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The 79-year-old has held his position as a mechanic for the city of Capitola for 46 years, and enjoys the hard work as well as the community connection it provides.
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The Monte Diablo Avenue ramp off northbound Interstate 5 was slated to be closed from 11 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday, one of several traffic blockades continuing into next week, according to the California Department of Transportation.
Negotiators for teachers and the Tracy Unified School District broke their three-month impasse late Thursday, reaching a tentative contract agreement calling for a 3 percent raise, a 1.65 percent one-time payment and several changes in working conditions teachers had requested.
There were 84 bookings at the San Joaquin County Jail in the 24 hours ending at 8 a.m. Friday.
The race between three educators vying for the office of San Joaquin County superintendent of schools is heating up, with candidate Jeff Tilton announcing he'd take less money than the job offers if elected and that he'd also propose saving money by laying off or demoting two deputy superintendents, including opponent James Mousalimas.
This week, we are talking jobs. Though the situation is better than it was, there is still plenty of room for improvement, particularly in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.
Ten people were taken to hospitals and a section of Highway 4 west of Stockton was closed for hours Thursday morning following a major-injury collision involving four vehicles, the California Highway Patrol said.
A state appellate court dropped a bomb late Thursday on the early stages of the state's plan to divert fresh Northern California water under or around the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta on its way to Central and Southern California.
Out in the country, on the farms and ranches, the old tools of the early 20th century, and even the 1800s, clutter the cobwebby corners of sheds and barns.
A California woman has appealed to the state governor's office to offer a reward for the nearly 44-year-old murder of her mother, who was originally from Stephenville.
The San Joaquin County of Education is searching for volunteers with a background in science to help teach kindergarten through sixth-graders.
With California experiencing a third straight dry year, it's a tough balance for golf course managers.
A crow found dead in the Tracy area has tested positive for West Nile virus, the earliest find of West Nile activity in San Joaquin County since it was first detected in 2003, according to officials.
A state corrections panel in charge of awarding $500 million to counties upheld an appeal in the competitive application process, knocking San Joaquin County off the funding list, causing the county to lose out on $33 million to build a new jail.
State water cops approved rules Wednesday that will result in higher costs for thousands of San Joaquin County farmers, with the goal of reducing polluted runoff draining into already degraded streams.
Children throughout San Joaquin County will be able to vote on their favorite nominations in the California Young Reader Medal program.