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Drought raises fears S.J. River could run dry
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.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Is it time for a bigger Millerton Lake?
Logan Page, stewardship director of the Sierra Foothill Conservancy, looks over the edge of Big Table Mountain into the gorge containing the upper reaches of Millerton Lake near Temperance Flat.
Religion briefs -- Published March 8, 2014
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.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
If you are interested in joining the Sober Grad committee for Merced and Golden Valley high schools this year, call Debbie at 354-0403.
Water woes bug growers
The ongoing threat California's citrus industry faces from Asian citrus psyllids may have been the main focus of Thursday's 2014 Citrus Showcase seminars, but most of the talk among growers here was about water.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Modesto Bee
Regional count: Almost 30,000 enroll in Covered California health plans
In the first four months of enrollment, almost 30,000 consumers signed up for health insurance through the Covered California exchange in a five-county region that includes Stanislaus.
The Fresno Bee
California water official hopes for end to zero allocation
In this southwesterly view, remote Bradford Island lies near the confluence of the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Inside Bay Area
Oakley: Person struck and killed on Amtrak train tracks
Authorities said a person was killed Wednesday afternoon when they were struck by an Amtrak train as they stood on the tracks near the city's downtown area.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Modesto Bee
OID, SSJID postpone start of irrigation deliveries
Late-winter rain has prompted the Oakdale and South San Joaquin irrigation districts to postpone the start of their 2014 deliveries to next week.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Rebuilding lives: S.J. program aims to ease transition of former inmates back into work force
The sun had yet to rise and a chill was in the air early Tuesday when Curtis Arthurton and Fredrick Almendarez arrived a few minutes ahead of the 6 a.m. start of their first day of work at a sprawling lumberyard in south Stockton.
S.J. ready, waiting: Bring on the barge
Conflicting reports the past week have the Google barge moving to Stockton, but no one in Stockton, even the Port of Stockton, has a notion of what this is all about! Actually no one has a notion of what the giant barge project, estimated to be four stories tall, is all about.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Black history more than one month
Robison was an expressman who delivered packages, money, etc. while working for several companies, including Wells Fargo, for decades.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Lifestyle briefs -- Published Feb. 28, 2014
Lisa Whirlow of Whirlow's Tossed and Grilled, and one of the organizer's of the Miracle Mile pet parade, is sponsoring "In the Dog House."
California drought pushing San Joaquin orchardists to hard choice of pulling trees
With California entrenched in drought, almond farmers in the San Joaquin Valley are letting orchards dry up and in some cases making the tough call to have their trees torn out of the ground, leaving behind empty fields.
Lodi show knows grandpa's got talent
Steve Vandarwarka was in the process of moving to California, visiting his wife who'd already moved to Lodi to begin a new job, when he took in Senior Follies a year ago.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Daily Democrat
Gallery: Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014
Friday, March 7, 4 p.m. Join the City of Woodland Community Services Department for a summer program exposition "ReXpo" and Senior Art Show at the Woodland Community & Senior Center, 2001 East St. The YMCA Wellness & Fitness Center will also be having an open house and Senior Center Inc's White Elephant Thrift Store will be open.
Letters -- Published Feb. 27, 2014
No matter how you look at it, it makes no difference. The state needs to go ahead and build the tunnels so Stockton can share its water with Southern California.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Incentive offers for businesses will be laid out
Business owners and executives with expansion plans would do well to attend the CEO Resource Spotlight, an event Friday morning in Stockton that will highlight new and ongoing state economic incentive programs.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Briefs -- Published Feb. 24, 2014
The California Highway Patrol's free Start Smart class for teen drivers has been moved to 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Mark Twain Medical Center, 222 S. Main St. It had been scheduled for Wednesday.
Lack of information a health threat
When Rudy Trujillo got laid off from his job Feb. 12, it didn't much matter to him that he was losing access to his employer's health insurance.