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Lives

Storytelling Dropping a narrative around someone’s life always feels, to me, like an act of violence. Stories can reduce lives, shrinking around experiences that attract the writer’s magpie mind, or around themes he’s invented to lend his work the appearance of significance. I feel revulsion, really, when I encounter in my work anything that sounds […]

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Chief’s Call

Stockton Police Chief Blair Ulring said today that his chief concern about the announced arrival in San Joaquin County of a new prison hospital is the effect it could have on the demand for police services. For now, that effect would be most felt by the Sheriff’s Office, whose jurisdiction would include the facility. If […]

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