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Candy Vargas, Bilingual Weekly

Candy Vargas poses for Bilingual Weekly cover-shoot by Sarah Lippincott.

Candy Vargas,

Born and raised in Lamont Bakersfield, Vargas moved to Stockton six years ago to attend the University of the Pacific.

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Haggin Museum Hosts National Poetry Month Celebration

Stockton, CA- “A city without poetry is a city that does not exist,” said Spanish Literature Professor Martin Camps, while teaching a workshop to a group of people at the Haggin Museum.  The workshop is part of the National Poetry Month Celebration held on Saturday April, 7th. Continue reading

Book Review: The Second Time We Met

 Book Commentator: Richard Soto

Bud West, Principal at Kohl Open School, along with teachers and staff wrote “Shooting Victim Leaves Huge Void,” a letter to the editor published on the March 6, 2012 edition of The Record — Stockton’s daily newspaper.

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If you missed it: The State of the Union Address

Remarks by the President in State of the Union Address

United States Capitol Washington, D.C. 9:10 P.M. ET

State of the Union Address

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The 2011 Top 10 Stories Most Read

As we begin 2012, Bilingual Weekly’s newsroom extracted the top 10 most read stories during the last 352 days.  Please note that the top 10 stories were not selected by the Bilingual Weekly’s staff, our team ran the English website’s analytics’ report which evaluates the hits received daily and it ranked each story from the highest number of hits to the lowest ranking in local news coverage. The following stories are briefs of the top 10 stories you, our readers clicked on.

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BOOK REVIEW- Becoming Dr. Q: Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, MD

By Richard Soto

(bw) Today, over 600,000 individuals, including nearly 30,000 children, are living with a diagnosis of a primary brain or central nervous system tumor in the United States.  Approximately 75 percent of non-adult patients diagnosed with brain tumors are under the age of fifteen.  Brain cancer is the deadliest form of childhood cancer.  We also know there are more than 130 types of brain tumors, which can make diagnosing brain cancer a challenge.

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