Galgiani to take office on the road
State Sen. Cathleen Galgiani, D-Stockton, will host monthly mobile district offices in Manteca and Tracy, as well as other cities in her 5th Senate District.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Daily Beast
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Unlike the 'Real Housewives,' prisoners aren't really exercising free will when they sign up to exploited on TV.
Inside Bay Area
Morris: Snake makes good garden friend
DEAR JOAN: Can you identify this reptile for us? I'm not sure if it's a snake or a skink.
Fri May 17, 2013
Cortopassi loses long fight against state
A San Joaquin County Superior Court judge on Thursday ruled against prominent Delta landowner Dino Cortopassi in his five-year quest to force state officials to dredge the Mokelumne River along his Canal Ranch property.
Crave giveaway: Crucial SSD, plus System Mechanic PC tune-up software
Congrats to Enrique G. of Tracy, Calif., for winning a pair of Sennheiser Momentum headphones in last week's giveaway.
Wed May 15, 2013
Contra Costa Times
Illegal gambling? Antioch owner of Internet Cafe in Tracy under investigation
An Antioch man who is the proprietor of an Internet sweepstakes cafe is under investigation for allegedly running an illegal gambling operation out of the business, police said Wednesday.
Economy threatens principles of Law Day, S.J's top prosecutor says
Hundreds of law professionals gathered Tuesday to honor District Attorney James Willett, recipient of the San Joaquin County Bar Association's 2013 Law Day award, in somewhat of a precursor party to his future retirement.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Modesto Bee
Surrogacy swindle nets 5-year term
A woman who ran a Modesto surrogacy agency was sentenced Monday to five years and three months in prison for a fraud scheme she carried out through her agency, U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.
Letters -- Published May 14, 2013
Record Editor Mike Klocke's April 28 column, "Our premier event must stay downtown," demonstrates his unfamiliarity with the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds and his prejudice against south Stockton.
Sun May 12, 2013
Briefs -- Published May 12, 2013
Hard-core cyclists and beginning bikers alike can pedal to work in downtown Wednesday, along one of five guided routes.
Free legal clinic planned in Tracy
The San Joaquin County Bar Association will hold a free legal clinic from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. May 21 at Tracy Branch Library, 20 E. Eaton Ave.
Thu May 09, 2013
Outstanding teachers recognized by San Joaquin A+
Becky Whitesides, Linden Elementary, Linden Unified: The 22-year teaching veteran, who also is a literacy coach, coordinates the California English Language Development Test for the district.
Hindus to break ground for temple
Followers of one of the world's oldest religions, Hinduism, are finally building a temple in one of California's oldest and diverse cities.
Tracy police seek robbery suspect
Authorities in Tracy are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who robbed the Chase Bank in the 2600 block of South Tracy Boulevard at 10:36 a.m. April 29.
Tue May 07, 2013
The Fresno Bee
Local: Westlands will buy water from Oakdale
The Oakdale Irrigation District board agreed Tuesday to sell more water to Westlands Water District, as long as its own customers are not left short.
Thumbs -- Published May 7, 2013
THUMBS DOWN At their April 23 meeting, Stockton Unified trustees paid homage to Sara Cazares, a fellow board member who died April 20.
High-speed chase ends with arrests
California Highway Patrol officers were heading south on Interstate 5 south of French Camp Road when they spotted a white Toyota with expired registration at 11:52 a.m. Monday.
Mon May 06, 2013
The Modesto Bee
Oakdale Irrigation District water sale to grow?
The Oakdale Irrigation District board Tuesday will consider increasing the amount of water it is selling this year to drought-stressed areas to the south.
Sun May 05, 2013