Alternative Quote of the Day

“My husband and I are underwater on our house — like everyone else. The city is bankrupt. The gangs are getting more violent. What else are you going to do but get out the door and be very active in helping this young man change things?”

A south Stockton resident in an L.A. Times story about council candidate Michael Tubbs. I prefer this quote to The Guardian’s bleak assessment (see item, below). People can take steps to restore the city. And people are.

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