VIDEO: Tubbs and Miller Sold Lies to Public to Raise Taxes; 6 Years Later Crime Up as “Office of Violence Prevention” Inept

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STOCKTON- Six years after fear tactics were used to swindled voters into passing an increased sales tax on themselves to “fight violent crime”, violent crime has increased every year consecutively. Critics like Motecuzoma Sanchez, who opposed the tax, Measure A/B, were concerned that there was no restriction on the spending of the $29 million a year raised to actually go …

LGBT Staff of San Joaquin Pride Center Demand Removal of Director Nicholas Hatten

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STOCKTON- Staff members of the San Joaquin Pride Center have issued a letter of No Confidence in their director Nicholas Hatten to the organization’s board of directors. In the letter along with a six page listing of serious transgressions and allegations there are bombshell revelations of abuses that not only contradict the mission of the center, but also violate state …

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 …

More Money More Problems: As Stockton’s Taxes Have Increased So Too Has Violent Crime

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STOCKTON- The city council will once again be voting to increase taxes. This time via water rates. Again. Sewer water this time. Just three years ago the council voted 5-2 to raise water rates on north Stockton residents by nearly 40%. It was their reward for conserving during a drought induced conservation requirement. Stockton residents did such a good job …

VIDEO: Residents Ask “Where’s Mayor Tubbs?” As Homelessness On Stockton’s Waterways Grows Outta Control

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STOCKTON- As the condition of homelessness in Stockton and its water ways seems to be getting worse and worse, residents like Adam Farrow are documenting and sharing their concerns. He’s also asking, “where’s Mayor Tubbs?”. Homelessness has gotten measurable worse on Michael Tubbs’ watch despite both he and his Homeless Task Force counter part and political ally County Supervisor Kathy …