149 Days After Denial, Kaiser Decides Own Nurse’s Brain Tumor is “Serious Medical Condition” After All

209 Times Merced County, Modesto, San Joaquin County, Stanislaus County, Stockton, Tracy, Uncategorized 25 Comments

STOCKTON- On 3/8/2019, Edith Fillon received a form letter from Kaiser’s National HR, ostensibly dated 3/1/19. (The envelope was dated 3/6/19). Edith’s 10/11/18 denied leave request “for your own serious illness” that originally was deemed as not “meeting the definition of a serious health condition”  has now been  “REVISED” with her eligibility now being  “determined based on the information available …

Flood Watch Issued For Stockton and Modesto

209 Times San Joaquin County, Stanislaus County Leave a Comment

SACRAMENTO- The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch warning for much of the northern Central Valley including San Joaquin, Calaveras, and Stanislaus Counties. It is in effect from today March 5th at 4:00PM to Thursday March 7th. In a statement released Monday they warned, “In the Valley, areas may receive 1 to 3 inches of rain, with locations …

SJC Sheriff Deputies Use K9 to De-Escalate Violent Confrontation

209 Times San Joaquin County, Stockton 1 Comment

Canine protects deputies. STOCKTON- On March 3rd, 2019, San Joaquin Sheriff Deputies responder to a disturbance call on the 3700 block of Dennis Avenue. Upon arriving, deputies were confronted by, Eracleo Cisneros, wanted on an outstanding felony warrant. The disturbance call was placed after Cisneros allegedly set a shed on fire in the backyard of the residence. By time Deputies …

Some Fear Mishandled Evidence May Result in “Speed Freak” Serial Killer Being Set Free

209 Times San Joaquin County, Stockton 30 Comments

STOCKTON- Last Wednesday San Joaquin County Deputy District Attorney Haley Mott and California State Public Defender Jessica McGuire argued over the preservation of evidence before Judge Michael Garrigan, the judge who sent Wesley Shermantine to death row on May 16, 2001. Shermantine’s Public Defender is now making a request not to destroy evidence in the “Speed Freak Killer” case that …

Proposed Law Targets Deadbeat Parents By Posting Identity Online

209 Times Merced County, San Joaquin County, Stanislaus County Leave a Comment

STATE CAPITOL- A new bill has been introduced in the Legislature that if passed would post the information online of parents who aren’t paying child support. AB 1498 is authored by Assemblymember Lackey and targets those who owe child support in excess of $5,000, have been in arrears for 12 months, and haven’t made a payment in 6 months. The …

Mayor Tubbs Complies Halfway With Lawsuit Demand Then Denies He Ever Blocked Anyone

209 Times San Joaquin County, Stockton 2 Comments

STOCKTON- Within hours of community advocate Motecuzoma Sanchez announcing his lawsuit in federal court against Mayor Michael Tubbs for violation of his First Amendment rights, Tubbs unblocked Sanchez, 209 Times, and several others from Twitter. Multiple people reached out to us exclaiming that they had been blocked by Tubbs for the last six years after questioning one of his votes …

Mentally Ill Man Drowns In Stockton River While “Bathing”

209 Times San Joaquin County, Stockton 1 Comment

STOCKTON- Stockton Police assisted the Stockton Fire Department at 1:15PM today in recovering the body of a man who drowned in the Calaveras River. The man, identified by relatives as Leroy Sauceda. He was having an episode of mental illness while visiting a close family member according to relatives who’ve reached out to us, which caused him to wander off …

Judge Rules Women Can Now Be Drafted For War

209 Times Lodi, Merced County, Modesto, San Joaquin County, Stanislaus County, Stockton, Tracy Leave a Comment

Late Friday a federal judge ruled that women will now have to register for the Selective Service draft that all men in the United States are required to. This decision comes down after a lawsuit by a group called Coalition for Men, filed a lawsuit claiming only men being forced to register was discriminatory. U.S. District Judge Gray Miller ruled …

Central Valley Planned Parenthood Clinics At Risk Of Losing Federal Funding After Trump Signs Law

209 Times Lodi, Merced County, Modesto, San Joaquin County, Stanislaus County, Stockton, Tracy Leave a Comment

President Trump has signed House Joint Resolution 43 into law. The new law takes aim primarily at Planned Parenthood and any organization that provides abortions or referrals for abortions. At stake is $286 million in federal that now expected to be redirected from women’s healthcare providers to religious groups. The funds from grants under Title X fund organizations that serve four …

Stockton Police Seek Help In Finding Suspect Who Murdered 87 Yr Old Man

209 Times San Joaquin County, Stockton Leave a Comment

STOCKTON- The Stockton Police Department is seeking help from the public in identifying a suspect who killed an 87 year old man on March Lane in 2017. They’ve released the following statement and pictures of the victim and sketch of the suspect: “On February 17, 2017, Officers responded to the 800 block of E. March Lane regarding a disturbance. During …