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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

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As we recognize Mental Health Awareness Month this May, we would be remiss not to acknowledge the mental and emotional impacts many of us are likely experiencing in response to recent traumatic events in our community, tragic conflict and wars taking place across the globe, and the lingering impacts of the pandemic.  This May, and always, the Sacramento County Division …

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STOCKTON POLICE CHIEF CANDIDATE TOWN HALL

Community Opportunity to Meet and Hear from Finalist Candidates STOCKTON, Calif. – On Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at 5:30 p.m., the City of Stockton will host a Town Hall Meeting with the finalist candidates for Stockton’s next Chief of Police. The Stockton Police Chief Candidate Town Hall will be held at the Bob Hope Theatre, 242 E. Main St. All …

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WARM TEMPERATURES BRING MOSQUITOES

February 10, 2022Contact:  Luz Maria Robles, Public Information OfficerOffice:  916.405.2082 |  Cell:  916.416.6337E-mail:  lrobles@FIGHTtheBITE.netWARM TEMPERATURES BRING MOSQUITOES                             Elk Grove, Ca. — Feels like spring is in the air and with the warming temperatures, mosquitoes are out looking to bite. “This is a typical trend that we see every year in February when we get a few days of sunny and warm …

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With Dry Offshore Winds Again in Forecast, PG&E Might Need to Proactively Turn Off Power for Safety to About 29,000 Customers Starting Early Thursday

PG&E Sending Two-Day Notices to Alert Customers in Small, Targeted Portions of 19 Counties Who Might Be Affected by Potential Public Safety Power Shutoff PG&E Meteorologists Continue to Monitor Dynamic Weather Conditions to Determine Scope of Potential Second Event this Week After Monday’s PSPS All Customers Affected by Monday PSPS Expected to be Restored by Late Tonight SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. …

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Stockton Fire Department Recognizes Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week is October 3 – 9, 2021 STOCKTON, Calif. – The Stockton Fire Department is recognizing Fire Prevention Week, which began October 3, 2021, and ends on October 9, 2021. The National Fire Prevention Association theme this week is “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™,” associated with both fire and carbon monoxide detectors. The Stockton Fire Department is …

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Stockton Emergency Rental Assistance Going Strong

Local City Eviction Protection Ordinance Has Not Expired STOCKTON, Calif. – The City of Stockton Emergency Rental Assistance Program does not end on September 30, 2021.  There are still millions of dollars available to help those who have fallen behind with payment of rent and utilities during the pandemic. The City’s program is still going strong and will continue to …

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PG&E Releases Updates on its Latest Public Safety Power Shutoff

PG&E has returned power to most homes while 600 PG&E customers in Kern County still remain de-energized due to the continuing PSPS (Public Power Safety Shutoff) that was decided after Monday’s wind event, extreme drought and dry conditions. Monday’s (9/20) wind event, combined with extreme to exceptional drought and extremely dry vegetation, prompted PG&E to send two-day advance notifications (via …

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PSPS UPDATE: PG&E Will Begin Shutting Off Power for Safety During Dry Offshore Wind Event, Affecting About 7,100 Customers in Small Portions of 10 Counties

Safety Shutoffs Will Begin Monday around 5 AM Depending on LocationWeather All Clears Anticipated as Early as Monday Afternoon, Allowing PowerRestoration to Begin SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) confirms that it is in the process of implementing a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) affecting about 7,100 customers in small portions of 10 counties. The first …

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PG&E Automatically Enrolling Qualified Customers Who Are 60 Days Behind on Energy Bills in Payment Plans

New Program Protects Customers from Shut offs While Helping Them Pay Down Their Balance Over Time SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— As part of ongoing efforts to provide help and assistance for customers to manage their bills, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will auto-enroll eligible customers in new extended payment arrangements by the end of September 2021. The new program coincides …

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How to Pay for College in 2021

COVID-19 has created a lot of uncertainty around the college experience, including whether or not parents will be able to pay for their children’s tuition and expenses amid the pandemic. Whether your family’s income has been impacted by the pandemic, or you just want to have more money to allocate to other life priorities, here are some recommendations from Northwestern …

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