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Shooting outside Stockton home with 4 children inside

A mother and her four children were inside their Stockton home when it was struck with gunfire late Monday night by a drive-by shooter. 

It happened on Fox Creek Drive just south of Saffron Way, where police said they found multiple shell casings. 

The suspect was driving a 1993 Honda Civic. According to police, the suspect drove by the victims home and fired multiple rounds at a car parked in the street. 

Mother, asleep in bed with her child, hit by gunfire

A woman, asleep in her bed with her toddler, was hit by gunfire in Stockton early Monday morning. The 22-year-old woman was rushed to the hospital and is currently stable. The child, identified by police as 2 years old, appears to be OK. 

Stockton fills key city positions

Stockton fills key city positions

STOCKTON — Stockton City Manager Kurt Wilson announced that the city was filling several key positions.

Erik Newman will take over as the new fire chief, replacing interim chief Bill Weisgerber. Newman comes to Stockton from Clark County Fire Department in Las Vegas where he served as Senior Deputy Fire Chief since December, 2011. He also served in the Richmond fire department for more than 20 years. He will begin his duties Dec. 16,... Read More

Vocational students win $2,500 grants

Vocational students win $2,500 grants

Thirty-one students in the vocational programs at San Joaquin Delta College and Modesto Junior College qualified for $2,500 grants from the Cortopassi Family Foundation (CFF). The four-semester grants, totaling $10,000 per student, were awarded to high school graduates in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties... Read More

Sea lions spotted on Stockton Waterfront

At least two sea lions were seen along the Stockton Waterfront Friday morning, taking an early lunch break in between the hyacinth. 

The sea lions popped above water to enjoy their catch for about half an hour, before continuing their day. 

Water Hyacinth being used as compost material

Finally, someone has come up with a way to use get rid of Water Hyacinth, the weed that chokes delta waterways each year.

The Port of Stockton is removing the Hyacinth from the San Joaquin River, and delivering it to a local community garden operation called 'Puentes'. Garden organizers have tested and determined untreated Hyacinth works well as compost material.

"It's extremely rich in nutrients. The stuff is so wet, by the time it dries out it's already decomposed," said Jeremy Terhune of Puentes.

The Port of Stockton has also donated the land where the Hyacinth is being brought.

Residents invited to Stockton’s Bicycle Master Plan workshops

Residents invited to Stockton’s Bicycle Master Plan workshops

STOCKTON — The public is invited to learn more about proposals for updating the city of Stockton’s Bicycle Master Plan.

The purpose of the update is to make Stockton safer and more comfortable for bicyclists of all ages and creating more opportunity to get around without car.

“Stockton has a near-perfect landscape for year-round biking and the Bicycle Master Plan should provide accessible infrastructure for all types of people,” said Public Works Director Gordon Mackay.

The city is offering a series of workshops so residents can offer their ideas... Read More