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REXPO IX in Stockton Wows

REXPO  IX in Stockton Wows

REXPO IX WOWS

 

Warehouse of future in Lathrop

Warehouse of future in Lathrop

 

A Central Valley city in less than a year will be home to a state-of-the-art warehouse that its builders say will be the most innovated warehouse in the entire natural foods industry.

Robotics will be key to the operation of the nearly $10 million warehouse being built by California Natural Products, a Lathrop-based company that specializes in food production and packaging, particularly natural and organic foods.

Supermoon in El Dorado County

SHINGLE SPRINGS, CA - This was shot in El Dorado County California at 8:15 p.m. 5.5.12 on the Ponderosa Road overcrossing at HWY 50 (near the recent meteor explosion and meteorite dusting back on April 22, 2012).

Hoped to get it coming up over the Sierra, but it was sneaky and came up further south and higher in the sky than I wanted it to be, but still pretty. Little instant tail gate party going on with all the area folks hanging out on the overcrossing waiting for it to show up.
 

 

Mosquito control spraying continues in Stockton

Mosquito control spraying continues in Stockton

STOCKTON - The San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District will continue to conduct adult mosquito control operations in response to increased mosquito populations and the detection of West Nile Virus. Aerial spraying using Trumpet EC will take place on Monday, Aug. 1 between 9 p.m. - 3 a.m. in the following area:

Portion of Delta Islands in Stockton: North to Highway 12, south to McDonald Road, east to two miles west of Interstate 5 and west to seven miles west of Interstate 5.

Residents can access upcoming scheduled spray information by calling the district at (209) 982-4675 during business hours from 7 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information is also available at www.sjmosquito.org.

Aerial spraying scheduled for mosquito control

Aerial spraying scheduled for mosquito control

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY - In response to increased adult mosquito populations in two areas of San Joaquin County, San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District (District) is preparing to conduct adult mosquito control operatons.

The district will continue to implement the California Mosqutio-Borne Virus Surveillance and Response Plan to protect the public health and welfare. Spray locations and times will normally be available 24 hours in advance.  People can access spray information and scheduled spray locations by calling the district at (209) 982-4675 or toll-free at 1-800-300-4675 during business hours from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Watch out for mosquitoes!

Watch out for mosquitoes!

The San Joaquin County Mosquito & Vector Control District warns residents that recent rain and warming temperatures are ideal conditions for mosquito production. Mosquitoes develop in standing water.

District manager John Stroh said, "We need all residents of San Joaquin County to check their property for any standing water. It takes only a tiny amount of water to breed mosquitoes."

Containers, old tires, leaking faucets, children's toys, tarps, buckets, and wheel-barrows are among items property owners should inspect.

Neglected pools are also prime breeding places for mosquitoes. If you are unable to properly maintain your swimming pool or know of one that is not maintained, call the San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District for assistance.

City's annual water system flushing begins Feb. 13

City's annual water system flushing begins Feb. 13

STOCKTON - The City of Stockton Municipal Utilities Department will conduct annual flushing of the city's water systems from Feb. 13, 2011 through mid-March.

Water distribution systems require regular flushing to remove sand and mineral deposits that accumulate in pipelines over time. During the course of flushing, customers may experience slight discoloration of water if a faucet is turned on during or shortly after the pipelines are flushed. If this occurs, customers are asked to leave the faucet on for a few minutes until the water clears. Flushing activities will occur between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Flushing in the areas of Arch Road, Sperry Road, Mathews Road, French Camp Road and Weston Ranch will take place Feb. 13 - Feb. 18; areas south of Eight Mile Road, west of the Union Pacific Railroad, and north of the Calaveras River will be flushed, Feb.