Press Releases

  • June 6, 2022
    • Agricultural Commissioner
    SJC Department Of Agricultural To Host Pesticide Collection And Disposal Event

    San Joaquin County Department of Agriculture, in partnership with Amador, Calaveras, Yolo, and Sacramento Counties, are planning to host an Agricultural Pesticide Collection and Disposal Event in the late summer/early fall. This event is specifically for agricultural use (unwanted or legacy) pesticides from growers that farm in the participating counties.

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  • June 2, 2022
    • District Attorney

    Today, Senator Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton), San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar, Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine), Assemblymember Carlos Villapudua (D-Stockton), and Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach) announced legislation to create sentencing enhancements for violent crimes targeting schools and places of worship.

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  • June 2, 2022
    • District Attorney

    Stockton- Today, San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar, in partnership with California Attorney General Rob Bonta and Stockton Police Chief Stanley McFadden, announced the results of a multi-agency effort — Operation “Hybrid Havoc” — targeting violent street gangs in Stockton. Members of the gangs were allegedly responsible for a series of violent crimes, including at least two homicides, and were identified by the Stockton Police Department’s Gang Violence Suppression Unit and the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office Violent Criminal Enterprise Unit as a significant threat to the community. The agencies then requested the assistance of the California Department of Justice.

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  • May 26, 2022
    • District Attorney

    On behalf of everyone at the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office, we offer our thoughts, prayers, and most importantly, our strength to Texas.

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  • May 25, 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 deaths are starting to slowly increase. COVID-19 case rates have risen from 6.5 per 100,000 on April 18th to 22 per 100,000 on May 23rd. This is likely due to the latest Omicron variant, BA.2.12.1, which is more transmissible than its predecessors.

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