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Was it you? 5 Powerball numbers matched in Stockton

Was it you? 5 Powerball numbers matched in Stockton


SACRAMENTO - No Powerball Jackpot winning ticket was sold in California on Saturday, but six people got very close, according to the California Lottery.

Six California tickets matched five of the six numbers. One was sold in Stockton.

The winning numbers for the record-breaking $949.8 million jackpot are:

32, 16, 19, 57, 34, and Powerball number 13.

The California Lottery said the six tickets that matched five numbers were sold at the following locations:

1.       7-Eleven, located at 4193 Central Avenue in Fremont (Alameda County)

2.      Parkwood Gas & Food, 1612 West Hammer Lane in Stockton (San Joaquin County)

3.      Nice Market, located at 3794 Highway 20 in Nice (Lake County)

Homeless men file civil rights lawsuit against the City of Manteca

One year after passing a tough anti-homeless ordinance, the City of Manteca now faces a lawsuit filed by 4 homeless men who claim their civil rights are being violated.

"I've been here since 1981 and I'm here to make sure the chief of police gets the message, he's not going to run me off," said Robert Schuknecht, one of the plaintiffs.

The lawsuit claims the city has "criminalized their ( homeless ) very status. It also claims homeless people in Manteca are told to go to Stockton and " Manteca is not the place for you."

In 2014 Manteca passed an ordinance that makes it illegal for homeless people to sleep in camps on public or private property. Police Chief Nick Obligacion is the city spokesperson on the homeless issue.

San Jose Police Chief Selected as Tracy's New Chief of Police

San Jose Police Chief Selected as Tracy's New Chief of Police


Tracy, Calif. – Following a competitive four month national recruitment, the City of Tracy is pleased to announce the selection of its new Chief of Police, current San Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel. Esquivel, 53, comes to the City of Tracy with more than 30 years of law enforcement experience with the City of San Jose. Esquivel will replace Tracy Police Chief and Public Safety Director, Gary Hampton, who announced his retirement in April 2015.

"Chief Hampton has served the City exceptionally well and we are fortunate to have Chief Esquivel serve as Tracy’s new Police Chief ’” stated Tracy City Manager, Troy Brown. “I am certain he will bring the same level of dedication and leadership to the City of Tracy as he did in San Jose.”

Structure fire temporarily closes Yosemite and Sycamore Avenues in Manteca

Commuters driving through Manteca are asked to avoid West Yosemite Avenue through 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The Manteca Police Department said a fire in a vacant building in the 100 block of Sycamore Avenue, between Main Street and Manteca Avenue, has prompted the temporary road closure.

The department said Sycamore Avenue is expected to remain closed for most of the day due to an ongoing investigation into the fire. 


Tracy dumpster puppy has chance to be someone’s ‘treasure’

She was found in a box inside a Tracy dumpster, but the Chihuahua puppy is now looking for a forever home, the Tracy Animal Shelter said Friday.

The puppy was found outside a restaurant in the 200 block of East 11th Street Sunday, the Tracy Press reported. The Chihuahua was impounded, still in her box, the same day.

The animal shelter announced the puppy was ready for adoption in a Facebook post Friday.

“Someone's ‘garbage’ will be someone else's treasure,” the shelter said about the puppy.

City of Tracy Appoints New Assistant City Manager

City of Alameda Administrative Services Director Selected

Tracy, Calif. – Following a competitive four month recruitment process, the City of Tracy is announcing the selection of its new Assistant City Manager. Stephanie Garrabrant- Sierra comes to Tracy from the City of Alameda where she currently serves as the Administrative Services Director. Prior to that role, she served as the Assistant City Attorney for the City of Alameda.

"I am very excited to join the Tracy team and look forward to 'Thinking Inside the Triangle!’” stated Ms. Garrabrant-Sierra.

Ms. Garrabrant-Sierra is a graduate of UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) and has been an attorney for almost 25-years, practicing mainly in employment, public contracting, business law and contract law. She began her career in the firm of Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison as a litigator, and then worked with the Legal Aid Society of Alameda County.

Ripon using water conservation patrol to help reach goals

The city of Ripon is trying to correct its water saving percentage from going in the wrong direction. People in Ripon were told to cut their water use by 36 percent.

First, they came close at 34 percent. A month later it was at 32 and then 31 percent. Now, the city is trying to help put those numbers in the right direction by using a water conservation car to patrol the area. City employees keep logs of violations and leave notices.

"In addition to notifying residents of water violations, I'm also marking faulty sprinklers," Ripon Water Conservation Coordinator Ben Isganitis said.