New vendor boosts inventory at Lodi Lake boathouse
Justin Del Campo docked his kayak in front of the Lodi Lake Boathouse on Saturday afternoon, then talked excitedly about "discovering" Lodi Lake.
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Suspects in death of tot face torture charges
Dwight Slay and Latima Coleman each face additional felony charges, including torture, after being arrested last week in connection with the death of 2-year-old Tafari Barris.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Lifestyle briefs -- Published April 12, 2014
The French Camp McKinley Fire District Firefighter Association will host its annual pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon today at the French Camp Fire Station at 310 French Camp Road.
Man flashes bullet before robbing store
A robber pulled out a bullet at a convenience store and walked away with a $5 bill before being arrested in the gas station parking lot, according to the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
What's on tap - week of April 14 and beyond
I'll be out, and so will this blog, until April 21. In the meantime, there's plenty of stuff to do around here.
Bill in D.C. may help ACE
Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, announced Thursday he has introduced legislation that could bring as much as $450 million over the next decade to speed up rail service between Stockton and the Silicon Valley and bring other changes to the Altamont Corridor Express.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Miss/Mr. Inspirational American Special Needs Pageant set for Saturday
The first Miss/Mr. Inspirational American Special Needs Pageant will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at American Legion Hall, 1960 North Tracy Boulevard, in Tracy.
Contract approved for new Tracy Unified chief
A three-year contract naming Brian Stephens as the next superintendent for Tracy Unified schools was approved Tuesday night by the district school board, with one abstention and one absence.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Modesto Bee
Jeff Jardine: Modesto woman strives to make son's memory permanent
Violet Crippen stands near a memorial site for her son Tylor Crippen at Creekwood Park on Feb. 20, 2013, in Modesto.
S.J. Partnership sees increasing business growth
The San Joaquin Partnership had a pretty good year in 2013, but this year should be even better as the slow economic recovery begins to quicken, the agency's chief executive said.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Ready? Set? Plug in
New electric vehicle charging stations were announced last week in two locations - in the city of Tracy, and at New Melones Lake.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
S.J. looks to set up shop in Manteca
As the county seat, Stockton's city center is home to a cluster of buildings and offices where thousands of residents come to get building permits, apply for benefits or take care of a host of errands that they might need to do when taking care of their business with San Joaquin County government.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Celebrating Earth Day
Stockton's Earth Day Festival is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Victory Park.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Rock Hill Herald
Internet sensation: Mom turns naptime into Baby in Wonderland
Mom and freelance commercial artist Sioin Queenie Liao designed and snapped this scene of her sleeping baby Wengenn, after her husband Sen-Ben Liao, a music lover, came up with the idea.
Briefs -- Published April 4, 2014
"The purpose ... is to promote prosperity and good health throughout the community and encourage local congregations to be involved," Stockton's Bobby Bivens, NAACP branch president, a "1said a "1in a prepared statement.
Woman embezzled nearly $1 million
A former Health Plan of San Joaquin assistant controller has pleaded guilty to embezzling $100,000 from the county insurance provider and nearly $1 million from her former employer, U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced Thursday.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
US Food and Drug Administration
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April 3, 2014 - Tracy, CA. KORU Pacific Packaging, today issued a voluntary recall of AH!LASKA, because one lot of the product may contain milk, which is not labeled in the ingredients.
Erie Times News
Mom turns naptime into Baby in Wonderland
Wengenn Liao enjoyed a pretty remarkable first year. The Tracy, Calif., baby flew on a trapeze, scrambled up a tower to rescue Rapunzel and plucked stars out of the sky.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
The Inyo Register
Entrepreneur plans for Bishop hostel
Matt Myers discusses his plans for a hostel in Bishop while city officials - clockwise from bottom left: Administrator Keith Caldwell, Councilwoman Laura Smith, Councilwoman Pat Gardner, Mayor Jim Ellis, Councilman David Stottlemyre, Councilman Keith Glidewell, Assistant City Clerk Robin Picken and City Attorney Pete Tracy - listen on March 24.
Santa Barbara Independent
William James Cellars: Family on the Vine
When your dad is vineyard irrigation expert Bill Bogue, who's worked on properties from the Santa Maria Valley to Oregon, Washington, New Mexico, and beyond, you'd guess that winemaking might be your obvious career move.