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 …

Average Gas Prices in California More than $4

209 Times Calaveras County, California, Lodi, Manteca, Merced County, Modesto, San Joaquin County, Stockton, Tracy, Turlock Leave a Comment

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 …

List of Hypocrite Legislators Taking Money From Corporation Profiting Off Immigrant Detention Centers

209 Times California, Merced County, Modesto, Sacramento, San Joaquin County, Stanislaus County, Stockton, Tracy Leave a Comment

By MOTECUZOMA SANCHEZ CALIFORNIA- Immigration has been a point of contention in today’s national politics. One of the key battle grounds has been California and specifically the Central Valley where the agricultural industry as well as many others rely heavily on immigrant labor, both legal and illegal. In the midst of the National and statewide debate, certain politicians and the …

The National Weather Service Issues Alert for the Central Valley 🥵

209 Times California, Lodi, Merced County, Modesto, San Joaquin County, Stanislaus County, Stockton, Tracy, Turlock Leave a Comment

The NWS hasn’t issued an alert for possible hottest weather conditions this upcoming weekend for the Central Valley. Event: Special Weather Statement Alert: …Hottest temperatures so far this season possible over the  weekend…  Strong high pressure centered over the Desert Southwest is  forecast to build northwestward this weekend bringing potentially  the hottest weather so far this summer to inland areas …

Body of Woman Found Off of Highway 99

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MERCED- Earlier today the California Highway Patrol received a call about a dead body located on the shoulder just off of Highway 99 south bound in Delhi. It is currently not known if the woman may have been hit by a vehicle or dumped at the scene, but it’s believed the body was there for at least a day. The …

CHP Confiscates “The Most Expensive Cereal Boxes in the World”

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MERCED- On March 28, at approximately 3:00 pm a CHP Officer traveling northbound on the 99 at Le Grand Rd pulled over a 2012 Toyota Camry and discovered a man taking “cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs” to a whole other level. According to a statement from Merced CHP, “Upon contacting the solo occupant of the vehicle, the officer observed several indicators …

Governor Newsom to Halt California Death Penalty for 737 Convicted Inmates

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SACRAMENTO- Governor Newsom has announced through his office that he will stop all executions for 737 inmates on death row. This includes the gas chamber at San Quentin that has never been used. He has cited inequalities in the criminal justice system as well as called it “immoral”. As a result of multiple lawsuits, California hasn’t executed a prisoner since …