Tuesday Apr 22
Stockton hosts state elementary school spelling bee
Fifty-six of California's best spellers compete Saturday for the title of state champion at the San Joaquin Office of Education Wentworth Education Center, 2707 Transworld Dr. Patrick Caldwell, a Ripon Elementary sixth-grader, and Amelia Ellison, a sixth-grade student from Vinewood School in Lodi, will representing San Joaquin County.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Spring Salmon Return to San Joaquin
April 18--STOCKTON -- For the first time in more than 60 years, spring run salmon fingerlings are gliding through the waters of the San Joaquin River.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Fresno Bee
San Joaquin River salmon restoration saga rolls on with truck ride from Friant Dam
Elif Fehm-Sullivan, left, NOAA fisheries biologist and Jerrad Goddell U.S. Fish and Wildlife fisheries biologist, net salmon smelt Wednesday for relocation downstream in the San Joaquin River.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Political briefs -- Published April 16, 2014
The three candidates for the District 3 seat on the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors will face off tonight in a forum hosted by the Murphys Community Club.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Our View: More water flowing to West Side, but more frustration, too
Growers on the west side of the Valley got a little good news late last week: They're going to get more water than they had feared.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
The Daily Republic
Home loans available through credit union
Travis Credit Union announced it has Federal Home Loan Bank grant funds to disperse to low- and moderate-income homebuyers within its 12-county service area.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Elk Grove looks to build train station
Elk Grove wants to build a train station to serve commuters in the fast-growing city, with hopes of turning dirt on the project in summer 2015.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
S.J. Farm Bureau celebrates 100 years tonight
The San Joaquin Farm Bureau Federation - older than the California or national farm bureau organizations - is 100 years old today.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
'Tipping point:' S.J. River named most endangered stream in nation
The concerns raised by Washington, D.C.-based American Rivers are not new. The San Joaquin routinely runs dry upstream of Stockton because of water diversions to San Joaquin Valley farmers, and closer to Stockton the river carries large amounts of polluted runoff from farms.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Contra Costa Times
State, federal officials officially unveil drought plan, no water delivery adjustments made
State and federal agencies on Wednesday officially unveiled a joint plan detailing how they will tackle the ongoing drought that has raised difficult questions about how California farmers, residents and wildlife share the dwindling supply of water.
The Fresno Bee
Water the magic word as Californians lobby Congress for aid
In separate but overlapping lobbying trips that formally began Monday, officials from Fresno and Tulare counties have been seeking support from elected lawmakers, all-important staff and Obama administration higher-ups.
San Joaquin considered nation's most endangered river
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Two rivers in the Carolinas have been placed on a national conservation group's list of the nation's 10 most endangered waterways.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Green Industry Hall of Fame adds new members
The Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce and its sustainable business program, Green Team San Joaquin, were recently inducted into the International Green Industry Hall of Fame.
Bomb scare at bus hub
The Downtown Transit Center was evacuated at midmorning Monday while the Stockton police bomb squad investigated, and eventually detonated, a suspicious package discovered on the southwest platform.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
"Healing Generations" - " Boys and Men of Color Summit
In support of President Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative that will help young men of color stay on track and gain opportunities to reach their full potential, the Alliance for Boys and Men of Color is presenting its fourth annual Boys and Men of Color Summit: Healing Generations, April 10-12.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
CalPERS Overcharging Thousands On Health Care Based On Bizarre Map
SACRAMENTO - CBS13 has learned thousands of public employees in Northern California are paying inflated prices for health care coverage, based on a bizarre CalPERS mapping system.
Irvine's Rancho San Joaquin village expanded beyond family model
Irvine's first public golf course is appropriately named. Rancho San Joaquin was the name of Don Jose Andres Sepulveda's 48,803-acre land grant that would later form the lower portion of the Irvine Ranch.
California snowpack survey forebodes tough summer
The Sierra snowpack in drought-stricken California measured at 32 percent of normal Tuesday at a time of year when it's supposed to be at its peak, the state's Department of Water Resources announced.
City backs alliance efforts to get to root of crime, poverty
The voter-approved Measure A sales tax, which took effect Tuesday, is intended most notably to finance the hiring of 120 police officers in the next three years.