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The San Joaquin County Registrar's Office stayed open through Veterans Day weekend to help count more ballots. [Read More]
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The San Joaquin County Registrar's Office stayed open through Veterans Day weekend to help count more ballots. [Read More]
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Law enforcement and fire agencies from across the Central Valley are sending help to wildfires burning at both ends of the state. "Early in the fire, the Camp Fire, we received a call and our crews were gone minutes later," South San Joaquin Fire Authority Battalion Chief Chris Martin said. Martin says the effort is part of a mass mutual aid system in California. "In our case, we sent nine firefighters out between two fires," Martin... [Read More]
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Let's be blunt: San Joaquin County is not going to win any good housekeeping awards anytime soon.That cigarette butt you just tossed on the ground? It will take 12 years to decompose. That sofa, mattress, appliance (insert here) you just dumped on a county road? It's ugly or broken or you would have kept it in your home.And all the littering and dumping is costing us, too.According to statistics compiled by Supervisor Chuck Winn, the county's cleanup bill for its... [Read More]
STOCKTON — Nearly one year after the resignations of both San Joaquin County forensic pathologists, and possibly more than a year away from the opening of a new, independent Medical Examiner's Office, supervisors have approved a contract with a new pathologist who will help fill the gap during the transition period.Supervisors unanimously approved the contract with Dr. Arnold Josselson earlier this month. Josselson could earn as much as $500,000 between... [Read More]
Sheriff's OfficeThere were 82 bookings at the San Joaquin County Jail in the 24 hours ending at 8 a.m. Sunday. At that time, there were 1,295 people held at the jail, which has an official capacity of 1,550. When the jail is full, some inmates may be released early.Stockton PoliceAssault with deadly weapon arrest: Sometime Saturday a woman entered a tent occupied by two people in the area of Interstate 5 and West Hammer Lane and started a fight with a 30-year-old woman inside. The... [Read More]
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Lodi, California, and northern San Joaquin County news... [Read More]
The San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters has updated its ballot counts from Tuesday's election, but as of Friday morning still had more than 91,000 ballots to count by the Dec. 6 state deadline.Additionally, Registrar Melinda Dubroff said Friday that when counting is complete, more than half of the county's eligible voters will have cast ballots in the midterm election.Only 40 percent of the county's eligible voters turned out for the previous midterm... [Read More]
The San Joaquin County Employment and Economic Development Department and San Joaquin WorkNet on Thursday announced that it had received $995,810 from the California Economic Development Department through the 2018 Trade and Economic Transition National Dislocated Worker Grant. [Read More]
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Neatly stacked ballots were being sorted in San Joaquin County but it's what was not there that disappointed Ramon Yepez. "I got a call from a voter stating that my name was not on her ballot so I was like, 'Are you sure?'" Yepez said. [Read More]
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Bernadette Bray was such a Willie McCovey fan she once left her mom's house in South San Francisco as a Giants game began and walked to Candlestick Park to see him play. She strode through Brisbane and arrived in the fifth inning. Clearly, Bray was not going to let the miles between her current San Joaquin County home and AT&T Park deter her from attending Thursday's celebration of life for McCovey. "I had to be here," said Bray, 61. "I live in Tracy and left the house at 7:30 a.m. I didn't get here till 10:30. I drove three... [Read More]
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The United Veterans Council of San Joaquin County presents its 2nd annual Veterans Day Celebration. The event will feature: A remembrance of the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended WWI, a reading of the names of the local service members killed in WWI, bag pipe players, Edison High School Choir performance, a presentation of gratitude to a Gold Star Family, and guest speakers Josh Hunsucker and Thomas Fitzgerald III. More info: Veterans Day Celebration Sunday 9am-12pm Bob Hope Theater... [Read More]
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April Yan and Kenji Bangi will be returning to the San Joaquin County Spelling Bee. [Read More]
The San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters released its semi-final results for the Nov. 6 election, and the candidates who took early leads in the race for Stockton City Council held on to win their respective seats.Former councilman Paul Canepa will return to the District 3 seat in January, defeating incumbent Susan Lofthus.Canepa served on the council from 2011 to 2015, earned 3,131 tallies Tuesday night for 53.86 percent of the vote.Lofthus garnered 2,682 votes in her bid... [Read More]
While marijuana may be legal for recreational purposes in California following a 2016 ballot referendum, you likely aren't going to be purchasing any cannabis in the unincorporated areas of San Joaquin County anytime soon. [Read More]
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