Mayor Tubbs Sells Out Stockton To Become Regional Homeless Camp

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San Joaquin County Fairgrounds Set To Close And Asparagus Festival Cancelled, Will Become Regional Homeless Camp STOCKTON- On 10/14/2020 a meeting was held with The City of Stockton, The California Department of Food & Agriculture (CDFA)(which oversees the Fairgrounds Property) and the San Joaquin Continuum of Care (aka homeless task force that Mayor Tubbs and County Supervisor Kathy Miller) to make official the planned …

Firefighters Forced to Evacuate Burning Building In Downtown Stockton

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STOCKTON- Firefighters battle a blaze in an already abandoned and gated building in downtown Stockton. After only a few moments inside they are ordered to evacuate as the fire grows. Firefighters battle an average of 5 such fires being set each day in areas known to be used by homeless transients. As Stockton’s Mayor Tubbs and his close ally, Homeless …

Tour of Homeless Camp in Stockton Discovers Children Living There

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STOCKTON- According to the “Point in time count” conducted by the San Joaquin County Homeless Task Force, the city’s homeless population has exploded over 200% in just the last two years since its most high profile leaders, Chair and County Supervisor Kathy Miller and Mayor Michael Tubbs got elected and took office in their current positions. Despite those elected officials …

Reinvent Tracy: Homelessness, Nonprofits, and Politics

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TRACY- Homelessness was the hot topic that packed the house at last night’s city council meeting. This has been a hot button issue since April of 2018 when councilwoman Juana Dement proposed the city form a task force to study the issue in regards to public policy and availability of resources. Months later cities such as Stockton, Manteca and other …

Governor Newsom Wants More Of Your Money

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SACRAMENTO- Yesterday Governor Newsom proposed a new tax on California water customers up to $10 a month to pay for what tax payers are already paying for-clean water. Despite inheriting a record $30,000,000 budget surplus from Jerry Brown, Newsom (who was conspicuously absent as lieutenant governor for most of Brown’s tenure) now wants $140 million more from California tax payers …