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Mayor candidates pitch vision for city

Mayor candidates pitch vision for city

STOCKTON — In the June primary, voters narrowed down the field from seven candidates to two: current Mayor Anthony Silva and Councilman Michael Tubbs. Tubbs came in first with 33.6…

Legal pot sees best chance in upcoming vote

Legal pot sees best chance in upcoming vote

STOCKTON — Marijuana legalization is once again on the list of ballot initiatives that will be facing voters in November. Proposition 64 will mark the third time voters will have…

Doris Kearns Goodwin gives perspective on “crazy” election

Doris Kearns Goodwin gives perspective on “crazy” election

FRESNO — It’s been a “crazy, seemingly interminable 2016 election,” according to historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. But, she says, we’ve been here before. Kearns Goodwin spoke to an audience of…

VA capacity report bill draws bipartisan support, signed by president

WASHINGTON — Turlock Republican U.S. Representative Jeff Denham and New York Democrat Sean Patrick Maloney introduced legislation in April to help ensure disabled veterans receive an appropriate level of care. The…

Field poll shows Californians divided on direction of state, country

SACRAMENTO — While Californians think the country is on the wrong track, a slim majority think the state is moving along pretty well. The latest field poll showed 62 percent of…

Drug price proposition has strong support in new poll

Drug price proposition has strong support in new poll

SACRAMENTO — A new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll shows overwhelming support for Proposition 61 heading into the final month of campaigning. Sixty-Six percent of the 1,912 registered voters said…

New poll shows Clinton, ballot issues leading among voters

New poll shows Clinton, ballot issues leading among voters

LOS ANGELES — A new USC Dornsife/LA Times poll of 1,879 voters showed that Hillary Clinton is the overwhelming choice of Californians for president. It also showed little enthusiasm in the…

Latinos looking for a party to engage them

Latinos looking for a party to engage them

STOCKTON — Latinos are the fastest growing segment of California’s population and now number nearly 15 million. Forty-six percent of Hispanics are eligible to vote. So, why isn’t the group…

Stockton residents invited to General Plan workshops

Stockton residents invited to General Plan workshops

STOCKTON — The city of Stockton is inviting residents to take part in a series of meetings that will help direct the city’s General Plan update. The new General Plan…

Modesto City Council to consider Amgen Tour bid

MODESTO — Modesto’s City Council will decide tomorrow night whether to submit a bid to be a host city for next years Amgen Tour of California. Council members will decide…