Read it here.
The official announcement went out shortly after 12 p.m. today. Stockton exits bankruptcy tomorrow after 32 months. “We have spent the last several weeks finalizing dozens of complicated legal and real estate documents and making preparations for thousands of checks that must be issued for the effective date,” City Manager Kurt Wilson said. “After 2 [...]
Former Councilman Dale Fritchen and resident Richard Smith are leading a movement to have Weston Ranch separate from Stockton. The “Free Weston Ranch” group is planning what it says will be a mass turnout at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting (5:30 faceoff). Secession is a daunting process but Fritchen and Smith insist they are ready [...]
The advocacy group Strong Libraries=Strong Communities is embarking on an effort to raise the profile of the public-library system in Stockton and San Joaquin County. The first step is a poster campaign. You can view all 10 posters here.
You can view it here. You may need to hit Ctrl-+ to enlarge the type on your computer screen in order to read.
The story about Mayor Anthony Silva’s wild limo ride broke on Recordnet at 8:45 p.m. and was updated at 9:56 p.m. Also there is this: The news release from the incident put out by the CHP in December. Mayor Anthony Silva’s name is not mentioned but this is the incident he acknowledges being at, one [...]
Realtor Michael Blower, 46, announced today he will run for the City Council seat that will become vacant next year as Moses Zapien runs for a Board of Supervisors seat. Here’s his news release and at some point you will be seeing a lot of his logo. Blower’s campaign consultant is Steve Reid, who also is [...]
Reading Stockton bankruptcy files can make your head spin and your eyelids droop. But looking through some recent files today, I came across an item that made me smile because it was so inadvertently revelatory of the laboriousness of the Chapter 9 process. The four-page document chronicles a spat between the attorneys for Stockton and [...]
Stockton’s Planning Commission meets at 6 p.m. Thursday for the latest public workshop to craft amendments to the city’s General Plan. Thursday’s meeting will build on a previous workshop that concentrated on Stockton’s neighborhoods. More background on the Thursday meeting is here. A draft of proposed neighborhood policies is here. Maps that divide Stockton into 16 [...]
Mayor Anthony Silva has shared a list of community meetings in February, with topics including people with disabilities, animal services, the homeless, and resuscitation of the Asparagus Festival. The complete list, including dates, times, location and contact information, is here.