Who Is Pulling District Attorney Tori Verber’s Strings?

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Who’s Pulling Tori’s Strings? By Frank Gayaldo SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY- Determining who is financially supporting and Influencing San Joaquin District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar’s re-election bid and her ever-evolving prosecutorial policies is proving to be extremely difficult.  Salazar has lost and now openly rejects the support of the local police associations that once helped her rise to power. Previously Salazar …

Family of Shayne Sutherland Sues City of Stockton, Chief Jones, Officers for Wrongful Death

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STOCKTON- The family of Shayne Sutherland who died in police custody on 10/8/2020, is suing the City of Stockton, police chief Eric Jones, and the two officers involved in the fatal arrest. The family says the officers used excessive force, applying their full bodyweight which resulted in asphyxiation, according to the wrongful death lawsuit filed today. The family’s attorney, V. …

San Joaquin County Jail Correctional Officer Found Guilty of Sexually Assaulting Prisoners

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A jury has found San Joaquin County Correctional Officer, Zachary Simmons, guilty of multiple felony counts of “sexual penetration with force or fear and sexual activity with a confined adult in a detention center, as well as a misdemeanor charge of communicating with a prisoner without consent”. The San Joaquin District Attorney released a statement detailing the following: “According to …

A BEAR IS ROAMING THE 209

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TRACY- More photos and video have emerged of the bear roaming the fields near Highway 4 and Tracy Boulevard. The video was taken August 28th and a witness says it’s been out there for over a month. They first noticed its tracks while working the fields and discovered it after harvest. Video: https://youtube.com/shorts/-YuNxKu83YY?feature=share

Larry Elder Campaign Attacked in Venice

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CALIFORNIA- Larry Elder’s visit to a homeless encampment in Venice, California turned violent today. Elder’s tour ended abruptly as threats, eggs and fists were being hurled by an angry pro-Governor Newsom crowd wearing masks and proclaiming, “Democrats run everything”. 209 Times has reached out to to both Larry Elder’s and Governor Newsom’s campaign for comment. Video of the incident can …

Ethnic Studies As High School Graduation Requirement Passed By California Legislature

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SACRAMENTO- Ethnic Studies as a graduation requirement has been passed by the state legislature in Sacramento. California has become the 1st state in the nation to approve legislation to require an Ethnic Studies course for high school graduation. The vote was 55-11. It will now head to the Governor for a signature to become law. While law makers are patting …

Bear Creek High, Multiple Elementary Schools Locked Down For Gun Concern

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STOCKTON-According to SPD spokesman Joseph Silva, “There was a suspicious vehicle near Oakwood Elementary this morning. A caller reported seeing one of the occupants possibly armed with a firearm. Out of an abundance of caution both Oakwood Elementary and Bear Creek High School were placed on a brief lockdown. The lockdown has been lifted. Officers will remain in the area …

Minor in Bakersfield Arrested for Shooting Threat Made Towards Chavez High on Social Media

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By Rahjan Brown STOCKTON- A 16 year old minor has been arrested in Bakersfield in connection to a shooting threat made towards César Chavez High School. The post was made on social media late Wednesday night. Stockton Unified School District sent the following statement to parents of Chavez High: “Hello, We wanted to let you know there has been an arrest …