Despite Five Years of Increased Violence, Mayor Tubbs Responds to Venezuela’s Warning Saying “July Was Safe”

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STOCKTON- Yesterday the countries of Venezuela and Uruguay issued travel advisories to its citizens in response to the recent mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. They urged them to avoid cities prone to discrimination and violence also citing the inability of the local authorities of those cities to effectively deal with it. Stockton was listed as one of those …

Stockton Changes by Kevin Shawver

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Guest Op Ed by long time resident of Stockton and active community member, especially when it comes to the city’s history, Kevin Shawver. “TO INSPIRE A NOBLER CIVIC LIFE, TO FULFILL JUSTICE, TO SERVE THE PEOPLE” These words stand tall and proud, literally etched in stone. Words in stone are symbolic of what should be permanent, what should never be …

Tracy’s Mayor Rickman Announces Bid For County Supervisor District 5

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Tracy, CA – Today, 3rd generation San Joaquin County resident, Tracy Mayor, and State Police Sergeant Robert Rickman announced his candidacy for the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors, District 5. Incumbent Supervisor Bob Elliott is not seeking reelection. “We are blessed to live in a great part of California, but over the past several years we have seen issues arise that impact our …

It Looks To Be A Busy Election Season In The 209

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SACRAMENTO- It looks to be a busy election season: Susan Collette Eggman, the person who uses a fake alias of “Talamantes” to get Mexican votes, takes money from private prisons who hold immigrant women and children where some have even died from abuse, and who tried to make tax payers pay for heroin lounges is now running for State Senate. …