call (209) 951-6476 or visit www.someinc.com. B U S S E R I E S TO SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY Season tickets are now available for the 41st season of the Stockton bus series to the San Francisco Symphony. Ticket prices start at $228 for the entire series and include round trip bus transportation. Call (209) 478-3949 or (209) 951-0385 for more information. FRANKLIN SR. HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1962 The Franklin Sr. High School Class of 1962 will hold its 50th Golden Jubilee Class Reunion September 7th â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 9th. Tour Franklin High, go on a Delta boat excursion, enjoy â&#x20AC;&#x153;An Evening in 1962â&#x20AC;? Reunion Banquet and Dance, and Farewell Brunch. Dine and dance on Saturday, September 8th at the Stockton Hilton. Contact Pat (209) 477-2433, Raylene (209) 334--9250, or Armida (209) 943-0271.

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C L A S S I C C A R S H OW & C R A F T F A I R Mark your calendars for the Classic Car Show & Craft Fair at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum on June 30th, 10:00 am â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 3:00 pm. This event is the museumâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fundraiser to â&#x20AC;&#x153;Raise the Barn.â&#x20AC;? The barn is the new educational building planned to supply desperately needed space for the museumâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s award-winning youth education programs. For more information call (209) 331-2055.

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D E LTA H A R M O N Y X P R E S S Delta Harmony Xpress is coming down the tracks on June 16th at 7:00 pm at Zion Lutheran Church in Stockton. Stocktonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s new prospective Sweet Adeline chorus will be having its first concert of 2012. Tickets are $10, which includes ice cream sundaes after the show. For tickets please call (209) 957-5989.

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Hereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s what some of our merchants are doing that night: tBest Wishes: 10% off any grape and wine related items. tDavidâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Pizza: Join the party in Davidâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s outdoor beer, wine and pizza garden and rock out to the music of Bobby McDowell. tDraperâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s & Damonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s: Wheel of Fashion- Spin to win! This is your chance to win extra savings and fabulous prizes. tFlair Boutique: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Draw Your Cork Discountâ&#x20AC;? all evening. t Legacy Antiques & Interiors: A great place to find gifts for summer weddings! 20% off all gifts and accessories that night only.

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JUNE 15TH YMCA WINE STROLL Thanks to our 2012 LIVE! sponsors, Berberian European Motors, Big Valley Ford Lincoln and Mataga of Stockton, weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re hosting three LIVE! events this summer. The season kicks off with the YMCA Wine Stroll on Friday, June 15th, 6:00 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 9:00 pm. Join us for shopping, strolling, snacking and sipping through our stores! Participating local wineries and vendors include: Barsetti Vineyards Peltier Station Weibel Family Vineyards & Winery Peirano Estate Vineyards The Dancing Fox Winery Michael David Winery Bell Wine Cellars Fiscalini Farmstead Cheese Co. St. Jorge Winery Borra Vineyards St. Sophia Ironstone Vineyards Van Ruiten Family Winery Bozzano Olive Oil Bellindora and Delta Barrel Oil and Vinegar Harney Lane Winery Jessie's Grove Winery Dancing Coyote Wines Omega Cellars Classic Wines of California Jeremy Wine Company

tPodestoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Market, Deli & Bakery: Stop by for a sample and to purchase a delicious tri-tip sandwich right from their BBQ! t Theadora: "Emma & Everest Embellishments" Trunk Show featuring unique wine cork jewelry by local artist Talia Sanguinetti. tZuesters: Enter to win a free pair of Sanuk Sandals. CALLING ALL CHOIRS! Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re in search of local school and church choirs to sing in the Center during the 2012 holiday season. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a perfect way to prepare for your holiday performances! If youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re interested in performing at Lincoln Center please contact Debbie Morris at (209) 4774868 or Debbie@lincolncentershops.com.

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Admission to the event is free. Cost for wine tasting is $20 per person and includes a commemorative Lincoln Center wine glass. Wine tasting tickets can be purchased in advance from YMCA board members and at the Lincoln Center Marketing Office. They will also be sold at the event. Proceeds benefit the YMCA of San Joaquin County. For musical entertainment, performers include Jeffrey Duncan, Steve Johnson, Arlyn Anderson and Jazz Effect. Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s plenty to do and see with in-store promotions and trunk shows, fabulous food and tasty wine, cheese, and olive oil!

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Special Feature Great Gifts for Dads & Grads

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Special Feature ½ Best Wishes has a variety of gifts for the graduate including adorable Vera Bradley shower caddies, weekend bags and makeup bags that hang from the closet door. Special 2012 coffee mugs and frames are also available for the graduate! À

½ Lino Bella has a great selection of inspirational books for the graduate. From journals to enlightening books about life and being yourself, you’re sure to find something unique. À

GRADS Zuesters is the perfect place to get the graduate in your life something special with a positive message. Lenny & Eva jewelry features sentiments on each piece. The inspiring words on these cuffs are great for grads! ¾

Photo courtesy of Caroline Photography

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ong-time Dennis Shea Shoes customer, local businessman James Watt shops for a new pair of shoes with James, his 2 1/2 year old son. Dennis Shea, also pictured on the cover, helps this father and son duo find the perfect pair!

"Happy Father's Day to all the Dads out there!"

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We sincerely thank James, his wife Sannae, and their adorable son James, affectionately nicknamed "Jimmy", for their laughter, energy and time. Jamesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; buttondown shirt is available at Campbellâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s in the Village and the Rolex watch heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s wearing is from DeVons Jewelers. Jimmyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s outfit is from Sassy Pants Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Boutique.

Photos by Lindsay Ortez Photography

James & Jimmy Watt

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Sporting Take Me Out to the Ball Game

giving away Presidential Seat Cushions and hosting a postgame fireworks show Friday night, and former A’s legend Jose Canseco will be making an appearance at Banner Island Ballpark Saturday night.

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ummer is finally here and the Stockton Ports season is already two months underway! The Ports managed to squeeze in a number of exciting promotions and events in the months of April and May – four spectacular fireworks shows, appearances by former A’s greats, Dave Henderson and Eric Byrnes, Johnny Cash Tribute Night and a Michael Choice Bobblehead giveaway; just to name a few! June is an exciting month for the Ports as they feature many great giveaways and promotions in three separate homestands. The month starts off with a bang – post-game fireworks that is – when the Ports take on the San Jose Giants on June 2nd! June 15th and 16th mark a can’t-miss weekend for fans as the Ports will be

OH, IT’S SUMMER TIME. Little League Games, backyard BBQs and picnics in the park! Wonderful gatherings, coupled with lots of yummy food, means soda cans and water bottles going into the trash. Keep a trash bag handy so all of those recyclable materials can be gathered. And at the end of the day drop them off at the recycling center, add to your curbside recycling, or better yet, give to the neighborhood little league team to cash in for their “Championship Game” party! It’s easy. Recycle.

The fun continues all the way through the end of June when the Ports face off against Visalia Rawhide on the 28th, 29th, and 30th. On Friday the 29th, the Ports will be giving away iPads to five lucky fans Ports players autograph posters in attendance! Saturday, June 30th marks the date for what is sure to be a special night at Banner Island Ballpark, as the Ports honor Doug Wilhoit, the CEO of the Stockton Chamber of Commerce, with a one‐of‐a‐kind Garden Gnome giveaway to the first 1,000 fans! The Ports are teaming up with the Stockton Chamber of Commerce to raise funds and awareness for three local non‐profit agencies and celebrate many of the positives of Stockton! Ports fans will be in for a show all summer long as several young exciting prospects take the field, including top Athletics prospects Miles Head and Max Stassi. Infielder Miles Head joined the Ports this season after being picked up in the trade with the Boston Red Sox for Andrew Bailey and Ryan Sweeney. The 21-year old has made a strong debut in Stockton, leading the team and ranking among the best in the California League offensively. Catcher Max Stassi is back behind the plate for the Ports, after recovering from a shoulder surgery that left him out for much of the 2011 season. You don’t want to miss out on watching these two, as well as the rest of the Ports play at Banner Island Ballpark this summer! Ports tickets are available at the box office, by calling (209) 6441900 or online at www.stocktonports.com. Ports fans are in for an exciting summer of baseball as the Boys of Banner Island hunt for their 12th California League Championship, and they hope to see you at the ballpark cheering them on all season long!

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DINING & FOOD 856 Restaurant & Lounge Artesian Natural Foods Bud’s Seafood Grille Cold Stone Creamery D.A.D.’s Hot Dogs* David’s New York Style Pizza DOMO Japanese Sushi Grill & Bar Dynasty Seafood Restaurant Jamba Juice New Yen Ching Noah’s Bagels Papapavlo’s Bistro & Bar Payters Grill Podesto’s Market, Deli & Bakery Sho Mi Japanese Cuisine Signature Crépes Starbucks Coffee Co. Stockton Joe’s Trader Joe’s Whirlow’s Tossed and Grilled Yogurt My Way

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Beads Plus Carats Jewelry DeVons Jewelers Gary J. Long Jewelers

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HOME DÉCOR & GIFTS Aaron Brothers Best Wishes C.R. Porter Home Décor Legacy Antiques & Interiors Lino Bella Silveria’s Flowers & Gifts

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Central Valley Dermatology Fitness 360 Illusions by Velez Jenny Craig* Kenneth Michael Salon* Kym With a Y Organic Spa Merle Norman Cosmetics Performance Bicycle Play It Again Sports Salon Genesi Signature Nails & Spa Therapeutic Massage Center* Velez for Hair Village Barber Shop* Village Nails VIP Salon & Supply

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S P E C I A LT Y S T O R E S Along The Way Chevron* Fine Wines of Stockton Rite Aid Tobacco Leaf UPS

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