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4 hrs ago | RecordNET

'A five-ring circus with something for everyone'

The Asparagus Festival will never be the same, but Tony and Carol Noceti hope to keep its legacy alive while broadening its scope.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival

8 hrs ago | RecordNET

S.J. ranks low in health workers' education levels

In fact, the county ranks third among the largest U.S. metropolitan areas for health care workers with educations less than a bachelor's degree, according to an analysis being released today by The Brookings Institution.

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Related Topix: Stanislaus County, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Stockton, CA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

RecordNET

Free law clinic today at Kress Legal Center

The San Joaquin County Bar Association will hold a free legal clinic from 4:30 to 5:30 this afternoon at the San Joaquin County Legal Law Library in the Kress Legal Center, 20 N. Sutter St., Stockton.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA

RecordNET

Tracy library holding "For the Love of Reading" photo contest

Tracy Friends of the Library and Tracy Camera Club are seeking entries for its "For the Love of Reading" photo contest.

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Related Topix: Tracy, CA, Libraries

Business Wire

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.

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Related Topix: San Joaquin, CA, Sacramento, CA

RecordNET

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.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Lincoln Village, CA, Stockton, CA, San Joaquin, CA

RecordNET

911 calls -- Published July 23, 2014

There were 53 bookings at the San Joaquin County Jail in the 24 hours ending at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

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RecordNET

(Ground)water on the brain

Responding to Sunday's story about groundwater levels dropping in east San Joaquin County, reader Robert Lee offers this suggestion: "Groundwater is subject to the 'tragedy of the commons,' whereby an aquifer theoretically owned by all those who own land above it may be drained by the farmer with the biggest well.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

RecordNET

County officials give nod to new framework for water-conservation measures

San Joaquin County officials gave the nod to a new framework for mandatory water-conservation measures to tighten up outdoor water use as California continues to weather a third year of drought and state rules push for more enforcement to prevent wasting water.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Lincoln Village, CA, Stockton, CA

Caravan Stockton Newspaper

Move, Play, & Grow! at the Cesar Chavez Central Library

The Chavez Library is offering a fun and educational opportunity for youth in July: Move, Play, and Grow: How Carbs, Fats & Proteins Power Your Day.

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Related Topix: University of the Pacific

RecordNET

Thumbs -- Published July 22, 2014

THUMBS DOWN California's drought has lasted for months. Some cities have instituted water rationing.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Opinion

RecordNET

Starting from behind

Too many children in San Joaquin County grow up challenged by family instability, poverty and the prospect of academic failure.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, San Joaquin, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

RecordNET

Asparagus festival finds new home, new name for 2015

Local businessman Tony Noceti and San Joaquin Fair chief executive officer Kelly Olds announced Monday the San Joaquin Asparagus Festival would be held April 17-19 at the fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, French Camp, CA, Stockton, CA

KFVS12

Murder charges filed in California bank robbery

A 19-year-old California man was charged Monday with three counts of murder in the deaths of a hostage and two alleged accomplices, and 22 counts of attempted murder of police officers in a bank robbery and running gun battle.

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

13WHAM

Murder charges filed in California bank robbery

Prosecutors in California say they have charged a suspect in a bank robbery with three counts of murder in the deaths of a hostage and two accomplices, and 22 counts of attempted murder of police officers in a shootout.

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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Stockton robbery suspect to face judge

The surviving suspect in the deadly Stockton bank robbery is scheduled to be arraigned in a Stockton courtroom on Monday afternoon.

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KCDZ 107.7 FM

"Receipt Shopping" Arrests at Yv Walmart

The car of a couple arrested in Yucca Valley Sunday night showed a trail of "receipt shopping" retail crimes.

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Related Topix: Yucca Valley, CA, Desert Hot Springs, CA, Riverside County, CA

Los Angeles Times

Suspect in deadly Stockton bank heist due in court

This image provided by the Stockton Police Department shows a closed sign on a Stockton bank after a robbery during which three women were taken as hostages.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA, Violent Crime

RecordNET

911 calls -- Published July 21, 2014

There were 53 bookings at the San Joaquin County Jail in the 24 hours ending at 8 a.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Fire

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Stockton robbers' families say police acted appropriately

The families of two slain bank robbery suspects said that police in the Northern California city of Stockton acted appropriately when they engaged in a gunbattle with their sons.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

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