Vincent Hernandez: He thanked Mayor Silva. A few weeks ago he said he was driving into town by the Gateway area and was happy to see it was being cleaned up. … He also said he was “unfriended” by an organization working to improve the city because of a disagreement with that person.
Cassandra Epperson speaking on the Stockton Animal Shelter. “I’m asking for change.” She was very critical of the shelter for the treatment of a dog she adopted. “Huge changes need to be done at the shelter and they need to happen quickly.”
Eileen McFall, who is party to a lawsuit against the Animal Shelter, asked for the city to take action to improve its “shamefully” troubled shelter.
A woman spoke of hosting the Soweto Gospel Choir. She lives near Stockton. She asked the residents of Stockton to attend a performance of the choir. The choir is looking for hosts for 29 people. The performance will be at the Bob Hope Theater at 6 p.m. Sunday.
Betty Lupe Ramirez: She said she will be a regular at the meetings from now on and will be bringing students. A Chavez High student asked citizens to attend the Apollo Night at the Hope on May 2.
Antoine Guyton, who calls himself “Stay Ready,” said “I may not be the best Stockton has to offer but if somebody needs my help I’m here to help them.” He also returned a pin he said he received from Mayor Silva.
Diane Buettner criticized The Record for “continuing to spew” misinformation.
James Young thanked the mayor for taking him to lunch last weekend.
A speaker gave his opinion about chloramine in the water … he’s concerned that it’s unhealthy. “Why are we putting ammonia in the water. Nobody knows about this. The health concerns have not been told to the public.”