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Living in Stockton, CA

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Hotel Stockton

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Stockton Train Station

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Waterfront Cityscape of Stockton

Stockton has its history tightly intertwined with the stories and dreams that drove the miners to this area with the hopes of striking it rich during the Gold Rush during the 1800s. While not all of them found the coveted gold in their prospecting pans, they all played a part in being the purveyors of diversity.

After the Gold Rush, these miners stayed here and built a quality of life for themselves and their families as best they could, and that spirit of determination in the search for excellence is still very much alive today in Stockton. That high standard is seen in in every bottle that is the product of the vineyards in San Joaquin Valley. It is also evident in when you walk through the Haggin Museum, a classically impressive 70 year old venue that smartly documents Stockton's stories of the past. And, it can also be seen in the moments that give such joy to both locals and visitors who traverse the Delta Waterway in search of the perfect catch or the perfect wave.

All of these and more give an unmistakeable and ever-shimmering sparkle to Stockton, a city that has proven to be even more inviting than the gold those first settlers were searching for.

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