Stockton Stories

Bethel Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Church, Stockton

The hard rat-a-tat of the drums set the beat for the choir as they processed into the high-ceilinged church. Swaying, bouncing, and clapping, they mounted the stage and sang out in a near-shout over the ...

Sex-club operator Thad Poppell comes out swinging

Sues city councilman Juan Vargas

Like most politicians, Eighth District City Councilman Juan Vargas hungers for publicity, but Vargas may regret one occasion when the press gave him the attention he asked for. A little over a year ago, Vargas ...

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