Press Releases

  • March 8, 2022
    • District Attorney

    In 2020, the California Department of Justice and DPR filed a lawsuit alleging that Alpine violated laws prohibiting pesticide drift, endangering the public’s health and safety. Separately, District Attorney Verber Salazar filed a lawsuit against the company, and the two cases were later consolidated. Today’s decision finds in their favor, determining that Alpine failed to apply pesticides in accordance with industry standards.

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  • March 3, 2022
    • Behavioral Health Services
    San Joaquin County To Receive $6 Million For School-Based Mental Health Services

    San Joaquin County Behavioral Health Services (BHS) and the San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) will receive a $6 million grant over four years from the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission’s Mental Health Student Services Act.

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  • March 2, 2022
    • Board of Supervisors
    San Joaquin County Board Of Supervisors Receive COVID-19 Updates And Take Actions

    San Joaquin County Public Health Officer Dr. Maggie Park told the Board of Supervisors yesterday that COVID-19 case rates, hospitalizations, and ICU admissions are on the decline allowing the lifting of mask mandates and other statewide executive orders. She noted that COVID-19 case rates are dramatically decreasing from 66 to 22.3 cases per 100,000 since February 15, 2022.

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  • February 16, 2022
    • Community Development
    San Joaquin County Releases Draft Development Title Update

    San Joaquin County is releasing a draft version of the Development Title which is the County’s zoning code. This comprehensive update will ensure consistency with the policies of the General Plan and provide streamlined opportunities for development in the County. The public is invited to review the draft document and provide comments. This Development Title is an overhaul of rules that existed since the last comprehensive update was adopted in 1992. Preparation of the document involved collaboration with a variety of stakeholders, elected and appointed officials and staff’s observance of the issues highlighted over the past 30 years. This document is intended to balance the modern needs of the development community with the preservation of the agricultural community

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  • February 16, 2022
    • Board of Supervisors
    San Joaquin County Board Of Supervisors Receive COVID-19 Updates And Take Actions

    San Joaquin County Public Health Officer Dr. Maggie Park told the Board of Supervisors yesterday that COVID-19 case rates, hospitalizations, and ICU admissions are on the decline. She noted that COVID-19 case rates are dramatically decreasing from 198.8 cases to 66 cases per 100,000 since February 1, 2022.

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