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S.J. officials fear delay by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be costly
Five years after officials began writing a comprehensive billion-dollar flood protection plan for Stockton, the federal government said this week it will miss a December target to complete the document.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Daily Republic
Carpenters training center set to expand in Fairfield
A training center for union carpenters and union contractors is expanding amid hopes that the region's construction industry is making a post-recession comeback.
Stanislaus River water providers announce 20% reduction in supply for Tracy, Lathrop, Manteca
Stanislaus River water providers have announced a 20 percent reduction in supply for the cities of Tracy, Lathrop and Manteca.
Lathrop squad gets new commander
The Civil Air Patrol's Sierra Composite Squadron 72 at Lathrop's Sharpe Depot has named a new commander to lead the squadron.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
The Modesto Bee
Assault survivor tells her story in new book
Stanislaus County Clerk-Recorder Karen Mathews stands by a statue of Lady Justice at the Stanislaus County Courthouse after a verdict was reached in 1997 involving nine people accused of beating her.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Arrest for assault and kidnapping
The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office arrested a man Wednesday after his ex-girlfriend reported that he kidnapped and severely beat her a day earlier, authorities said.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Choosing the best watermelon
Chef Jeff Anderson of the Safeway Culinary Kitchen, and Art Perry of Perry and Sons Farms, has tips for shoppers when choosing the best watermelon in the supermarket.
Homecoming: Craft Spells Plays the Chapel
It's been two months since Craft Spells ' Justin Paul Vallesteros left for Seattle, WA and already he's thrown himself into a place that feels more at home than his 10th and Folsom apartment.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Food giveaway Thursday
To receive the food, people must be residents of San Joaquin County, living in the appropriate ZIP codes, whose monthly income does not exceed $1,436 for one person; $1,939 for two; $2,441 for three; $2,944 for four; $3,446 for five; and $3,949 for six.
Dozens of local agencies fail to file drought plans
Nearly four dozen local government entities have failed to file emergency water plans with the Department of Water Resources, despite the threat of fines of up to $10,000 a day.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Dickeya s Barbecue will set up shop in Lathrop, Tracy
Dickey's Barbecue will open two new franchise restaurants this week in Lathrop and Tracy, with grand opening promotions, giveaways and special appearances planned Thursday through Saturday.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
The south side challenges can be daunting. Almost 2,000 city blocks are plagued by generational poverty, street crime, ill health, vacant lots, aging neighborhoods and low-performing schools.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
911 Calls -- Published July 12, 2014
There were 71 bookings at the San Joaquin County Jail in the 24 hours ending at 8 a.m. Friday.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Not just trash talk: A goal to clean up neighborhood
"He said, 'Let's go for a walk,' " said Shaw, who is now 65 and still living on the same property he has for his entire life.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Police: Man killed by train was sitting on tracks
Sparks police say it appears a man was sitting on railroad tracks before he was fatally hit by a train, although it's unclear why he was there.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Eva Catherine McKee
Eva Catherine McKee, 93, entered into eternal rest on July 1, 2014 in Sonora. She was born on May 28, 1921 in Tulare, California to the late Earl and Grace Wright.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Brutal attack at California car wash caught on video
A man was brtually attacked and robbed outside of a car wash in Lathrop, California, and it was all caught on surveillance video.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
BBQ up to the test
Some can be as discriminating when it comes to barbecue as others can be with fine wine.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Small serving size: Pint-size chefs take to the kitchen to try their hand at tasty snacks
Young apron-clad chefs chopped, diced and sliced as they stood at tables in Home Thyme on the Miracle Mile in Stockton.
Robber breaks victim's jaw
A 25-year-old man was knocked unconscious and robbed while washing his father's sport utility vehicle Sunday afternoon in Lathrop, authorities said.