Today’s story previewed Mayor Antony Silva’s State of the City address to come next week, entitled: “Leaving All of Our Egos at the Door – Change is Inevitable.” Provocative? Judge for yourself. Here are the titles of speeches the Stockton mayors gave over the last eight years: 2012: “Moving Stockton Forward,” Mayor Ann Johnston 2011: [...]
Jay Leno is on a tear at Stockton’s expense. Here’s a recent bit sent to me by Mayor Anthony Silva, who found it amusing:
City Manager Bob Deis sent this letter to Moody’s, contending the credit rating services didn’t do its homework before issuing this report. Standard & Poor’s issued their own statement, which city officials say is more fair and balanced.
The Stockton Safe Streets tax initiative is posted on a website by the same name stocktonsafestreets.org. Punch the middle button to read it in English. The left button is purported to produce the initiative en español, but I couldn’t get that to work.
Mayor Anthony Silva’s vote against (or was it?) moving the Marshall Plan on to the next stage continues to inspire discussion. Here’s how it appeared from the back press table of the council chambers. This came close to the midnight hour, probably not a moment of clarity for anybody in the room. The vote came [...]
Stockton’s former Director of Economic Development Steve Carrigan has been hired as the city manager in Los Banos.
Read for yourself U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Klein’s ruling from Monday finding Stockton eligible for Chapter 9 protection.
Councilwoman Kathy Miller sent along this photo of her vandalized window.