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3 hrs ago | RecordNET

S.J. moves toward mandatory water-conservation measures

San Joaquin County officials approved a new framework for mandatory conservation measures on outdoor water use as California continues to weather a third year of drought and state rules push for more enforcement to prevent wasting water.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Lincoln Village, CA, Stockton, CA, San Joaquin, CA

7 hrs ago | RecordNET

911 calls -- Published July 23, 2014

There were 53 bookings at the San Joaquin County Jail in the 24 hours ending at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

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11 hrs ago | RecordNET

(Ground)water on the brain

Responding to Sunday's story about groundwater levels dropping in east San Joaquin County, reader Robert Lee offers this suggestion: "Groundwater is subject to the 'tragedy of the commons,' whereby an aquifer theoretically owned by all those who own land above it may be drained by the farmer with the biggest well.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

RecordNET

County officials give nod to new framework for water-conservation measures

San Joaquin County officials gave the nod to a new framework for mandatory water-conservation measures to tighten up outdoor water use as California continues to weather a third year of drought and state rules push for more enforcement to prevent wasting water.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Lincoln Village, CA, Stockton, CA

Caravan Stockton Newspaper

Move, Play, & Grow! at the Cesar Chavez Central Library

The Chavez Library is offering a fun and educational opportunity for youth in July: Move, Play, and Grow: How Carbs, Fats & Proteins Power Your Day.

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Related Topix: University of the Pacific

RecordNET

Thumbs -- Published July 22, 2014

THUMBS DOWN California's drought has lasted for months. Some cities have instituted water rationing.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Opinion

RecordNET

Starting from behind

Too many children in San Joaquin County grow up challenged by family instability, poverty and the prospect of academic failure.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, San Joaquin, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

RecordNET

Asparagus festival finds new home, new name for 2015

Local businessman Tony Noceti and San Joaquin Fair chief executive officer Kelly Olds announced Monday the San Joaquin Asparagus Festival would be held April 17-19 at the fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, French Camp, CA, Stockton, CA

KFVS12

Murder charges filed in California bank robbery

A 19-year-old California man was charged Monday with three counts of murder in the deaths of a hostage and two alleged accomplices, and 22 counts of attempted murder of police officers in a bank robbery and running gun battle.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

13WHAM

Murder charges filed in California bank robbery

Prosecutors in California say they have charged a suspect in a bank robbery with three counts of murder in the deaths of a hostage and two accomplices, and 22 counts of attempted murder of police officers in a shootout.

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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Stockton robbery suspect to face judge

The surviving suspect in the deadly Stockton bank robbery is scheduled to be arraigned in a Stockton courtroom on Monday afternoon.

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KCDZ 107.7 FM

"Receipt Shopping" Arrests at Yv Walmart

The car of a couple arrested in Yucca Valley Sunday night showed a trail of "receipt shopping" retail crimes.

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Related Topix: Yucca Valley, CA, Desert Hot Springs, CA, Riverside County, CA

Los Angeles Times

Suspect in deadly Stockton bank heist due in court

This image provided by the Stockton Police Department shows a closed sign on a Stockton bank after a robbery during which three women were taken as hostages.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA, Violent Crime

RecordNET

911 calls -- Published July 21, 2014

There were 53 bookings at the San Joaquin County Jail in the 24 hours ending at 8 a.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Fire

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Stockton robbers' families say police acted appropriately

The families of two slain bank robbery suspects said that police in the Northern California city of Stockton acted appropriately when they engaged in a gunbattle with their sons.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

RecordNET

Briefs -- Published July 20, 2014

The Hall of Fame, now in its 30th year, gives awards to at least three living recipients as well as posthumous ones.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA

My Mother Lode

Mother Lode Roadwork

In Tuolumne County, Caltrans crews will be paving on Highway 108 from East Avenue Undercrossing to Stoddard Springs Road.

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Related Topix: Tuolumne County, CA, Calaveras County, CA

RecordNET

Supervisors seek volunteers for boards

The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors is looking for volunteers to fill vacant spots on a variety of boards and commissions.

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RecordNET

Sheriff's deputy to receive state honor for bravery

San Joaquin County sheriff's Deputy Khamkhoune Kannalikham will be honored once more for the bravery and heroism he demonstrated last summer during a shootout with a heavily armed gunman in Weston Ranch.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, West Sacramento, CA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Assault survivor tells her story in new book

Stanislaus County Clerk-Recorder Karen Mathews stands by a statue of Lady Justice at the Stanislaus County Courthouse after a verdict was reached in 1997 involving nine people accused of beating her.

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Related Topix: Stanislaus County, CA, Small Business, Personal Finance, Federal Prisons, Prison, Lathrop, CA

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