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  1. Ignored Oroville warning raises big quake, levee questions: Thomas EliasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... alarm should be strongest about earthquakes, and the related issue of levees in the Delta of the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers. After the 1971 Sylmar Earthquake hit on a previously unknown fault and destroyed a veterans hospital, among other ...

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  2. Stanislaus County on Alert as Rivers Rise, Series of Storms Move InRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    Officials were notifying residents along the Tuolumne Rivers and San Joaquin to move belongings and animals Friday in preparation for the upcoming storms. Officials are concerned about the storms due to move in on Monday and Tuesday.

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  3. Levee break warning issuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | RecordNET

    For the first time since flooding problems began in January, the San Joaquin River on Saturday was expected to reach "danger" stage at Vernalis. With an "intense" atmospheric river storm aimed at California starting tonight, the San Joaquin County Office of Emergency Services warned residents in the area southwest of Manteca to be prepared to evacuate should a levee break.

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  4. Difficult to remember, impossible to forget: SJ Japanese look back on internmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | RecordNET

    ... 84, had finished fourth grade in Linden and was 10 years old when her family was forced to assemble at the San Joaquin Fairgrounds before being sent by train to Rohwer, Arkansas. “I remember when they marched us (out), walking underneath the ...

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  5. San Francisco Bay turns brown after nonstop stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | SFGate

    ... kind of event when we get very large flows on the two main rivers of the Central Valley, the Sacramento and San Joaquin," said Jeffrey Mount , a senior fellow with the Public Policy Institute of California. "When these flows are high, they carry ...

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  6. Social justice groups rally to support ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | RecordNET

    Tai'Rance Kelly asked the more than 40 people gathered around him in downtown Stockton on Tuesday: “What does your heart beat for?” And his children are the reason he joined a march and rally organized by Fathers & Families of San Joaquin in support of the Affordable Care Act.

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  7. My Turn: Drought, flood and flow - time for changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Village Life

    ... and regional developed supplies, Southern California depends on 50 percent of its water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta river and tributary system and 50 percent from the Colorado system. Lack of water from the Colorado system means more ...

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  8. 7 (hidden) wonders of the WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Sunset Magazine

    ... Rent something with four-wheel-drive, and experience the spectacle on a new, free self-guided tour. The San Joaquin Valley is California's most utilitarian landscape: flat farm fields divided by Interstate 5. But the Wildland's Conservancy's Wind ...

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  9. Aerial view shows flooding in Merced CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | KSEE-TV Fresno

    ... the next 24 to 48 hours, Sheriff Warnke is most worried about the west side of the county, where the Merced and San Joaquin rivers meet. "And what we're afraid of at this point is that when they get together, and the extra water that they're going ...

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  10. Trumpa s unique ways will work a " until they dona tRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Fresno Bee

    ... to the camera or microphone and when to disappear. As I tell prospective candidates in my annual talk at the San Joaquin Political Academy , they are all good rules. President Donald Trump is the most recent example of a successful candidate who ...

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  11. Winners of annual honor announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | RecordNET

    It began with Tillie Lewis, the amazing entrepreneur who built a tomato canning empire in Stockton, establishing her business in the midst of the great Depression and sustaining it for four decades. Lewis was the first woman honored with a Susan B. Anthony Award by the San Joaquin County Commission on the Status of Women, in 1975.

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  12. Central California Land Sinking Due to Groundwater PumpingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | NBC Bay Area

    Land in California's Central Valley is sinking so much from over-pumping of groundwater during the drought that officials said Thursday they will press for new laws to limit drilling. The sinking threatens to curtail as much as one-fifth of water deliveries through the vital California Aqueduct to San Joaquin Valley farms and millions of Southern California residents, state water managers said.

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  13. $100 billion, and not a penny for StocktonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | RecordNET

    ... proclamation authorizing state relief funds for 50 of California's 58 counties for flood damage. But not San Joaquin. Even though the damage threshold is $2.47 million and the county has suffered p erhaps $16 million in damages. Of course, the state ...

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  14. California's sinking land threatens vital water canalsRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Land in California's Central Valley is sinking so much from over-pumping of groundwater during the drought that officials said Thursday they will press for new laws to limit drilling. The sinking threatens to curtail as much as one-fifth of water deliveries through the vital California Aqueduct to San Joaquin Valley farms and millions of Southern California residents, state water managers said.

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  15. Newsprint for paw printsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Fresno Bee

    The deal was sealed when she learned that The Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens accepted and welcomed pets like family. "The fact that I could bring my dog was the deciding factor," Coffman says.

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  16. San Joaquin's clogged riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | RecordNET

    The swollen San Joaquin River finally began receding last week, but its brief surge above flood monitor stage rekindled concerns that a far more serious flood is becoming more likely each year. Why? Tens of thousands of dump truck loads worth of dirt wash down the San Joaquin toward the Delta each year.

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  17. Report: ACA repeal could cost SJGH $50 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | RecordNET

    The estimate from the association is $40 million higher than what San Joaquin General Hospital chief executive officer David Culbertson reported to the Board of Supervisors last week. Culbertson noted, however, that the $50 million figure reflects only a repeal without a replacement program if that is enacted by the Trump administration.

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  18. California No Longer in 'Exceptional Drought' StageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | The Daily Nexus

    All of California is out of "exceptional drought" stage, according to Thursday's U.S. Drought Monitor report, with only 2.16 percent of California left in "extreme drought" condition after storms last week. According to the San Joaquin precipitation index, this January was the wettest observed in the past 112 years, and statewide snowpack is at twice the normal levels.

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  19. Reading is Lit: Lighting up little readersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | RecordNET

     Fathers & Families of San Joaquin tried a new approach to stress the importance of literacy in a community where some children have fallen far below state and national averages. They cranked up the music, brought in perhaps the city's most ...

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  20. Officials Weigh a Wettest Januarya Against Drought EmergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 22 | My Mother Lode

    ... and so do the gauges that we maintain and have monitored for, literally, generations." Carlson adds, "In the San Joaquin precipitation area [The Mother Lode] for example so farthe rainfall is coming at a rate [nearly 43 inches to date] that even ...

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