Dems’ Dear Voter letter just a friendly reminder? By Stephen Williams
A letter sent by the New York State Democratic Committee to voters around the state — and whose tone some people have found intimidating — has landed in the mailboxes of some local Democrats. More
Schenectady council passes $81.5M budget By Haley Viccaro
The Schenectady City Council adopted a 2015 operating budget Friday with $81.6 million in total revenue and a 0.95 percent property-tax hike. More
Hospital: Girl, 14, dies after school shooting SEATTLE — One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting died Friday, raising to four the number of fatalities from the moment when a student opened fire in a cafeteria a week ago. More
Seals spotted on consecutive days in Oakwood Beach STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The number of reported seal sightings on Staten Island this year tripled over the weekend, as locals reported spotting seals on the beach off of Fox Beach Avenue in Oakwood Beach on both Saturday night and Sunday afternoon. 03/17/2014 - 6:01 am | View Link
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STOCKTON — Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, has announced his annual "Holiday Cards for Our Troops" program. Every year, his office coordinates gathering of cards with personal messages of gratitude to those who serve in the military. Last year, his office collected some 8,000 cards and delivered them to those who serve overseas or are hospitalized with illnesses or injuries."The holiday season can be a difficult time of year for the men and women who serve our 
STOCKTON — A big rig driver crashed through a guardrail on Interstate 5 and plunged nearly 100 feet to his death Friday afternoon in Stockton, authorities said. The big rig driver was traveling north on I-5 over the Stockton Deep Water Channel about 2:15 p.m. when he collided with a truck towing a wood chipper, said Officer James Smith, a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol.
The Delta is no longer really a delta — or at least, it doesn’t function like one, scientists conclude in a new report. The estuary as we know it only superficially resembles the river delta that existed 200 years ago, before the rivers were dredged for navigation, and before the vast marshes were drained for farms and cities.
In the race for San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors, Ripon Mayor Chuck Winn received a late-in-the-game contribution from the county’s largest labor group. Winn is running against Lodi businessman Russ Munson to replace outgoing Supervisor Ken Vogel, who is terming out. Winn’s campaign reported receiving $3,750 from Service Employees International Union Local (SEIU) Local 1021 Independent Expenditure PAC and the same amount from the SEIU Local 1021 Candidate PAC 
STOCKTON — A parolee from Stockton has been found guilty of charges he assaulted a 76-year-old parking lot attendant with a stun gun in downtown Stockton. Jack Perry, 40, is guilty of elder abuse, assault with a stun gun or a Taser and two enhancements of inflicting great bodily injury on a person 70 or older, a jury found after deliberating for about three days.