Read the claim Ralph Lee White filed this week, saying the city didn’t follow its own rules when drawing the boundary lines between District 5 and 6. And then go to the district maps and and city charter, and decide for yourself. At first glance, White’s got a good point. Yes, the two districts touch [...]
STOCKTON – Former Councilman Ralph Lee White claims somebody deliberately drew his Eighth Street home out of the Council district where he has a stronghold, violating both the city charter and his civil rights. White, 68, isn’t firm on a decision to run again for a Council seat next year, but he doesn’t want to [...]
Ran into former City Councilman Ralph Lee White at City Hall this morning. He told me he’s got a couple of projects cooking: • He said he’s going to ask the City Council to let voters decide whether the city clerk, city attorney and police chief should be elected officials. If the council doesn’t put [...]
•Lawyers today said they are ready to proceed in the trial of south Stockton activist Ramiro Reyes, who faces attempted extortion charges. Should begin Dec. 3. •The five-yearold lawsuit filed against the city by Ralph Lee White has been pushed back to February.
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•Here is City Council District 1 candidate Xochitl Paderes‘ latest campaign disclosure form. • Asked Donna Brown, the campaign consultant for Yes on Measure H, about the campaign’s latest disclosure. It doesn’t list any expenses for the small Yes on H billboards seen around town. Brown said she still hasn’t received a bill for the [...]
Campaign finance reports, covering the period of Oct. 1-16, were due last week. Here’s a quick roundup of the filings that the City Clerk’s office has on hand. •Yes on Measure H, according to its most recent filing, posted a small surge in fund-raising over the roughly two-week period, reporting $13,293 in cash contributions. The [...]