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STOCKTON, CA- Stockton communities joined the 29th Annual National Night Out against crime on Tuesday August, 7th. Continue reading

Stockton Cinco de Mayo Parade 2012 Gears Up


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San Joaquin County — The Coalition of Mexican-American Organizations (known for its acronym in Spanish COMA) announced that the 2012 Cinco de Mayo Parade will be held May 6th at 11:00 a.m. at Stockton’s downtown. Continue reading

Five ways California is helping the immigrant community


Pablo Rodriguez former CEO of Dolores Huerta Foundation

SACRAMENTO, CA – There’s no doubt immigration reform has a long way to go to ensure family reunification and a path to citizenship for the undocumented community. We must continue to fight for a federal DREAM Act and demand an end to Secure Communities and 287(g) programs that allow state and local law enforcement agencies to partner with ICE. But I remain hopeful because California had major victories last year that prove just how powerful uniting with dignity as our moral compass can be.

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Recognizing A Trauma Advocate


Update: The women’s Center Women’s Center Welcomes a new keynote speaker, Filmmaker and Activist Nancy Schwartzman Annual Luncheon Returns to Civic Auditorium. Please read updated story CLICK HERE.

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The Women’s Center of San Joaquin recognizes Advocate for survivors of trauma including homeless, survivors of child abuse, domestic violence, acute trauma, and natural disasters: author and Zen Master Laura van Dernoot Lipsky at this years 32nd annual luncheon.

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, CA – The Women’s Center will host its 32nd Annual Luncheon on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at the Stockton Civic Auditorium.

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Struggle for Equality Continues for Civil Rights Generation


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New America Media, Commentary, L. Toni Lewis, Posted: Mar 03, 2012

Adorned in a freshly-ironed dress and satchel for her books, Ruby Bridges, age six, walked past an angry mob and into the doors of William Frantz Elementary School. The girl’s father was initially reluctant to let his daughter become the school’s first African American student, but her mother felt strongly that the move was needed not only to give her daughter a better education but rather to “take this step forward for all African American children.” Continue reading

CDC study explores role of drugs, drive-by shootings, and other crimes in gang homicides


 

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If you missed it: The State of the Union Address


Remarks by the President in State of the Union Address

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Carrying Forward the Vision of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream


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By Mayra Barrios

(bw) STOCKTON, CA – Carrying forward the vision of Martin Luther King`s dream, diverse members of the community and outreach agencies came together to improve Stockton, gathering in the Gymnasium of St. Mary of the Assumption Church on Saturday, January 14th.

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SOUTH STOCKTON SIDEWALKS IMPROVEMENT PROJECT BEGINS


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STOCKTON, CA — Monday, January 23, 2012, a public meeting will be held to learn about the South Stockton Sidewalks Improvement Project. The meeting, sponsored by the San Joaquin County Department of Public Works, will be held from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Kennedy Community Center, 2800 South D Street, Stockton.

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A Crane with a story: Heros and Economic Boost Come to Stockton Port


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STOCKTON, CA — On Friday, January 6, 2012, the Stockton Port received a special package whose delivery not only benefitted Stockton, but turned into a life saving story for Russia.

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Energy Bills Increase in 2012


(bw) CALIFORNIA.— While the value of the dollar has decreased over the last several years and U.S. consumer prices increased to 3.4 percent over 2011 the cost of living continues to raise for Northern and Central California residents.

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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 http://www.bilingualweekly.com 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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Christmas Food Baskets: A Traditional Community Gift


STOCKTON, CA – Only a week away from Christmas, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) along with community members, and organizations, gathered to assemble nearly 1,600 food baskets for disadvantaged families in San Joaquin County.

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Boys and Girls are visited by Santa Claus at their club


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Mayra Barrios

(bw) STOCKTON, CA – Early visit by Santa Claus at the Boys and Girls club in Stockton gives children an early surprise during the clubs Christmas lunch on Thursday, December 21.

 

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HIV Serious Problem Among Latinos


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Mayra Barrios

(BW) SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, CA- 2011 marked 30 years since the first case of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) was found in the United States —a case which became an Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS).

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