The Port of Stockton has announced that it will be offering free, two-hour boat tours of the Port’s facilities this summer. “More than $1.5 billion of cargo crosses our docks every year, and this is a wonderful opportunity for the public to see port operations from the water,” said Richard Aschieris, Port Director.
Dangerously hot weather is predicted for the Gold Country Region, and the American Red Cross wants to remind everyone of the steps they should take to stay safe when the temperatures rise.
Help bring Christmas in July to those in need!
In an effort to help meet clients’ basic needs, Women’s Center-Youth & Family Services is hosting its third annual Christmas in July drive. The purpose of the drive is to encourage monetary donations and collect urgently needed items for women, children and youth in Women’s Center-YFS’ shelters and Youth Drop-In Center. Donations will also be used to help supply children with school supplies and help women and youth moving out of the shelters as they start their new lives.
California State Transportation Agency announced that San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) will receive $6.8 million in a competitive grant to complete the funding needed to implement two new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) routes along the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK)
Beginning July 2015, the SSJCPL Bookmobile will visit sites in Woodbridge, Tracy and Manteca. These sites are in addition to current locations in Stockton, Lathrop, Clements and Lockeford.
Local tobacco prevention program collaborates on community health improvement projects
San Joaquin County Public Health Services’ Smoking and Tobacco Outreach Prevention Program (STOPP) is striving to improve the health of the community by involving youth and adult allies in the state’s Healthy Stores for a Healthy Community (HSHC) campaign.
San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) recently received several national and local awards.
$50,000 Stockton Challenger hosted at Hal Nelson Tennis Courts July 12-19th
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) has announced that Stockton will host the women’s $50,000 USTA Stockton Challenger professional tennis tournament from July 12th-19th at the Hal Nelson Tennis Courts on the campus of the University of the Pacific.
It’s time to get ready and celebrate diversity at Stockton’s Annual Pride Festival set to take place on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at Oak Grove Regional Park, 11am - 7pm. It's free admission to enter the festival and parking is $6. To emphasize the community’s strength through diversity, this year’s organizing committee has put together an event that highlights the best of San Joaquin County.
Three Mosquito Samples and one Dead Bird Test West Nile Positive in San Joaquin County
San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District’s (District) mosquito-borne disease surveillance program confirmed West Nile virus (WNV) positive mosquitoes