Jumana Musa, senior privacy and national security counsel for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, was the prime source in today’s latest article on the confiscation of Mayor Anthony Silva’s electronic devices. This morning, Musa requested a clarification on this paragraph from today’s story: “But Musa did echo Silva’s concern over the “reasonable suspicion” [...]
Attorney Mark Reichel filed a seven-page motion in federal court today to try to regain possession of two laptops and a cellphone belonging to Mayor Anthony Silva. Reichel said the matter could take up to two weeks to reach court. If you haven’t heard, Silva was detained and his electronic equipment seized by federal agents [...]
You may have heard Mayor Anthony Silva’s electronic gear was seized by federal agents when he arrived back from China on Monday. Here’s a link. And he just released this statement: From the Office of Mayor Anthony Silva Press Release-October 1, 2015 Stockton, California My name is Anthony R. Silva, and I am the Mayor [...]
Mayor Anthony Silva is with a group of California mayors in China. Here is an email we received from him last night. Also, the mayor sent photos. Some are below.
Ten Space President Zac Cort issued a press release a little while ago regarding the tragic death of Tim Egkan. Cort wrote in the release that the work to revitalize downtown Stockton will push forward despite Egkan’s passing. You can read the full release here.
David Renison of the San Joaquin Taxpayers Association, who sits on the advisory board overseeing the Measure A public-safety sales tax, provided an ongoing diary this morning of the progress since the 2013 voter-approved initiative took effect. You can view it here. The next meeting of the citizen’s commission is at 9 a.m. Sept. 24.
Michael Fitzgerald weighed in today on the Stockton mayoral race, newly reconfigured with Michael Tubbs’ announcement that he is running. As he tends to do, Fitz delicately opined on Mayor Anthony Silva: “Silva is a spectacular failure of Stockton populism. The meteor that struck Arizona did not make such a crater.” Earlier this week on his [...]
As reported today, City Councilman Michael Tubbs has decided to run for mayor in 2016 against incumbent Mayor Anthony Silva as well as Supervisor Carlos Villapudua and resident Gary Malloy. I sought comment this morning from Silva. Late this afternoon, saying he has a packed schedule and is in a workshop and unable to call, [...]
As reported today, the city last week filed lawsuits against two medical marijuana dispensaries. Click on the links to read the complaints against Elevate Wellness and Collective 1950.