San Joaquin RTD offers free rides to SUSD students

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San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) and Stockton Unified School District (SUSD) entered into a financial partnership that will launch a two-year pilot program to provide complimentary transit for all 7th – 12th grade SUSD students. Continue reading

Charge Up with Valley Air’s electric vehicle charger incentive program

The Valley Air District is currently accepting applications for its Charge Up! Program. D_i_ufSXYAEYMss
Charge Up! Program is offering $50,000 annually per applicant/site to install electric vehicle chargers in the San Joaquin Valley.

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Grants available for California Clean Air Day

Funding of up to $1,000 is available to make California Clean Air Day a success in local communities. To be eligible for funding, the local project must occur on or within three days of California Clean Air Day on October 2, 2019. Preference will be given to events occurring on California Clean Air Day. The local project must raise awareness of Clean Air Day, contribute to cleaning the air, encourage participants to take actions that will clean the air, and successfully engage at least 100 participants/attendees.

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San Joaquin Housing Collaborative extends workshop proposal deadline

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The San Joaquin Valley Housing Collaborative has extended their deadline on workshop proposals to July 1st for the 8th Annual San Joaquin Valley Affordable Housing Summit.

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Valley Link Draft Feasibility Report for rail project now available

The Tri-Valley-San Joaquin Valley Regional Rail Authority released the Draft Feasibility Report for the Valley Link Rail Project on June 7, 2019.  Valley residents can comment on the Draft Feasibility Report for the proposed rail service, which will connect Livermore and the San Joaquin Valley to the Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station, through July 31.

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Groundbreaking ceremony planned for new interchange in Manteca

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The City of Manteca, in cooperation with the Manteca Redevelopment Agency, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), and the San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG), is kicking off construction of the first converging diamond interchange in California.  A groundbreaking  ceremony is planned for June 25th at 9:00 a.m., at 1364 S. Union Road (in the JC Penny parking lot).

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Public meeting planned for March Lane/EB MUD bike path improvements

On June 26, there will be a public information meeting on March Lane / East Bay Munipical Utilities Bicycle and Pedistrian Path Connectivity Improvements.

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Grand View Village advances toward funding

Grand View Village, an affordable housing development project in Stockton, is one step closer to funding. On June 11, 2019, the Strategic Growth Council (SGC) announced award recommendations for Round 4 of the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program.

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Need a job? 2020 Census is hiring census workers

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the county to assist with the 2020 Census count.

Census positions provide the perfect opportunity to earn extra income while helping your community. The results of the 2020 Census will help determine your state’s representation in Congress, as well as how certain funds are spent for schools, hospitals, roads, and more. This is your chance to play a part in history and help ensure everyone in your community is counted. In addition to supporting your community, census jobs offer weekly pay, flexible hours, and paid training. Census

People can apply for 2020 Census work if they are at least 18 years old, a U.S. Citizen, and have a valid Social Security number and email address. Men born after Dec 31, 1959 must also be registered with the Selective Service System or have qualifying exception.

As part of the application process, applicants will be asked questions related to their educational work, work, and other experiences. Potential employees must  have access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license, unless public transportation is readily available. Employees should also have access to an Internet-connected computer (to complete the training process).

Please visit the Census website to learn more about specific application requirements and to apply.

 

 

Caltrans names Dan McElhinney to lead District 10

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is pleased to announce Dan McElhinney as the new Caltrans District 10 Director in Stockton.

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