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What Stockton can expect from Michael Tubbs

What Stockton can expect from Michael Tubbs

STOCKTON — Stockton voters overwhelmingly chose Council member Michael Tubbs over incumbent mayor Anthony Silva in Tuesday’s election. The final vote tally was 70 percent in favor of Tubbs and…

Voting tips for election day

Voting tips for election day

STOCKTON — San Joaquin County today released “Five Tips for Local Voters” that will help ease wait times and avoid any last minute confusion on Election Day.      Read your sample…

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…