Mentally Ill Man Drowns In Stockton River While “Bathing”

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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

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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

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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

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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 …

Mayor Michael Tubbs Spent Nearly $50,000 On Food&Travel Outside of Stockton in 2018

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STOCKTON- Mayor Michael Tubbs has been questioned before about his willingness to spend tax payer money, beginning with hiring his friends as personal assistants to the cost of $300,000 a year for tax payers. The cost of the office of the mayor ballooned with his election from $151,000 to $511,000. He’s also been criticized for his absenteeism as the city’s …

Trump Wants Billions Back From California After Newsom Says High Speed Is Cancelled

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CALIFORNIA- In a Twitter war made for 2019, President Trump says the federal government will be cancelling $929 million is federal grants meant for California’s High Speed Train from San Francisco to Los Angeles. He also says he wants a return of the more than $2.5 billion already spent. Today the U.S. Department of Transportation sent a letter stating, “In …

Tracy Councilmember Nancy Young Under Investigation For Allegedly Using Position To Help Her Own Businesses

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TRACY- Tracy councilmember Nancy Young is under investigation by the California Fair Political Practices Commission after a local business owner and community advocate, David Helms filed a formal complaint alleging that she used her position as an elected official to influence city contracts going to non profit organizations that she and her husband operate. The following is a statement from …

State Senator Wants No Speed Limits On Freeways To Fight Climate Change

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SACRAMENTO- No speed limits are being proposed as a means of fighting climate change by California State Senator John Moorlach, a Republican of Orange County. He has introduced a Bill , SB319, in Sacramento that if passed by the legislature would require the Department of Transportation to build two additional traffic lanes, both northbound and southbound I- 5 and the …

Houseboat Found Under Freeway In Stockton Homeless Camp

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STOCKTON- Today as Caltrans and the CHP were clearing out homeless encampments from underneath Stockton’s freeways, workers found something you don’t see everyday – a full house boat. Perhaps the homeless situation in Stockton, which has gotten worse under the leadership of Mayor Michael Tubbs and County Supervisor Kathy Miller, both who have championed the Homeless Task Force, is even …