Joe's Health Calendar

COMMUNITY EVENTS Free Health Fair for Stockton Community April 30 (Sunday) 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: First Baptist Church and Lambda Kappa Sigma, a pharmacy fraternity at University of the Pacific, are hosting the 6th annual Hygeia Health Fair to provide free health screenings and education to benefit the health of Stockton community »»Read Full Post

Chenin Blanc is Clarksburg's calling card

Chenin Blanc is a light-bodied, dry white wine that’s perfect in the spring and summer. Chenin Blanc goes well with sushi, Mediterranean cuisine and hearty fare like veal. The variety is widely planted in South Africa and the Loire Valley in France, and even has found its place in California. »»Read Full Post

Bloggus interruptus

I'll be off two weeks. I'm going to the Canary Islands where, as you can see, the highly trained professional staff has everything under control. I'll also be spending a few days in Morocco. See you back here Monday, May 15. »»Read Full Post

Manteca Unified hosts district celebration

Manteca Unified School District Board President Stephen Schluer presided at a special district celebration. Along with San Joaquin County Superintendent James Mousalimas, awards were given to district employees and students. Here is what MUSD said about the event: “Student board member Joe Contreras conducted the meeting, with assistance from student »»Read Full Post

"Here I come to save the day!"

“When criminals in this world appear and break the laws that they should fear and frighten all who see or hear the cry goes up both far and near…” - Underdog theme song by W. Watts Biggers, Treadwell D. Covington, Joseph B. Harris and Chester A. Stover Today is National »»Read Full Post

Yes, the 'Mobile City Hall' is indeed being bought with General Fund dollars

The City Council unanimously approved spending $100,000 on a "Mobile City Hall" during  Tuesday night's meeting. According to the staff report from Tuesday's meeting, there is "no impact to the City's General Fund or to any other unrestricted fund" from purchasing the Mobile City Hall. This is not to debate »»Read Full Post

State's survey of other tunnel projects scrutinized

As the Delta tunnels hearings resumed in Sacramento this week, an engineering expert for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California testified that many other large tunnels have been drilled "without incurring risk or injury to project stakeholders." But in their "detailed" survey of these projects spread across two continents, »»Read Full Post

The ‘endless summer’ continues, from Santa Monica to San Clemente, California

Endless beaches and the ‘endless summer’ continues, from Santa Monica to San Clemente, California We've been visiting Southern California every year for the past 20 years or so. From frequent forays with kids and grandkids, mixing in camping, bicycling and good food, we've located favorite spots for the beach scene, »»Read Full Post

Bee Kind to Our Hardworking Pollinators

Master Gardeners are often asked to speak at local garden clubs and other social organizations and a topic that is always of interest is gardening for pollinators, especially bees.  It seems lately, gardeners are trying to do their part in helping the bees, and that is a good thing! There »»Read Full Post

All-Area Baseball Player of the Year Watchlist

    The Sac-Joaquin Section baseball playoffs are less than a month away, and the pool of candidates for The Record's All-Area Player of the Year is slowly becoming clearer. Take a look at a few of the names involved. Keep in mind, The Record gives the benefit to the »»Read Full Post