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.
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.
Bilingual Weekly/ Mayra Barrios
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
Stockton, CA – San 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
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
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