A bond insurer said lenders are losing millions in Stockton’s bankruptcy while the city continues to fund pricey pensions.
Petra Anderson, who graduated from the University of the Pacific in May, was shot four times with pellets during a midnight showing of the Batman movie. One pellet entered her nose and traveled through her brain.
Stockton has filed for Chapter 9 protection, making it the largest American city ever to declare bankruptcy.
When Stockton becomes the largest U.S. city ever to file for bankruptcy, it will strike a hard blow to residents, especially city employees and retirees whose health benefits and pensions helped drive the city toward insolvency.
Officials in Stockton said Tuesday that mediation with the city’s creditors has failed, meaning it is set to become the largest American city ever to declare bankruptcy.
A Bay Area family is mourning the deaths of two cousins who drowned when their boat capsized in the San Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta west of Stockton.
A Stockton man was arrested on Tuesday after not making himself available for tuberculosis treatment, according to the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office.
The co-founder of the United Farm Workers Union is among the 13 newest recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
The National Weather Service said a tornado has touched down a few miles outside of Stockton. No injuries were reported.
Det. Joe Silva said the shooting occurred shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday as the Stockton officer attempted to carry out a police check on Colt Drive.