Does Mayor Tubbs Want To “Defund” The Police?

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STOCKTON- With policing in the national spotlight many are pushing for reforms that include banning the use of chokeholds for police departments. But many activists are going even further and calling for money allocated of police departments to be reallocated towards community initiatives. This is being labeled as “defunding” the police. Mayor Michael Tubbs, who is endorsed and funded by …

Man Caught On Video Trying to Frame Protestors In Lodi With BLM Graffiti

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LODI- Video was captured today near the area where hundreds of people gathered to protest against racism and police violence of an unidentified man spray painting and defacing the entrance sign to the Reynolds Ranch Shopping Center. The video captures the moment he paints the structure and walks away. The video was submitted to us by someone who thought it …

Stanislaus County Sheriff Condemns “Militia” Invasion Of Oakdale

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STANISLAUS COUNTY- Sheriff Dirkse has issued the following statement concerning the invasion of Oakdale by a gang of armed men intent on intimidating anti-racism protest under the guise of “providing security” for local businesses: “I want to dispel rumors that are running rampant on social media with facts. Yesterday, in Oakdale, there was a “militia” armed with various weapons. They …

Armed Gang Of Military Wannabes Invades Oakdale As A Threat To Protestors In Full View Of Police

209 Times Calaveras County, California, Lodi, Manteca, Merced County, Modesto, Oakdale, Sacramento, San Joaquin County, Stanislaus County, Stockton, Tracy, Turlock 19 Comments

OAKDALE- A group of rejects calling themselves the “California State Militia-2nd Regiment” and dressed in mismatched uniforms (some too small for the ones failing the “military appearance” weight requirements of the real military) invaded the two blocks of 8 stores known as “downtown” yesterday armed with rifles and pistols, that may or may not have been loaded. We don’t know …

Several Solidarity Protests Planned For Central Valley

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STOCKTON- Several protests in different cities from Stockton to Modesto and Tracy have been planned. The demonstrations are meant to show solidarity with the protests that have occurred for multiple days in several cities throughout the nation with many turning into riots. The flashpoint for the unrest was the killing on video of a handcuffed black man named George Floyd …