911 calls -- Published Oct. 25, 2014 Sheriff’s OfficeThere were 61 bookings at the San Joaquin County Jail in the 24 hours ending at 8 a.m. Friday. At that time, there were 1,419 people held at the jail, which has an official capacity of 1,411. When the jail is full, some inmates may be released early.Stockton PoliceAttempted robbery: Two men armed with guns tried to rob people in the garage of a home in the 2600 block of Crestmore Circle around [...] More
Briefs -- Published Oct. 25, 2014 Trick or treat and creepy crittersLODI — Kids can have a spooky time and do some trick-or-treating about a week early today at Micke Grove Zoo’s annual HalloWILD event.There will be games, music and even some digging for bones in the extinct-animals graveyard, according to the zoo.There will be other Halloween- and animal-themed activities, too, such as “Monster Match-up” and “Bowling for Beasts.”From [...] More
Mudslinging emerges on YouTube in Stockton council race STOCKTON — Political videos currently circulating on the Internet have reminded Mayor Anthony Silva of what he says is a fundamental truism about Stockton’s heated climate in the days that precede virtually any election.“In Stockton politics, there’s not a line that won’t be crossed,” Silva said Friday afternoon. More
Legislators seek help with hyacinth With Stockton’s water hyacinth invasion seeming to only get worse, San Joaquin County legislators on Friday asked state officials to request a “sustained funding source” from the federal government to fight back against the prolific weeds.Our region already received $750,000 earlier this year from the U.S. More
'It's All For Huell' Project: Superfan Robert DaGasta Honors Huell Howser, Host Of 'California's Gold' but the superfan feels like he has that "Huell mentality." The Burbank resident, who was devastated by the death of the popular TV personality, has been retracing some of Howser's steps around Los Angeles, as part of an effort to create a tribute to his ... 03/13/2013 - 10:12 pm | View Link
Superfan retraces Huell Howser's footsteps to create a tribute Robert DaGasta may not have Huell Howser's twang, but the superfan feels like he has that "Huell mentality." The Burbank resident, who was devastated by the death of the popular TV personality, has been retracing some of Howser's steps around Los Angeles ... 01/10/2013 - 4:00 pm | View Link
MURSITPINAR, Turkey — New allegations have emerged that Islamic State extremists have expanded their arsenal with chlorine bombs and captured fighter jets -- weapons that could help the militants in Iraq and Syria.
Faurecia automotive supplier has been named Corporation of the Year in the Manufacturing Level II category, and Faurecia's Glenn Donell was designated National Buyer of the Year by the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC). The honors were announced this week at the 31st Annual MMSDC Awards Ceremony in Detroit.