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 …

Sandhu Family Announces Plans to Build Logistics Hub, University, and Trade School in Tracy

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Transformative 1,500 acre project also includes VFW Post and commercial sites. TRACY- Dhan Sukh, Inc. has taken the first step in the development of one of San Joaquin County’s most innovative projects ever: The GoldenState Logistics Hub – a proposed 1,500-acre development with a private university, logistics hub, a Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, and supportive commercial. “We’re proud to …


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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 …

Tracy Westside Project At Standstill

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TRACY- After years of development, the plan for development in the city’s “panhandle” along the 205 has hit yet another pause. With a 2-2 vote on a 5 member city council, approving the plan for development has been tabled for a later date. The would be tie breaker, Councilmember Veronica Vargas, recused herself citing a conflict of interest since one …

Future Industrial Job Growth for the 209

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Op Ed by John Moreno Is more industrial job growth in the future San Joaquin County? Looking at current trends we believe it is. Because of the position of the region within major transportation avenues including the freeways, rail, and shipping via the Stockton Port,  industrial jobs will always be one of the primary factors of the regional economy. What remains …

Tracy Cop Injured in Hit n Run

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TRACY- A motorcycle officer has been injured with a suspect arrested after a hit and run early this morning. Tracy PD has released the following statement: “On July 30, 2021 at approximately 7:00 a.m., Tracy Police Department dayshift officers and traffic units responded to a vehicle hit and run which occurred near the Promenade Circle area. A Tracy Police Motor …

The Homeless Crisis In San Joaquin County: Problems and Solutions

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By Patrick Eley Californian public opinion is caught between a rock and a hard place. 93% of San Joaquin’s residents believe homelessness is a worsening problem that we must address. They also believe the steps taken so far are inadequate. The voters aren’t wrong and for the last year opposing views of county officials have placed actions to address the …

$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 …

Tracy PD Investigates Mass Shooting

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TRACY- Police are investigating a mass shooting that occurred on the 2900 block of MacArthur Dr. early this morning. They have released the following statement: “Tracy Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that took place at 2:47 am this morning on the 2900 block of N. MacArthur Drive. We can confirm four people were shot and that there is …