West of Lincoln Street to I-5
The City of Stockton will resurface a section of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd beginning next week. A new surface will be applied to both eastbound and westbound lanes from the west side of Lincoln St. to the east side of I-5. Crews will be working in the area starting September 18, 2019, and work will take place weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
San Joaquin County Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Program Partners with 15 Local Health Promotion Programs to Make the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice
Fruit and Veggie Fest 2019 is a free community event sponsored by the San Joaquin County Public Health Services (PHS) Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention (NEOP) program. This annual event aims to encourage shoppers to improve their health by filling their shopping carts with a colorful array of fruits and vegetables.
San Joaquin County CEO Dan Chapman
As a new school year is underway, let’s put a spotlight on the positive impact the YMCA of San Joaquin County has on our community. With our base in Stockton, this popular nonprofit organization is focused on helping individuals across San Joaquin County learn, grow and thrive. While families are transitioning from summer to fall, the Y is offering programs to school-aged children throughout San Joaquin County to keep youth active and engaged during out-of-school time. This in turn supports a high quality of life in the region. Whether through sports, after school enrichment, day camps or volunteer opportunities, the Y nurtures the potential of children throughout the school year.
It is with great pleasure, the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce announces the selection of Lindy Turner Hardin, as its 2019 ATHENA Award recipient. The annual ATHENA Award honors individuals who strive toward the highest levels of accomplishment, excel in their chosen business or profession, have demonstrated support for the advancement of business and professional women, have devoted time and energy to their community, and have actively mentored others.
Councilmember Sol Jobrack invites community members to his community office hour on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. at Round Table Pizza, 10952-A Trinity Parkway. Stop in for one-on-one conversations with Councilmember Jobrack about topics of interest or concern.
Group ensures taxpayer money spent properly
San Joaquin Delta College is searching for a member of the public who is active in a senior citizen’s organization to serve on a committee for the College’s taxpayer-funded Measure L bond.
Prepared, not scared
In support of whole-community preparedness, the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed September as National Preparedness Month (NPM) in San Joaquin County. NPM is recognized across America each September, to promote family and community disaster and emergency planning now and throughout the year. The 2019 theme is, “Prepared, Not Scared.” Emergency preparedness officials urge you to know about risks, be informed, make a plan, build a kit and get prepared for disasters that may occur in your area. Plan for and use the all-hazards approach to be READY for any event, visit https://www.sjready.org/.
Coming Early September
The San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission (SJRRC) is pleased to announce the launch of the NEW Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) Saturday Service beginning September 7, 2019. The ACE train service is a growing commuter rail service that serves passengers Monday through Friday with service from Stockton to San Jose with stops in Lathrop/Manteca, Tracy, Livermore, Pleasanton, Fremont, Great America, and Santa Clara. ACE Saturday Service is an exciting addition to transportation options for Saturday commuters and leisure travelers.
The City of Stockton is now accepting local vendor and exhibitor applications for the Collide Festival that will take place on Saturday, October 19, 2019. Collide is a celebration, bringing our community together through the arts. The festival will showcase theater, music, fashion, spoken word, dance, painting, and a live art competition. The goal of the festival is to spark collaboration and inspire new combinations of cultural and artistic traditions.
Members of the public are invited to a public meeting on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. to learn about plans for construction of the Miner Avenue Complete Street Improvements Project. The meeting will be held at the Stockton Memorial Civic Auditorium, North Hall, 525 North Center Street, in downtown Stockton. Construction is scheduled to begin Spring of 2020.