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September 18, 2013

The California legislature last week honored UC Davis’ achievements and top ranking in agricultural teaching and research with a resolution that was unanimously passed by both the state Senate and Assembly. Continue Reading...

August 06, 2013

The reform of California's crumbling enterprise zone system was a tremendous bipartisan achievement that will ensure the Central Valley has the tools to create jobs for years. The bill extends hiring credits and exempts manufacturers, food processors, and wineries from sales tax on equipment upgrades.

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August 02, 2013

STOCKTON - No more cheeseburgers for 9-year-old Juan Duran of Stockton.

"There's too much fat and salt," the Stockton boy concluded after observing a test tube containing the overabundance of both ingredients found in a cheeseburger. (For example, a Big Mac from McDonald's contains 29 grams of fat, or 45 percent of the daily value based on a 2,000-calorie diet, and 970 milligrams of salt, or 40 percent of the daily value).

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July 10, 2013

— SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The state Legislature has passed further changes to an economic development program that California lawmakers overhauled last week.

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June 18, 2013

Low-income San Joaquin County residents can obtain free government surplus food Thursday at 15 locations. The centers could run out of food before listed closing times. Continue Reading...

May 31, 2013

SAN ANDREAS - A bill by State Sen. Cathleen Galgiani, D-Stockton, that would have required state agencies to notify the public of workshops and hearings on proposed new regulations was watered down this week.  Continue Reading...

May 20, 2013

STOCKTON - State Sen. Cathleen Galgiani, D-Stockton, will host monthly mobile district offices in Manteca and Tracy, as well as other cities in her 5th Senate District.  Continue Reading...

May 08, 2013

An ongoing political fight between Goodwill Industries and for-profit companies that accept used clothing in collection boxes has been put on hold in the California Capitol.

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May 07, 2013

They have the best intentions, keeping their pets healthy and saving money. Sounds like a good thing to do, right? Not when it involves buying pet medications from unregulated outlets that may deliver incorrect, outdated, or dangerous medications. Continue Reading...

April 29, 2013

By Cathleen Galgiani; Printed in the Stockton Record

April 28, 2013 12:00 AM

California is esteemed for many things, but few are as iconic as our "Happy Cows." Few are as treasured as the "grown and produced in California" labels that proudly represent the family farms that helped shape our state's cultural and economic foundations.