Former Lodi City Councilmember Shakir Khan Pleads No Contest

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BREAKING: Former Lodi City Councilmember Shakir Khan Pleads No Contest After months of controversy, embattled Lodi businessman Shakur Khan has pled “No contest” to 71 felonies and 6 misdemeanors. The sentence that was agreed to by Khan and his lawyer is eight years prison imposed and suspended for illegal gambling and unemployment insurance fraud. Also, three years (serve two year …

California Becomes 1st State to Offer Health Care to Undocumented Immigrants of All Ages

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California Becomes 1st State to Offer Health Care to Undocumented Immigrants of All Ages CALIFORNIA- Expansion of Medi-Cal health care benefits regardless of immigration status goes into effect today. Governor Newsom signed the law in 2019 for ages 19-25. Today it was expands to ages 26 and up. The estimated coat will be $3.1 billion per year as California heads …

Was the Registrar of Voters Convicted of Fraud?

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Was the Registrar of Voters Convicted of Fraud? 🗳️ Olivia Hale is the person in charge of elections in San Joaquin County. She is refusing to answer questions if she is the same Olivia Marie Fink who was convicted of check fraud in Arizona. What we know for a fact is that Olivia Hale’s previous name was Olivia Marie Fink. …

15 Yr Old Arrested in Lodi Homicide

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15 Yr Old Arrested in Hale Rd Homicide of Juvenile. Per Lodi PD: “Throughout the investigation, LPD Detectives identified the homicide suspect as a 15 year old juvenile from Delhi, CA. He was arrested on 12/8/23 and booked into Peterson Juvenile Hall for murder. Our investigations team also identified a co-conspirator of the shooting as Alberto Valentin (age 30 of …

Sheriff Deputies Kill Homeless Man They Say Stabbed K-9

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Sheriff Deputies Kill Homeless Man They Say Stabbed K-9 Traffic is still being diverted on highway 99 southbound north of Turner Rd. The San Joaquin Sheriff’s Office has released the following statement: “At approximately 5:00 AM deputies spotted a suspicious vehicle parked on the side of the road near HWY 99 and E Frontage Rd and stopped to make contact …

Realtor Scott Sherman Arrested for Murder

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LODI- Per Lodi PD: On 10/03/23 at approximately 3:52 AM, LPD responded to the 00 block of South School Street on a report of gunshots heard in the area. Officers arrived and located a 53 year old male victim with gunshot wounds. Police, Fire and Medical personnel provided life-saving measures on-scene, and the victim was transported to a local area …

Residents Question Lodi Police Killing of Dog

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Lodi- A resident is questioning the tactics of Lodi PD who captured a dog yesterday on Finch Run. Video they took shows the dog being tazed and restrained by the neck while being physically dragged away. The dog was reportedly killed.  In the video an officer tells the witnesses that dog had attacked children around the corner. We have not …

San Joaquin County Declares Local State of Emergency 

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San Joaquin County Declares Local State of Emergency  “Effective January 1, 2023, the Directors of Emergency Services for San Joaquin County proclaimed an emergency due to the series of winter atmospheric rivers. The emergency was proclaimed because San Joaquin County was affected by a ‘public calamity’ when the Board of Supervisors was not in session. This state of emergency will …

Missing Body of Fetus Discovered to be Discarded at Landfill

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LODI- The remains of a fetus at Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home was discovered to be discarded by an outside transportation employee after the body went missing. Lodi PD says it is still an open investigation and has released the following statement: “On July 16, 2022 at 4:30pm, the Lodi Police Department received a report from Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home that …

A Conversation With Founder of 209 Times on the LA Times and Corporate Media

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By RJ Brown STOCKTON- 209 Times launched its new YouTube podcast show with its creator, Motecuzoma Sanchez, who sits down with Renee Icasiano and provides a kickoff interview for the first episode. In this interview, he speaks about his efforts to correct a news article that was inappropriately printed in the Los Angeles Times newspaper about himself and the organization. …