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Dameron discontinues maternity and child care

Dameron discontinues maternity and child care

STOCKTON — Dameron Hospital will no longer provide labor and infant services.

The hospital stopped accepting admissions to its Maternal Child Health Services line on April 27.

Services that are no longer offered include labor and delivery, postpartum units, neonatal ICU and pediatrics... Read More

Join Dare to Prepare Day April 30!

Join Dare to Prepare Day April 30!

For more information, go to daretoprepareday.com

WCC conference baseball tournament returns to Stockton

WCC conference baseball tournament returns to Stockton

Stockton is a popular place for West Coast Conference baseball. For the fourth consecutive year, the Stockton Ports and Visit Stockton will host the West Coast Conference Baseball Championship at  Banner Island Ballpark.

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Trained by Davis Arden Hills Racing Team, 10 Swimmers Have Successfully Made the Olympic Trials Cut

Trained by Davis Arden Hills Racing Team, 10 Swimmers Have Successfully Made the Olympic Trials Cut

Known for incredibly fast, exciting and suspense-filled competitions, 10 talented local swim athletes trained by the Davis Arden Hills Racing Team (DART) are scheduled to compete in the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials June 26-July 3 in Omaha, Nebraska, in hopes of representing the United States at the upcoming Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. According to USA Swimming, the 2016 Olympic Team Trials rank as the biggest swimming competition in the country, the results of which will determine who will represent Team USA.

The community at large is encouraged to keep watch and cheer on the amazingly talented local DART swimmers who have qualified thus far, including:

 

Keep Your Home California Receives $383.3 Million in Funding to Help More Homeowners

Keep Your Home California Receives $383.3 Million in Funding to Help More Homeowners

SACRAMENTO – Keep Your Home California will receive an additional $383.3 million in funding from the federal government, allowing the mortgage-assistance program to help prevent foreclosure for more homeowners struggling with financial hardships.

The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced the additional funding Wednesday, the second phase of additional funding approved for the Hardest Hit Fund program during the past two months.

The combined $383.3 million will allow the state-managed program to help at least 12,000 more homeowners. Qualifying homeowners can receive up to $100,000 in mortgage payment assistance from Keep Your Home California.

Failed inspection to delay new courthouse opening

Failed inspection to delay new courthouse opening

The San Joaquin County courthouse’s grand opening will be delayed indefinitely. The new $273 million courthouse received poor marks from the Office of the State Fire Marshal this week.

The marshal conducted an inspection that found exits from the courtrooms were not up to standards. The failed inspection is expected to push the planned December opening for the new building back significantly. It will also add to the cost of the building.

The project was 80 percent completed when the inspection took place. How much this will delay the project and how much it will add to the cost has yet to be determined.

Plans for the new courthouse have been in the works since 2007 and construction plans had been submitted and approved numerous times since 2015. The approvals, however, were dependent on a field inspection... Read More

Stockton Port to host 18th annual State of the City celebration

Stockton Port to host 18th annual State of the City celebration

STOCKTON — The Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce will hold the 18th Annual State of the City address from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., May 19 at shed 20 at the Port of Stockton. Tickets will cost $40 each in advance.

The event will feature exhibits, focusing on area services and products. Attendees will also be treated to lunch served by Outback Steakhouse. ... Read More