San Joaquin Newswire (Page 7)

San Joaquin Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for San Joaquin, CA. (Page 7)

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  1. 7 (hidden) wonders of the WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | 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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  2. Aerial view shows flooding in Merced CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | 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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  3. Trumpa s unique ways will work a " until they dona tRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | 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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  4. Winners of annual honor announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | 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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  5. Central California Land Sinking Due to Groundwater PumpingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | 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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  6. $100 billion, and not a penny for StocktonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | 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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  7. 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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  8. Newsprint for paw printsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | 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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  9. San Joaquin's clogged riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | 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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  10. Report: ACA repeal could cost SJGH $50 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | 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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  11. California No Longer in 'Exceptional Drought' StageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | 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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  12. Reading is Lit: Lighting up little readersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | 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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  13. Officials Weigh a Wettest Januarya Against Drought EmergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | 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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  14. Supervisors move forward on new hospital wingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | RecordNET

    The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously awarded a $22 million contract to Otto Construction for the hospital's Phase 2 Acute Care Patient Wing expansion project as well as a $1.9 million contract to AECOM to oversee construction operations. The project involves constructing a new two-story structure housing 23 neonatal intensive care unit beds and 20 private care/surgical beds, replacing the 75-year-old Towers Building.

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  15. State climate policies are boosting San Joaquin Valleya s economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | The Fresno Bee

    ... climate change especially tricky, they also present unique opportunities. If climate policies can work in the San Joaquin Valley, they can work anywhere in California - and serve as a model for other states and nations. This study looked at our ...

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  16. Schools in Lindsay, San Joaquin added to pesticide monitoring listRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | The Fresno Bee

    Children play on the school field as workers from California Air Resources Board and the Department of Pesticide Regulation take an audit of a toxic sampler set up outside Benevidez Elementary School in Parlier in 2006. The state is now setting up air samplers for pesticides at schools in Lindsay and San Joaquin as part of an expansion of an air monitoring network.

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  17. Levee break in White Slough areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | RecordNET

    A rural Delta levee failed over the weekend in the White Slough area northwest of Stockton, potentially flooding agricultural fields but apparently not threatening any buildings, officials said. Michael Cockrell, head of the San Joaquin County Office of Emergency Services, said in an email Sunday that the breach threatened to flood fields planted with winter wheat.

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  18. Fitzgerald: A trend Stockton definitely must stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | RecordNET

    ... it's blue collar. And it's blue collar for various reasons. One is low education. Since 1980, the percentage of San Joaquin residents with a bachelor's degree rose from 11.5 percent to 18.5 percent. That sounds good - until you contrast it with the ...

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  19. Saturday reception for Craig Easter show at Clay Hand StudiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The Fresno Bee

    ... of California Clay and Glass Artists since 1980 (members are primarily Bay Area artists) and president of the San Joaquin Clay and Glass Association for three years. I was able to wander through the vibrant show at January ArtHop, marveling once ...

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  20. Quit your bellyaching and restore the San Joaquin RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | The Fresno Bee

    Like other farmers in the San Joaquin Valley, I paid close attention last fall when the State Water Resources Control Board released a proposal that more freshwater flow from the Sierra stay in the San Joaquin River system on its journey to the Delta. The water board is proposing that a mere 40 percent of the flow in rivers feeding the San Joaquin - the Merced, Tuolumne and Stanislaus - make it to the Delta.

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