Tag Archives: Stockton bankruptcy

Neener-neener from Forbes

Kurt Badenhausen is back. He’s the Forbes writer who managed to offend so many, explaining why Stockton topped the America’s Most Miserable Cities list two years running. He then sparked a backlash from local residents, like Gregory Basso, who think its roses here. This time, Badenhausen writes that “Stockton Moves From Miserable To Bankrupt.” There’s […]

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BK docs

Stockton’s finances will become public in bankruptcy, and the city is already posting many documents with the federal court. We’re grabbing many of them and posting them on The Record’s website as they are available. Some are a couple of pages. Some are hundreds of pages. Check The Record’s Stockton’s Bankruptcy page for new stories. […]

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Vice Mayor Miller makes the case for Chapter 9

*****Update: July 3, 2012:*****

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Triaging cuts

City Manager Bob Deis said in response to phasing out the city’s retiree health care: “We simply don’ have the money to cover all of our obligations,” he said. “Unfortunately, it is the equivalent of cutting of your arm to save the rest of the body.”  

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Join the BK chat

The Record will host a live chat during tonight’s City Council meeting. Click on to have your say on the council’s vote to send Stockton into bankruptcy. For some background reading, we’ve got a landing page with all the stories on the subject The Record has run.

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Bottom line for me?

It’s a good question. A reader asked this in an e-mail. As bankruptcy draws near, how will I feel it? City Manager Bob Deis said in a recent story that business will continue. The parks will be mowed and life in Stockton will go on. The difference will be, City Hall will tell you, that […]

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Life after BK

Stockton resident and former state Assemblyman Dean Andal will look into his crystal ball Thursday night and explain what Stockton would look like after declaring bankruptcy. He, Sheriff Steve Moore and Port of Stockton Director Richard Aschieris will be featured speakers on a variety of topics at a public forum organized by the San Joaquin […]

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