18 hrs ago
Voices of south Stockton
"At one time, I wanted to disenfranchise because of unfair treatment. It's the same thing today.
22 hrs ago
'On the cusp of great change'
Ralph Womack lives a long way from the city's south side, but he knows well its streets, its people, its problems.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
My Mother Lode
Fourth Year Of Drought Looming?
While Tuolumne County water officials are actively working to get through the current drought, there is growing concern about the potential of a fourth dry year.
George D. Ramalho
He was born to Antonio & Maria Ramalho who immigrated from the Azores to Roberts Island where they started a dairy.
Local food banks to benefit from donation
The California Association of Food Banks, whose members include Second Harvest Food Bank of San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties and the Emergency Food Bank has recently received two major donations.
A higher level of care
On his way to pre-kindergarten, Marcelino Munoz, 4, first had to make a stop at a county pediatric clinic in Stockton, where he was wriggling in his seat next to his grandmother on a recent morning.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Fitch Releases Report on San Joaquin Delta Community College District, CA
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Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Arrest warrant issued for man with tuberculosis
Eduardo Rosas Cruz, a 25-year-old transient, went to the San Joaquin General Hospital's emergency room in March, complaining of a severe cough.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Call it the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, survey says
The controversy over how, exactly, we should refer to that enormous river estuary in Stockton's back yard continues, though.
Fitch Rates San Joaquin Delta CCD, CA's GOs at 'AA-'; Outlook Stable
The bonds are scheduled to price the week of July 28 via negotiated sale and will fund various capital projects.
S.J. moves toward mandatory water-conservation measures
San Joaquin County officials approved a new framework for mandatory conservation measures on outdoor water use as California continues to weather a third year of drought and state rules push for more enforcement to prevent wasting water.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Andal: Fitzgerald got it right
The column about Stockton Unified teachers working fewer hours than Lincoln Unfied teachers do - while getting more money, yet achieving poorer student test results - was published just before I flew off on vacation.
S.J. children left in dust of their peers, report finds
Too many children in San Joaquin County grow up challenged by family instability, poverty and the prospect of academic failure.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Modesto Bee
Manteca, Lathrop and Tracy to see 20 percent cut in drinking water
His century-old district provides irrigation water from Sierra snowmelt to 48,000 acres of farmland around Escalon, Ripon and Manteca.
My Mother Lode
Governor's Drought Task Force Meeting In Sonora
The California Office of Emergency Services has put out a video recapping the Governor's Drought Task Force meeting held a week and a half ago in Sonora.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Drought takes toll on S.J. groundwater
Of the 288 wells studied by county officials in recent months, nearly all of them saw water levels decline this year - in one extreme case, by more than 10 feet.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The San Joaquins: California's Overnight Trains?
Many would love to be able to catch a train in the evening and wake up near their destination from one end of California to the next.
The Modesto Bee
Focus on Education
The Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District Board will hold a special meeting starting at 8 a.m. Wednesday with a closed-door session on negotiations with staff and teachers unions at the district office, 1162 Main St., Newman.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Larry Sly: Annual report change shows growth of food bank, local need
Someone was going through some old materials they found in storage and brought me a Food Bank annual report from 1998, sixteen years ago.