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CDC: Severe flu season possible

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta released the following statement today, noting that early data suggests a potentially severe flu season this winter: Early data suggests that the current 2014-2015 flu season could be severe. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urges immediate vaccination for anyone still unvaccinated this [...]

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Immigrants targeted for scams

California Attorney General Kamala Harris issued the following Consumer Alert today on scams targeting immigrants and their families: En Español SAN FRANCISCO – Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today issued a consumer alert to Californians about possible scams targeting immigrants and their families.  Major changes to United States immigration policy, like those contained in President [...]

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Manteca police chief clarifies homeless issues

Manteca Police Chief Nick Obligacion sent out a statement late Monday (Nov. 17, 2014) regarding misinformation circulating in the community regarding two city codes addressing the issues of homelessness. Here’s his statement: “Unfortunately, there has been a large amount of inaccurate information being disseminated about two Manteca Municipal Codes, which could affect homeless individuals within [...]

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Send a holiday card NOW to troops overseas

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, is sponsoring his annual “Holiday Cards for Our Troops” program.  Last year, his district offices collected more than 8,000 cards from the community with personal messages of gratitude to members of the armed services. McNerney again invites people to submit cards at either of his district offices to be distributed [...]

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McNerney on Ebola in the U.S.

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, issued the following statement over the weekend on the recent cases of Ebola in the U.S.: “I am monitoring the situation with regards to the current Ebola outbreak. My primary concern is the health and safety of our families and health care workers. I will be meeting with officials from [...]

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