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 …

Modesto Police Release Graphic Footage of Officer Being Shot During Home Search

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MODESTO- The police department has released the harrowing video officer body camera footage that involved an officer and assailant being shot during a search warrant raid on August 14, 2021. Viewer discretion is advised.  Per Modesto PD: “September 3, 2021 – Critical Incident Video Release of August 14, 2021 Officer Involved Shooting.  ________________________________ Six people were arrested as a result …

Update on Modesto Police Officer Shot

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MODESTO- The Department and Chief of Police have released the following statement. Per Modesto PD: “OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING UPDATE: The responsible in the officer involved shooting that left a Modesto Police Officer in critical condition has been arrested. The suspect, 42-year-old Jesse James Brooks of Modesto, was booked into the Stanislaus County Jail and charged with 3 counts of attempted …

Governor Newsom Visits Homeless Camp in Stockton for Photo Opportunity

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“Let me be blunt: it is unacceptable to not provide proper care to those struggling the most, who’ve found themselves homeless due to mental health and addiction challenges,” said Governor Newsom. “We cannot continue to tolerate the open drug use on our streets – we can no longer just look the other way.” STOCKTON- Gavin Newsom visited transient encampments wearing …

SUSPECT ARRESTED IN MODESTO FOR THE ROOFTOP KILLING IN DOWNTOWN STOCKTON

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STOCKTON- A suspect has been arrested less than 24 hours after a 27 year old man was murdered on the 100 block of N El Dorado. It has been confirmed that the murder took place inside the Bella Vista Rooftop party. Per SPD: “SPD News: Homicide Arrest The Stockton Police Gang Violence Suppression Unit, AB 109 Task Force, and Federal …

Ceres Junior High Teacher Arrested For Molesting Student

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CERES- The Ceres Unified School District issued the following statement today regarding the arrest of Orlando Barba, a teacher at Mae Hensley Junior High School: Ceres Police arrested 30 year old Barba on today following an investigation into the alleged incident for which he was removed from teacher on March 23rd. He was booked into the Stanislaus County Jail on …

13 Yr Old Arrested For Homicide Of 67 Yr Old Taco Truck Owner

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MODESTO- Police have arrested a suspect they believe is responsible for the homicide of a worker at the taco truco on Monterrey Ave. MPD has released the following statement: “On Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at approximately 8:15 pm, MPD responded to the 1600 block of Monterey Avenue for reports of a shooting. When officers arrived, they located the victim inside …