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Scott Smith

Scott Smith covers Stockton City Hall for The Record. Born and raised in Manteca, he attended San Joaquin Delta College, where he occasionally teaches writing. After graduating from California State University, Chico, he served with the U.S. Peace Corps in Uzbekistan and then worked as country director for Internews Uzbekistan. He has been with The Record since 2003, previously covering public safety, prisons and courts.

Beat change

Look for my observations and news on the City Hall blog.

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Pastor Joel

“I could be bishop or rabbi.”

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Mileage bump for courts

Don’t get too excited, jurors. The same memo says you’re stuck at 34 cents.

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Court closures

And this is the letter the Lodi City Council will consider approving tonight.

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Memoir of the Serial Killer’s Wife

Swafford intends to release the book at the end of August.

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Warden responds to staff

“I KNOW I cannot be everything to everyone.”

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DVI’s women wardens

“If you happen to hear from Midge Carroll tell her I said hello.”

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Herzog update

What’s next?

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2010 Coroner’s report

People still die from PCP overdose? I guess one did her last year.

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DVI warden one-year review

Read it for yourself.

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