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Located on the San Joaquin Delta, Stockton is referred to as "a surprisingly exotic destination" by Via Magazine (AAA). One of California's fastest growing communities (currently the 13th largest city in California), encompassing Interstate 5, State Route 99 and State Route 4, Stockton is strategically located about 80 miles east of the San Francisco Bay Area and 40 miles south of Sacramento, the capital of California. Stockton is surrounded by the rich and fertile lands of the California Central Valley and is home to the largest inland seaport in California. In and around Stockton are thousands of miles of waterways, canals, and rivers that comprise the California Delta. The legendary Delta is what in many ways defines Stockton and surrounding communities. Wildlife, irrigation, transportation and recreation all owe their existence and success to the wters of the San Joaquin Delta and make the area a great place to live. Finding house rentals is easy using Rentals.com. Along with wonderful shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities, Stockton is a long-time arts city, featuring wonderful live theatre, premier musical performances, multiple art galleries, and a world-renowned museum. With four professional sports teams playing hockey, soccer, football and baseball at the Downtown Stockton Events Center, you can always find a family-friendly game to attend. Be it a stroll down the Miracle Mile, enjoying world-class farmers markets or sipping chardonnay in the surrounding Lodi wine region, Stockton will surprise.

Stockton Economy

The City of Stockton has a dynamic, multi-ethnic and multi-cultural population of over 260,000. Although historically an agriculturally based community, Stockton's economy diversified into industrial sectors, with companies like Diamond of California basing their operations there. Other corporations have also shifted their regional headquarters to the city, including the Duraflame Log factory and Central Valley Grain. Since the completion of the Weber Point Events Center, revitalization in downtown Stockton has been on the rise. The City is undergoing a tremendous economic expansion and is aggressively revitalizing its downtown. Projects in the downtown area along the waterfront include an indoor arena, baseball stadium, hotel, apartments, retail, and housing. A 16-screen downtown City Centre Cinemas was completed in December 2003. The Bob Hope (Fox) California Theatre, listed on the National List of Historic Landmarks recently completed a total renovation and hosts live performances weekly. The arena hosts three major sports teams. Adjacent to the Stockton Arena is the Stockton Ballpark. Stockton is also constructing retail and entertainment centers at the northern and southern gateways of the city.

Stockton Quality of Life

Stockton offers an excellent quality of life for its residents. The City has a number of beautiful residential communities along waterways, with single-family homes costing about one-third the price of homes in the Bay Area. With over 100,000 trees, Stockton was recently recognized by Sunset Magazine as the "Best Tree City" in the western United States. In 1999 and 2004, Stockton was designated an All-America City by the National Civic League. With an economy on the rise, new businesses moving in, and a revitalizing of the city in progress, Stockton is a great buy for any new home, existing home, condominium or rental shopper.

Activities around Stockton

Stockton also has outstanding recreational opportunities. Stockton is within close proximity to world famous scenic attractions including the California Coast, San Francisco, Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park. The community offers many local recreational opportunities such as professional sports teams, an Olympic size ice rink, and the Delta, which provides thousands of miles of waterways for water skiing, sailing and other water activities. There are also many opportunities to enjoy music, theater, dance, literary events, and other cultural and entertainment activities throughout the year. The City has its own symphony and opera company (Stockton is well known as having the third oldest professional orchestra in California, the Stockton Symphony, behind the San Francisco Symphony and the Los Angeles Philharmonic) and hosts the popular Asparagus Festival annually. Stockton boasts 49 historical landmarks, dating as far back as 1855. The Alan Short Gallery is an art center and gallery for adults with developmental disabilities. It features silk scarves, paintings, ceramics, cards, crafts and more. There is also the Children's Museum of Stockton and The Haggin Museum.

Stockton Education

The City is home to several well known higher educational institutions including the University of the Pacific, California State University Stanislaus-Stockton, San Joaquin Delta Community College, Humphreys College and School of Law, Heald College, MTI Business College, National University, Weber Institute of Science and Technology, and University of Phoenix.

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