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Judge denies Flores' motion to dismiss case, trial in Kristin Smart's murder continues

Motions to dismiss information from Kristin Smart's murder case by Paul and Ruben Flores' lawyers were denied on Friday. Here are the details. → Read More

Volunteer sign-up: Here's how you can help with the San Joaquin County Point-In-Time Count

Want to lend a helping hand? You can volunteer for this year's Point-In-Count and help unsheltered people in San Joaquin County. Here are the details. → Read More

Preview of proposed Gov. Newsom's $2.7 billion COVID-19 budget

Members of Governor Gavin Newsom's administration previewed the billion-dollar emergency budget proposal Newsom will announce on Monday, Jan. 10. → Read More

Assistant Chief James Chraska will lead Stockton police after Eric Jones' retirement

With a 25-year career in Stockton, Assistant Chief James Chraska will become Stockton Police Department's interim chief after Eric Jones retires. → Read More

San Joaquin County eligible population reached 60% fully vaccinated again. Here's why

San Joaquin County's eligible population was 60% fully vaccinated - again after reaching the mark in late October. How so? Here's what happened. → Read More

Man fatally shot in altercation with Stockton Police Department identified, investigation continues

Angelo Weitz, 42, of Stockton has been identified by the San Joaquin County Medical Examiner’s Office as the man fatally shot by Stockton police. → Read More

What to know as Stockton businesses prepare for California’s universal new indoor mask mandate

California's new indoor mask mandate starts Wednesday. Here is what local business owners in Stockton had to say about it. → Read More

San Joaquin Continuum of Care seeks 500 volunteers for homeless count

The San Joaquin Continuum of Care seeks 500 volunteers for their 2022 Point-in-Time Count survey, which helps the unsheltered and county resources. → Read More

Tamales are an ancient, delicious Mexican holiday tradition. Here's where to get them in Stockton

What is one of the tastiest Mexican traditions during the holiday season? Tamales. Here's a list of places in Stockton where you can find some. → Read More

Stockton is awarding $50K in arts grants for 2022. Here's how you can apply

Know of someone or an organization planning an art project for 2022? Art funding grant applications are open until Dec. 30. Here are the details. → Read More

Stockton Unified trustees who sued AngelAnn Flores ordered to pay $19K for her attorney fees

Stockton Unified board members Cecilia Mendez, Alicia Rico and Raymond Zulueta sued AngelAnn Flores. They now have to pay her $19K. → Read More

Tree Lighting Ceremony returns to Stockton after COVID-19 hiatus

Stocktonians gathered with friends and family at Weber Point to celebrate the holiday season at the city's Tree Lighting Ceremony on Dec. 4. → Read More

December holiday donation drives in the Stockton area: toys, jackets, food

Want to help Stocktonians this holiday season? Here's a list of donation drives and events this month. Know of others not listed? Let us know! → Read More

Stockton community supports Miracle Mile's local shops on Small Business Saturday

Stocktonians celebrated the holidays and walked around the Miracle Mile on Pacific Avenue, supporting local businesses on Nov. 27. → Read More

Stockton Turkey Trot: Community gathers to run and walk against hunger Thanksgiving morning

Stockton and San Joaquin County community members gathered on Thanksgiving for the Emergency Food Bank's 17th annual Run and Walk Against Hunger. → Read More

Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Small Business Saturday hours: Where to shop in Stockton

Here's a list of stores, locations and malls to shop at this Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. Be sure to check out modified shop hours! → Read More

Food, turkey donations driving SJ Regional Transit District's annual Stuff the Bus food campaign

The community organized and came together to donate thousands of pounds in food and turkeys for the Regional Transit District's Stuff the Bus drive. → Read More

Kids, parents and community members get vaccinated at Madison Elementary School

Children braved vaccines - and protesters - on Nov. 19 as they made their way to Madison Elementary School's gym for their first COVID-19 vaccine. → Read More

Want to lend a helping hand? Here are volunteering opportunities this season in Stockton

Have some time you’d like to dedicate to others this season? Here is a list of volunteering opportunities in Stockton. Know of more? Let us know! → Read More

San Joaquin Board of Supervisors' chair Tom Patti announces he is running for Congress

Tom Patti announced he is running for Congress. He currently serves as chair for San Joaquin County's Board of Supervisors. → Read More