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Posted: Wednesday, June 6, 2007 10:00 pm

A stretch of Harney Lane east of DeVries Road will close today at 7 a.m. through Friday at 6 p.m.

Union Pacific Railroad will perform maintenance on the tracks that cross Harney.

Electronic message boards will notify drivers of the closure and a detour route will be provided.

Mokelumne watershed group to meet

The Lower Mokelumne River Watershed Stewardship Steering Committee will discuss several topics, including the San Joaquin Delta College Lodi satellite campus and the recent Zinfest, from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at the children's activity room of the Lodi Public Library, 201 W. Locust St.

The committee will also discuss the Cosumnes-Mokelumne Integrated Resource Management Plan and state agricultural discharge requirements.

For more information, contact Watershed Coordinator John Brodie at 327-2823 or send an e-mail to rvranglr@yahoo.com.

Governor appoints Deborah True of Lockeford to state job

Deborah True, of Lockeford, has been appointed senior labor relations officer for the Department of Personnel Administration, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's office announced Wednesday.

True, 51, who has served as president of the Lodi High School Band Boosters, worked as a labor relations officer for the Department of Personnel Administration since 2005.

Her new position pays $88,560 and does not require Senate confirmation, according to the Governor's office.

True, a Republican, previously served for a year as a labor relations specialist for the Department of Parks and Recreation, and from 1999 to 2004 worked as a labor relations specialist and analyst for the Department of Water Resources.

Manteca won't silence blaring train horns

MANTECA - Trains too loud? Too bad.

The Manteca City Council voted unanimously Monday against looking into quieting the blaring train horns that sound off when trains rumble through the city.

Residents - many newcomers to this northern San Joaquin County city - had begged the council to look for possible solutions to the noisy train crossings.

City leaders considered installing new horns called "wayside" horns, which focus sound toward motorists and away from everybody else. But council members said the $1.6 million price tag for setting them up at nine crossings was too costly.

Councilman Vince Hernandez said he'd gotten used to the ever-present sound of the train horns, "especially in summertime, there seems to be a rhythm to it."

"You would hear about the hobos dropping in years ago and then leaving again, and there is something kind of romantic about it," he said.

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