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Bankruptcy

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Owner Of Hot Dog On A Stick Files For Bankruptcy Protection

The owner of Hot Dog on a Stick has filed for bankruptcy protection. HDOS Enterprises says its total debt ranges from $1 million to $10 million and it estimates assets between $10 million and $50 million.

02/04/2014

CalPERS

Judge’s Detroit Ruling Could Help Stockton Cut Pensions In Bankruptcy

Stockton City Councilwoman Kathy Miller says the city never tried cutting its police, fire and other public employee pensions, because the legal fight would be too risky.

12/04/2013

Stockton Police

Stockton Preparing To Hire 120 Cops In 3 Years After Sales Tax Measure Passes

Stockton’s pay is comparable, with the average salary more than some neighboring cities, but less than the California Highway Patrol.

11/07/2013

Stockton Bankrupt

Stockton Election Measures Pass, Election Turnout At 21 Percent

Measure A would increase Stockton’s sales tax to 9 percent. Measure B would tell city leaders to spend 65 percent of that new revenue on law enforcement, and 35 percent on getting out of bankruptcy.

11/05/2013

Clean up

‘Clean Up Stockton’ App Will Help Residents Report Graffiti Around City

A new iPhone app is currently being beta tested that would allow people to report pictures of graffiti, broken glass, or litter around town.

10/14/2013

Stockon Bankruptcy

Stockton Presents Plan To Escape Bankruptcy, Wonders Why Feds Didn’t Throw Them A Line

The Stockton City Council is outlining its plan for the city to emerge from Chapter 9 bankruptcy, while it wonders why it’s not getting the same assistance from the federal government as Detroit.

10/01/2013

Bankruptcy

Sacramento Leads Nation In Entrepreneurial Bankruptcy Rate

According to Experian, Sacramento’s business bankruptcy rate is the highest in the nation as 2.41 percent of all entrepreneurs go belly up. That’s a figure you’d expect during the 2008 recession, but why are there so many five years later?

09/19/2013

Stockton

Calif. Controller Releases Audit Report Detailing Stockton’s Financial Problems

Stockton’s financial problems are no secret, and now the state controller has released a report detailing what went wrong and why.

08/05/2013

Stockton one year

One Year Later: Bankrupt Stockton Making Strides, But Recovery Time Unknown

The largest city in the nation to file for Chapter 9 protection is making some notable changes to clean up its financial mess. Most agree more must be done to make sure the city doesn’t make the same money-management mistakes.

06/28/2013

Stockton Diocese

Stockton Diocese Considers Bankruptcy In Wake Of Sex Abuse Settlements

Money troubles have the Diocese of Stockton considering filing for bankruptcy in the wake of child sex-abuse lawsuit settlments

06/06/2013

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Christian Brothers Reach Deal In US Abuse Claims

The Christian Brothers have agreed to pay more than $16 million to people who were molested as children by members of the U.S. religious order.

05/23/2013

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Stockton Bankruptcy Decision Will Have Long-Term Effects

For the people of Stockton, a federal judge’s anticipated decision Monday on the city’s bankruptcy petition will affect their day-to-day lives for decades to come.

04/01/2013

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