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 …

Two Women Shot Sitting In Car By Unknown Assailants

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STOCKTON- On November 4th at approximately 9pm two women were shot multiple times while sitting in their car on South Hunter Street and East Hazelton Avenue. According to police the female victims, age 32 and 47, “were in a parked vehicle when unknown suspects fired several shots”.   They were struck multiple times and transported to the hospital and listed in Stable …

Mayor Tubbs Ignores Stockton Fires; Speaks On Fires Elsewhere Instead

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STOCKTON- According to the Stockton Fire Department, the city has on average five wildfires they have to fight per day. That’s 1,525 such fires so far for the year. The suspected culprits and locations of these fires involve homeless encampments. According to the “Homeless Task Force” conducted Point in Time Count of the homeless population for 2019, the number of …

Police Shoot Man Armed With AR-15 in Lodi Shootout

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LODI- A man is in the hospital in stable condition after a shootout with Lodi Police this morning. No officers were injured. Lodi PD has released the following statement: “This morning at approximately 5:10am Lodi Police Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 900 block of Industrial Way. The first officer to arrive on the scene encountered …

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 …

Homeless Fire Catches Powerlines on Fire (Video)

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STOCKTON- A witness sent recorded a fire spread out of control at a homeless transient camp, dubbed Tubbsvilles and Millervilles as an ode to Mayor Michael Tubbs’ and County Supervisor Kathy Miller’s inaction and ineptitude at addressing the growing problem despite promoting themselves as champions as part of the Homeless Task Force, which Miller is Chair of. The fire department …

Stockton Ranks Among Most Dangerous Cities in America

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STOCKTON- Despite tax increases that promised to hire more police, raising tens of million more dollars each year, Stockton ranks as one of the tenth most dangerous cities in America. 247wallst.com has published a study that ranks Stockton as the tenth most dangerous city in the USA and the most dangerous in California. “10. Stockton, California> 2018 violent crime rate: 1,399.6 …

Student Escapes Attempted Kidnapping in Stockton

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STOCKTON- School officials have released the following statement to parents: “SUSD Parents and Guardians, The safety of our students is the number one priority.   As always, we want to keep you informed of important issues in our school community.   This morning at about 7:00 am a student from Edison High School was walking to school when she was approached on …