California will receive more than $22 million in federal grants to help more of the uninsured enroll in affordable health insurance coverage made available by the Affordable Care Act, said Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.
Attendance at this year’s Stockton Asparagus Festival fell by 25 percent, according to figures from organizers.
The city of Stockton will host a series of town hall meetings to discuss its Marshall Plan on Crime. They will be held in each of the six Council districts beginning May 16. The councilmember, city manager and chief of police will present at each meeting. An update on the city’s bankruptcy will also be provided.
City councilmember Michael Tubbs and celebrity blogger and producer Jason Lee will host an event for host celebrity guests and more than 3,000 Stockton youth for a day of empowerment, leadership and self-expression.
The City of Stockton has launched a new website to help businesses that are considering a move to Stockton.
The twists and turns of life are what keep me excited about tomorrow. At the end of April my eldest son Blake graduated from Navy boot camp. We had the extreme privilege of flying to Chicago to see the ceremony and experience one of the most memorable events in my lifetime.
Stockton and tourism are words that even the city’s most ardent supporters often have trouble associating with each other. Part of the Stockton Convention and Visitors Bureau’s (CVB) effort to change that is linked to a new tourism ambassador program that held its first test class April 2.
If retail bliss can be found anywhere, Debra Highsmith would tell you it’s at the Kentucky Derby. For the past six years she’s gone to Churchill Downs to sell hats she helps design to hoards of women who are eager to buy.
Stockton could exit bankruptcy by the end of the year if things go the way the city hopes. A federal bankruptcy judge in Sacramento gave Stockton the green light to stay in bankruptcy April 1.
California’s Department of Water Resources is scheduled to release new floodplain maps in July, and when it does some areas around Stockton that were designated for 100-year flood risk will be raised to 200-year flood standards. That could have major implications for insurance and future construction.