Tag Archives: Elbert Holman Jr.

More from City Hall: $2.7 million from Washington, Fritchen’s son home from Iraq

7:44 p.m.: The City Council has voted 7-0 to formally abandon its Hunter Square Plaza right of way between Weber Avenue and Main Street. The city is donating it to the state of California to build a courthouse. 7:48 p.m.: In council comments, Councilwoman Leslie Baranco Martin said the comments from the public regarding Johnny […]

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City Hall: Palmer and Garcia owed for attorney fees in Ford matter

A  lawyer for the city has opined City Hall is required to pay for lawyers who represented former City Manager Gordon Palmer and Human Resources Director Dianna Garcia at hearings in the Johnny Ford matter, officials said today. The opinion is a rebuke of a City Council that rejected its own attorney’s advice and voted […]

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Holman campaign begins

City Councilman Elbert Holman Jr.’s 2010 election campaign started with a barbecue Sunday on the city’s north side. He made an address and played with the Cesar Chavez High School jazz band: The hot dogs were paid for by A.G. Spanos Cos., Holman said (He said he has not yet asked for the company’s endorsement, […]

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Holman: Renison would have been formidable opponent

Dave Renison, who withdrew this morning from the campaign in City Council District 1, has not returned telephone calls for comment, and the reason for his dropping out remains unclear. Incumbent Councilman Elbert Holman Jr. said this morning, “Why he is dropping out of the race, I don’t know, but he would have been a formidable […]

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Renison out

Dave Renison announced this morning that he is withdrawing his candidacy in north Stockton’s City Council District 1, in which he sought to oust Councilman Elbert Holman Jr. Renison, a real estate agent and software technology distributor, issued a written statement in which he said “after much soul-searching and in consultation with my wife and […]

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Renison on the Holman poll

City Council candidate Dave Renison said Thursday that he was not behind a recent poll concerning police and fire salaries and Elbert Holman Jr., the north side councilman Renison is trying to unseat. Renison said he does not know who paid for the poll.

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Polling

A pollster interested in police and fire salaries and City Councilman Elbert Holman Jr. called a resident Wednesday to ask if that person would: Support a ballot initiative requiring that Stockton have 1.8 police officers and 1.2 firefighters per 1,000 residents regardless of its economic impact on the city; Support a ballot initiative mandating police […]

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More from City Hall: Ford report to be released Wednesday

5:47 p.m.: Mayor Ann Johnston is asking City Councilman Elbert Holman Jr. for a report on the Johnny Ford investigation. Holman said, “We are finally done, and the report will be made available to the council tomorrow morning at 9 a.m., and it will be online on the city’s Web site before 11 a.m.” Holman […]

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More from a town hall:

At this evening’s town hall meeting with Mayor Ann Johnston, Roy Hoggard is lobbying as he has before for the creation of quiet zones in Stockton to stop trains from sounding their horns. Johnston said she will raise the concern at a rail commission meeting. Johnston, Councilman Elbert Holman Jr., Bobby Bivens and Dave Renison are […]

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More from City Hall: Renison asks Holman to step down on Ford matter

5:45 p.m.: Public comment is open. Mayor Ann Johnston is limiting comments to three minutes instead of five. She said that is because she has a large number of comment cards. The Rev. Glen Shields has elected to wait to speak until the agenda item concerning Ford is up. William Childress, then is first. He is […]

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