Tag Archives: San Joaquin Valley

Costco and Arco take top honors in GasBuddy survey

Two of San Joaquin County’s perennial low gas price leaders have been recognized by the folks at GasBuddy that have put together one of the most consumer-friendly websites around. Check out local gas prices here at www.StocktonGasPrices.com. And here’s the release from GasBuddy.  

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E-Cigarettes Are A Community Health Threat

California Department of Public Health director and state health officer Dr. Ron Chapman today issued a Health Advisory and the “State Health Officer’s Report on E-Cigarettes: A Community Health Threat,” warning Californians of the toxicity of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). Here’s the advisory: “E-cigarettes contain nicotine and other harmful chemicals, and the nicotine in them is as addictive as […]

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Denham’s right (gulp!) … Build new French Camp VA medical facility now

My personal political views don’t often mesh with those of U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Modesto, but I have to agree with his comment following President Obama’s State of the Union address that the time is now to get the planned expansion of health facilities for our military veterans in French Camp off the ground and […]

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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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VOTE for Emergency Food Bank today!

The Emergency Food Bank and Family Services of Stockton and San Joaquin County submitted a cause with State Farm’s Neighborhood Assist Program 2014 and were accepted for the Growing Green, Eating Lean program. The first 4,000 causes were accepted. A panel of youth reviewed all of the causes and narrowed them down to the top […]

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