On Wednesday, January 31, San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) was presented with an award for innovation by the Women in Transportation Seminar, Sacramento Chapter (WTS). The annual award honors an innovative transportation project or service led by a female.
Award of Merit for Food and Agriculture Action Plan
The California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) has selected the City of Stockton Economic Development Department’s Food and Agriculture Action Plan for the Awards of Excellence Program, Award of Merit. The award will be presented in Monterey on March 16, 2018, at the CALED 38th Annual Conference themed, “Celebrating Success.”
St. Joseph’s Medical Center & St. Joseph’s Behavioral Health Center recently awarded over $227,000 to fund important community programs. The “Community Grants Awards Luncheon” was held January 19th and provided a special time to reinforce St. Joseph’s long and strong commitment to the Stockton area community
The Emergency Food Bank Stockton/San Joaquin Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Mr. Ray Call has accepted the position of Interim Executive Director for the Emergency Food Bank. Ray’s primary focus during this transition time with the Emergency Food Bank is to find the most qualified leader to assume the Executive Director position that was left vacant with the untimely passing of Mike Donaghy.
The San Joaquin Engineers Council has selected Mr. Chad Kennedy to receive the 2018 Distinguished Service Award. Presentation of the award will be at the Council's 51st annual dinner meeting at the University of the Pacific's DeRosa Center, February 22, 2018.
The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, recently released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. The Safety Grade assigns letter grades of A, B, C, D and F to hospitals nationwide based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms. Dignity Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center was one of 832 awarded an "A" for its commitment to keeping patients safe and meeting the highest safety standards in the U.S.
San Joaquin Regional Transit District’s (RTD) Deputy CEO, Gloria Salazar, was honored as a woman who is “breaking through the bamboo ceiling” at the third annual women’s leadership event hosted by the Central Valley Asian-American Chamber of Commerce (CVACC). Salazar, who oversees multiple departments at RTD, was selected by the CVACC Board and nominating committee because of her professional success and role as a leader in the community.
Caltrans has released its Draft 2018 State Rail Plan, which features near-term improvements for the two services managed by the San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission (SJRRC), Amtrak San Joaquins and Altamont Corridor Express (ACE). The Draft 2018 State Rail Plan will help guide the state’s priorities for rail investments that will support California’s economy for future generations. Caltrans’ goal is to provide riders with more travel options that are more efficient, cleaner, faster, and have fewer delays.
Stockton Police Department Computer 9-1-1 System Upgrade Project Recognized
The City of Stockton Information Technology (IT) Department was notified that a recently completed two-year project to upgrade and replace the Stockton Police Department Computer Aided Dispatch and Report Management System has received the esteemed Center for Digital Government, “Best of California,” Demonstrated Excellence in Project Management Award.
The 2016 Lawyers in the Library free public legal clinic will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm at the Law Library, located in the Kress Legal Center at 20 N. Sutter Street, Stockton.