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Stockton, Fresno and Bakersfield Lead San Francisco Metro in Growth

In a March 26 article, The New York Times headlined: “Even before coronavirus, America’s population was growing at slowest rate since 1919.” Experts suggested that, with the coronavirus and falling immigration rates, the country could see a population decline next year. Lurking behind this overall assessment was even bigger news for Californians. Improbably, the much […]

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As CA faces shortage of ventilators and other equipment during outbreak, companies step up to help

California by: Kristina Bravo, with reporting by Nouran Salahieh Posted: Mar 28, 2020 / 12:59 PM PDT/ Updated: Mar 28, 2020 / 03:33 PM PDT As California braces for an expected surge of COVID-19 cases in the coming weeks, hundreds of companies are working with state officials to provide much-needed ventilators and other equipment needed […]

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This California Mayor Is Giving People $500 A Month During The COVID-19 Closures

The widespread outbreak of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, has cost many American workers their jobs and sent them to the unemployment line. The economy has been deeply damaged due to businesses having to shut down their operations and large event cancellations under new, strict laws to combat the virus from infecting more people. […]

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Some feel Stockton school board is sending mixed signals during virus closures

Please enable Javascript to watch this video STOCKTON, Calif. (KTXL) — Classes are still suspended in Stockton due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. All that needs to be done now, Stockton Unified School District Board trustee Lange Luntao said, is a formal resolution reflecting Governor Gavin Newsom’s statewide stay-at-home order. “Our community needs it and if […]

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Stockton Unified School Board, confused by resolution language ‘rejecting’ suspension of classes, to schedule new vote | Update

UPDATE 12:30 p.m.: STOCKTON, Calif. — There’s major concern over students in the Stockton Unified School District after the school board narrowly voted to reject suspension of classes in a 4-3 vote Thursday night. A lot has changed since ABC10 first brought you the story Friday morning. After Thursday’s vote, Trustee Lange Luntao posted on […]

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An appreciation of Utah Jazz legend John Stockton on his 58th birthday

Utah Jazz legend John Stockton turned 58 years old on Thursday, which seems impossible, since he averaged 10 dimes per 36 minutes into the mid-2000s and still looks like he can run a pick and roll, but we should have seen this coming when his oldest son debuted in the NBA five years ago. The […]

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California’s homeless census was already troubled. Covid-19 is making it impossible

For the past year and a half, local county census committees and homeless service providers throughout California have been conducting their own outreach for the 2020 census, knowing that only an accurate count of the state’s growing homeless population will guarantee the federal funding needed to get people off the streets and into stability. Because […]

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