Oakland Zoo Confirms All Tigers Accounted For After Scare

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OAKLAND- Commuters from the 209 returning to work in the Bay Area can rest assured of one less threat today. No tigers are roaming the streets. Yesterday the Alameda Sheriff notified the public that there was a report of a tiger on the loose. Social media was also abuzz with rumors that people let animals free from the zoo amidst …

Looters Hit Walmart In Stockton

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STOCKTON- This evening after 10pm thieves breached through the entrance of Walmart in Trinity Park and looted several items especially from the electronics department. Their escape was captured on video. The Walmart in Hammer Lane was locked down by police earlier as threats were posted on social media to loot also.

Police Secure Entrance With Shotguns After Weberstown Mall Is Looted

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STOCKTON- Police showed up to close the Weberstown and Sherwood Malls after a threat was posted on social media asking for people to show up at 1pm to loot. Despite this the entrance to the stony was still breached and many entered and exited with items such as shoes and backpacks from stores inside. The area and Pacific Ave is …

Several Solidarity Protests Planned For Central Valley

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STOCKTON- Several protests in different cities from Stockton to Modesto and Tracy have been planned. The demonstrations are meant to show solidarity with the protests that have occurred for multiple days in several cities throughout the nation with many turning into riots. The flashpoint for the unrest was the killing on video of a handcuffed black man named George Floyd …

Legacy of Neglect: Why Are City Leaders Allowing Stockton To Go To Ruin?

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Op Ed By Kevin Shawver El Dorado Street, north of the Downtown area, was once lined with the mansions of Stockton’s elite families, many of them area industrialists who shaped this city. Slowly over the early and mid 20th Century they were torn down, replaced with modern buildings and businesses ranging from auto dealerships to office buildings. Many now sit …

USA Surpasses 100,000 Deaths Attributed to COVID-19

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California- The United States has reached a grim mile stone with 100,495 deaths being attributed to COVID-19 according to aggregate numbers. Over the country has seen 1,725,275 confirmed cases of the strain of coronavirus with 477,314 recovered and some 17,000 plus currently in critical condition as of this article being written. The numbers from earlier this morning; The numbers for …

7 Year Old Girl Murdered In Stockton, Suspect Arrested

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STOCKTON- Police have reported the homicide of a 7 year old child and subsequent arrested the a man suspected of committing the murder. SPD officers arrived at a residence in the 1300 block of Candlewood Way to conduct a welfare check at approximately 4:44am this morning. According to police: “The 7-year-old female victim was located and unresponsive. Medics responded and …

COVID-19 Has Stockton Most Stressed City in America

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STOCKTON- According yo data collected by a company in the United Kingdom called Babylon Health, Stockton was the most stressed out city in American regarding COVID-19. The study analyzed millions of tweets identifying certain words related to the subject of coronavirus and on May 20th Stockton ranked 1st in regards to The percentage of tweets residents from the city were …

California “Approves” Counties To Re-Open After They Already Defied Newsom’s Orders

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CALIFORNIA- Stanislaus County is one of the several counties that were “approved” yesterday to move to Phase 2 of Governor Newsom’s plan to re-open California. This announcement comes after many counties, including Stanislaus, publicly declared they would be allowing businesses to re-open anyway and that they would not use resources to enforce Newsom’s Shelter In Place orders to fight against …

Community Shows Up To Support 71 Yr Old Homeless Man Beaten And Robbed

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STOCKTON- John Lee, 71, is homeless and has mental disabilities. Last week he was beaten and robbed so Mike Linker, the owner of Victory Grill, organized a hamburger fundraiser for Lee with 25% of all money raised going to him. Linker says, “Thanks to everyone who came out today! We appreciated everyone’s patience. John Lee is very thankful for all …