Mayor Tubbs Falsely Claims SEED Univeral Basic Income is “City-Led”

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STOCKTON- While Mayor Michael Tubbs has continued to give interviews and make appearances around the country concerning the mis-labeled “univeral basic income” program or Stockton “experiment” as being “city-led”, the truth of the matter is that it is not. Tubbs’ project, funded by millionaires from Silicon Valley, being called Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration or SEED, is neither universal nor basic. …

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 …

Tokay High Student Escapes Kidnap Attempt In Lodi

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LODI- According to Lodi Police yesterday around 6:30AM a 14 year old girl walking to school was nearly kidnapped on Scarborough Drive and Brandywine Drive. Lodi Police have released the following statement on the incident seeking the public’s help: “The victim reported, as the two passed  each other on the sidewalk, the male suspect grabbed her and attempted to lift …

Tips Lead to Arrest in Two Stockton Homicides

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STOCKTON- Today the Stockton Police Department announces the arrest a person connected to two homicides in Stockton in 2018. They released a statement: “Today, Stockton Police homicide detectives arrested Joseph Henderson, 21, in connection to the June 5, 2017 shooting death of a 21-year-old man who was located at Lebaron Drive and Davis Road. Henderson was also arrested in connection …

Governor Newsom Ends Highspeed Rail in California

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Sacramento- During his state of the state speech today, Governor Newsom announced he will end the project known as California High Speed Rail (or “train to nowhere”) championed by Stockton state senator Cathleen Galgiani. However, he said the section from Merced to Bakersfield will be finished. This comes after years of delays and $5.4 billion already wasted.

Reinvent Corruption: Elected Officials, A School District, Student Records, and Dark Money

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February 12, 2019 Stockton- After failing to be passed last November, a proposed contract between Stockton Unified School District and Reinvent Stockton Foundation is back on the agenda for today’s board meeting. This move is undoubtedly the result of two of Mayor Michael Tubbs’ endorsed candidates getting elected to the board in November and now being in a position to …

Stockton Girl Found In Modesto After Week Missing

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BREAKING 2/11/19, 9:10: Stockton PD is announcing that Tereza Thomas has been found by another law enforcement agency in Stanislaus County and released to a family member, but are providing no additional details at this time.  Police confirmed earlier today with us that they had spoken with Melvin Goree who was a person of interest and that he was released, …

Michael Tubbs’ Treatment of His Own Brother Proves He’s a Fraud

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OPINION By RJ Durand I read an article on 209times about Antony Tubbs, the unknown half brother of our current Mayor Michael Tubbs. Needless to say this left me deeply saddened. I honestly can’t understand how someone’s whole political career has been predicated on assisting young men of color escape the cradle to prison pipeline, yet our Mayor can not …