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Preview: New water conservation requirements in Tracy, Lathrop
Two more San Joaquin County communities are tightening the spigot on outdoor water use, making sure they're in compliance with emergency state regulations.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Ground spraying against mosquitoes could start Friday
Ground spraying to combat adult mosquitoes, which may carry the potentially deadly West Nile virus, continues as the San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District tries to control them.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
911 briefs -- Published Aug. 20, 2014
LATHROP – A 33-year-old woman died in a rollover crash Tuesday afternoon in Lathrop, the California Highway Patrol said.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Modesto Bee
Another Valley college student struggles with West Nile
Ivan Maya with the Turlock Mosquito Abatement District sprays an irrigated pasture to kill mosquito larvae near Grayson and Waring Roads.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
One driver arrested by Lathrop Police during last weekend's DUI checkpoint Posted at
Lathrop Police arrested one driver on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and another on other criminal charges in last weekend's DUI checkpoint.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Ruben Guerra and Susan Frank: Don't delay on clean-air law
You may have seen some ads or read The Fresno Bee editorial that suggest "special interests" are going to cause gas prices to go up in January as a result of transportation fuels being covered under California's clean energy and climate law, Assembly Bill 32. We want to set the record straight, as business leaders who have long supported the ... (more)
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Lathrop army depot considered as temporary home for undocumented kids
Federal officials are considering Sharpe Army Depot in Lathrop as a temporary home for undocumented and unaccompanied children crossing into the United States from Central America.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Daily Press & Argus
Barefooter intends to 'ski up to my funeral'
Barefoot waterskiing is challenging enough, let alone with no hands and skiing on one foot while holding on with the other foot.
S.J. army depot temporary home for migrant kids?
Sharpe Army Depot recently has been considered as a temporary home for undocumented and unaccompanied juveniles crossing the Southwest border and still could be used for that purpose if needed, a federal official confirmed Wednesday.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
National Night Out is tonight
All across America, people are encouraged to come out of their homes for an evening of getting to know their neighbors and work at preventing crime together.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Briefs -- Published Aug. 2, 2014
Block parties and other gatherings are scheduled in neighborhoods in San Joaquin County and throughout the United States on Tuesday as part of National Night Out.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Dream big, go for Tesla
There's a common question when one of "the" sizzling hot automobiles zips down the road: "Hey, isn't that a Tesla?" There are 6,500 reasons why it would behoove San Joaquin County leaders to get to know more about Tesla and to put the visionary automotive company in a full-court enticement press.
Marcela R. Romano
Marcela R. Romano, passed away peacefully at the age of 72 on July 26, 2014 in Lathrop, California.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Highway 70 near Palermo closed after truck crashes; road littered with fruit cans
Highway 70 was closed between East Palermo Road and Power House Hill Road when a tractor trailer lost control, crashed and caught fire, destroying the cab of the truck and dumping hundreds of fruit cans on the side of the highway on Thursday in Palermo.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Report: Stockton best site for Tesla plant
San Joaquin County would be the most likely site for Tesla's proposed $5 billion battery factory if the electric car maker decides to build it in California, regional economists agreed Monday.
Election filing deadline Aug. 8
Term limits will end Larry Ruhstaller's time on the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors at the end of the year, but the former Stockton city councilman has his sights on the elected board responsible for delivering most of Stockton's drinking water.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
'Flying machine' wowed Stockton, vexed press in 1896
The mysterious flying craft was made of metal. It stretched around 150 feet, sported two flapping canvas wings and sprouted a rudder shaped like a bird's tail.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
National Night Out block parties planned in Lathrop
All across the country, people are encouraged to turn on their porch lights, unlock their doors, and congregate on porches and front lawns, from 7 to 10 p.m. Lathrop city staffers are also planning a National Night Out party from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5 in the Generations Center, 450 Spartan Way.