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Author shares message on Hunger, Drug Additction and Immigration.


SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, CA – Teachers College of San Joaquin brings acclaimed journalist and author Sonia Nazario in a discussion with intractable problems like hunger, drug addiction, and immigration on Thursday, September 15, 2011 6:30-7:30 PM at Burwood Auditorium, Wentworth Education Center, San Joaquin County Office of Education.

Topics include issues in our country such as hunger among school children and the difficulties children of drug addicted parents face.

Sonia was named among the most influential Latinos by Hispanic Business Magazine and a "trendsetter" by Hispanic Magazine. San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools Mick Founts will facilitate this event.

To learn more about the Teachers College of San Joaquin, visit http://www.teacherscollegesj.org

The Delta Water Wars Heat Up


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Photo by Bilingual Weekly of the Delta

www.bilingualweekly.com | By Deanna Lynn Wulff

(bw news) STOCKTON, CA – Stockton is ground zero for the nation’s biggest and most troubling water war – nearly 25 million Californians get their water from the Delta, which surrounds the city in an intricate pattern of rivers, farms and levees. But the Delta faces multifaceted environmental and political problems, which have led to the decline of fisheries, wildlife and water quality, and special interests are directing the dialogue away from resolution and restoration.

“It’s unbelievable,” said Lloyd G. Carter, former Fresno Bee reporter and President of the Save Our Streams Council. “I have watched this for 30 years. They’ve been searching for a solution to the Delta’s problems for decades. It’s what I call the phenomena of endless studies no results. We know what we have to do. Put water back into the Delta.” Continue reading

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