Sunday Dec 1
The Modesto Bee
Patterson seeks OK for business park – again
The Stanislaus Local Agency Formation Commission meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the basement chamber at Tenth Street Place, 1010 10th St., Modesto.
Sunday Dec 1
Briefs -- Published Dec. 1, 2013
Students from around the region will compete at the county spelling championships Monday and Wednesday at the San Joaquin County Office of Education, 2707 Transworld Drive.
Sunday Dec 1
United Cerebral Palsy dedication
United Cerebral Palsy will hold an open house beginning at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 12 to dedicate its new Applied Abilities Program serving individuals in the Tracy and Mountain House areas.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Mysterious house explosion sends man to a hospital
A man is recovering at a hospital while police and arson investigators try to determine what caused an explosion that set one home on fire and prompted officials to evacuate several others Friday in Tracy, authorities said.
Post-holiday pets a deal at Chico Animal Shelter
Mikel Clark holds a cat named Charlie Brown up for adoption at the Chico Animal Shelter on Friday.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Homes Evacuated After Explosion Rocks Tracy Home
Tracy fire and police investigators are still trying to piece together the details that led to the blast at the home in the 1300 block of Crossroads Drive at around 3:30 p.m., say Tracy police.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Sikh families to give out thousands of coats, warm items to anyone in need
Anyone in need of a new warm jacket, a pair of gloves, socks or a hat is welcome to stop by the Boys & Girls Club of Tracy, 753 W. Lowell Ave., between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday.
5 things to do this weekend in the Stockton area
Searching for holiday bargains? Don't forget this weekend is Shop Small Saturday - there are 28 million small businesses in the United States alone.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
A brighter tomorrow
Such is the case for the Communities United for Families , which started a soccer league in south Stockton for children from low-income families.
Wrongful termination alleged against Lodi Memorial
A former Lodi Memorial Hospital emergency room employee is suing for alleged wrongful termination after she reported a doctor for sexual harassment.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Lifestyle briefs -- Published Nov. 25, 2013
The Tracy African American Association will host Family Bowling Fun from 2 to 5 p.m. today at West Valley Family Bowl, 2365 East Street, Tracy.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Sinking even in drought
The earth sank at a rate of nearly 1 foot per year in a portion of the San Joaquin Valley during the state's most recent drought, scientists announced Thursday, adding that the problem is likely to persist and could threaten large aqueducts that ship water south from the Delta.
Longtime Tracy Mayor Bilbrey dies
Bilbrey was Tracy's longest-serving mayor, first elected in 1994 after a four-year term on the City Council.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Society and individuals seek benefits from using less paper
If you still have piles of mail, papers and receipts laying around your home and office, you may wonder where the promise of the paperless life went.
Former Tracy Mayor Bilbrey dies
Bilbrey had served as mayor of Tracy for 12 years between 1994 and 2006 and previously served a term on the City Council from 1990 to 1994.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Station break: Average price of gasoline in Stockton hits record low for year
Stockton's average gas price of $3.39 a gallon for regular on Tuesday was the cheapest it has been all year, down from its peak of $4.09 on March 1. The previous low for 2013 was on Jan. 1, when regular averaged $3.42 a gallon in the Stockton area, according to AAA Northern California's Daily Fuel Gauge Report.
Inside Bay Area
Roadshow: 15 years of griping about the 580-680 interchange
Q Shouldn't they think about building a flyover for the westbound Interstate 580 to southbound 680 commute? Isn't the majority of traffic south and east of the 580-680 interchange? Q My gripe involves the Dublin/Pleasanton 580/680 cloverleaf interchange, where west 580 to south 680 traffic is backed up seven days a week, morning, noon and night ... (more)
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Calif. EMTs to vacate condemned ambulance building
TRACY, Calif. - American Medical Response officials are in search of a substation in Tracy after their office at 455 Beverly Place was condemned last week by the property owner, according to AMR spokesman David Durand.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
MANTECA - Something all farms and commercial warehouses have in common: They all use forklifts.
San Joaquin County was the right place to launch a business that would meet that need, and the late Virgil Watts knew that when he opened Watts Equipment in 1967.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
This week -- Published Nov. 14, 2013
Dave Manning, a singer-songwriter and keyboard player, travels the American West in "Vincent," a 1965 Volkswagen Microbus that also is his home.