Larry Elder Campaign Attacked in Venice

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CALIFORNIA- Larry Elder’s visit to a homeless encampment in Venice, California turned violent today. Elder’s tour ended abruptly as threats, eggs and fists were being hurled by an angry pro-Governor Newsom crowd wearing masks and proclaiming, “Democrats run everything”. 209 Times has reached out to to both Larry Elder’s and Governor Newsom’s campaign for comment. Video of the incident can …

Ethnic Studies As High School Graduation Requirement Passed By California Legislature

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SACRAMENTO- Ethnic Studies as a graduation requirement has been passed by the state legislature in Sacramento. California has become the 1st state in the nation to approve legislation to require an Ethnic Studies course for high school graduation. The vote was 55-11. It will now head to the Governor for a signature to become law. While law makers are patting …

Police Search For Man Who Stole Police Car

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MERCED- Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man they believe stole one of their vehicles. Per Merced PD: “ Can you Identify this Theft Suspect? Merced – On March 17th at 10:40 pm, a Merced Police Department officer was investigating a theft at the Smart & Final parking lot at 1425 Martin Luther King Jr. Way. …

Knowledge is Power: A Conversation With The Creator of 209 Times

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As a regular contributor to 209 Times, I had a front row seat to watching Motec Sánchez, a former Marine, use Art of War like strategies to help unseat multiple local elected officials and influence public policy decisions by using an extremely controversial and rarely utilized tool: THE TRUTH.   The first time I worked with Motec was exposing former …

MERCED MAN ARRESTED FOR LOADED GUN LEFT IN TRASH AT SHERIFF OFFICE

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Per Merced County Sheriff: “On January 5th, 2021, 38-year-old James Douglas Glidden of Merced was arrested by Detectives for possession of a loaded firearm. Glidden had come to the Merced County Sheriff’s Office to speak with detectives about a possible crime. However, prior to entering the Sheriff’s Office, Glidden was seen on surveillance video throwing a firearm into the trashcan …

Multiple Inmates Escape From Merced Jail

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MERCED- The Merced County Sheriff’s Office has announced the escape of six inmates from the jail late last night. The following inmates are wanted for escape detailed in the following release: “ On January 10, 2021, the Merced County Sheriff’s Office Jail Staff determined that just before midnight, six inmates housed at the Merced County Downtown Jail were missing from …

Central Valley To Go Back On Lockdown

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SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY- Beginning tomorrow night at midnight the Central Valley will be subject to the state’s regional lockdown measures. The newest restriction comes as a result of the region’s ICU capacity dropping below 15%. Governor Newsom announced the new lockdown last Thursday and that the state would be divided into 5 regions. The 209 falls within the San Joaquin …

Governor Newsom Announces New Statewide Lockdown Amidst Soar In New COVID-19 Cases

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Governor Newsom has announced that regions of the state will be subject to a new stay-at-home order if their hospital ICU capacity falls below 15%. In regions where that happens citizens will be told to remain in their homes unless they are conducting approved “essential activities” and lockdowns would last for 3 weeks. Newsom announced in a press conference he …

Man Suspected of Shooting 5 Juveniles, Arrested

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MERCED- A suspect has been arrested of the shooting of five minors back in January of this year. Merced PD released the following statement: “On January 30th, 2020 at 7:58 P.M. Merced Police Department officers responded to reports of gunshots fired in the 100 block of West Main Street. Officers located 5 juvenile victims with gunshots wounds. After an investigation …