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Bankruptcy agreements to come before City Council at Tuesday meeting

The City Council will consider the agreements the city has reached with almost all of its creditors on Tuesday, 27 days before the scheduled start of the bankruptcy trial on May 12 in Sacramento. Item 15.2 in the Tuesday agenda includes links to all of the agreements. The city has not reached agreements with all of its [...]

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Mayor Silva spoke to The Record yesterday (before the end of his term)

You may remember the following from 15 days ago:                         Two weeks later (yesterday afternoon), Mayor Anthony Silva ended his interview embargo after we offered to do a story, which will appear no later than Monday, to publicize his first town-hall meeting Monday night. [...]

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More ways to help animals and the Stockton Shelter

Today’s story included several suggestions for people who want to help the city’s animals. Read here and watch the video, too. There are two upcoming events to add to what was in today’s paper and we’re always happy to hear about more. The two events: Whirlow’s Tossed and Grilled at 1926 Pacific Avenue will hold a [...]

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(Video) City Council condensed

Last night’s many recognitions, public comments, speed bumps, Boys and Men of Color, and comments from Mayor Anthony Silva and the City Council.

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City Hall Live — Council comments

Mayor Anthony Silva spoke of serving lunch last week to water-district workers and also of the Animal Shelter. He said he recently rescued a cat, put in on Facebook, and it was adopted within minutes. Silva also spoke about a radio station recently giving him a fake badge. “It was great, it was funny,” Silva [...]

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City Council Live — A tale of two Silvas

Mayor Anthony Silva and the City Council honored Officer Joe Silva, the police spokesman, for his heroic actions on Feb. 14, which you can read about here. And here’s part of tonight’s ceremony at the City Council meeting:

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City Council Live — Public Comment

Vincent Hernandez: He thanked Mayor Silva. A few weeks ago he said he was driving into town by the Gateway area and was happy to see it was being cleaned up. … He also said he was “unfriended” by an organization working to improve the city because of a disagreement with that person. Cassandra Epperson [...]

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If you live in one of these 15 neighborhoods, slow down and read this

Pending City Council approval tonight, 15 neighborhoods will be getting speed humps, speed cushions or speed tables this year. What exactly distinguishes a hump from a cushion from a table? We thought you’d ask. And here are the lucky neighborhoods:

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City Council agenda

The City Council opens April with a meeting Tuesday night. You can view the agenda here. One item involves the owner of a convenience store at Pacific Avenue and Rosemarie Lane wanting to upgrade his beer and wine license to a general alcohol license. The Planning Commission has denied the upgrade. City staff is recommending [...]

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Grewal vs. Holman (re: Sawyer)

District 1 City Council candidate Rick Grewal is contesting incumbent Elbert Holman’s portrayal of Grewal political consultant Allen Sawyer as one of San Joaquin County’s “most notorious criminals.” The dispute is scheduled for court today. You can read background here and here. You also can view the petitions by Grewal’s attorney (here) and Holman’s attorney [...]

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