Thursday, July 25, 2013 12:00 am
For the ninth consecutive year, Steve Herum was named a Northern California Super Lawyer by Law & Politics Magazine.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 12:00 am
Brett Jolley, a shareholder in the Stockton firm of Herum Crabtree, has been named a Rising Star in the Super Lawyer edition of Thomson Reuters' San Francisco Magazine for the fourth consecutive year. This designates him as one of the top attorneys under the age of 40 in Northern California.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 12:00 am
Plans are moving along for the Tracy Lake Project, staff of the North San Joaquin Water Conservation District said Monday.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 12:00 am
Results of Lodi Memorial Hospital board's annual election have been announced.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 12:00 am
The North San Joaquin Water Conservation District has secured a road map to follow for the remaining three months of the fiscal year.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 12:00 am
Taking advantage of what looks to be a dry year, the North San Joaquin Water Conservation District agreed to take extra time to consider several budget items instead of rushing their decisions.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 12:00 am
The North San Joaquin Water Conservation District wrestled with
how to best present their plans to use more of their 20,000
acrefoot water right to the state water board in a board of
director's meeting Monday night.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 12:00 am
Hugh Scanlon has stepped forward as the new president of the
North San Joaquin Water Conservation District board of directors.
Scanlon replaces former president Bryan Pilkington, who resigned as
president retired from the board on Oct. 6.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 12:00 am
Specifics of a grant project for the North San Joaquin Water
Conservation District are progressing and a final proposal could be
available in the coming weeks. However, a decision must be made
soon because the deadline to secure funding is approaching.
Monday, July 25, 2011 7:29 pm
Bryan Pilkington will remain president of the North San Joaquin
Water Conservation District.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 12:00 am
The North San Joaquin Water Conservation District needs more
time to name its new watermaster and legal representation. Several
law firms were interviewed during a two-hour closed session
Tuesday, but the district has not finalized which firm will
represent it in the future, said director Mark Beck.
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 12:00 am
Jennifer Spaletta, an attorney for Stockton law firm Herum
Crabtree, is the featured speaker at the California Water Law &
Policy’s 26th annual conference today in San Francisco.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 12:00 am
The North San Joaquin Water Conservation District has been
awarded a $300,000 grant for a surface water project and may need
to turn to the law firm it fired to help it collect the money.
Saturday, May 14, 2011 12:00 am
It took more than two hours of disputes and distractions, but a
local water district is closer to replacing its outgoing
North San Joaquin Water Conservation District directors agreed
on a process to start screening applicants to replace retiring
Watermaster Pete Weinzheimer at Friday morning's special session,
but the agreement was reduced to a subplot of the meeting as
members of the public exchanged barbs with the board's
Friday, May 6, 2011 12:00 am
It was not a good water district meeting for Bryan
During Thursday's board session, he was threatened with
impeachment. Then a private investigator railed at him for
allegedly mishandling the hiring of a legal firm. A fellow board
member lashed Pilkington for filing a motion that might deprive the
district of its water right.
For several years, Pilkington has been a critic of the North San
Joaquin Water Conservation District. He was elected to the board in
2008 and named board chairman late in 2010. He now finds himself
fending off heated complaints — while he is recovering from heart
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 12:00 am
Shouting, profanity and personal attacks were rife during the
North San Joaquin Water Conservation District’s meeting Monday
evening. Audience members and directors exchanged barbs as the
board discussed a policy manual, financial report and selection of
new legal representation.
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 8:48 am
A contentious atmosphere ruled a nearly three-hour session for
the troubled North San Joaquin Water Conservation District when its
chairman returned to the board Monday night.
Friday, March 25, 2011 12:00 am
The board of directors for the North San Joaquin Water
Conservation District voted to release Herum Crabtree law firm from
duty at a closed session Thursday afternoon. The law firm has
worked with the district for 11 years, said board member Joe
Petersen. Board chairman Bryan Pilkington, who is recovering from
heart surgery, attended the closed session, Petersen said.
Friday, February 11, 2011 12:00 am
A cash-strapped local water district will work with private
landowners to apply for grant money to pump more water out of the
Mokelumne River. The directors for the North San Joaquin Water
Conservation District voted unanimously Thursday evening to spend
up to $4,000 on legal costs to apply for a grant that, if approved,
could divert river water into Tracy Lake, where it would be used by
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 12:00 am
For board members of the North San Joaquin Water Conservation
District, the next 30 days will feature a firestorm of tasks and
meetings. Although the board did not adopt a budget or determine
any avenues for generating revenue at Monday’s meeting, directors
did agree to hold meetings more often and will look to work with
private investors to use more surface water. In comparison to most
district sessions, Monday’s meeting was a subdued and didn’t
contain multiple outbursts and heated exchanges.
Saturday, January 22, 2011 12:00 am
No action was taken by the board of directors at a closed
session for the North San Joaquin Water Conservation District on
Friday. Although all five directors were present, no action was
taken on agenda items during the closed session, said Karna
Harrigfeld, an attorney with Herum Crabtree, who acts as legal
counsel for the district.
Friday, January 14, 2011 6:18 am
Directors for the North San Joaquin Water Conservation District
will meet today in a closed session to discuss public employee
discipline, dismissal and release. In a letter sent to the
News-Sentinel, district manager Ed Steffani said he is the focus of
the session and will not attend.
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 6:15 am
The California 3rd Appellate District on Tuesday formally
dismissed the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association’s appeal of a
trial court’s ruling in its case against the North San Joaquin
Water Conservation District.
Friday, August 13, 2010 6:11 am
The nation’s largest fast-food chain, McDonald’s, is looking for
part-time workers and managers. Restaurants in Northern California
will be participating in the chain’s National Hiring Day Event on
Tuesday. Those interested in a position can visit a McDonald’s
during the day and talk directly to a manager on duty. Applications
can also be filled out online at www. mcdonalds.com/careers or
Saturday, May 1, 2010 12:00 am
The Stockton-based Herum/Crabtree law firm earned a place on the
national Super Lawyer list for Corporate Counsels.