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Aerial mosquito spraying scheduled June 24

Aerial mosquito spraying scheduled June 24

In response to increased adult mosquito populations in an additional area of San Joaquin County, San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District (District) is preparing to conduct adult mosquito control operatons,  a press release announced Wednesday.

The district will continue to implement the California Mosquito-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.

Wildfire training

Wildfire training

Wild fire
Tracy Press
Tracy Fire hosts the yearly training session at Tracy Airport burning down fields of grass and weeds along the airport's runways. Tracy fire crews along with Cal Fire, engines from the Defense Depot and other neighboring fire departments come down to ...

Officials warn fire season is coming

Officials warn fire season is coming

by Denise Ellen Rizzo / Tracy Press As the once lush green hills of the Altamont transform into dry brush, fire officials warn residents that wildfire season is coming, even if its peak might be a little later than usual. ...

Mosquito spraying scheduled Thursday, Friday nights

Mosquito spraying scheduled Thursday, Friday nights

In response to increased adult mosquito populations in several 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.

Grass fire burns 40-45 acres near Tracy

Grass fire burns 40-45 acres near Tracy

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY - A grass fire that broke out Monday afternoon burned 40-45 acres as firefighters worked for several hours to contain and mop up the blaze.

The fire broke out around 3 p.m., south of Tracy, on the west side of Interstate 580 where the freeway meets Interstate 5, according to Cal Fire spokesman Daniel Berlant.

Firefighters were able to stop the forward progression of the fire about an hour later, but had extensive mop up ahead of them. Berlant said no one was injured in the daytime blaze, and the cause was under investigation.

Save Manteca's elevated water tank

Save Manteca's elevated water tank

Save Manteca's elevated water tank
Manteca Bulletin
This is an open letter to the community regarding the impending demolition of Manteca's elevated water tank. In the past few months I have been researching and reviewing the proposed demolition of the elevated water tank located in the city corporation ...

SSJID deal nets $274K more from sale of electricity

SSJID deal nets $274K more from sale of electricity

SSJID deal nets $274K more from sale of electricity
Manteca Bulletin
Two small power plants at Woodard Reservoir 15 miles northeast of Manteca may soon generate average of $247000 more for the South San Joaquin Irrigation District. The SSJID board on Tuesday is being asked to cancel a standing ...