Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs is the city's first African-American mayor, and at 27, he is the youngest mayor in America to serve a city of Stockton's size. He is grabbing headlines for his proposals to launch a pilot universal income program for Stockton residents, and to offer $1,000 stipends and intervention for residents most likely to be violent criminals. He has also inspired a recall petition.
Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez recently said of Stubbs: "There's a difference between a vision and a hallucination, and time will tell with Tubbs. But I like the young man's mix of rebelliousness, impatience and willingness to take risks."
Tubbs is a Stockton native who has bachelor's and master's degrees from Stanford University. He served as a city council member for four years before being elected mayor in November 2016. Stubbs will share his vision for his hometown with the Sacramento Press Club on July 10.
About the lunch
Date: Tuesday, July 10
Time: 11:15 a.m. registration opens, lunch 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: 1231 I Street, Third Floor
Purchase Deadline: Monday, July 9 - 6:00 p.m.
Cost: $29 members/$40 non-members