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1 hr ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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

RecordNET

Stockton opera's stars

The 14th Stockton Opera Guild Kathe Underwood Scholarship Competition was held recently at the historic St. John's Church in Stockton.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Stockton, CA, Lincoln, CA, University of the Pacific

RecordNET

S.J. jobless rate unchanged in March

San Joaquin County's unemployment rate held steady at 13.1 percent in March, unchanged from a revised 13.1 percent in February 2014, state employment officials reported Friday.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Girl, 3, killed in Northern California car crash

In addition, a 10-year-old boy was airlifted to University of California, Davis Medical Center, and a 9-year-old girl was taken to San Joaquin County General Hospital.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Linda, CA

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Stockton standoff reaches continues with homicide suspect

San Joaquin County sheriff's officers, SWAT officers and a bomb squad surrounded a home in Stockton Friday waiting for an alleged homicide suspect to come out.

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RecordNET

Candidates to face off at forum

Two colleagues on the City Council competing against each other for a new political office will be squaring off at a candidate forum at University of the Pacific next week.

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Related Topix: University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

RecordNET

Homicide suspect barricaded in central Stockton home

A homicide suspect has barricaded himself inside a home just south of Victory Park in central Stockton since late Thursday night, putting the neighborhood on alert and one area school on lockdown, the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office reported.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Stockton, CA, Acampo, CA

RecordNET

Man held after injuries put tot in coma

A comatose 10-month-old girl is not expected to survive and her foster father is facing the possibility of life in prison after being arrested on suspicion of child abuse Thursday, authorities said.

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

RecordNET

911 calls -- Published April 18, 2014

There were 69 bookings at the San Joaquin County Jail in the 24 hours ending at 8 a.m. Thursday.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Stockton job fair helps unemployed find work

ONE MAN WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY. THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ARE LOOKING FOR A JOB IN SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, A COUNTY WITH A HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT RATE.

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Related Topix: French Camp, CA

RecordNET

Do you have what it takes to be a Dairy Princess?

The winner will be a spokeswoman to represent the district at schools, fairs, industry meetings, service clubs and parades, among other duties.

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Related Topix: Calaveras County, CA, Sacramento, CA, Yolo, CA

RecordNET

San Joaquin County Deputy District Attorneys Association endorses Withrow

Withrow, manager of the county jail alternative work program, is running to unseat incumbent Sheriff Steve Moore.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Capitol Alert: FPPC delays decision on Berryhill money-laundering case

The board of California's political ethics watchdog Thursday postponed action on a recommended $40,000 money-laundering penalty against state Sen. Tom Berryhill , his brother and Republican central committees in Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties.

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Related Topix: Stanislaus County, CA, Twain Harte, CA

RecordNET

Running for the dogs

The "Jog a Dog and Family Fitness Day" is May 5 and benefits homeless dogs and cats in San Joaquin County.

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RecordNET

DA candidate reports no donations

If a voter hasn't heard much about Gary Hickey, they won't see a campaign pitch from him in the sample ballot booklet, either.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA, Lodi, CA

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