08Aug

August 8, 2016

Political Stories Top stories  Dan Walters: Pension plan for millions of California workers still has issues — The Legislature is being asked to approve am embryonic plan to provide pensions for millions of Californians who lack them. But Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León’s plan raises questions about benefits and state liability that remain […]

08Aug

August 7, 2016

Political Stories Top stories Current allegations against Stockton mayor familiar — It was 2005 and Anthony Silva faced accusations of using a hidden camera to make illegal video recordings of unknowing “female juveniles” as they changed clothing in the bathroom at the apartment of the man who someday would become Stockton’s mayor. A five-page police […]

08Aug

August 6, 2016

Political Stories Top stories  Embattled Stockton mayor disputes charges — Mayor Anthony Silva battled back Friday afternoon, calling himself a “victim,” accusing the district attorney of a “calculated and politically motivated” crusade against him, charging the media with sensationalism, and denying the mountain of allegations he is facing. Stockton Record article; AP article; ‘Full text […]

08Aug

August 5, 2016

Political Stories Top stories Stockton Mayor Silva arrested, charges include crimes against children — Anthony Silva was arrested Thursday morning at his Mayor’s Youth Camp in Silver Lake and charged with playing strip poker with naked teenagers, providing alcohol to minors and illegally recording the activities that are said to have occurred at last year’s […]