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30 min ago | 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

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

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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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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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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RecordNET

911 calls -- Published Aug. 18, 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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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Chemo Crew volunteers offer support those those undergoing cancer treatment

Bridgette Eilers of Riverbank counted on support from her husband, parents, in-laws and friends during chemotherapy for ovarian cancer three years ago.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Riverbank, CA, Ovarian Cancer, Stanislaus County, CA, Modesto, CA

RecordNET

$415K federal grant will help Stockton reduce gun violence

Stockton has received a federal grant that will allow local law enforcement agencies to continue to fund the Firearms Reduction Consortium, a collaborative effort between the city and San Joaquin County to reduce firearm violence, authorities said.

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

RecordNET

Residents learning, staying at S.J. General

Besides taking care of her own patients at San Joaquin General Hospital, Nguyen Vo's job as an attending physician is to teach doctors-in-training in the hospital's venerable residency programs.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA

RecordNET

Error costs Villapudua $1,000 fine

San Joaquin County Supervisor Carlos Villapudua agreed to pay a $1,000 fine for failing to disclose all of his sources of income in annual economic-interest statements political officeholders are required to file under state transparency law.

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RecordNET

S.J. grape harvest gets an early start

San Joaquin County's winegrape harvest is off to an early start, and growers and industry experts report an average-size crop of excellent quality.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Clements, CA, San Joaquin, CA

RecordNET

Emotional promotion for Stockton police officer

Police Chief Eric Jones presented Lt. Tony Sajor with his captain's badge and bars during an emotional promotion ceremony Friday afternoon before an unusually large crowd at the Stockton Police Department.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA, Fresno, CA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Dirk Verdoorn's Saturday NorCal Forecast 8.16.14

HAND TODAY. MID TO UPPER 90'S. WE ARE IN THE 90'S IN SACRAMENTO. SOUTHWEST WINDS BLOWING AT 10 MILES PER HOUR CURRENTLY.

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911 Briefs -- Published Aug. 16, 2014

The victims, ages 23 and 28, were jogging near North Madison and Acacia streets about 4:50 p.m. when they were stopped by two men who asked what they were looking at, officers said.

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RecordNET

County's statement says it supports parts of water, but must review language

San Joaquin County issued a statement this afternoon saying that it supports many provisions in the state's new $7.5 billion bond but now must carefully review the language to determine if the proposal adequately protects the Delta.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

New SJ County high school comes with $100K+ mistake

THE PROJECT IS SCHEDULED TO BE COMPLETE IN LATE 2016. NEW AT 6:00 -- IT'S MORE THAN A $100,000 MISTAKE AT A NEW HIGH-TECH HIGH SCHOOL IN SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

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