Press Releases

  • December 2, 2021
    • District Attorney

    Stockton - Today, San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar announced that the grand jury has indicted Alejandro Cardenas Tafoya, a Correctional Officer at the San Joaquin County Jail, of sexual assault crimes, including oral copulation by force (PC 287(c) (2)(a)), sexual penetration by force (PC289(a)(1)(A)), false imprisonment by violence, fraud or deceit (PC 237), and assault by a police officer (PC 149).

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  • November 24, 2021
    • District Attorney

    As Organized Retail Thieves Turn to New Tactics, Bay Area Prosecutors Form Alliance to Ensure Accountability

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  • November 12, 2021

    California’s shortage of affordable housing continues to affect some of the most vulnerable citizens of Stockton and San Joaquin County. Solutions have been difficult to achieve, and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have only increased the challenges faced by low-income renters.

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  • November 10, 2021
    San Joaquin County Responds To Micke Grove Zoological Society Press Release

    The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors recently agreed to a legal settlement resulting in the Zoological Society transferring donations that it previously received on behalf of Micke Grove Zoo in the amount of $650,881 to the County for the support of the Zoo. As agreed upon, these donations will be dedicated to improvements and upgrades at three possible animal habitats at the Micke Grove Zoo: the Lemur Island and Den, the Mediterranean Aviary, or the Reptile/Amphibian Exhibit. The County will retain all policy-making decisions regarding the Zoo and provide fiscal oversight prior to expending these donations toward one or all of the agreed upon exhibits.

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  • November 9, 2021
    • County Administrator
    San Joaquin County Celebrates Airpark 599 Groundbreaking

    Members of the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors along with national developer, Catellus, broke ground today on Airpark 599. Located at the junction of Highway 99, Arch Airport Road, and Interstate 5, the first phase of Airpark 599 will include about 60 acres of underutilized County-owned land and will construct nearly 1.2 million square feet of new industrial space. Once completed, the project will provide much needed jobs, generate new revenue for the County and will increase economic development activity adjacent to Stockton Metropolitan Airport.

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