As Stockton Burns, Mayor Tubbs Watches Cartoons

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STOCKTON- Yesterday the third 5 alarm fire broke out in as many weeks. It was so huge it required outside assistance for firefighters from other agencies. The flames were so high they could be seen from as far away as Lodi and Tracy. Many people are wondering if it was another blaze inadvertently set by one of the city’s homeless …

9 Shot,1 Stabbed, 1 Beaten into Critical Condition: Stockton Sees Another Violent Weekend Including Mass Shooting

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STOCKTON- With violence on a steady uptick since the begging of April, May is starting off even worse. The weekend before last saw 3 people killed in Stockton in as many days. This last weekend proved to be even more violent with 10 people shot, one stabbed, and more shot at. One man was killed in a mass shooting at …

After 3,500 Service Calls/3 Homicides in 3 Days, Chief Jones Calls for Backup as Mayor Tubbs Plays on Twitter

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STOCKTON- Less than three months ago Stockton police Chief Eric Jones was celebrating how much crime was down (despite the fact that violent crime increased 1% from the previous violent year). Now after a violent month and deadly weekend, Jones told the press today he’ll be asking for help from outside resources like the CHP and federal agencies. While trying …

Stockton Police Arrest 17 Yr Old Who Shot At Them

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STOCKTON- Police have arrested a 17-year-old juvenile they suspect shot at police officers last night in the area of Airport Way and Market Street. On April 28th SPD conducted a traffic stop when suspect jumped out and fled on foot. As he was escaping he allegedly fired a shot at officers, missing them but striking a nearby residence. The suspect …

Mayor Tubbs Ditches City Council Meeting For Personal Trip Out of Country…Again

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STOCKTON- Many residents were left wondering why Mayor Michael Tubbs was absent from last nights city council meeting. When they asked fellow council members they were told they also had no idea or explanation from the mayor whose few duties include chairing the meetings. For all intents he seemed to be a no show. To try to get an answer …

Murder, Rape, Assault and Violent Crime Up Dramatically in Stockton

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STOCKTON- The police department has released its most recent crime data for the month of March. When compared to the same point last year the numbers reveal dramatic increases in violent crime, specifically homicide, while crime overall has increased 12.2%. This comes on the heals of an increase in shootings, the most recent of which was a mass shooting that …

A Mother Claims Stockton Scholars is a Scam, Rejected Student Without Even Reviewing Application

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STOCKTON- “Stockton Scholars aims to dramatically increase the number of Stockton students who enter and complete higher education within the next ten years. We pursue this vision through: – a place-based, guaranteed scholarship* for Stockton public school kids starting with the class of 2019 – targeted support through the college application process, and – hosting events and campaigns that build …

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: Mayor Tubbs Finally Addresses Violence in Rambling Interview While Mother Attacks Constituents as “Snitches”

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STOCKTON- After one if the most violent two days in recent memory- 7 shootings, 5 homicides, two stabbings, and several armed robberies- the city’s mayor finally makes a public statement after being called out all weekend by members of the public and activists. Shortly following the violence the public was expecting a statement from Michael Tubbs who ran on being …

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 …