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‘Stockton Era’ Begins for Google Barge

March 6, 2014 | 3:25 pm

‘Stockton Era’ Begins for Google Barge

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Craft weighs anchor under cover of darkness and is towed east to new home on San Joaquin River.

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November 29, 2012 | 8:12 am

A.M. Splash: Jobless Benefits Threatened; Salmon Return to S. Joaquin; Big Rain Still in Forecast; MTC Building Price Soars

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Federal jobless benefits could vanish (SF Chronicle) Talk about a hard landing: About 2 million Americans, including 400,000 in California, will abruptly lose their unemployment benefits after December unless Congress votes to continue federal funding for extended benefits. This part of the “fiscal cliff” has received less attention than tax increases and other spending cuts […]

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Immigrant Integration Varies Across California

September 18, 2012 | 9:57 am

Immigrant Integration Varies Across California

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Joanna Lin, California Watch When a change to federal law meant many immigrants would lose access to certain welfare benefits, Santa Clara County faced having to absorb thousands of residents in local safety net programs. So the county pursued a way to keep immigrants eligible for federal benefits: citizenship. Since 1996, Santa Clara County has […]

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