San Joaquin County, CA

‘I Think It’s Time To Shut It Down’: Lodi Homeowners Fed Up With Massive House Parties

LODI (CBS13) — Rowdy crowds are diving into a neighborhood battle as police were forced to shut their wild pool parties down. People in Lodi are calling out one of their neighbors by saying they’re taking the fun too far. No one wants to be a party pooper, but what’s happening out there isn’t just a party. The sheriff’s office said it’s illegal. And others say these massive parties that are advertised on social media, even with tickets to get in, have to stop. The homes along Highway 12 in Lodi sit far enough apart that you don’t expect to hear much from...
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‘Test to Treat’ Available in San Joaquin County, In Time For Holiday Weekend

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY (CBS13) – San Joaquin County Public Health is hosting three “Test to Treat” programs at OptumServe COVID-19 sites, amid a rise in COVID cases and hospitalizations within the county. The program allows individuals to get tested for COVID-19, and if positive, speak to a health care provider about treatment options, some of which include medication in hand if eligible. “It offers convenience for those who might not be motivated to go out and get treatment,” said Dr. Maggie Park, San Joaquin County Health Officer.  Test to Treat is currently available: 1. San Joaquin General Hospital (OptumServe) 500 W. Hospital Road, French Camp Friday—Monday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Walk-in or pre-schedule at or (888) 634-1123 2. Lodi Community Services Center (OptumServe) 415 S. Sacramento St., Lodi Monday—Thursday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Walk-in or pre-schedule at or (888) 634-1123 3. Larch Clover Community Center/Larch Clover Park (Carbon Health) 11157 W. Larch Rd., Tracy Thursday—Sunday, 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Walk-in only; no pre-registration available All sites accept walk-in registrations and both testing and treatment are free. Testing includes rapid antigen and PCR tests.
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Mark Memorial Day with one of these San Joaquin County events

Several events will take place in San Joaquin County on Monday to mark Memorial Day. Here are a few: Memorial Day at Cherokee Memorial Park: 10:30 a.m. Monday. Cherokee Memorial Park & Funeral Home, Harney Lane at Highway 99. Cherokee Memorial Park's annual event will feature a color guard and gun salute, a missing-man formation fly-by and guest speaker Thad Forester, the author of "My Brother In Arms: The Exceptional Life of Senior Airman Mark A. Forester, United...

Caltrans Litter Cleanup Day Removes Plenty Of Trash

Sonora, CA– Caltrans held its Litter Cleanup Day with crews and volunteers removing trash and debris along highways throughout the state. In Caltrans District 10, the event included crews picking up litter on Highway 5 through San Joaquin County, along Highway 99 through Stanislaus and Merced counties, through Highway 152 in Merced County, Highway 108 through Sonora, and Highway 88 through Amador and Alpine counties.

Tracy teenager arrested after allegedly threatening school shooting on social media

Tracy police arrested a 16-year-old Thursday after he allegedly threatened to commit a school shooting on social media. Tracy’s Police Communications Center received a tip at 3:22 a.m. May 26 about a threatened school shooting. The tip and information related to the case was shared with the FBI, “who reported a social media post, in which there was a clear threat of harm and a picture of a specific school,” the Tracy Police Department said.

As COVID Cases Spike, San Joaquin County Opening New Test To Treat Center In Tracy

TRACY (CBS13) — San Joaquin County plans to ramp up testing as it deals with a surge in cases. With its case rate more than tripling in the past month, the county is now planning to distribute free at-home antigen tests to community organizations. It’s also opening a third “test to treat” site where people can get tested, then get services if their results come back positive. That site is set to open at the Larch Clover Community Center in Tracy on Thursday. Its hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. COVID-19 rates are climbing all around California to the point that mask wearing is coming back into the conversation. The Sacramento City Unified School District said that, with the county expected to reach medium to high community transmission levels as early as Thursday, they will be looking at reevaluating their mask policies. Down in San Diego, the state’s second-largest school district also said they would be reevaluating reinstating their mask mandate.

Slight increase in COVID-19 cases in San Joaquin County

TRACY, Calif. — COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths are slightly increasing in San Joaquin County, according to the county's public health department. ”We are currently surging again. Our case rates are going up and we now have a case rate of about 22 per 100,000," said Dr. Maggie Park, the county's public health officer told KCRA 3 on Thursday. "Though it sounds high, that's actually a huge undercount. Because as you may know, that's only a count for people who are doing PCR tests."

Escalon, Manteca And Ripon Police Departments Hit With 911-Line Problems

MANTECA (CBS13) – A couple of Central Valley law enforcement agencies were having trouble with their phone lines on Wednesday morning. The Manteca Police Department says their non-emergency lines went down and their 911 lines were having minor problems with incoming calls. The Ripon and Escalon police departments also said they were experiencing a 911 outage. Both departments were forwarding their 911 calls to the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office due to the issues. Exactly what caused the phone problems is unclear. Ripon police say damaged infrastructure outside the city is to blame, while Manteca police say their telecommunications provider has been trying to fix the issue since Tuesday night. The problems were resolved by early Wednesday afternoon.

Three arrested in two homicide cases

Originally published as a Stockton Police Department Facebook post:. “Yesterday, Stockton police detectives made arrests in the following homicide investigations:. Antonio Thomasson, 35, was arrested in connection to the February 11, 2022 shooting death of a 31-year-old male that occurred in the 8000 block of N. El Dorado Street. Thomasson was booked in the San Joaquin County Jail.

Police: Pair arrested in Stockton homicide

Originally published as a Stockton Police Department Facebook post:. “On May 12, 2022, Stockton police detectives arrested Elias Ripoyla, 21, Ivan Tongco, 19, and a 17-year-old male juvenile in connection to the February 12, 2022 shooting death of an 18-year-old male in the 5200 block of Cosumnes Drive. Ripoyla and...