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When visitors walk into West Walker's fifth grade classroom at Central Elementary in the heart of Tracy, they are immediately struck by one thing: books.
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The mysterious Google barge seen floating in the San Francisco Bay has docked in a city sometimes hailed as the "asparagus capital of the world," making its new home in Stockton, Calif.
Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, announced the start of the 2014 Congressional Art Competition for high school students in California's 10th District.
The multiagency San Joaquin County gang task force on Friday apprehended three people who stole a wheelchair belonging to a special-needs child, crashed their getaway car and ran into a cemetery in an attempt to escape, authorities said.
Incumbent Councilman Elbert Holman: "When you have leaders from that high up that are doing some of the things that they were doing, they needed to be taken down, so that made it one of my biggest cases."
A water district official in south San Joaquin County is sounding the alarm that the county's namesake river could run dry this summer all the way to the edge of the Delta.
The Modesto City Council will be asked Tuesday to throw its support behind a spending plan for a countywide transportation tax that could be on the November ballot.
A five-week Lenten series featuring presentations by representatives of local nonprofits that seek to make a difference in Stockton begins at 9:45 a.m. Sunday at Centeral United Methodist Church, with a presentation about Reach Out and Read San Joaquin by Jane Dyer Cook and Lani Schiff-Ross.
In this year's primary election, a sergeant is running to unseat his boss, two colleagues on the Stockton City Council will compete for a seat across town on the dais of the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors, and, no matter what happens, there will be a change of leadership in the county's District Attorney's Office.
Authorities confiscated thousands of marijuana plants and arrested two men after serving three search warrants in Lathrop on Friday, the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office said.
Saturday, March 8: Monthly "river walk" hosted by Friends of the Lower Calaveras River.
Today's the last day for local candidates to file papers if they want to run for office in San Joaquin County in the June primary election.
With post-holiday layoffs in retail and seasonal shifts in construction and school employments, San Joaquin County's unemployment rate rose sharply in January, hitting 13.2 percent compared to a revised 12 percent in December, state employment officials reported Friday.
This season, the petting zoo at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum will feature baby animals such as kids, lambs and piglets.
Partners in the fair are Assemblywoman Susan Talamantes Eggman, D-Stockton; the San Joaquin County Office of Education; Kuhtz Diehl Insurance and Financial Services LLC; and SEIU-UHW.