LGBT Staff of San Joaquin Pride Center Demand Removal of Director Nicholas Hatten

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STOCKTON- Staff members of the San Joaquin Pride Center have issued a letter of No Confidence in their director Nicholas Hatten to the organization’s board of directors. In the letter along with a six page listing of serious transgressions and allegations there are bombshell revelations of abuses that not only contradict the mission of the center, but also violate state …

Lodi Family Brings Fight Against Rare Disease to State Capitol

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LODI- Pulmonary hypertension (PH) maybe a relatively rare disease, but it’s a tough reality for sisters TJ and Lauren Spencer. They know all to well how difficult it can be managing PH’s fatigue and other symptoms. Their own father died from it after being one of the first lung transplant patients in the world. Thanks to the sisters’ many trips …

14 Year Old Girl Shot in One of Several Shootings Across Stockton

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STOCKTON- Shortly after midnight a 14-year-old girl was shot when unknown suspects fired several shots into a residence on the 4200 block of Bastille Court in Weston Ranch. According to Stockton Police the suspects then fled in a newer model, light colored, 4-door sedan. The girl was transported to the hospital and treated for a non-life-threatening wound. No further suspect …

Several Arrested In Undercover Prostitution Sting Soliciting Sex With Minors

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SAN JOAQUIN – Multiple law enforcement agencies from San Joaquin County including Lathrop Police Services, San Joaquin County Sheriff Deputies, the Manteca Police Department Officers and SJC Parole Officers conducted a weeklong prostitution sting resulting in the arrests of 24 persons soliciting sex with adults and minors. Lathrop Police Services released the following statement: “The operation utilized multiple social media …

Photos: Last Day of 80 Yr Old Tracy School

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TRACY- Today marked the last day of classes held at the historic Central Elementary school in Tracy. Having celebrated it’s 80th birthday at the current location just last year it will now be demolished. Students will begin classes after spring break right next door in the new $34.2 million facility now facing Eaton Ave. This is not the first time …

Man Arrested In Gym Locker Room for 2018 Assault

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STOCKTON- Gym patrons at Quail Lakes In Shape City were surprised today when several law enforcement officers rushed in and arrested a man for an assault that occurred at Koe’s bar in Morada back in November 2018. Andre Beckett was identified in that assault and a warrant was issued for his arrest. According to the San Joaquin Sheriff’s Office, “Yesterday, …

Reinvent Tracy: Homelessness, Nonprofits, and Politics

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TRACY- Homelessness was the hot topic that packed the house at last night’s city council meeting. This has been a hot button issue since April of 2018 when councilwoman Juana Dement proposed the city form a task force to study the issue in regards to public policy and availability of resources. Months later cities such as Stockton, Manteca and other …

District Attorney Releases Findings of Deadly 2016 Officer Involved Shooting

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SAN JOAQUIN- District Attorney Verber Salazar has released a 16 page report detailing the findings of a “multi agency task force” investigation into the 2016 deadly shooting of Rodney Watts by Stockton police officers. During the years 2013-2016 Stockton had the 5th highest rate per capita of deadly officer involved shootings. Watts was one of them. The report concludes: “In …

Stockton Councilman Caught Using Fake Address is Running for State Senate

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STOCKTON- City Councilmember Jésus Andrade has not made any public announcement as of the article, but he’s filed for a committee with the state and has a website up campaigning for state senate district 5, which includes Stockton, Tracy, Manteca and parts of Modesto. As a Councilmember he has been best known for getting an entire youth football team’s perfect …