Credit: California Water Resources Control Board

Residents Living Near Escalon Complain Of Putrid Smell

Residents in in a subdivision just south of the city of Escalon say the sewer smell is making them miserable.



25 Cows Bound For Escalon Killed In Crash

The Nevada Highway Patrol says the driver of a cattle truck was cited for running a red light after a crash in Minden that killed 25 cows.



Escalon Sends Employee W-2 Form With Social Security Number In Plain Sight

The city of Escalon isn’t just apologizing for potentially exposing at least her Social Security number. They’re advising all employees to place a fraud alert on their credit reports.



Calif. Nut Farmers Band Together To Fight Theft

The soaring value of California’s nut crops is attracting a new breed of thieves who have been making off with the pricey commodities by the truckload, recalling images of cattle rustlers of bygone days.


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Escalon Shoppers Show Local Businesses Major Support On Small Business Saturday

While Black Friday is the time for the big box stores to shine, Small Business Saturday was critical for local shops.



Nearly $400K In Walnuts Stolen From Escalon Farm Recovered

Investigators have recovered thousands of pounds of stolen walnuts in what became the area’s largest walnut heist.



Thieves Steal Nearly $400K In Walnuts From Escalon Farm

A brazen crime wave is threatening to push farmers out of business. The latest in a series of walnut thefts is the largest yet, with the farmer nearly taking a half-a-million dollar hit.


Lynette Garza (source: Facebook)

UPDATE: SJ Sheriff’s Office Investigating Homicide After Woman’s Body Found Near Escalon

What first appeared to be a car crash has turned into a homicide investigation in San Joaquin County after a young woman’s body was found on New Year’s Day.


Steven Knoefler Sr. (credit: Yuba Co. Sheriff)

Yuba County Man Arrested After Human Remains Found Buried On Property

Yuba County detectives are digging up human remains discovered buried on property in the town of Rackerby and have arrested a man who lived at the home.


Burglary Suspect Shoots Escalon Police Officer

An Escalon police officer is recovering after being shot by a burglary suspect who grabbed the officer’s gun during a struggle, according to officials.