Stockton’s pay is comparable, with the average salary more than some neighboring cities, but less than the California Highway Patrol.
Sacramento passed a similar measure in November and it’s provided more police for the city. The city of Stockton is considering a similar measure.
Seventeen firefighters are about to graduate from the academy and another 24 are set to be offered jobs this month. That’s a total of 41 firefighters that will be added to replace some of the positions lost during the recession.
The concern is how the cash will be spent. The plan would lead to the hiring of 120 officers in an understaffed police department, while at the same keeping the city afloat.
More than two months after the City of Sacramento raised its sales tax, a Call Kurtis investigation finds some businesses outside the city are overcharging.
CBS13 went undercover and caught area stores overtaxing customers.
A plan to raise Stockton’s sales tax is stirring up debate between the mayor and city manager.
A Dixon man bought a big screen TV on sale but later found out he was charged tax on the full price. When he couldn’t learn why, he called Kurtis to get answers.
California voters have approved Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to raise income taxes on the wealthy and raise the statewide sales tax to fund K-12 schools and help balance the state budget.
Mayor Kevin Johnson finally answered questions Tuesday about the deadline he missed to get an argument against a city sales tax increase on the November ballot.
There’s more fallout from Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson’s missed election day deadline to file a ballot argument against a tax increase will show up blank on the ballot, with a lawsuit seeking to reverse the mistake.
The Sacramento City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to put a half-cent sales tax increase on the November ballot.