Coming Early September
The San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission (SJRRC) is pleased to announce the launch of the NEW Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) Saturday Service beginning September 7, 2019. The ACE train service is a growing commuter rail service that serves passengers Monday through Friday with service from Stockton to San Jose with stops in Lathrop/Manteca, Tracy, Livermore, Pleasanton, Fremont, Great America, and Santa Clara. ACE Saturday Service is an exciting addition to transportation options for Saturday commuters and leisure travelers.
The San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District (District) has detected Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in Stockton. The first detection was from a sample of mosquitoes collected on August 6, 2019, in the vicinity of Brookside. “Our goal is to control and limit the presence of this invasive mosquito species,” said Ed Lucchesi, Manager of the District. “We are doing everything possible to ensure these mosquitoes do not become established in our communities; however, this type of mosquito can be very difficult to eliminate,” said Lucchesi.
Stockton Fire Department Posting Cease & Desist Operations Notices
The City of Stockton acted this morning to close six pallet yards that pose a significant threat to public safety, due to the volume of wooden pallets and how the pallets are stored. All six businesses were posted with cease and desist notices between 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. this morning and will not be allowed to continue operations until all fire, building and municipal code violations are addressed.
Complimentary Local Rides to Doctor Appointments for WWII Veterans
Journey Transport has announced complimentary local transportation to and from doctor appointments within San Joaquin County for World War II veterans. Caregivers are also encouraged and welcome to ride along to the appointments at no charge.
The Stockton Ports and Humana, a leading health and well-being company, are partnering to host Hats Off to Heroes Night, including a Vietnam War Commemoration Veterans Pinning Ceremony, on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, during a regular season game vs. Modesto Nuts.
Bill is turning 104-years-old on July 31st at The Oaks at Inglewood Assisted Living community
Bill is turning 104-years-old on July 31st at The Oaks at Inglewood Assisted Living community off 6725 Inglewood Avenue in Stockton, CA. The community will be hosting a big party for Bill at 11:30 a.m. that day. Assemblywoman Susan Eggman, D-Stockton, will arrive at the community at 11:30 a.m. to present Bill a declaration from the Senate. At noon, a representative from Quilts of Valor will come and present him with a quilt.
Phonxay Keokham, San Joaquin County Treasurer-Tax Collector, has mailed personal property tax bills to approximately 13,600 business, boat, and aircraft owners in San Joaquin County as of July 26, 2019. Owners of personal property in San Joaquin County such as a boat or aircraft or have leased or owned fixtures and equipment related to a business on January 1, 2019 must pay the tax. If you do not receive a tax bill by August 1, 2019, please call the Unsecured Section in the San Joaquin County Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office at (209) 468-2133. Failure to receive a tax bill shall not relieve the lien of taxes, nor shall it prevent the imposition of penalties.
Join Vice Mayor Dan Wright for an office hour on Monday, July 29, 2019, from 5:15 - 6:15 p.m. Stop in at Starbucks, 7810 Thornton Road, at Thornton and Lower Sacramento roads for one-on-one discussions.
Join friends and neighbors on Tuesday, August 6
On Tuesday, August 6, 2019, join neighborhoods throughout Stockton, plus thousands more throughout the U.S. and worldwide, for a night to support crime and drug prevention. Stockton residents are asked to turn on outside lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors. From 5-8 p.m. on August 6, City officials and Police and Fire Department personnel will make special visits throughout city neighborhoods.
Delta College in process of changing elections process, seeks public input
The public is invited to a series of open house events beginning July 22 to review proposed maps defining new San Joaquin Delta Community College District trustee areas.