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 …

Bicyclist Surrounded, Stabbed, Robbed In Stockton

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STOCKTON- Yesterday around 8PM a person was sourrounded, robbed, and stabbed on South San Joaquin and East Church Streets in South Stockton while riding their bicycle. According to a statement from police: “The adult male victim was riding his bicycle in the area when he was surrounded by the 5 suspects. The suspects assaulted the victim, and one of them …

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 …

Police Need Help Finding Person Who Shot At Car 20 Times With 2 Year Old Inside

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STOCKTON- San Joaquin Sheriffs Office is seeking the public’s help in catching an assailant who shot over 20 times into a vehicle yesterday with a 2 year old inside yesterday around 7:15 PM. The following is a statement they’ve released to the public:  “While over twenty bullets were shot at a vehicle, miraculously a mother and her two year old …

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 …