Category Archives: Stockton Ballpark

High expectations

City leaders have high hopes for new arena manager SMG. And the global company has promised to deliver. As noted in today’s story, Section 2.2 of its contract aims to temper those expectations a bit. An excerpt: … SMG is to operate the Facilities in keeping with the management goals set each year pursuant to [...]

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Weekend items

• Christian Burkin has a great piece on the city’s decision to spend $100,000 a month on police overtime to try to quell recent violence in Stockton. • Here, you’ll find a brief update on the city’s efforts to change management at Stockton Arena. Long story short, officials think they can have it wrapped up [...]

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Replay of today’s live chat

Is below. Thanks to everyone who participated. And for those folks who I promised to get back to, I’ll try to get more specific answers to you here on the blog as soon as possible.

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Morning roundup

The City Council has its regular meeting tonight at 5:30 p.m. Here’s the agenda. Normally, Election Night would be a light agenda, but since there isn’t much of a primary this year, it’s pretty full. Among other things, council members are set to approve a $2.5 million settlement with the former Marina Tower property owners [...]

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