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Silvia Associate Hit with New Felony Charges
Former Mayor Anthony Silva and longtime associate Sharon Simas are facing felony embezzlement, money-laundering and conflict-of-interest charges, according to a document filed at San Joaquin County Superior Court by the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office. The city of Stockton is listed as a victim in the complaint, which was filed last week.
Historic Railroad Depot Goes Up In Flames
One of the few remaining remnants of the historic 1910 Western Pacific Railroad depot went up in flames Thursday afternoon on Main and Union streets in Stockton.
Emergency Food Bank CEO Fired After 5 Months
Rick Brewer was dismissed Thursday as chief executive officer of the Stockton/San Joaquin Emergency Food Bank, just a few days more than five months after he was named to the post. Brewer was named CEO in April, following the murder of Michael Donaghy on Jan. 2 as he checked on his rental property; a 17-year-old male suspect was arrested shortly after the slaying.