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SJ County to give food to low-income

Low-income residents in San Joaquin County will be able to receive free government- surplus food Thursday at 14 sites, including the Lathrop Community Center, 15557 E. Fifth St.; the Manteca Library, 320 W. Center St.; the Ripon Community Center, 312 W. Fourth St.; and Tracy's Larch Clover Community Center, 11157 W. Larch Road. The program is limited to county residents (proof of address is required) whose income is less than $1,300 a month for one person; $1,750 for two; $2,200 for three; $2,650 for four; $3,100 for five; and $3,550 for a household of six. Participants must bring a grocery bag. For more information, call 468-3679.

Riverbank council to study sewer rates

The Riverbank City Council will participate in a sewer rate study workshop today at 6 p.m. at the City Council chambers, 6707 Third St. No action will be taken during the session, but information will be provided regarding the city's sewer rates and the condition of the sewer system. It will be followed by the regular council meeting, which will include a closed session discussion on a potential legal matter involving the city. The council meeting begins at 7 p.m.

Yesteryears

75 YEARS AGO: At a meeting of the Modesto City Council, the firm of Brother-Thomas & Co. was awarded the contract for auditing the city's books at a cost of $400. In other business, a request made by P. Potkin to operate a junk yard at 517 Seventh St. was granted. -- Karen Aiello

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