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  • Crab feeds -- Published Jan. 25, 2015
    published on Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:22:38 GMT
    Stocktonians Taking Action to Neutralize Drugs , a south Stockton safe neighborhood group, will host its western crab feed fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds , 1658 S. Airport Way, Stockton. Dinner includes crab, ribs, pasta, salad, bread, and a no-host bar....
  • Third-graders happy to visit farm animals
    published on Thu, 22 Jan 2015 05:29:56 GMT
    Ginger the chicken made like an egg and scrambled Wednesday when poultry proprietor Judy Scheppmann opened her cage so children could hold her at Wednesday's AgVenture. She was, as they say in "Chicken Run," the "Lone Free Ranger."...
  • Amazon celebrates success of fulfillment centers
    published on Wed, 21 Jan 2015 05:26:31 GMT
    What happens after you click "buy?" That's what online retail giant Amazon set out to answer Tuesday morning with two official grand opening ceremonies at its fulfillment centers in Tracy and Patterson. The facilities opened for business nearly two years ago, but officials said they wanted to wait until their growth and expansion were completed before showcasing their daily operations....
  • More from Election 2016 preview
    published on Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:43:05 GMT
    The race to replace Supervisor Steve Bestolarides after he terms out is already starting to take shape. Stockton City Councilman Moses Zapien and Stockton business owner Tom Patti are already jockeying for position....
  • Girls Basketball Weekly MVP: Raziya Potter
    published on Tue, 20 Jan 2015 04:48:26 GMT
    Kimball girls basketball freshman Raziya Potter is my latest Girls Basketball Weekly MVP. The best-kept secret in San Joaquin County girls basketball is hiding in Tracy, as the newest school in a town with three large high schools....
  • District 3 Supervisor race shaping up two years early
    published on Mon, 19 Jan 2015 05:58:07 GMT
    Stockton business owner Tom Patti and Stockton City Councilman Moses Zapien have their eyes set on the District 3 seat, a district that includes parts of Stockton and Manteca as well as most of Lathrop. Both grew up in Stockton, and both said they learned a lot from finding success after coming from humble beginnings....
  • Lawrence: A Renaissance for basketball big men
    published on Fri, 16 Jan 2015 04:48:51 GMT
    The era of needing a legendary center to win a basketball championship is over. Think in the vein of Shaquille O'Neal in his prime, Bill Russell throughout his career or the Monstars from Space Jam....
  • Crab feeds -- Published Jan. 14, 2015
    published on Wed, 14 Jan 2015 03:09:52 GMT
    Tickets are $45. They will not be sold at the door. St. Anthony's School , 323 N. Fremont Ave., Manteca, will host its sixth annual crab feed from 6 to 11 p.m. Jan. 24. This is an adult-only event where one must be 21 years or older to attend....
  • Good Things Come in Reusable Packages
    published on Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:30:00 GMT
    In the hierarchy of waste, "reduction" can have the highest value, even above reuse, recycling and recovery. Let me explain....
  • Winn says he's ready to represent all of S.J. Posted at
    published on Sun, 11 Jan 2015 05:28:06 GMT
    As talk turned from Lodi's wines to Manteca's sports fields, Winn made a point to include Mistlin Sports Park in Ripon on the lists of county attractions. It's an area of the county the former Ripon mayor knows well, and it is part of the sprawling district he now represents. With Winn's replacement of termed out Linden resident Ken Vogel, the Board of Supervisors now has two supervisors from the southern end of the county....
  • Lifestyle briefs -- Published Jan. 11, 2015
    published on Sun, 11 Jan 2015 03:06:17 GMT
    Stockton Kidney Smart Class will be held from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Jan. 20 at Stockton Home Training, 545 E. Cleveland St. Suite C, Stockton. Learn how diabetes and high blood pressure may affect your kidney health....
  • Teacher Accused of Promoting Religion in Class, Giving a Bible Cookiesa
    published on Fri, 09 Jan 2015 17:50:59 GMT
    An area student is accusing his teacher of promoting religion in a public school setting. New Vision High School teacher John Alameda allegedly rewarded students with Bible cookies at the continuation school....
  • San Joaquin Co. students file religious complaint against teacher
    published on Fri, 09 Jan 2015 04:52:34 GMT
    Some students at New Vision High School in Manteca filed a complaint against a teacher for promoting religion in his classroom. THAT WAS REACTION TODAY AFTER STUDENTS AT NEW VISION HIGH SCHOOL IN STOCKTON FILED A COMPLAINT THE TEACHER WAS PROMOTING RELIGION DURING CLASS TIME....
  • 911 briefs -- Published Jan. 9, 2015
    published on Fri, 09 Jan 2015 08:37:33 GMT
    Cargill was still listed in serious condition, according to a spokeswoman at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto, but he was responsive, able to move his fingers on command and no longer on life support, family members said. Doctors don't yet know how much brain damage he has suffered, but Cargill is now expected to survive, relatives said....
  • Lifestyle briefs -- Published Jan. 9, 2015
    published on Fri, 09 Jan 2015 04:11:28 GMT
    The Delta Fly Fishers will host guest speaker Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, executive director at Restore the Delta, at 7 p.m. at Creekside Elementary School, 2515 Estate Drive, Stockton. Restore the Delta is a grassroots organization made up of Delta residents and stakeholders....
  • 12 from 14
    published on Thu, 01 Jan 2015 15:03:53 GMT
    There is a natural tendency for us to take a look back at the old year before boldly stepping into the new one and I guess I'm no different in that. This the time of year for top 10 lists of this, that or the other thing of events that happened in 2014....
  • Christian rappers bringing their message to Stockton
    published on Thu, 25 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    So, Sacramento's menacing-sounding Hog Mob actually is a more passive acronym for “hooked on God/ministry over bizness.” “Some people use it to pump energy to use for life,” said Tyron Pettis, a Christian rapper known as Faith. “To pump positive energy....
  • Unsung Heroes: Girl Scout Troop 2570
    published on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:18:19 GMT
    Earlier this fall, a group of young girls spent nearly two months making more than three dozen cheery pillows for children at a local shelter. After adopting 40 elderly residents from a giving tree last Christmas, they're providing needed toiletries to the Haven of Peace shelter and today, they're caroling at a seniors' home, where they'll hand out homemade gifts and cards....