The Two Faces Of Michael Tubbs: While Preaching “Defunding” To Activists; Tubbs Increases Police Budget By Millions

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STOCKTON- Last night June 23rd, while political operatives and employees of Mayor Michael Tubbs were waging a campaign to have Stockton Unified School District defund and eliminate sworn safety officers from the district, as mayor, Tubbs was quietly increasing the budget of the Stockton Police Department by several million. The budget for the city of Stockton was on the city …

Luntao Loses Attempt To Eliminate SUSD Police, Full List Of Public Comments

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STOCKTON- The Stockton Unified School District Board of Trustees voted 4 to 3 to remove Lange Luntao’s resolution to eliminate SUSDPD, from an “action item” to “discussion item” next meeting. The three Trustees known as the “treacherous 3” (Lange Luntao, Angelann Flores, Candelaria Vargas) voted along lines of loyalty to their “reinvent Stockton” clique as expected. The board received over …

Mayor Tubbs Wants To Force All Residents Of Stockton To Wear Masks

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STOCKTON- Mayor Michael Tubbs has placed a last minute “urgency ordinance” on tomorrow’s city council agenda trying to force residents to wear a mask when outside or at work or businesses, despite not wearing one himself when he thinks news cameras aren’t around. It’s also unclear if he himself will be the provider of those masks and at what cost. …

John Deasy Out As SUSD Superintendent After Resigning Amidst Investigation

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STOCKTON- Controversial superintendent John Deasy is out of Stockton Unified School District effective June 15th after agreeing to resign tonight amidst an investigation sources tell us into his actions and possible conflict of interests regarding a contract between board trustee Lange Luntao and the organization he is director of on behalf of Mayor Michael Tubbs, Reinvent Stockton Foundation. Sources also …

Mayor Hosted Call To Help Small Businesses Charged Owners $1 A Minute For Info On Coronavirus

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STOCKTON- Small business owners who jumped on a conference call have come forward questioning why they were charged to be on the call. Many want to remain anonymous for fear of retaliation from Mayor Michael Tubbs and a visit from code enforcement, but one business owner who was on the call says he was charged $1 a minute. Fernando Duarte …

Drama At SUSD: Deasy Proves Himself Divisive…Again

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STOCKTON- A battle is raging within the city’s largest school district, SUSD. The cause for concern is its controversial superintendent John Deasy. Deasy has a record of being chased out of school districts including Los Angeles where he resigned amidst an FBI investigation into the misuse of billions of school district dollars. When he was selected as a finalist for …

Luntao And SUSD Board Allies Lose Attempt To Give Deasy More Power Under Guise Of COVID-19

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STOCKTON- Last night’s Stockton Unified Board meeting ended with the “reinvent Stockton” operatives on the board of trustees losing their attempt to give controversial superintendent John Deasy increased power. The pretext for such a move was the “public emergency” of pandemic COVID-19 despite the school district already being on break due to the San Joaquin County Board of Education’s recommendation …

New Stockton City Mgr Gets Big Pay

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STOCKTON- When Harry Black left Cincinnati, Ohio, that city gave him a severance package of $644,000. When we inquired about Mr. Black’s alleged multiple transgressions, including inviting a female subordinate to a Denver strip club called La Boheme Gentleman’s Cabernet that Mr. Black later claimed he did not realize was a strip club, Cincinnati’s public information unit wasn’t too happy …

Michael Tubbs’ Biggest Lie Yet: There Is No $20 Million For Scholarships

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STOCKTON- While mayor Tubbs sends out text messages from the 916 area code as part of his campaign message that he’s brought $20,000,000 for scholarships, the truth is quite different. Three years ago Mayor Tubbs hosted a press event declaring $20,000,000 was being given to provide scholarships to “all Stockton students”. The details however, prove otherwise beginning with the fact …

National Study Ranks Stockton As 4th Worst City For Children

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STOCKTON- A national study conducted by diversitydatakids.org ranks Stockton as the 4th lowest ranking city in the United States using the Child Opportunity Index 2.0. The study measures several factors and even breaks down each city by ethnicity. When it comes to Stockton, the city also ranks amongst the worst specifically for Mexican, White and Asian/Pacific Islander children as well. …