Rick Goucher responded to Monday’s story, Imaging a different downtown, about the vision of Steve Chase at City Hall for jump-starting Stockton’s ramshackle core. Goucher is behind it, and he notes that Chase can’t do it alone. Goucher, senior manager at CBRE and past president of the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce, sent this out [...]
Here’s the report from Stockton City Attorney John Luebberke recommending the City Council censure Mayor Anthony Silva for violating the Brown Act. Considering the weight of the council’s decision, it is relatively short. The bulk of the 19-page report is made up of news stories provided as evidence of the ridicule Silva brought on the [...]
Ed Mendel, a reporter at Calpensions.com, wrote this after last week’s hearing in Stockton’s ongoing bankruptcy. The piece portends a showdown at the March 5 confirmation hearing, if and when Franklin doesn’t reach a deal with Stockton.
Mayor Anthony Silva sent this memo out Wednesday, the night before a Boys & Girls Club board meeting. It’s worth reading. (We removed the personal email addresses of board members before publishing it out of respect for their privacy. Coach Silva’s AOL address remains untouched, because he has in the past used that for business.) [...]
Mayor Anthony Silva sought his own legal advice vis-à-vis his rights in the search for Stockton’s next city manager. In fact, during Tuesday’s council meeting, he threatened legal action. Silva has Stockton attorney Michael Babitzke on his side. Here’s a copy of a letter Babitzke wrote on the mayor’s behalf to City Attorney John Luebberke. [...]
Other names didn’t make today’s story. Gary Malloy came up in conversations. He vied for the appointment to represent District 5, which went to Dyane Burgos. Malloy doesn’t intend to run for a council seat. Rather, the 68-year-old retired retail manager and council watchdog said he’s going to run for mayor in three years. “If [...]
The Stockton City Council on Tuesday will consider approving its meeting schedule for 2014. As it is now, the council will meet 24 times, or twice each month. It’s all subject to change. The full agenda has other items up for discussion at 5:30 p.m., such as setting up the Measure W Oversight Committee.
Councilwoman Kathy Miller at 4 p.m. today will call to order the council’s ad-hoc committee assigned to update the city charter. Councilman Elbert Holman and Councilwoman Dyane Burgos Medina fill out the committee. They’ll take up recommendations by the Charter Review Advisory Commission, made up of 15 Stockton residents and chaired by attorney Howard Seligman. [...]
Elbert Holman will officially announce tonight that he’s seeking another term on the Stockton City Council. He called it “jumping into the water again.” “It’s all about finishing the job,” he said. “I think we did the heavy lifting in the beginning with the Ann Johnston council.” Holman, 64, is hosting a 6 p.m. kick-off [...]
Election Summary Report City of Stockton Special Election Summary For Jurisdiction Wide, All Counters, All Races November 5, 2013 Unofficial Final 11/05/13 22:26:54 Registered Voters 120474 – Cards Cast 25376 21.06% Num. Report Precinct 86 – Num. Reporting 86 100.00% MEASURE A CITY OF STOCKTON Total Number of Precincts 86 Precincts Reporting 86 [...]