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  1. LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | RecordNET

    The San Joaquin County Planning Commission is being asked to allow rodeos and so-called “bloodless bullfights” on private property throughout the county. Just say NO! Bad for the animals, bad for the residents and community.


  2. California, US seek permits for giant water tunnels projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Republic

    ... the state estimates will cost $17 billion, saying the current systems that carry water from the delta of the San Joaquin and Sacramento rivers are inefficient, outdated and vulnerable to earthquakes. Southern California water agencies, which hope to ...


  3. Judge rejects motion to stop increased Klamath flows to protect fishRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Mercury-Register

    Fresno >> A federal judge has denied a motion by two San Joaquin water districts to stop increased water releases into the Klamath River to protect salmon endangered by a fish parasite. Judge O'Neill of the United States District Court for Eastern California in Fresno Wednesday afternoon denied Westlands and San Luis & Delta-Mendota water districts' motion to immediately halt flows from the Trinity River into the Klamath, according to a press release from the Yurok Tribe.


  4. Local kids commute from breakfast table to their computers for first day of schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 |

    Elk Grove families are invited to attend California Virtual Academy back to school events to learn about full-time online school ho needs carpools or bus stops when going back to school means simply turning on their home computer? On September 1, Elk Grove area students start their first day of school at California Virtual Academy@San Joaquin , a full-time, online public charter school for students in grades K-12. Their school day starts with logging onto web-based lessons using KA1A2 online curriculum from home, and also includes age-appropriate instructional materials - books, videos, CDs and other hands-on tools and resources - all of which are shipped directly to each student's home.


  5. Sinking Central California Farmland Hurts Water DeliveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | NBC Los Angeles

    ... 2015) In year four of drought, Chase Hurley's feet almost get wet as he walks along the top of a dam over the San Joaquin River. It's not because a lot of water is flowing down the San Joaquin - it's at near record lows. Instead, the river is nearly ...


  6. El Nino and drought don't dampen fish hopes at the PierRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Pacifica Tribune

    ... and protect the state's fish and wildlife resource." For example on August 13, the CDFW moved trout out of the San Joaquin Hatchery near Fresno for the first time because the lake which supplies water for the hatchery, Millerton Lake, was so low ...


  7. Editorial: Twin tunnels plan sounds worse each dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... Now it has abandoned that idea. It's all about shipping water south. The good news is even farmers in the San Joaquin Valley are starting to question whether this plan pencils out. They'd have to pick up a large part of the tab, and building two ...


  8. Performance opens eyes, dialogue Updated atRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | RecordNET

    ... to home were those of Tubbs and Sammy Nuñez, founder of the nonprofit organization Fathers & Families of San Joaquin. A lot of boys and men of color feel forgotten and neglected, she said, playing Tubbs. They're angry, but they don't know who ...


  9. A call to action: Shutting down the school-to-prison pipeline Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | RecordNET

    ... that literally hit close to home were those of Tubbs and Sammy Nuez of the nonprofit Fathers and Families of San Joaquin. Smith told the audience of about 350 people that Stockton has been a big inspiration for her as she goes throughout the ...


  10. MTD & UCSB Partner Service EnhancementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Edhat

    The Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District is pleased to announce the upcoming implementation of the first phase of service enhancements that result from a partnership between MTD and the University of California, Santa Barbara . MTD and UCSB developed this partnership in response to the San Joaquin student housing project currently under construction at El Colegio and Storke Road.


  11. Pickup truck hit by train lands on river tuber in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | My Mother Lode

    ... by helicopter. The crash happened near Brentwood, east of the San Francisco Bay Area along the Sacramento-San Joaquin (san wah-KEEN') River Delta. California Highway Patrol Officer Kevin Bartlett says it's not immediately clear why the pickup was on ...


  12. San Joaquin Valley sinking faster than everRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Sunset Magazine

    ... subsidence . It's what happens when soil compacts and ground sinks, as it's doing at an alarming rate in the San Joaquin Valley, according to NASA research released yesterday. In rolling out the research , the California Department of Water ...


  13. Study sees dying wildlife, bigger fires if drought lastsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | SFGate

    In this Aug. 12, 2015, file photo, Mike Marty, of the California Fish and Wildlife Department, hoists a net full of splashing rainbow trout as one jumps back into the holding tank, at the San Joaquin Hatchery near Fresno, Calif. A new study says dying wildlife, bigger wildfires and drying-up farm towns will be the biggest crises if California's four-year drought continues.


  14. Calf crooks steal 6 baby cows from San Joaquin Co. farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Calf crooks are targeting dairy farmers in San Joaquin County, sneaking in and stealing baby cows from three different diaries in a matter of hours. Sheriff's detectives said all of the incidents happened between midnight and 2 a.m. Monday at farms near the intersection of Dodds and Escalon Bellota roads in Escalon.


  15. Records: California plans taking land for huge water tunnelsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | KRON 4

    State contractors have readied plans to acquire as many as 300 farms in the California delta by eminent domain to make room for a pair of massive, still-unapproved water tunnels proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown, according to documents obtained by opponents of the tunnels. Farmers whose parcels were listed and mapped in the 160-page property-acquisition plan expressed dismay at the advanced planning for the project, which would build 30-mile-long tunnels in the delta formed by the San Joaquin and Sacramento rivers.


  16. Julia GonzalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Hearne Democrat

    Julia Gonzales passed away on July 31, 2015 after a long illness. She was born in San Joaquin, California on July 4, 1957.


  17. Drought Prompts Fish Evacuation at San Joaquin HatcheryRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | San Diego NewsCape

    With a fourth year of extreme drought conditions reducing the cold water supply available, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife is moving fish out of the San Joaquin Hatchery near Fresno for the first time. The water level at Millerton Lake, which supplies water for the hatchery, is so low that the temperature is not cold enough for the hatchery fish to survive.


  18. Districts prepare for shortage of substitutes Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | RecordNET

    The cancellation comes at a time where after years of severe educational layoffs due to the economic recession, school districts are faced with a teacher shortage that is being felt hard not only in San Joaquin County, but in schools throughout California. Dr. Lynn Beck, former Dean at the School of Education at University of the Pacific, painstakingly detailed how the shortage is becoming more of a crisis.


  19. Drought forces trout to be trucked from California hatcheryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | KFI

    Tons of rainbow trout had to be rescued from a Central California fish hatchery and moved by truck to cooler lake water, sparing them from the state's relentless drought, wildlife officials said Wednesday. About 80,000 pounds of trout were scooped up from the San Joaquin Hatchery near Fresno and hauled 30 miles uphill to Shaver Lake in the Sierra Nevada foothills.


  20. Drought forces trout to be shipped from San Joaquin HatcheryRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | My Mother Lode

    About 80,000 pounds of rainbow trout had to be rescued from the San Joaquin Hatchery and moved to cooler waters in Shaver Lake as a result of the ongoing drought. The Fresno Bee reports California Department of Fish and Wildlife spokesman Andrew Hughan says temperatures in Millerton Lake had reached nearly 70 degrees, threatening the trout's survival at the hatchery below Friant Dam.


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