Asparagus is grown in the Delta, the San Joaquin Valley and the Central Coast. California grows over 70 percent of the asparagus consumed in the U.S. but the state's asparagus production has declined 15 to percent annually since 2000.
Stockton now ranks among the top 20 fiscally healthy big cities in the nation. This comes just two years after the city came out of bankruptcy.
The Stockton Arena is one of the host sites for the NCAA’s Division One Women’s Basketball sweet 16 and Elite 8 rounds in March.The event will have a huge economic impact on the city.