Head Start seeks support for $900K loss
Losses at the troubled organization that runs Head Start programs in San Joaquin County were worse than anticipated, prompting county officials to consider putting up another $400,000 to keep thousands of children of low-income families in preschool, which would bring the total bill for the bailout to $900,000.
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When visitors walk into West Walker's fifth grade classroom at Central Elementary in the heart of Tracy, they are immediately struck by one thing: books.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Califoria counties undermine prison efforts
California counties are confounding the state's court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated.
If it's spring, it's time for a new edition of ArtNight Pasadena, the ever-expanding, seasonal mini-festival spotlighting the city's proliferation of culture.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Deadline for running in S.J. in June primary is today
Today's the last day for local candidates to file papers if they want to run for office in San Joaquin County in the June primary election.
Free legal advice sessions planned for Stockton, Tracy
Stockton: The San Joaquin Bar Association will host the free legal clinic from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., March 26 at the Law Library, located at 20 N. Sutter Street in downtown Stockton.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Horns a plenty
Even if you get to work at Disneyland each day, occasional musical forays into the real world can be fun, too.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Tracy terminates contract of city manager
Shortly before 1 this morning, Mayor Brent Ives reported out of a closed session that the Tracy City Council had unanimously voted to terminate the contract of City Manager Leon Churchill, effective immediately.
Dunkin' Donuts To Open 46 Locations In Sacramento-Area
Sacramento-area residents need no longer lament the fact that the nearest Dunkin' Donuts location is hundreds of miles away, as the company announced Wednesday that 46 new restaurants will be popping up all over the valley.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Two boys were arrested on suspicion of tagging
Two boys were arrested on suspicion of tagging following a citizen complaint and response by Tracy patrol officers Saturday evening near City Hall and Tracy High School.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Community helps shape profile of ideal schools superintendent
When it comes to the next superintendent for Tracy schools, the community is looking for an experienced leader with the highest integrity, a "people person" who is approachable and accessible, and a visionary who maintains a focus on student achievement.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Contra Costa Times
San Joaquin County men accused of vandalizing Marin Headlands battery
Luigi Ivan Llamas, 21, of Tracy and Dorion Wilson, 19, of Mountain House were booked into Marin County Jail on suspicion of vandalism.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Modesto Bee
Modesto picks higher cost for dial-a-ride service
Modesto is poised to keep its longtime dial-a-ride provider even though that decision will cost about $600,000 more a year than a proposal from a competitor.
Wellness85034 Herbalife Independent Distributor Launches a New Website
Wellness85034 came up as a Herbalife independent distributor but are ready now to assist people through their fitness and nutrition blog.
Letters -- Published Feb. 27, 2014
No matter how you look at it, it makes no difference. The state needs to go ahead and build the tunnels so Stockton can share its water with Southern California.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Modesto Bee
Drought shuts down Woodward recreation, likely through summer
Modesto's Alexa Saing , and Lindsay Trejo cool down with friends and family while floating on personal floatation devices in Woodward Reservoir just outside of Oakdale Saturday afternoon prior to the annual 4th of July fireworks show displayed there.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Area digest -- Published Feb. 25, 2014
The USS Tarawa Veterans Association is looking for mates of USS TARAWA CV-40 and LHA-1.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
TEMECULA: New exhibit focuses on Catholic Sisters' impact on California
A new exhibit at the Temecula Valley Museum speaks to the strength of an organization of women who helped shape the future of California and its inhabitants.
Fifth-graders in Tracy putting the Big Bad Wolf on trial
Fifth-grade students from Tracy's South/West Park Elementary School told the story in a unique way today, taking over courtrooms at San Joaquin County Superior Court to act out the trial of the Big Bad Wolf, who according to the prosecution "loves the taste of pork."