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Column - May 31, 2013

Say goodbye to the Utos at Farmers Market tomorrow

by Jeb Bing

Come downtown to the Farmers Market tomorrow to say goodbye to Sue and Ikuo Uto who are closing out 25 years of providing colorful flowers from their Salinas nursery. The Utos have been selling freshly picked flowers here and at the Danville Farmers Market since both opened. Sue, with her granddaughter Kaitlyn as a helpmate, manages the Pleasanton stand while Ikuo with daughter Janet Delacruz handle the Danville stand. Their customers number in the thousands and many signed farewell cards last Saturday when word spread that the Utos were leaving.

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