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  1. LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | RecordNET

    ... they were born on the wrong side of the border. As executive director of Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin, I regularly come across stories like Oscar's. I work to improve the lives of people who struggle on a regular basis. We ...

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  2. In Brief: Oakley Library will hold summer camp days for childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Mountain House, could be fined $2,500 per acre-foot for continuing to supply water to the community of 12,000 in San Joaquin County southeast of Brentwood. Mountain House district has agreed to pay all fines that may be levied by the state's water ...

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  3. Cheers and JeersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | RecordNET

    ... - is at stake. A measles outbreak last summer sickened more than 100 people in the United States and Mexico. The San Joaquin Council of Governments Board of Directors approved a bond financing plan for as much as $9.7 million to begin developing a ...

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  4. The power of human-animal interactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Examiner.com

    ... with PTSD with Labradors and Golden Retrievers . Robert Soliz, a 31 year old former Army Specialist from San Joaquin CA was discharged in 2005 after being diagnosed with PTSD. Following his release from the military Soliz suffered fear, anxiety and ...

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  5. Arts gala raises about $10,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Madera Tribune

    Most newspaper content here is incomplete. Want it all? Sooner? Subscribe to our full print and online editions by calling 674-4207 and get both for the price of one! The Flutes of the Foothills musicians perform during the Gala for the Arts hosted by the Madera County Arts Council at San Joaquin Wine Company on Thursday evening.

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  6. Valley agency takes control of Amtrak San Joaquin trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Fresno Bee

    Amtrak's San Joaquin rail line, the fifth-busiest passenger-train corridor in the U.S., will be under new management starting Wednesday. Control of the San Joaquin trains , which last year carried almost 1.2 million passengers, is being assumed by the San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority .

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  7. Former Fresno County counsel passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Fresno Bee

    ... day, but his spirits were always good." A memorial service for Mr. Robinson will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at San Joaquin Gardens, 5555 N. Fresno St. Mr. Robinson worked in the Fresno County Counsel's office for 30 years before retiring in 1991, his ...

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  8. Assemblyman Jim Patterson Hosting Drought Meeting In ClovisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    Fresh off his appearance at Thursday night's KMPH Fox26 News town hall meeting on water problems and the drought, Assemblyman Jim Patterson visited Great Day to talk about his own water discussion he's organized in Clovis Friday afternoon. Assemblyman Patterson represents the 23rd district, which in includes Fresno and Clovis and eastern Fresno County, covering both the Kings River Watershed and the San Joaquin Watershed.

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  9. LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | RecordNET

    ... worked. Now, recent “priorities” are multibillion-dollar projects to build twin tunnels from the San Joaquin Delta shipping more water to the south with potential major ecological damage; and a high speed rail from Fresno to ...

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  10. California: Many farmers miss deadline to report water cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | KFI

    ... water rights. The board's order earlier this month affected 277 century-old rights to water from the Sacramento, San Joaquin and delta watersheds in the agriculture-rich Central Valley. Read more with Bigstory.ap.org John and Ken wrap up each week ...

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  11. Revision to CA Pollution Rules Upheld by NinthRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Courthouse News Service

    Environmentalists cannot challenge federal regulators for changing course after realizing that an error led them to approve regulations for the heavily polluted San Joaquin Valley, the Ninth Circuit ruled Tuesday. Complications surrounding the regulations are longstanding, but the current dispute stems from California's previous attempt to exempt all agricultural operations from certain federal air-quality permit obligations until 2003.

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  12. What's next for California's historic water cuts in droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Inside Bay Area

    ... stop pumping from rivers and streams. It's received a tepid response from them, too. Only about a third in the San Joaquin, Sacramento and delta watersheds have confirmed that they are obeying the order. Some of these so-called "senior water rights" ...

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  13. Farmers miss deadline to report water cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Davis Enterprise

    ... water rights. The board's order earlier this month affected 277 century-old rights to water from the Sacramento, San Joaquin and delta watersheds in the agriculture-rich Central Valley. State officials expect to demand that even more senior water ...

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  14. Many farmers miss water deadlineRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... water rights. The board's order earlier this month affected 277 century-old rights to water from the Sacramento, San Joaquin and delta watersheds in the agriculture-rich Central Valley. State officials expect to demand that even more senior water ...

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  15. Most water rights holders facing cuts miss state compliance deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Los Angeles Times

    ... He charged that some junior right holders were still drawing water in violation of shutoff orders. At the South San Joaquin Irrigation District, general manager Jeff Shields said he was surprised to see such a low rate of response among junior right ...

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  16. California drought: Delta town averts crisis to keep water flowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | San Francisco Chronicle

    A crisis was avoided Monday on the suburban edge of the Bay Area when the water supplier for the town of Mountain House, which had threatened to turn off the taps at midnight because of a state conservation order, found a way to keep the water flowing. Officials with the Byron Bethany Irrigation District said Monday afternoon that they would not halt deliveries to roughly 15,000 residents of the master-planned community in San Joaquin County, as previously planned, after their fears of being busted by state regulators were assuaged.

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  17. Deepest drought issue: Beyond shallow look at groundwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | The Fresno Bee

    Several years ago, west-side water leader Sargeant Green watched in amazement as a well-drilling crew pulled pieces of an ancient redwood tree out of a hole more than 1,000 feet deep. How did that tree travel 100 miles west from the Sierra Nevada and land 1,000 feet deep on the arid west side of the San Joaquin Valley? "It was probably moved in a big flood event many thousands of years ago and deposited at the bottom of a lake," says Green, a former irrigation district leader and now a project manager for the California Water Institute at Fresno State University.

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  18. Situation in Mountain House 'grim'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | RecordNET

    ... recede. And square in the middle of that tension is Mountain House, a master-planned community in southwestern San Joaquin County. Mountain House's sole provider of water - the Byron-Bethany Irrigation District - has been told by the ...

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  19. California water districts challenge state's drought orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Daily Republic

    Three California irrigation districts sued the state on Friday, claiming officials overstepped their authority by ordering farmers with some of the strongest water rights to stop pumping from some rivers during the drought. The legal challenges came from three districts that provide water to farmers in the San Joaquin River watershed - prime California farmland that relies on the river to produce a significant portion of the nation's fruits, nuts and vegetables.

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  20. New water cuts tighten screws on farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Cactus Thorns

    In an expected, but disappointing announcement last week, state water officials told holders of pre-1914 water rights-with a priority date of 1903 and later-to immediately stop diverting water. The notice applies to senior water right holders within the Sacramento-San Joaquin watersheds and delta.

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