VIDEO: Residents Ask “Where’s Mayor Tubbs?” As Homelessness On Stockton’s Waterways Grows Outta Control

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STOCKTON- As the condition of homelessness in Stockton and its water ways seems to be getting worse and worse, residents like Adam Farrow are documenting and sharing their concerns. He’s also asking, “where’s Mayor Tubbs?”. Homelessness has gotten measurable worse on Michael Tubbs’ watch despite both he and his Homeless Task Force counter part and political ally County Supervisor Kathy …

Woman Hit By Big Rig On I-5 Near Stockton In Possible Suicide Attempt

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STOCKTON- Yesterday shortly after 4pm a 43 year old woman sustained major injuries after being hit by a big rig on the side of I-5 going northbound. According to a statement released by the California Highway Patrol, witnesses say the woman parked her vehicle on the shoulder just north of Eight Mile Road. While the vehicle was stopped she stood …

Stockton and Modesto Rank Worst In USA For Cities Having to Commute

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CENTRAL VALLEY- According to an extensive study done by Apartment List, Stockton ranks as the worst city in the USA for having the highest percentage of its population that has to commute to work and the amount of time traveling to get there. 11.2% of Stockton relies on work in the Bay Area to make ends meet including the 10% …

Parents In Ripon Blame Cell Tower At School For Kids’ Cancer

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RIPON- Is a cell phone tower on school grounds causing cancer? After a recent 4th case, parents at an elementary school in Ripon are demanding it be removed. On Monday parents packed the chambers of the Ripon school district board meeting. Monica Ferrulli is one of those parents whose son Mason was diagnosed with brain cancer after attending Weston Elementary …

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 …

Honda Recalls 1.2M Vehicles Due to Safety Concerns

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DETROIT- According to a statement released by Honda, 1.2 million vehicles between 2001 and 2016 are being recalled due to faulty airbags that have caused 23 fatalities. The defect is the result of a chemical used to deploy the airbag which can cause shrapnel to injur the occupants of the vehicle. To check if your vehicle is one of those …

Bear Creek Track Coach Arrested

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STOCKTON- Police have announced that yesterday March 10, Khari Dobbins was arrested for having “inappropriate sexual relations with a 16-year-old female student at a residence in North Stockton”. Dobbins is 25 years old and also a track coach for Bear Creek High School of Lodi Unified School District in north Stockton. “The Stockton Police Department is encouraging people to call …

Felon On Probation Arrested With Homemade Silencer and AR-15 Despite California Gun Laws

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MANTECA- On March 9th San Joaquin Sheriff Deputies arrested Joshua Wierzbicki as he sat in his car on the 3100 block of Mortensen Rd in Manteca. Not only is he a convicted felon currently on probation, but according to Deputies Wierzbicki was “found to be in possession of a .300 Blackout AR style short barreled rifle along with a 30 …

Target Shoplifter Helps Herself to 6 Pack of Stella Artois

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LATHROP- Shoplifting is a part of retail that stores encounter everyday. But, yesterday at about 3:30 pm, a young woman named Elysia Johnson took it to another level by also helping herself to some alcohol sampling that wasn’t free. According to San Joaquin Sheriff Deputies who provide policing for Lathrop, Johnson entered the Target store in Lathrop off of I-5 …