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Stockton Heat to turn pink for breast cancer

Stockton Heat to turn pink for breast cancer

STOCKTON — The Stockton Heat will continue an annual hockey tradition this weekend when they paint the ice pink for breast cancer awareness.

The Heat will raise money for St. Joseph’s Foundation – Breast Health Services during its home games Friday and Saturday as part of Hot Pink 1 presented by Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center.

In addition to playing on pink ice, Heat players will wear pink jerseys during their Friday and Saturday games. Fans can bid for pink jerseys during silent and live auctions. The live auction will take place on Saturday night after the game against Ontario. There will also be raffles on the Heat’s Facebook and Twitter accounts.  

The team will also make a number of special items available in the silent auction. Proceeds from that auction and other event proceeds will be donated to St. Joseph’s Foundation – Breast Health Services... Read More

One man found dead after reported shooting in Stockton

Police found a man dead in Stockton after responding to reports of a shooting on Wednesday.

The shooting happened around 4 p.m. on Charleston Court off of Kelly Drive.

Police are investigating the incident. No other information has been released at this time

Stockton physician appointed to osteopathic medical board

Stockton physician appointed to osteopathic medical board

SACRAMENTO – Cyrus Fram Buhar has been appointed to the Osteopathic Medical Board of California by Governor Jerry Brown.

Buhari, a 41-year-old Stockton native, has been a physician at the San Joaquin Cardiology Medical Group since 2013. Buhari’s career from 2008 to 2013 included serving as an assistant clinical professor of medicine and physician at the Central California Faculty Medical Group, a physician in the Veterans Affairs Central California Healthcare System and at the Community Hospitalist Medical Group.

Buhari earned a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Western University of Health Sciences.

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Stockton simplifies, reduces permit fees

Stockton simplifies, reduces permit fees

STOCKTON — Starting Nov. 2 it will cost developers less to apply for permits in Stockton.

The city’s Community Development Department is launching a new automated system for building, planning and engineering permits. The process eliminated outdated practices and results in cost savings of between 24 and 62 percent, the city said in a press release.

The city will implement simpler and less expensive permit fees for all types of development.

The new permitting system uses cloud-based software and will streamline permitting, inspections, and plan review. In addition, it introduces 24/7 online access for residents and businesses. Customers will be able to access the system remotely, check status, and answer questions about projects and plans... Read More

Two arrested for parking meter thefts in Stockton

Two men were arrested for stealing parking meters in Downtown Stockton.

Police located Christopher Wilcoxson, 42, and James Robert Stafford, 41, after Stockton Crime Stoppers received a tip Thursday morning giving the location of the suspects who allegedly have stolen 86 meters in the area for two weeks.

The tip stated the suspects lived in a homeless encampment on Mormon Slough near an emergency food bank on Scotts Avenue. Police found the suspects in possession of multiple parking meters.

Both men were arrested and booked into jail on 90 counts of grand theft, conspiracy and possession of burglary tools.


2 arrested after 86 Stockton parking meters stolen in past two weeks

Stockton police said approximately 86 parking meters have been stolen in Stockton over the past two weeks. Two people were arrested Thursday afternoon in relation to the thefts, according to Stockton police officer Joe Silva.