Friday Jul 25
The Modesto Bee
Focus on Education
The California Retired Teachers Association Stanislaus, Division 38, is now accepting requests for its Active Teacher Awards program for the 2014-15 school year and will continue until all allocated funds are exhausted.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Briefs -- Published July 24, 2014
The San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District has scheduled ground spraying in areas across the county as early as tonight.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Minions on the plaza: Tracy showing movie at sunset Friday
The city of Tracy will hold its Movies on the Plaza Series featuring Despicable Me 2 at 8:30 p.m. July 25. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and low lawn chairs and set up their seating area at 6:30 p.m. Snacks and snow cones will be available for purchase.
Tracy ministry holding backpack drive
Backpacks cannot be red or blue for older children to avoid problems with gang colors.
Tracy library holding "For the Love of Reading" photo contest
Tracy Friends of the Library and Tracy Camera Club are seeking entries for its "For the Love of Reading" photo contest.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The Campbell Reporter
Property taxes could pay for $25 billion Delta tunnels without public vote
Water flows through fish diversion louvres on its way from the Clifton Court Forebay to the Harvey O. Banks pumping plant, near Tracy, Calif.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Injured driver found in Delta
A Tracy man reported missing Saturday night was discovered Sunday afternoon physically unable to leave his partially submerged car, which was discovered by a scavenger looking for cans along Highway 4 in the Delta, the California Highway Patrol reported.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Berkeley Daily Planet
Senior Power: Ada at 25
This month is the twenty-fourth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act , signed July 26, 1990.
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Central Valley Explorer Challenge set for this weekend in Ripon.
The Manteca, Ripon, Tracy and Modesto police departments and the California Highway Patrol will host the fourth annual Central Valley Explorer Challenge this weekend in Ripon.
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.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Memorial to honor those killed in Iraq
While America is looking to the future in Iraq, Petaluma is focused on its past with plans to build a memorial to honor the three men who lost their lives while in the service with the National uard in Balad, Iraq.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Briefs -- Published July 13, 2014
Its "Zoo After Dark" programs already fully booked for the rest of the summer, Micke Grove Zoo is offering an additional after-dark experience with its "S'more Zoo" campfire-themed program from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 23. Unlike the "Zoo After Dark" programs, this campfire event is more informal, allowing visitors to participate in various activities at ... (more)
Thu Jul 10, 2014
State may turn up pressure on water violations
That guy down the street who irrigates his driveway each morning might have a cold shower coming his way: a $500 fine for wasting water.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
S.J. supervisors looking for community center volunteer
The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors is looking for a volunteer to sit on an advisory board for a community center on the outskirts of Tracy.
YMCA Lifeguards Experience Challenges of Aging With SCANa s Trading Ages Program
Trading Ages allows participants to experience some of the physical and emotional challenges that come with aging.
'It doesn't solve our state's water problem,' argues S.J. board chair
San Joaquin County supervisors agreed Tuesday to oppose Gov. Jerry Brown's twin tunnels project - for the second time - and to send nearly 100 pages of highly critical comments to state and federal officials.
Free legal clinic to be held in Tracy
The San Joaquin County Bar Association will hold a free legal clinic from 4:30 to 5:30 July 15 at Tracy Branch Library, 20 E. Eaton Ave. The "Lawyers in the Library" monthly series of legal clinics feature licensed, practicing attorneys who are in good standing with the State Bar and are members of the county association.
Sat Jul 05, 2014