Press Releases

  • September 22, 2022
    • Public Works

    (STOCKTON, CA) - Over 300 volunteers took part during the annual Coastal Cleanup Day in San Joaquin County this past Saturday.

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  • September 16, 2022
    • District Attorney

    Today, District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar joined California Attorney General Rob Bonta, along with four partnering district attorneys, to announce an $8 million settlement with Safeway resolving allegations that the company violated state environmental laws while operating underground storage tank systems at its 71 gas stations across California. An investigation into Safeway's gas stations – branded as Safeway and Vons fuel stations – found a recurring failure to install, implement, and operate various spill prevention and safety measures since at least March 2015. Today’s settlement includes robust injunctive terms to improve operational safety and compliance with state laws to avoid potential contamination to soil and groundwater.

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  • September 14, 2022
    • Agricultural Commissioner
    San Joaquin County Releases Annual Crop Report

    (STOCKTON, CA) The San Joaquin County Agricultural Commissioner formally presented the 2021 Annual Agricultural Crop Report to the County Board of Supervisors on September 13, 2022 for approval.

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  • September 9, 2022
    • District Attorney

    Today, District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar announced six individuals have been charged in an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) scheme due to the successful collaborative effort between the Bureau of Investigations, Delta R.A.T.T. taskforce, CHP-Sacramento, CHP- Stockton, and San Joaquin County Human Services Agency.

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  • September 8, 2022
    • Public Works
    San Joaquin County To Repair Erosion Along Key Access Bridge In French Camp Area

    On September 26, 2022, San Joaquin County will begin repairs on the embankment for the westbound approach to the Howard Road Bridge over San Joaquin River. This bridge serves as direct access to the Union and Roberts Islands from Interstate 5.

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