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Handouts for the three downtown affordable-housing projects

Affordable housing already is coming to downtown Stockton, and more is in the works. Cal Weber is on its way. Grand View Village and Anchor Village are hoping for good financing news. Here are some handouts related to the projects, the first from a groundbreaking, the second from a committee meeting at the San Joaquin Council [...]

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Silva issues ‘challenge’ to business community, plus more homeless data

As reported today, Mayor Anthony Silva spent last night with some of Stockton’s homeless. Here’s a quote from him that did not make today’s paper: “As we revitalize downtown with all these projects and attract new businesses here, we must address the homeless issue. I challenge the business community to help me create more facilities [...]

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Ralph Lee White to host third town-hall meeting

Former City Councilman Ralph Lee White, who says he is going to mount a campaign to be a San Joaquin County Supervisor, will host a town-hall meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at his home at 2201 E. Eighth Street. This will be the third town-hall hosted by White in the past half-year. The focus Thursday, [...]

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VIDEO: Mayor Anthony Silva posts “Limogate: Silva Uncensored”

The Mayor took responding to the latest limousine stories into his own hands Friday. You can watch his video here.

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Roy Vazquez Jr.’s day in San Francisco

Saturday’s paper included this story on Stockton 13-year-old Roy Vazquez Jr. and how his family is using cannabis to assist his recovery from the ruptured aneurysm he suffered in 2013. On Sunday, Roy’s family took him to San Francisco to participate in an Aneurysm and AVM (arteriovenous malformation) Awareness Walk. Here’s a report on Roy’s [...]

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Union rep speaks out on MUD grand jury report

The grand jury report on Stockton’s Municipal Utilities Department was released yesterday and you can read it here. This morning, Mike Eggener of OE3, the union that represents MUD workers, called to comment on the grand jury findings. “Everything in that report I have said personally to MUD management,” Eggener said. “Shame on them. They [...]

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Today is April 30, there is no meeting scheduled for the salary-setting commission, and that’s significant

April 30 is a key day in the process that could result in a 30-percent pay cut for Mayor Anthony Silva and all future Stockton mayors for the next millennium or two. With no salary-setting meeting scheduled for today, which was the deadline, it appears certain the matter will go back in the hands of [...]

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Grand jury MUDdies the waters

The San Joaquin County Grand Jury issued a report today critical of Stockton’s Municipal Utilities Department. Read it here.

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South Stockton overlooked as ‘Promise Zone’ and McNerney doesn’t like it

Designation as a Promise Zone would have assisted with south Stockton’s efforts to recover from the problems that plague it. Here’s what Congressman Jerry McNerney had to say about the decision.

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Saturday Stockmarket roster of vendors

Downtown Stockton will host the first “Stockmarket” on Saturday.                   Here’s a roster of Saturday’s vendors. Click the links to read more about them: CanDid Art Accessories: Urban Chic Jewelry Cloves & Twine: Hand-Poured Candles Tiny Creations: Miniature Clay Art Port City Pomade: Mens hair & beard [...]

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