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New Library Marks 73 Anniversary

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STOCKTON, CA – 73 years later La Comission Honorifica Mexicana (Honorific Mexican Commission) known as “La Jamaica” —one of the pioneer Latino agencies in Stockton— launches a public library during their anniversary celebration.

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Study Links Anti-Flame Chemicals to Mental Harm in Latino Farm Children

New America Media, Ngoc Nguyen

Editor’s Note: The Center for Environmental Research and Children’s Health (CERCH) at the University of California, Berkeley, is one of a handful of centers in the nation to track environmental exposures in children from the time they are in their mother’s womb.
Focusing on children of farmworkers in the Salinas Valley, the group has found links between prenatal pesticide exposure and lower IQ or attention disorders. The group’s latest research centers on the health effects of flame retardants — chemicals permeating furniture, pajamas and other materials — found in Latino children.

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Film Festival Kicks Off

"The First Beautiful Thing"

STOCKTON, CA – The Red ribbon was cut at the 4th International Film Festival Kick off at Stockton, CA Empire Theater.   Continue reading

Soccer Season ends with injuries

Coach Sutton by Fritz Chin

Bilingual Weekly/ Mayra Barrios

STOCKTON, CA – After four months of victories, challenges and strengths the professional soccer team California Cougars closed their 2010-11 season at the Stockton ArenaContinue reading

Bestselling Author speaks at the Gallo

MODESTO, CA(October 15, 2010) – Greg Mortenson, co-author of #1 New York Times bestseller Three Cups of Tea and co-founder of the nonprofit Central Asia Institute and founder of Pennies for Peace will speak at the Gallo Center for the Arts about “promoting peace through education” on Saturday, November 20 at 8:00 p.m.  Continue reading

RTD to Hold Public Hearings

San Joaquin Regional Transit District
Stockton’s Regional Transit District

Stockton, CASan Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) has scheduled nine (9) public hearings to invite public comments on the proposed January 2011 Service Changes including the Airport Way Corridor, and Unmet Transit Needs. Continue reading

Stocktober Fest



Melinda Cuslidge and SanDee Laguna pose for the camera at Stocktoberfest


Bilingual Weekly

Saturday, October 9, 2010 Stockton, CA– Just outside the Waterfront Warehouse more than 700 people gathered for a German heritage celebration. Continue reading

Torres on the Mile

Susan Eggman recognizing Mike Torres Sr.

Stockton, CA/Bilingual Weekly News    

On Sunday, September 19, 2010, Pacific Avenue’s Miracle Mile experienced a contingency of dignitaries, local powerhouses, musicians and celebratory Latino and Latinas in honor of 200 years of Mexican Independence, Mike Torres Sr’s 75th birthday and 40-year Mike Torres Band anniversary. (see below for link to photo album) Continue reading

40 Years of Success — Mike Torres Band at MHC

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Torres look over their 40 years of the Mike Torres Band at the Mexican Heritage Center. Photo taken by Jonise Oliva

Stockton, CA/ Bilingual Weekly

September17, 2010- 40 years later… the light of day shines on few of the comprehensive Mike Torres band archive collection items showcased as part of an exhibition at Mexican Heritage Center titled “40 years: the music of Three Generations.” Continue reading

Comerciantes go back to go forward

Jesus Villalvazo shakes hands with CU outgoing President Roberto Aguilar

Stockton, CA/Bilingual Weekly

Comerciantes Unidos (CU), Stockton’s Spanish-Speaking merchants’ association, is going forward … resorting to the old. Continue reading

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