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1.2 Million Gallons: Morada Skirts California Drought Restrictions Through Prop. 218

While many in California struggle with the severe drought, people in one upscale community in San Joaquin County are still paying a flat rate, and using as much water as they want. Among the sprawling gated estates of Morada, surrounded by lush, green lawns, there are few signs of California’s four-year drought.


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San Joaquin The Fastest Growing County In The State, New Numbers Show

California’s population grew about 1 percent last year to 38.7 million people, with San Diego and San Jose experiencing the most gains among big cities.


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Free Anti-Theft Devices In San Joaquin County

Investigators from the Delta Regional Auto Theft Team are hoping to raise awareness and prevent auto theft throughout the county by launching a county wide campaign.



Farmers May Sell Water Meant For Growing Crops During California’s Drought

Canals are currently dry, but Central Valley farmers will start pumping in water soon. But not everyone will need it, as some annual crops can survive a year without water. Others, including almond orchards and vineyards can’t.


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San Joaquin County Whooping Cough Death Prompts Call For Pregnant Moms To Get Vaccine

For expectant moms like Lisa Real, protecting against it is something she wants to discuss with her doctor. That question comes after health officials say a 3-week-old baby died from the highly contagious disease.


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3-Week-Old Baby Dies From Whooping Cough In San Joaquin County

Officials say an infant in San Joaquin County has died from whooping cough.


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Honey Oil Explosion Causes Injuries At San Joaquin County Home

Deputies are investigating an explosion at a home in the San Joaquin County community of Mountain House that was allegedly caused by honey oil.


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Heavy Fog Likely Played Major Role In San Joaquin County Crash That Killed 5

The van packed with men headed to work on nearby farms was trying to cross Highway 4, and apparently the driver didn’t see a truck barreling right toward them.


Scene of the crash. Note the heavy fog in the area. (Credit: CBS13)

CHP: 5 Dead In Crash East Of Stockton, Fog A Factor

Authorities say that five people are dead after a crash east of Stockton Tuesday morning.


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San Joaquin County K-9 Recovering After Stabbing During Pursuit

During a search for a suspect in Stockton on Dec. 31, deputies tracked Joe Eduard Bindi to a bedroom. When they realized he had left the room through a crawlspace, they sent in Haakon.


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Fewer DUI Arrests Over Holiday In San Joaquin County Compared To Same Time Last Year

Fewer drunk drivers hit the road in San Joaquin County these last few weeks as compared to this time last year.



Inmate Escapes From San Joaquin County Honor Farm

Authorities are searching for a San Joaquin County honor farm inmate who has escaped.