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Authorities Searching For Escaped San Joaquin County Inmates In San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS13) — The search is on for two San Joaquin County inmates who escaped custody while at a rehab facility in San Francisco Wednesday afternoon. According to the sheriff’s office, inmates Elijah Ismael Cervantes, 23, and Stevie Lashawn Wilson, 34, were last seen at 600 Embarcadero Street. The escapees were part of a group of five inmates from the San Joaquin County Jail that were taken to San Francisco on a judge-ordered day pass to be interviewed for the Delancey Street rehabilitation program. Cervantes was last seen at the program facility at 10:45 a.m. and Wilson was last seen at 1:45 p.m. The San Francisco Police Department was notified of the escape. According to the sheriff’s office, Cervantes was in custody on carjacking, cruelty to a child, battery, and parole violation charges. He allegedly tried to steal a mother’s SUV while her children were in the backstreet in December. Wilson was in custody on robbery, and firearm charges. Anyone with information about their whereabouts is asked to call the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office.

1 Arrested In Mexico, 1 Wanted In Connection With 2011 Homicide In Modesto

STANISLAUS COUNTY (CBS13) — One suspect was arrested in Mexico and another man is wanted in connection with a 2011 homicide at a bar in Modesto, the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office said. Tony Macias, 26, of Waterford, was arrested Wednesday in Michoacan, Mexico and transported back to Stanislaus County with assistance from the FBI, the sheriff’s office said in a series of tweets Thursday afternoon. On March 4, 2020, homicide suspect Tony Macias, 26, of Waterford, CA was arrested in Michoacan, Mexico and transported back to the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office with the assistance of @FBISacramento. 1/4 pic.twitter.com/g1WCWqtQoi — Stanislaus Sheriff (@StanSheriff) March 5, 2020 Detectives said Macias was found to be living in Mexico. The sheriff’s office said detectives worked with the FBI and the Fresno United States Attorney’s Office to obtain a federal warrant to bring Macias back to the U.S. Macias was booked into the county jail and faces charges of homicide and assault with a deadly weapon related to a homicide that happened at a bar along the 1500 block of Crows Landing Road in 2011. The sheriff’s office said they…

WIC can help you take care of your family

WIC is a nutrition program for Women, Infants and Children. You may qualify if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or just had a baby; or have a child under age 5; and have a low to medium income; and receive Medi-Cal, CalWORKS or CalFresh food stamps benefits; and live in California. Newly pregnant women, migrant workers and working families are encouraged to apply. WIC provides nutrition tips and health information, breastfeeding support, monthly benefits for healthy foods like fruits and vegetables and referrals to medical providers and community services. You may qualify if your family meets WIC Income Guidelines based on the number of people in your family and your annual and monthly income before taxes. Income guidelines change annually. Call the local WIC office at 527-8791 or 1-800-698-4942 or visit m.wic.ca.gov for up to date information. Enroll early. Call to see if you qualify and to make an appointment. Tehama County WIC officers are at 1850 Walnut St., Building H in Red Bluff and 275 Solano St. in Corning.

Five things we learned in the Giants’ matchup with the Indians: Bullpen competition taking shape, Smyly one and done, new shift

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — After being held scoreless in a 4-0 loss to the Dodgers on Wednesday, the Giants scored a run but managed just three hits in a 7-1 loss to the Indians on Thursday. There’s not much to glean from the at-bats Giants hitters have taken over the last two days, but there’s plenty to learn about a pitching staff that continues to take shape. Manager Gabe Kapler expects competition for spots in the rotation and bullpen will go down to the wire, but there’s no shortage of candidates who have pitched their way into consideration for jobs. Relievers Jarlín García and Andrew Triggs both extended spring scoreless streaks to four appearances and are firmly on the radar for bullpen jobs. García is on the 40-man roster, out of minor league options and a relatively safe bet to make the team at this point in the spring given the Giants’ need for experienced arms. “Jarlin has done a really good job of staying off barrels to both left-handers and right-handers,” Kapler said. “Strike-throwers are really important for young bullpens and on teams that don’t…

Social Security: Apply online for Medicare

Did you know that you can apply online for Medicare, even if you are not ready to retire? We can help you make an informed decision about when to apply for benefits based on your individual and family circumstances. Applying online can take less than 10 minutes. There are no forms to sign and usually no required documentation. We’ll process your application and contact you if we need more information. Visit www.socialsecurity.gov/benefits/medicare to begin. There, you can apply for Medicare and find other important information. If you’re eligible for Medicare at age 65, your initial enrollment period begins three months before your 65th birthday and ends three months after that birthday. Some Medicare beneficiaries may qualify for Extra Help with their Medicare prescription drug plan costs. To qualify for the Extra Help, a person must be receiving Medicare, have limited resources and income, and reside in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia. For more information on Extra Help, read www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs/EN-05-10525.pdf. You may also be interested in reading these publications: Apply Online for Medicare — Even if You Are Not Ready to…

Appointments available for free tax preparation service

The AARP/IRS Free TaxAide sites for Tehama County have been busy helping clients file their 2019 income taxes. Appointments are needed to have your taxes done by a trained volunteer and may be made by calling 727-8298 between 9 a.m. and noon weekdays only. More than 200 residents have had their taxes done and some have received refunds within 10 days. The Red Bluff sites are at the Veterans Hall, corner of Oak and Jackson, open from 9:30 a.m. to noon on most Mondays and Tuesdays. The Elks Lodge is open 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Thursdays and the Tehama County Library is open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays to serve appointment customers. Potential clients are always welcomed to come in to any site with questions, to make an appointment or pick up the required Intake Form. The Rolling Hills site in Corning has some appointment times available on selected Tuesdays. The AARP/IRS volunteer counselors, greeters and users appreciate the cooperation of the Veterans Hall, the Elks Lodge and the library for the use of the facilities in order to serve the Tehama…

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