Mystery Smell Blows Into Stockton

Oct 18, 2009 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: TheKCRAchannel.com

There was a mystery smell floating around Stockton's Weston Ranch neighborhood Friday night.

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karen

Stockton, CA

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Oct 18, 2009
 

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this smell of natural gas is not just in western ranch it is in west stockton as well. It woke me up again this morning! I am getting sick of this smell. What is PG&E doing about it?
I pay alot of money to them and I keep things green! It seems to me that there green is not working for them and I will be the one that has to pay in the long run!
Robert

Manteca, CA

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Oct 18, 2009
 
It's not just Weston ranch or West stockton, It's also northern stockton. Lets just put it this way. It's all over the place.
frank miller

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Well odorless natural gas {methane CH4} has a foul smelling organic sulfide mercaptan added to it
so leaks in the home/outdoors can be safely detected, and reported! My God just call the local Gas company, and they will respond immediately, the same way they will come to your home, and start-up your fireplace/water heater pilot-light!
In a rural area such as Stockton the smell could also come from manure, spread as a fertilizer!
F.M.

Since: May 09

Stockton, CA

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Oct 20, 2009
 
Hi Karen, Robert and Frank,

I never gave it much thought but my Mom says, by side of the yard is a sewer smell. It's not all the time but she has asked neighbors and they told her sewer??

Thanks, for posting I'll tell her, let's call PGE to make sure it's not something else.
frank miller

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Oct 21, 2009
 
Thnk you, you are welcome 'osarah Stockton, CA #4'! We have the same smell problem in Malibu CA, whence an integrated subterranean sewer system,
{my God even the early Romans, and Greeks BC had
them!} has never been installed, favoring a chemically treated daily emptied porta-potty
process, often leakage vented to atmosphere, by pumps in large condo appartments complexes!
F.M.
milton

Sacramento, CA

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Oct 24, 2009
 
wow
Caty

Los Angeles, CA

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May 29, 2014
 
Just moved to Stockton almost two yrs. ago and this is the first time it smelled like dead animal in the air. Its horrible!
mr nosey

Citrus Heights, CA

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May 29, 2014
 
I live close to Dameron hospital ..and this smell raided my house!! Had to close to windows what is it??
Caty wrote:
Just moved to Stockton almost two yrs. ago and this is the first time it smelled like dead animal in the air. Its horrible!
Ysidro

Stockton, CA

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May 29, 2014
 
the smell is almost of dead carcass, I live near the smilth canal and main channel close to golf course... it is putrid and awful smelling right now. how do we file complaints...
Elle Jay

Stockton, CA

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May 29, 2014
 
Terrible smell permeating the air outside here in midtown Stockton. Distinctly heavy and sweet, different from a sewage odor, more akin to rotten corpse. I was disturbed from my rest smelling a foul odor in my home. I got up to inspect and realized it was in fact blowing in the open windows from outdoors.

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