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Slaying suspect in court

A murder suspect involved in a 15-hour standoff with the county SWAT team last week made his first court appearance Tuesday, arraigned in the deadly October shooting of an Acampo man.

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Related Topix: Acampo, CA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Asparagus chefs 'down on the farm'

With just 3 days to go until the Asparagus Festival, chefs who will be preparing the vegetable get a first hand look at were it comes from.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Vegetables

News10.net

Sheriff explains SWAT tactic of removing home's wallSheriff explains...

San Joaquin County Sheriff Steve Moore said "controlled deconstruction" is a rarely-used SWAT tactic that led to the capture of a murder suspect last Friday.

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RecordNET

Comment on S.J.'s growth plan at Thursday meeting

The public on Thursday has one more chance to comment on a plan that would significantly change the way San Joaquin County grows over the next several decades.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

RecordNET

Food banks in drought-stricken counties to see extra shipments of food

Food banks in San Joaquin County and 23 other drought-affected counties will begin receiving extra shipments of food in early May through a $25 million California Department of Social Services program.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Agriculture, Science

Business Journal

Ballot measure seeks stable source of Medi-Cal funding through fee

Health care providers and community groups submitted 1.3 million signatures to the state Monday to qualify an initiative for the November ballot that seeks to provide a stable source of funding for the Medi-Cal program.

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Related Topix: El Dorado County, CA, US Governors, Jerry Brown

RecordNET

Boy killed by vehicle identified

The San Joaquin County Coroner's Office identified Zachariah Gomez, 14, of Manteca as the boy who was killed by a vehicle early Saturday while walking with three others along Highway 120 near Comconex Road.

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Related Topix: Manteca, CA, Stockton, CA

RecordNET

Stockton man faces child abuse charges

A Stockton man accused of critically injuring his 11-month-old foster daughter appeared in San Joaquin County Superior Court on Monday.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Stockton, CA, Criminal Defense Law

Mon Apr 21, 2014

RecordNET

English conversation club to meet at library

The Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library's English Conversation Club meets every Wednesday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the programming/outreach office of the Cesar Chavez Central Library, 605 N. El Dorado St. in Stockton.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA

RecordNET

Government officials, criminal justice experts speaking about the local impacts of realignment

Top government officials and criminal justice experts are speaking in Sacramento today about the local impacts of sweeping, statewide prison reform known as "realignment."

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Related Topix: Prison, Sacramento, CA

Bakersfield.com

Ask TBC: What's to be built at Olive and Calloway drives?

A: That's going to be a 21.5-acre shopping center currently known as "Riverlakes Galleria."

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Related Topix: Bakersfield, CA, San Bernardino County, CA, Ventura County, CA

RecordNET

Crime Stoppers -- Published April 21, 2014

We solicit your anonymous assistance. If you have any information that may lead to the arrest of the perpetrators of these or any other crimes, Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

RecordNET

New 1/4-cent sale tax could be key to transportation plan

The long-term transportation plan for San Joaquin County that is being developed includes roughly $11 billion in road, transit and other projects officials say will be needed to move people around and through the county until 2040.

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Related Topix: Tax, Escalon, CA, Tracy, CA, Stockton, CA

RecordNET

Public will get to weigh in on charter

The public will have a chance to weigh in on a proposed dual immersion/International Baccalaureate charter school in the Stockton Unified School District on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Riverbank, CA, Stockton, CA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

CBS Local

Investigators Identify Teen Hit And Killed By Driver In Manteca

Zachariah Gomez, 14, died at the hospital after being hit by a car allegedly driven by 19-year-old Mia Sara Aguiar, according to Lt.

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Related Topix: Manteca, CA

RecordNET

S.J.'s 'surgeon general'

Dr. Alvaro Garza would feel satisfied he's doing a good job if, one day in Stockton and San Joaquin County, "healthy choices are the easy choices for everyone, every day, everywhere.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA, UC San Francisco, California, UC San Diego

RecordNET

Election season brings battle of campaign signs

A band from Canada with a decidedly '70ish name - the Five Man Electrical Band - wrote those lyrics for the song "Signs," which rose to No.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Challenge by deputy Letras eerily familiar to Christianson

Deputies Tom Letras, left, and Andrew Winter, right, stand ready as locksmith Robert Owlsley, center, drills out the lock at a home on Barbera Way in Modesto on Feb. 14, 2013.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Stanislaus County, CA, Ceres, CA

RecordNET

Briefs -- Published April 19, 2014

The Tracy Unified school board recently took advantage of near-historic low interest rates in the municipal bond market to save district taxpayers $3.85 million on Measure E bonds, officials said.

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Related Topix: Tracy, CA, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Sacramento, CA, Sacramento County, CA

RecordNET

Get physical with the S.J. African-American Chamber

The San Joaquin County African American Chamber of Commerce is hosting a physical fitness mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. April 25 at In-Shape Health City Health Club, 4555 N. Pershing Ave. in Stockton.

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Related Topix: In-Shape, Health Club, Stockton, CA

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