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Mayor unveils “Operation: Safety Net” homeless plan at City Council meeting

The council is meeting tonight. I was handed a copy of Mayor Anthony Silva’s homelessness plan a little while ago. You can view it here. 

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More Stockton recreation news

The Council tonight will consider placing a proposed quarter-cent library/educational/recreational sales tax before voters in November. The council also will consider approving the use of $400,000 in one-time funds either for numerous recreation improvements around Stockton or for one of two possible major projects. You can view the proposals here. Tonight’s council meeting begins at [...]

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HS student interested in the law? This could be for you … and you might even get paid

If you are a high school student (or know one), here’s a great summer learning opportunity (and, possibly, a paid one). The San Joaquin County District Attorney, Public Defender, Superior Court and County Bar Association are holding a “Justice System Youth Leadership Academy” from June 13-July 15. I’ve attached all the documents I received from [...]

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Fugazi endorses Silva; Bayne endorses Bayne

Several times in the past couple of months I’ve extended the invitation to candidates to share videos with me about the upcoming election. You send ‘em, I’ll post ‘em. Here are two I received over the weekend from political consultant Allen Sawyer: Vice Mayor Christina Fugazi endorses incumbent Mayor Anthony Silva’s reelection bid, and Marcie [...]

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Taking you to a police training on dealing with the mentally disturbed and developmentally disabled

Sunday’s edition of The Record features the third part of an occasional series on the challenges faced by law enforcement and the justice system in dealing with the mentally ill. Click to read Part 1 and Part 2. In April, we spent a day at a Stockton Police Department procedural justice training for a group [...]

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Audio of last week’s Stockton mayoral forum: Delta College radio station is on it

KWDC 93.5 FM is the radio station at Delta College, where public candidate forums were held last Monday and Tuesday for those running for Stockton mayor, the City Council and the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors. The League of Women Voters organized the events. If you didn’t get to attend the May 3 mayoral [...]

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Read Tubbs’ introduction for Bernie Sanders

City Councilman and mayoral candidate Michael Tubbs introduced Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at the Vermont senator’s downtown Stockton rally this morning. Tubbs sent a copy of his introductory speech. You can read Tubbs’ remarks here.

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Rishwain’s plan for Stockton

At a San Joaquin County Taxpayers Association forum last night, mayoral candidate Jimmie Rishwain accused The Record of outright refusing to publish his plan for Stockton, which he waved in the air at the audience of about 100. Just for the record, I had never been given a copy of the plan. But I do [...]

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Stockton campaign video: Mayoral candidate Michael Tubbs

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League of Women Voters candidate forums Monday, Tuesday nights at Delta

The June 7 primary is only five weeks away. Monday and Tuesday provide the next opportunities to hear from the candidates at League of Women Voters forums at Delta College. View full details by clicking here.

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