Commodore’s Corner

Wednesday
6
SEP
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Street Musicians in Walnut Grove - September 6, 2017

Check out this great local street band in Walnut Grove, thanks to Gene Beley for catching them on video

Downtown Friday night sidewalk band by the Tong Gallery:

https://vimeo.com/232197147?utm_source=email&utm_medium=vimeo-cliptranscode-201504&utm_campaign=28749

On YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsduXzrR5Xk

Saturday
12
AUG
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A Conversation with Dick Stephens - August 12, 2017

Dick Stephens is the patriarch of the Stephens boatbuilding family of Stockton. He shared some of the history of the business with us.  

Friday
16
JUN
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Delta Art Contest! - June 16, 2017

The Delta Protection Commission is having an art competition for the 2018 Flood Preparedness Calendar!
Delta residents enrolled in kindergarten through grade 12 in public, private, and home schools located within the area serviced by the River Delta Unified School District are eligible to participate.

Tuesday
16
MAY
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Taste of the Delta - May 16, 2017

Please plan to attend the 2017 Taste of the Delta scheduled for August 5th at the beautiful Stockton Yacht Club (3235 River Dr., Stockton CA 95204) from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.  

Tuesday
9
MAY
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Best of the Delta - May 9, 2017

The Delta Chambers is partnering with the Delta Conservancy to select “The Best of the Delta”  You can vote online on the Conservancy’s website at www.visitcadelta.com

 

Thursday
27
APR
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Lynn Hahn Memorial Service - April 27, 2017

 

Roger Hahn has requested that we all wear our craziest hats tomorrow for Lynn’s memorial service.

Friday
14
APR
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Spring is here! - April 14, 2017

We Hope you were able to attend some of the opening days!  They are always a wacky fun time!

 

Wednesday
30
NOV
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Christmas and Holiday fun! - November 30, 2016

Don’t miss the Delta Reflections Lighted Boat Parade this coming weekend December 3, 2016.  After a two year hiatus the parade along the San Joaquin River into downtown Stockton will be wonderful, there are 35 boats registered and there is room for many more.  

Thursday
17
NOV
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Holidays are here! - November 17, 2016

It is party season in the Delta!  Don’t miss the Delta Reflections lighted boat parade on December 3.  It had to be cancelled for the last two years due to the hyacinth disaster in the Delta but it is back on and we want to help make it the best in history.  

Thursday
6
OCT

Does Your Local Chamber Help You Promote Your Business? - October 6, 2016

Rosa’s at Tower Park is a notably prolifically poster on the CA Delta Chambers website… Just take a look at the sheer number of fun, unique events they’ve got listed!

Thursday
15
SEP

Great Places to Eat Along the Water’s Edge of the California Delta - September 15, 2016

Great Places to Eat Along the Water’s Edge of the California Delta

Food just seems to taste better when you are next to the water.

Tuesday
13
SEP

4 Easy Ways to Celebrate Coastal Clean-Up Day - September 13, 2016

This Saturday, September 17th, California Coastal Cleanup Day will take place along more than 2,000 miles of coastal and inland shoreline.

Thursday
1
SEP

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! The Delta Waterway Cleanup is Saturday, Sept. 17 - September 1, 2016

Trash ends up in our beautiful Delta waterways, where it pollutes our water, endangers wildlife and leaches harmful chemicals.

Help us GET IT OUT.

Monday
29
AUG

Announcing the Grand Opening of Village West Marina Dockside Convenience Store! - August 29, 2016

Village West Marina is proud to announce the Grand Opening of our new dockside Stop & Shop Convenience Store. We invite everyone from our great community of Stockton and surrounding areas to come join us and kick off Labor Day weekend with a day of sun, fun, and goodies at the marina!

Wednesday
24
AUG
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Lunch with our associates at the Hispanic Chamber in Stockton - August 24, 2016

Lunch with the Hispanic Chamber in Stockton.

 

Monday
15
AUG

Meet One of Our Newest Members! - August 15, 2016

Hey there, it’s Yogi Bear… in Lodi!

STOCKTON — A Lodi camping ground is undergoing a complete overhaul, and when it’s finished, visitors should take care to keep a close eye on their ‘pic-a-nic’ baskets.

Wednesday
10
AUG
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The 2016 Taste of the Delta is history! - August 10, 2016

Thanks to everyone that helped make this event a tremendous success!  In particular our host Yogi Bears Jellystone Park-Resort, along with John and Cheryl of Rosa’s at Tower Park!

Friday
15
JUL
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15th Annual Taste of the Delta, July 30 - July 15, 2016

The Taste of the Delta is right around the corner on July 30!  Tower Park has just been  renamed “Jellystone Park”  and it is still the same fantastic place but even better now!    

Sunday
19
JUN
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Do not miss these events! - June 19, 2016

Don’t miss the Stockton Yacht Club Classic Car & Boat Show on Saturday June 25th.

 

Wednesday
25
MAY
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Cruising with the Classic Yacht Association - May 25, 2016

Summer is here! Time to enjoy our beautiful waterways! The Classic Yacht Association has several cruises each year.

 

Thursday
19
MAY
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Houseboating on the California Delta - May 19, 2016

A great article from our friends at the Sacramento Bee newspaper.  Look for it in their Memorial Day weekend special!

Monday
16
MAY
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Delta Rat Poker Run - May 16, 2016

The Delta Rat Poker Run is history.  Thank you to everyone that participated, and most of all to the folks that put it together and donated the fabulous prizes!  

Thursday
31
MAR
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Third Annual Delta Rat Poker Run - March 31, 2016

There is still time to get tickets to the Delta Rat Poker Run on Friday May 13th.   Don’t miss this opening event for the Delta boating season.  

Monday
8
FEB
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Dockwalker Training - February 8, 2016

Please see below for important information regarding dockwalker training from our friends at the Division of Boating & Waterways.

Hi Boating Partners:

The California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW’s)  and the California Coastal Commission’s Boating Clean &

Saturday
30
JAN
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Scuttlebutt correction - January 30, 2016

On our February Delta Scuttlebutt newsletter there was an error in the video press conference with John Laird, Resources Secretary.  

Monday
11
JAN
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Happy New Year! - January 11, 2016

We are confident that 2016 will be be a fantastic year for the California Delta!   Please mark your calendar now for these upcoming events!

Saturday
5
DEC
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Diversity Mixer at the Haggin Museum in Stockton - December 5, 2015

Every December all the local Chambers of Commerce get together at the Haggin Museum for a party.  It is your chance to hang out with some great people and try many different ethnic foods.

Friday
13
NOV
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A couple of interesting videos - November 13, 2015

Here are two videos by our friend Gene Beley.  the first is cruising up the Sacramento River and the second is a history of Stockton with many photos of boating and the channel.

Monday
9
NOV
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The fun never stops! - November 9, 2015

It is always fun in the Delta, the fall especially has some great events.

 

Antique and Classic Boat Society at Grindstone Joe’s

 

Saturday
26
SEP
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- September 26, 2015

Farewell party for Burt Wilson, a famous Delta activist and a tireless worker helping to defeat the Jerry Brown / John Laird twin tunnel boondoggle.

Friday
21
AUG
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DELTA TUNNELS: If you live in the Delta Jerry Brown and John Laird want your land! “Confidential” Documents Reveal State Plans to Take Delta Farms - August 21, 2015

From our friends at Restore the Delta:

Public opposition & lack of permits don’t deter Department of Water Resources (Delta Design Construction Enterprise) Under Brown Administration Lead

Sacramento – Newly released documents gained through Public Records Actions show that water exporters and the Delta Design Construction Enterprise housed within the California Department of Water Resources have already developed plans to “acquire” family farms and right of way in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta through eminent domain.

Wednesday
12
AUG
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Taste of the Delta - August 12, 2015

The 2015 Taste of the Delta is history.  It was truly one of the best social events of the summer and a great hit with all the folks that attended.  

Thursday
23
JUL
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14th Annual Taste of the Delta August 8, 2015 - July 23, 2015

Do not miss the 14th annual Taste of the Delta event on August 8 at KOA Tower Park 14900 W.

Thursday
18
JUN
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Summertime - June 18, 2015

The boating season is off to a great start this year.  Luckily there is plenty of water in the Delta in spite of the drought.  

Saturday
23
MAY
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Memorial Day Weekend 2015 - May 23, 2015

Have a fantastic weekend to kick off the summer boating season in the fabulous California Delta!  Check our Event Calendar for fun things going on all over.  

Sunday
17
MAY
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Delta Rat Poker Run - May 17, 2015

The 2015 Delta Rat Poker Run is history!  If you missed it, you missed a great time! Thanks to John and Cheryl at Rosa’s along with Mary Knight &

Thursday
23
APR
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Spring Update - April 23, 2015

Only a few short weeks left until the fabulous Delta Rat Poker run starting at Rosa’s on May 15 at 0900 hours.  

Wednesday
1
APR
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Delta Rat Poker Run - April 1, 2015

Don’t miss the Delta Rat Poker Run on Friday May 15th.  It starts at Rosa’s – registration at 0900 hours.  

Friday
13
MAR
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The Ryde Hotel - March 13, 2015

The Ryde Hotel is a Delta icon with a rich history including visits from presidents, bootleggers, Hollywood types, and regular people.  

Sunday
8
MAR
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David Breninger retires from his day job - March 8, 2015

The Delta Chambers Governmental Affairs Representative Dave Breninger has retired after 23 years of service as the General Manager of the Placer County Water Agency and a 48 year career in public service.  

Thursday
5
MAR
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Delta Chambers mixer at the Ryde Hotel - March 5, 2015

Don’t miss this fun party!  March 11, 2015 6:00PM to 7:30PM at the famous Ryde Hotel and Event Center

14340 State Highway 160
Walnut Grove, California

 

Friday
27
FEB
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Yachting Luncheon at St. Francis Yacht Club - February 27, 2015

Rusty Areias of the Classic Yacht Association detailed the history of Stephens Brothers Boat Builders & Designers to a standing room only crowd at a luncheon at the club on Wednesday February 25.  

Friday
6
FEB
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Opening Day on the Bay - February 6, 2015

Don’t miss this great annual event on San Francisco Bay.  On Sunday, April 26, 2015, the Pacific Inter-Club Yacht Association (PICYA) sponsors its 98th Annual Opening Day on the Bay. 

Saturday
10
JAN
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Don’t miss the San Francisco Boat Show, January 22 – 25, 2015 - January 10, 2015

2nd Annual Progressive Insurance San Francisco Boat Show Docks at McCovey Cove and Pier 48 January 22-25

Region’s Largest Boat Show Expands with New Features and Entertainment for All Ages, plus Ballpark Bites

 

Thursday
8
JAN
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After burying the Delta in Invasive plants now the Natural Resouce Agency says the fix is to divert the Sacramento River Around the Delta! - January 8, 2015

These people will stop at nothing to destroy the Delta!

BDCP Would Help Address Invasive Species in the Delta

“Invasive species, particularly water hyacinth, are an ever-present problem in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Delta), disrupting the natural ecosystem and creating major problems for boaters.

Sunday
28
DEC
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Year end update - December 28, 2014

We hope you had a great Christmas and Holiday Season! 

Our President’s Christmas tree.

 

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