Stockton Sees Nearly 30% Average Rent Increase, Worst In The Nation

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STOCKTON- A wise man once said, “these rent prices are too damn high”! Imagine what he would have said if he lived in Stockton where according to a national survey by Apartmentlist.com, prices have had the greatest rate of rent increases in the nation. According to their report: “Stockton, CA, tops this list, with rent growth of 28.4 percent since …

National Study Ranks Stockton As Worst City To Have Thanksgiving

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Source: WalletHub STOCKTON- A national study conducted by WalletHub compared the largest 100 cities in America and ranked them 1-100 from best to worst to celebrate Thanksgiving based on measurable categories including price of food, weather, and safety. Stockton was ranked last at number 100. Oakland came in at number 99. According to Adam McHan, “To help Americans find the …

Tour of Homeless Camp in Stockton Discovers Children Living There

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STOCKTON- According to the “Point in time count” conducted by the San Joaquin County Homeless Task Force, the city’s homeless population has exploded over 200% in just the last two years since its most high profile leaders, Chair and County Supervisor Kathy Miller and Mayor Michael Tubbs got elected and took office in their current positions. Despite those elected officials …

“It’s a SCAM” Says Costco

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CALIFORNIA- Costco has issued a statement warning customers not to fall for the fake Costco coupon that gets circulated every holiday season. They are urging people not to fall for the scam like San Joaquin County Supervisor and Chair of the Homeless Task Force Kathy Miller, who recently changed her registration to a Democrat despite decades of affiliating with Republicans …

Nick Diaz Says “BMF” Title Belongs to Him, Talks Possible Fight Against Jorge Masvidal In UFC Return

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In a rare interview, legendary MMA fighter from Stockton, Nick Diaz, speaks at length with ESPN’s Ariél Hawani about his possible return to the UFC once his 5 year suspension is lifted in 2020. When asked about a possible matchup against Jorge Masvidal, who won by TKO against Nick’s younger brother Nate after a controversial stoppage by a doctor due …

Months After Denying Benefits for Dying Nurse, CEO of Kaiser Dies Unexpectedly

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STOCKTON- Months after infamously failing to accommodate their own dying nurse’s disability, Kaiser’s CEO unexpectedly dies. Bernard Tyson, Kaiser Permanente’s $16 million plus a year CEO, has died unexpectedly in his sleep on November 10th according to the health care giant. Over the course of the last several months, 209 Times has sent numerous requests to Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson …

Governor Newsom Threatens to Takeover PG&E

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SACRAMENTO- In a news conference Friday November 1st and press release, Gavin Newsom declares, “PG&E as we know it may or may not be able to figure this out. If they cannot, we are not going to sit around and be passive….”If Pacific Gas and Electric is unable to secure its own fate and future … then the state will …

Stockton Ranks Among Most Dangerous Cities in America

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STOCKTON- Despite tax increases that promised to hire more police, raising tens of million more dollars each year, Stockton ranks as one of the tenth most dangerous cities in America. 247wallst.com has published a study that ranks Stockton as the tenth most dangerous city in the USA and the most dangerous in California. “10. Stockton, California> 2018 violent crime rate: 1,399.6 …

Video: Police Draw Guns on Film Crew in Stockton

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STOCKTON- The city has a long history of film making with such classics like Fat City, Cool Hand Luke, and All The King’s Men amongst others, but yesterday October 11th the Keith Lea Films film crew got a lesson about filming in one of America’s most dangerous cities they won’t soon forget. While filming for an Amazon Prime show, using …

Average Gas Prices in California More than $4

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CALIFORNIA- According to recent data published by AAA the average gas price for a gallon in California has exceeded $4 a gallon, about 30 cents higher than the same time last year. When compared to the rest of the nation, California’s prices are much higher. Last year voters passed Prop 6, a gas tax initiative to add onto the other …