Ron Freitas Announces Campaign for San Joaquin County District Attorney

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Stockton- The following announcement has been made by former Prosecutor and Lodi Unified Trustee Ron Freitas: “Ron Freitas, a career Prosecutor with the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office, today announced his campaign to bring common sense and values that reflect our community back to the District Attorney’s Office. A graduate of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and …

$100 Million At Stake: What Is Being Done To Address The Homeless Crisis?

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Stockton’s Representatives Split Between Talk and Action on Homelessness By Patrick Eley Assemblyman Carlos VillapuduaCarlos Villapudua is a lifelong advocate for Stockton, California. Raised in the Central Valley hub, he spent two decades working for San Joaquin County, including two terms on the Board of Supervisors from 2009-2017. After his second term, the Assemblyman served as the San Joaquin County …

Stockton Man Sentenced to 6 Years for $600,000 in EDD Fraud

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SACRAMENTO- On June 22, 2021 a federal Judge sentenced Robert Maher, from Stockton, to more than six years in federal prison for his part in a scheme that fraudulently filed $739,335 in unemployment claims over the course of eight years. The Department of Justice released the following statement: “Robert Joseph Maher, 42, formerly of Stockton, was sentenced today by U.S. …

Stockton Police Release Bodycam Footage of Officer Inn Shooting

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STOCKTON- Stockton Police have released the body worn camera footage of the Officer-Involved Critical Incident Video from May 11, 2021 that occurred in the 4400 block of La Cresta Way. Viewer discretion is advised. Both Officer Inn and the shooter Lance Lowe were killed and Lowe’s eight year old son was saved by citizen Jesus Velasquez who can be seen …

SUSPECT ARRESTED IN MODESTO FOR THE ROOFTOP KILLING IN DOWNTOWN STOCKTON

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STOCKTON- A suspect has been arrested less than 24 hours after a 27 year old man was murdered on the 100 block of N El Dorado. It has been confirmed that the murder took place inside the Bella Vista Rooftop party. Per SPD: “SPD News: Homicide Arrest The Stockton Police Gang Violence Suppression Unit, AB 109 Task Force, and Federal …

SUSD Trustee Says He Feared For His Life, Calls For Investigation of FFSJ, Reinvent Stockton

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The following op ed is authored by a Stockton Unified School District Trustee regarding the recent arrest of Fathers&Families of San Joaquin founder Sammy Nunez who was a close friend of former mayor Michael Tubbs and ally of several elected officials. He is currently in jail facing several charges of sexual crimes against a child under the age of 10. …

Judge Overturns California Assault Weapon Ban as “UNCONSTITUTIONAL”

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CALIFORNIA- On Friday June 4th, a federal judge, Roger Benitez, overturned California’s long standing assault rifle ban citing: “Like the Swiss Army Knife, the popular AR-15 rifle is a perfect combination of home defense weapon and homeland defense equipment. Good for both home and battle, the AR-15 is the kind of versatile gun that lies at the intersection of the …

History of Domestic Violence? Stagg Principal Nakamura Claims Racism Was Cause For His Removal, Records Show Otherwise

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STOCKTON- Stagg High School Principal Ben Nakamura told Fox News he believes the reason he was not renewed as a principal with Stockton Unified School District for the upcoming year was because of issues related to racism and his defense of a Black colleague. While the SUSD won’t comment on personnel matters per policy, the fact is that Nakamura was …

Former Student Arrested With Loaded Gun At Stagg Graduation

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STOCKTON- Not only was the principal pulled off stage and escorted off campus by police, but a former student was arrested for having a loaded firearm at the ceremony. SUSD has released the following statement: “The Stockton unified Department of Public Safety makes an arrest during a graduation. A former student tried to attend a graduation at Stagg High School. …