June 28, 2019

POLICY & POLITICS North SJ Valley: Stockton chamber installs new officers, plans to boost outreach Stockton Record The Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce installed new officers on Thursday at Brookside Country Club. Central SJ Valley: Fresno annual budget passes, but mayor hints he will drop veto hammer Fresno Bee The Fresno City Council voted 5-1 […]


June 27, 2019

POLICY & POLITICS North SJ Valley: Homelessness a top priority as SJ supervisors OK $1.8B county budget Stockton Record If there was any doubt homelessness is now viewed as San Joaquin County’s most urgent issue, it probably disappeared after two days of hearings that culminated Wednesday with the Board of Supervisors’ unanimous approval of the […]


June 26, 2019

POLICY & POLITICS North SJ Valley: Homelessness is Merced’s biggest problem. Will this new housing make any difference? Merced Sun-Star The 119-unit affordable housing project, which includes 30 for the most vulnerable homeless, is planned for a site of about 5 acres at Childs Avenue and B Street in Merced. A $13.9 million grant will […]


June 25, 2019

POLICY & POLITICS North SJ Valley: North Fork Town Hall Meeting At Rancheria Community Center Sierra News District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler will host a Town Hall meeting on Thursday, June 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. in North Fork. On the evening’s agenda will be updates from the North Fork Rancheria, Cal Fire and […]


June 24, 2019

POLICY & POLITICS North SJ Valley: EDITORIAL: Carson Case: How Stanislaus County DA could lose in the court of public opinion Modesto Bee As the most exhausting local court case in memory finally winds toward a close, it feels almost like the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office is on trial as much as Frank Carson. […]


June 21, 2019

POLICY & POLITICS North SJ Valley: A $5.7M project is scheduled to improve this Merced intersection, Caltrans says Merced Sun Star The California Department of Transportation announced that it is preparing to begin a project that is slated to enhance the intersection of northbound and southbound Highway 59 and West Olive Avenue in Merced. Central […]


June 20, 2019

pping the best electorate that will determine the outcome. Other: What can you do to stop animal abuse? Fresno Bee Witnessing animal abuse can be difficult, but according to the Humane Society of the Unites States, it is important not to turn away from animal cruelty. Here are tips to help stop animal abuse. YouTube […]


June 19, 2019

POLICY & POLITICS North SJ Valley: City Council passes fiscally prudent budget Stockton Record The City Council approved the 2019-20 fiscal-year budget Tuesday night, a $759 million spending plan that walks an increasingly fine line between fiscal prudence and council members’ desire to address more of Stockton’s abundance of quality-of-life problems. Stockton Mayor: The political […]


June 18, 2019

POLICY & POLITICS North SJ Valley: Stanislaus County looks at buying voting system. Is foreign influence really a threat? Modesto Bee Stanislaus County could enter an agreement with the state for the purchase of vote-counting equipment before the March 2020 primary. City Council could vote Tuesday on new budget Stockton Record The City Council will […]