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Missile Brought Down MH17 in Ukraine: Investigators
A Buk missile brought down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Eastern Ukraine last year, according to a report released by Dutch investigators.
13 Oct 2015 at 8:09am

Florida's Will Grier suspended for one year after positive PED test
Florida Gators quarterback Will Grier has been suspended for the year after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance found in a supplement, coach Jim McElwain announced Monday.
13 Oct 2015 at 8:07am

Game clock runs off 18 seconds in error to start Steelers' winning drive
The NFL would have had another wild controversy on its hands had Le'Veon Bell not scored on the final play from scrimmage to give Pittsburgh a win Monday at San Diego.
13 Oct 2015 at 8:07am

Why Twitter Is Laying Off 8 Percent of Its Employees
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey made his first tough call since returning to the top job, announcing today the service would be laying off 8 percent of its work force.
13 Oct 2015 at 8:02am

Border Patrol Cuts Use of Force by Nearly 40 Percent
Nation's largest law enforcement agency reduces use-of-force incidents.
13 Oct 2015 at 8:02am

How Each Democrat Could Shine in Tonight's Debate
We're finally here -- just hours away from the first Democratic presidential debate, and the pressure is on.
13 Oct 2015 at 7:55am

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier retiring immediately
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier told his players and coaches Monday night that he is retiring immediately, sources told
13 Oct 2015 at 7:45am

FFA students prep for livestock auction at the Big Fresno Fair
After months of hard work, local FFA members will finally put their animals up for sale at the annual livestock auction.
13 Oct 2015 at 7:22am

Here are your 2015 AMA nominees!
See who's up for awards this year at the AMAs and be sure to watch November 22 on ABC!
13 Oct 2015 at 6:59am

Clinton's Declining Poll Number Inch Upward
Hillary Clinton heads into the first Democratic presidential debate with
13 Oct 2015 at 6:16am

Evidence mounts for El Nino that could ease Calif. drought
Evidence is mounting that the El Nino ocean-warming phenomenon in the Pacific will spawn a rainy winter in California, potentially easing the state's punishing drought but also bringing the risk of chaotic storms like those that battered the region in the late 1990s.
12 Oct 2015 at 5:45pm

New regs for medical pot unlikely to change Bakersfield ban
A stack of bills signed into law Friday by Gov. Jerry Brown to further regulate California?s medical marijuana industry are unlikely to change the city of Bakersfield?s current ban on the drug.
12 Oct 2015 at 6:52pm

Attorney: Calif. CCW school ban removes 'last line of defense'
Starting next year, anyone in California with a concealed weapons permit will not be allowed to have their gun on a school campus.
12 Oct 2015 at 6:40pm

Bakersfield police to hold community meetings
The Bakersfield Police Department this week begins a series of community meetings designed to connect officers with the public and improve service.
12 Oct 2015 at 2:25pm

Playboy to stop running pictures of completely naked women
The magazine that helped usher in the sexual revolution in the 1950s and '60s by bringing nudity into living rooms — or at least sock drawers — all over America announced Tuesday that it will no longer run photos of completely naked women.
13 Oct 2015 at 8:07am

Electric "hoverboards" rise in popularity
You may have seen someone cruising around town on one of them - but what is the deal with those new electric scooters?
13 Oct 2015 at 12:49am

California voters to be automatically registered at DMV
Gov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation to make California the second state in the nation to begin automatically registering eligible voters when they obtain or renew their driver's licenses.
12 Oct 2015 at 5:36pm

Man accused of threatening ex, beating her new boyfriend
A man was arrested Friday on suspicion of attempted murder in a case from Weldon.
12 Oct 2015 at 4:26pm

Man accused of abducting, holding woman against her will
A woman was rescued Sunday after allegedly being kidnapped and held against her will for two days in Oildale, according to Kern County Sheriff's deputies.
12 Oct 2015 at 7:40am

BC celebrates homecoming all week
Bakersfield College is celebrating homecoming this week.
12 Oct 2015 at 1:47pm

Recordnet Stockton Local News

911 briefs (Oct. 13, 2015)
Police arrest gang memberSTOCKTON — Police arrested a documented gang member during a probation search Sunday after finding an assault rifle with a 100-round drum magazine as well as a variety of illegal drugs in his residence, according to a report.Officers with the Community Response Team went to the home in the 1000 block of South California Street, between East Anderson and East Jefferson streets, about 3:57 p.m. Sunday to conduct the probation [...]
12 Oct 2015 at 3:50pm
by The Record

Local roundup: Pacific field hockey falls short
The Pacific field hockey team lost 1-0 to Cal on Sunday in their first home game since Sept. 27.Pacific posted nine shots, and yielded just five, but the Golden Bears' Janaye Sakkas scored past the Tigers' Kelsey Gulledge in the first half. For Pacific (7-6, 1-1 America East Conference), Nicole Laskosky came close to creating a goal when she stole the ball from a defender to create a two-on-one break. Laskosky attempted to pass to Rylee Comeau streaking toward the goal, only to [...]
11 Oct 2015 at 8:11pm
by The Record

Free food giveaways this week
Low-income San Joaquin County residents can obtain free government-surplus food Thursday at 15 locations. The centers may run out of food before listed closing times.To receive the food, people must be residents of San Joaquin County, living in the appropriate ZIP codes, whose monthly income does not exceed $1,471 for one person; $1,991 for two; $2,511 for three; $3,031 for four; $3,551 for five; and $4,071 for six.Here are the distribution times and [...]
11 Oct 2015 at 2:58pm
by The Record

'H2O Hackathon' seeks solutions to drought issues
Eight teams. Nine hours. One monster drought.Stockton’s first “H2o Hackathon” ended Friday with some creative plans to slay that monster drought — ideas like text messages that warn you in real time if you’ve exceeded your water use goals, or games you can play on your smartphone as a reward for taking shorter showers.If you’ve never been to a “hackathon,” imagine brainiacs buried in their laptops, at tables [...]
9 Oct 2015 at 6:39pm
by Alex Breitler Record Staff Writer

Lodi co-op among largest in U.S.
Pacific Coast Producers, a fruit and vegetable processing cooperative in Lodi, is among the nation’s 100 largest agricultural cooperatives based on 2014 revenue, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported.Pacific Coast ranked 61st among all U.S. cooperatives, with $591 million in business volume last year, up from $534 million in 2013 when it was ranked No. 71.Other California based cooperatives in the top 100 were California Dairies Inc., a dairy processor in Artesia, [...]
9 Oct 2015 at 4:59pm
by The Record

Food Bank always in need for holidays
STOCKTON — On a good day, the storage refrigerator at the Emergency Food Bank is full of food ready to be sent home with people in need. But on Friday — 49 days before Thanksgiving — the options were scarce.The Emergency Food Bank has been providing San Joaquin County residents with food to take home since it was founded in 1968, but for at least a decade it has distributed boxes filled with ingredients needed to cook a full holiday meal. And with [...]
9 Oct 2015 at 4:42pm
by Almendra Carpizo Record Staff Writer

Kindred spirits: Cellist and friends kick off Manteca season with chamber sel...
It's especially significant that Susan Lamb Cook retains her maiden name: It’s her musical DNA.“For goodness’ sakes, I’ve been playing cello my whole life,” she said. “I’ve played chamber music since I was just a young child. I just carried it on.”That would be the legacy of her late parents — University (then-College) of the Pacific graduates Norman and Jane (Grey) Lamb, who met as students in Stockton. They were [...]
9 Oct 2015 at 3:11pm
by Tony Sauro Record Staff Writer

Dog opens window to the human soul
Garth Stein has been out promoting the paperback release of his latest novel, “A Sudden Light,” but what he’s discovered is everyone keeps asking about his 2008 New York Times best-seller “The Art of Racing in the Rain.”“Where’d you come up with the idea for a dog book?” they ask, and he laughs and says, “but I have a new book out.”When the Seattle-based author arrives in Stockton for a book signing at 7:30 p. [...]
9 Oct 2015 at 2:57pm
by Lori Gilbert Record Staff Writer

Handing out midseason awards
Noah Righetti had a respectable preseason his senior year of high school football. But at the midway point, the St. Mary’s senior quarterback was a world away from an MVP candidate.That’s why we play out the rest of the season, and that’s the beauty of amateur sports: watching young people develop into adults physically and intellectually right in front of our eyes.Righetti went on to [...]
8 Oct 2015 at 6:23pm
by Thomas Lawrence Record Staff Writer

Grant a $30,000 boost for STEM students
STOCKTON — The next generation of robotics and engineering students at San Joaquin County Office of Education received a boost Thursday to the tune of $30,000.Officials from AT&T presented a grant to support SJCOE’s Student Engineering and Robotics Project, where underserved high school students learn STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) concepts as well as developing project-management skills and complete STEM-based projects. [...]
8 Oct 2015 at 4:36pm
by Nicholas Filipas Record Staff Writer

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