The Fire Department has so far deferred questions about proposed cuts to its operations to the City Manager’s Office. At this point, the city has only said the cuts amount to about $18.5 million, a little under 40-percent of the Fire Department’s budget. Sources at the Fire Department say the plan is to lay off [...]
The firefighters’ union, Stockton Professional Firefighters Local 456, is delivering its message directly to Stockton homes, in the below flier. Capt. Dave Macedo, the union’s president, said an estimated 1,000 fliers were hand-delivered and another 8,000 were mailed to registered Democrats and independents in Stockton.