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1 hr ago | RecordNET

Pride Festival headliner returns to Stockton in a better frame of mind

When he returns to Stockton today, he's the headliner of “the biggest drag show in San Joaquin County” at the third annual Stockton Pride Festival, which runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Oak Grove Regional Park.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA, Gay/Lesbian, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Medicine, Alcoholism, Health

5 hrs ago | RecordNET

A drought-conscious response to the ice bucket challenge

San Joaquin County Supervisor Ken Vogel donated $125 and dumping a cup of ice over his head today, responding from Supervisor Carlos Villapudua's passing of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Thursday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

9 hrs ago | RecordNET

911 calls -- Published Aug. 23, 2014

There were 74 bookings at the San Joaquin County Jail in the 24 hours ending at 8 a.m. Friday.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

RecordNET

Man with TB ordered released Updated at

Eduardo Rosas Cruz, a 26-year-old who had been ordered arrested because he had a drug-resistant form of tuberculosis and was refusing treatment, was ordered released Friday, according to Deputy District Attorney Stephen Taylor.

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RecordNET

Former chief of staff at Lodi hospital pleads not guilty to embezzlement charges

STOCKTON – A prominent doctor accused of embezzlement is pleading her innocence, and her attorney predicts charges against his client will be dismissed at a preliminary hearing scheduled for late next month.

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

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Dirk Verdoorn's Friday Forecast 8.22.14

GREAT WEATHER TO GET OUTSIDE AND DO A BIKE TOUR. WHAT IS IN STORE? WE SHOULD SEE TEMPERATURES IS UP AND LITTLE BUT FROM A -- EASE UP A LITTLE BIT FROM YESTERDAY'S HIGHS.

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Related Topix: Weather

RecordNET

Preview: New water conservation requirements in Tracy, Lathrop

Two more San Joaquin County communities are tightening the spigot on outdoor water use, making sure they're in compliance with emergency state regulations.

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Related Topix: Lathrop, CA, Tracy, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Stockton, CA

RecordNET

Lifestyle briefs -- Published Aug. 22, 2014

Donations are being sought for Robert Half's annual suit drive, which helps the Women's Center-Youth & Family Services' clients prepare for career success.

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Related Topix: Copperopolis, CA, Stockton, CA, Twain Harte, CA, Western, Pale Rider, Tuolumne County, CA

RecordNET

State bars use of smog-producing pesticides in S.J. Valley Posted at

State pesticide regulators announced restrictions on smog-producing pesticides, effective from May through November in the San Joaquin Valley, commonly used on grapes, almonds, walnuts, alfalfa and other leading crops.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Thu Aug 21, 2014

RecordNET

Feral kitten has rabies

A feral kitten found in a rural area of San Joaquin County has tested positive for rabies, the first reported case of animal rabies in the county since 2011, public health officials said.

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Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations

RecordNET

Ground spraying against mosquitoes could start Friday

Ground spraying to combat adult mosquitoes, which may carry the potentially deadly West Nile virus, continues as the San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District tries to control them.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Lathrop, CA

Caravan Stockton Newspaper

Pacific Partners With Pencils.com To Distribute School Supplies To Area Students

The Pacific Athletic Department has partnered with Pencils.com to provide necessary school supplies to students in San Joaquin County.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

RecordNET

911 calls -- Published Aug. 20, 2014

There were 66 bookings at the San Joaquin County Jail in the 24 hours ending at 8 a.m. Wednesday.

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RecordNET

Law enforcement targeting drunken, drugged drivers ahead of Labor Day holiday

Labor Day weekend is coming up. For many, that means an extra day off, backyard and beach barbecues, visiting friends and family, and the unofficial end of summer.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

NorCal student infected with West Nile virus

A COLLEGE STUDENT FROM SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY HAS CONTRACTED WEST NILE VIRUS. HE IS LUCKY TO BE ALIVE.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus

KCRA-TV Sacramento

San Joaquin County student contracts West Nile virus

Watch report: NorCal student infected with West Nile virus When he was sick, one side of his face would tingle and he experienced bad headaches, he said.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus

RecordNET

Preview: Veterans, S.J. officials plan to meet with new VA secretary in Palo Alto Updated at

Veterans and officials representing San Joaquin County planned to meet with Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald today at the regional hub for medical care for some 80,000 veterans living in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs

RecordNET

Letters -- Published Aug. 20, 2014

AB 1471 and its $7.5 billion cost is an economic disaster and is not the answer to the state's future.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Fresno, CA, Opinion

Contra Costa Times

Man, daughter accusing of locking San Joaquin County man in grain bin

A South Dakota man and his daughter from California face kidnapping charges after allegedly locking the woman's husband in a grain bin in Iowa following a domestic dispute.

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Related Topix: Visalia, CA

Pleasanton Weekly

Pleasanton, Concord trail extension finished

Elected officials gather together to celebrate the completion of the Iron Horse Trail extension from Dublin/Pleasanton BART to Santa Rita Road.

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Related Topix: Concord, CA, Pleasanton, CA, Alameda County, CA, San Ramon, CA, Livermore, CA

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