Yin Kwan Chan, a 91-year-old Chinese resident, walks between her house and her neighbor’s after pulling weeds around her house on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Locke, Calif. Locke celebrates its 100th birthday Saturday, May 9. Yin Kwan Chan’s father, Soon Saer Choy, was one of the first Chinese pioneers who helped found the Jan Ying Tong Association that brought the Chinese over to work on levees and railroads and in the orchards and farms of the Delta.
Yin Kwan Chan, a 91-year-old Chinese resident, walks between her house and her neighbor’s after pulling weeds around her house on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Locke, Calif. Locke celebrates its 100th birthday Saturday, May 9. Yin Kwan Chan’s father, Soon Saer Choy, was one of the first Chinese pioneers who helped found the Jan Ying Tong Association that brought the Chinese over to work on levees and railroads and in the orchards and farms of the Delta. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
Yin Kwan Chan, a 91-year-old Chinese resident, walks between her house and her neighbor’s after pulling weeds around her house on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Locke, Calif. Locke celebrates its 100th birthday Saturday, May 9. Yin Kwan Chan’s father, Soon Saer Choy, was one of the first Chinese pioneers who helped found the Jan Ying Tong Association that brought the Chinese over to work on levees and railroads and in the orchards and farms of the Delta. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com

Locke, once ‘Monte Carlo of the State,’ celebrates 100th birthday

May 07, 2015 8:11 PM

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