Disgraced Former Mayor Continues Lying To Nation About Why Stockton Voted Him Out

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Op-Ed by the 209 Times Crew If there is anything Michael Tubbs does know about, it is being a grifter and a liar. His latest lie continues to linger almost a year after embarrassingly losing by double digits to an unknown newcomer despite having an HBO propaganda film and endorsements from big political names like Obama and racist Billionaire Michael …

The Homeless Crisis In San Joaquin County: Problems and Solutions

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By Patrick Eley Californian public opinion is caught between a rock and a hard place. 93% of San Joaquin’s residents believe homelessness is a worsening problem that we must address. They also believe the steps taken so far are inadequate. The voters aren’t wrong and for the last year opposing views of county officials have placed actions to address the …

$100 Million At Stake: What Is Being Done To Address The Homeless Crisis?

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Stockton’s Representatives Split Between Talk and Action on Homelessness By Patrick Eley Assemblyman Carlos VillapuduaCarlos Villapudua is a lifelong advocate for Stockton, California. Raised in the Central Valley hub, he spent two decades working for San Joaquin County, including two terms on the Board of Supervisors from 2009-2017. After his second term, the Assemblyman served as the San Joaquin County …

Stockton Man Sentenced to 6 Years for $600,000 in EDD Fraud

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SACRAMENTO- On June 22, 2021 a federal Judge sentenced Robert Maher, from Stockton, to more than six years in federal prison for his part in a scheme that fraudulently filed $739,335 in unemployment claims over the course of eight years. The Department of Justice released the following statement: “Robert Joseph Maher, 42, formerly of Stockton, was sentenced today by U.S. …

Stockton Police Release Bodycam Footage of Officer Inn Shooting

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STOCKTON- Stockton Police have released the body worn camera footage of the Officer-Involved Critical Incident Video from May 11, 2021 that occurred in the 4400 block of La Cresta Way. Viewer discretion is advised. Both Officer Inn and the shooter Lance Lowe were killed and Lowe’s eight year old son was saved by citizen Jesus Velasquez who can be seen …

SUSD Trustee Says He Feared For His Life, Calls For Investigation of FFSJ, Reinvent Stockton

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The following op ed is authored by a Stockton Unified School District Trustee regarding the recent arrest of Fathers&Families of San Joaquin founder Sammy Nunez who was a close friend of former mayor Michael Tubbs and ally of several elected officials. He is currently in jail facing several charges of sexual crimes against a child under the age of 10. …

Judge Overturns California Assault Weapon Ban as “UNCONSTITUTIONAL”

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CALIFORNIA- On Friday June 4th, a federal judge, Roger Benitez, overturned California’s long standing assault rifle ban citing: “Like the Swiss Army Knife, the popular AR-15 rifle is a perfect combination of home defense weapon and homeland defense equipment. Good for both home and battle, the AR-15 is the kind of versatile gun that lies at the intersection of the …

Tracy PD Investigates Mass Shooting

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TRACY- Police are investigating a mass shooting that occurred on the 2900 block of MacArthur Dr. early this morning. They have released the following statement: “Tracy Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that took place at 2:47 am this morning on the 2900 block of N. MacArthur Drive. We can confirm four people were shot and that there is …

Paul Flores Arrested for the Murder of Kristin Smart

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CONTACT: Tony CipollaPHONE: (805) 781-4547TYPE OF INCIDENT: Paul Flores Arrested for the Murder of Kristin SmartDATE AND TIME OF INCIDENT: 4-13-21PLACE OF OCCURRENCE: San Pedro, CAVICTIM INFORMATION: Kristin Smart, 19 Stockton, CASUSPECT INFORMATION: Paul Flores, 44, San Pedro, CADETAILS OF NEWS RELEASE: San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson announced today a major development in the case of missing Cal Poly student Kristin Smart. The prime …