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3 hrs ago | RecordNET

Ground spraying against mosquitoes could start Friday

Ground spraying to combat adult mosquitoes, which may carry the potentially deadly West Nile virus, continues as the San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District tries to control them.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Lathrop, CA

7 hrs ago | Caravan Stockton Newspaper

Pacific Partners With Pencils.com To Distribute School Supplies To Area Students

The Pacific Athletic Department has partnered with Pencils.com to provide necessary school supplies to students in San Joaquin County.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

16 hrs ago | RecordNET

911 calls -- Published Aug. 20, 2014

There were 66 bookings at the San Joaquin County Jail in the 24 hours ending at 8 a.m. Wednesday.

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20 hrs ago | RecordNET

Law enforcement targeting drunken, drugged drivers ahead of Labor Day holiday

Labor Day weekend is coming up. For many, that means an extra day off, backyard and beach barbecues, visiting friends and family, and the unofficial end of summer.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

NorCal student infected with West Nile virus

A COLLEGE STUDENT FROM SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY HAS CONTRACTED WEST NILE VIRUS. HE IS LUCKY TO BE ALIVE.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus

KCRA-TV Sacramento

San Joaquin County student contracts West Nile virus

Watch report: NorCal student infected with West Nile virus When he was sick, one side of his face would tingle and he experienced bad headaches, he said.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus

RecordNET

Preview: Veterans, S.J. officials plan to meet with new VA secretary in Palo Alto Updated at

Veterans and officials representing San Joaquin County planned to meet with Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald today at the regional hub for medical care for some 80,000 veterans living in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs

RecordNET

Letters -- Published Aug. 20, 2014

AB 1471 and its $7.5 billion cost is an economic disaster and is not the answer to the state's future.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Fresno, CA, Opinion

Contra Costa Times

Man, daughter accusing of locking San Joaquin County man in grain bin

A South Dakota man and his daughter from California face kidnapping charges after allegedly locking the woman's husband in a grain bin in Iowa following a domestic dispute.

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Related Topix: Visalia, CA

Pleasanton Weekly

Pleasanton, Concord trail extension finished

Elected officials gather together to celebrate the completion of the Iron Horse Trail extension from Dublin/Pleasanton BART to Santa Rita Road.

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Related Topix: Concord, CA, Pleasanton, CA, Alameda County, CA, San Ramon, CA, Livermore, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Alleged bedbug infestation closes Lodi movie theater

Lodi Stadium 12 temporarily closed its doors on Sunday in order to investigate customer complaints about bedbug bites they allegedly received at the movie theater.

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Related Topix: Bedbugs, Health, Lodi, CA, Entomology, Science

RecordNET

Body camera offers protection for police, public

STOCKTON – In the inevitable schism between police departments, public officials, community leaders and those who are the sharpest critics of law-enforcement officers, there is a single small, electronic, high-tech device upon which it seems almost everybody agrees.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA, Manteca, CA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

RecordNET

Officer identified in orchard shooting Updated at

STOCKTON – The California Highway Patrol has identified an officer who remains on paid administrative leave nearly three weeks after fatally shooting a knife-wielding man in a northeast Stockton orchard.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA

The Modesto Bee

Suspects arrested with forged bank cards in Ripon

Ripon police reported Tuesday that at about 1 p.m. Monday, a man entered the Bank of the West at 411 W. Main St. and tried to use forged bank cards to obtain cash.

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Related Topix: Ripon, CA, Los Angeles, CA

RecordNET

Get homework help Tuesday-Thursday at Troke library

Homework Helpers is offered 4 to 6 p.m. most Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from Aug. 19 through May 14 at the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library.

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RecordNET

Letters -- Published Aug. 19, 2014

Two weeks ago my brother who has dementia was missing form his home in south Stockton.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Opinion

KTVU Oakland

2 Investigates: Radio traffic raises questions about police response...

Police radio recordings reveal tense moments, cross-talk, and unanswered questions about law enforcement's response to a bank robbery and high-speed chase in Stockton last month that ended with the death of a hostage and two suspects.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

RecordNET

Cheers and Jeers -- Published Aug. 19, 2014

Julie Penn was on a countdown toward retirement. She'll put it on hold to help with the transition process to a new Stockton Unified School District superintendent.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Stockton, CA, San Joaquin, CA, Opinion

RecordNET

Edwards out as SUSD candidate Posted at

When contacted Monday, Edwards said he filed his paperwork but that somebody has anonymously “contested” his Form 700, a document that lists a candidate's address and other qualifications.

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Caravan Stockton Newspaper

Stockton Public/Central/Cesar Chavez Central Library's 50th Birthday

Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library's main branch known as Stockton Public, Central, and now as Cesar Chavez Central turns 50 on September 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA

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