Articles Tagged With ‘Stockton’




Mayor arrested for playing strip poker at youth camp

The 41-year-old mayor of Stockton was arrested Thursday on charges stemming from a strip poker game he allegedly participated in with teen counselors at his Mayor’s Youth Camp last summer. Mayor Anthony Silva is charged with contributing to the delinquency... (Continue reading)

Three dead in violent Stockton bank robbery

A foiled bank robbery in Stockton left two robbers and one hostage dead and a third 19-year-old suspected robber in police custody. [KCRA] At about 2 p.m., the three Stockton residents entered the Bank of the West. When police arrived,... (Continue reading)

California pot entrepreneur sentenced to five years in prison

A Central Valley medical marijuana entrepreneur, who once applied to set up a dispensary in San Luis Obispo, has received a five-year-federal prison sentence. [Modesto Bee] Stockton businessman Matthew Davies, an MBA graduate, restaurateur and owner of a property management... (Continue reading)

Report of planned Paso Robles child abduction deemed false

The report earlier this week that a man was planning to abduct a child from a Paso Robles school is unfounded and has no merit, according to the Paso Robles Police Department. Paso Robles police detectives determined that a Stockton... (Continue reading)

California hospital suspends veteran for ‘God Bless America’ email signature

A Stockton hospital suspended a 10-year employee and military veteran on the Friday before Veterans Day for using “God Bless America” as his email signature. [ABC 10] Boots Hawk served as an Army soldier for 20 years prior to taking... (Continue reading)

Bankrupt California city to vote on sales tax hike

The city of Stockton, which last year became the largest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy, will vote on whether or not to raise taxes to help ease its financial troubles. [News10] The Stockton City Council voted Tuesday night to... (Continue reading)