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OPINION: PAY ME $500 AND I’LL LET YOU SELL FOR ME.


A man walks into a bar. He’s dressed for success, his hair is combed, he smells good. He is very friendly and engages in conversation with you. He is charming, but he is only interested in one thing: your money.

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RTD Will Not Operate Regular Service on Easter Sunday


STOCKTON, CA  – On Easter Sunday, April 24, 2011, San Joaquin Regional TransitDistrict (RTD) will not run its regular fixed route bus services (Stockton Metro, Metro Express, Intercity, Hopper, Trolley, and San Joaquin Commuter) and Dial-A-Ride services. Continue reading

Ride TRACER Free in Tracy


Bilingual Weekly

TRACY, CA – With gas prices spiking lately, some maybe uncertain about riding around town. However, Tracy residents will not be. From April 1, 2011 thought April 30, 2011 the TRACER public Transit System’s Fixed Route Bus Service will be offering free rides within the Tracy Community. Continue reading

Job Fair


Stockton Arena

Image by pandrcutts

Bilingual Weekly

STOCKTON, CA – Anna, a university graduate has has been looking for a job for over 6 months after being laid off “It’s been really difficult, I lost my house and had to move in with my mom.” she says.
She’s not the only one, with the County’s unemployment being one of the worst in the country.  State officials estimate San Joaquin County’s unemployment at 18.5 percent during the first quarter of 2011. Continue reading

SFD warns of extinguisher service fraud


Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

The Stockton Fire Department (SFD) issued a consumer alert warning today, notifying business owners that one or more persons are contacting local offices, stores and restaurants offering to service fire extinguishers or to perform service work on kitchen extinguishing systems. Continue reading

Tri-Valley Bus Rapid Transit


Official photo of Congressman Jerry McNerney (...
Congressman McNerney

The Office of Congressman McNerney via Bilingual Weekly

Livermore, CA – At a ceremony in Livermore today, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) marked the start of the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority’s (LAVTA) bus rapid transit service in Livermore, Dublin and Pleasanton.  Congressman McNerney played a leading role in securing approximately $11 million in federal funding for the project. Continue reading

To a Healthy City


City of Manteca Employees receive health screening

Bilingual Weekly

Manteca, CA City of Manteca employees got one to their health this past Thursday, November 4, 2010, at the Manteca Senior Center. 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

Hispanic Businesses Double National Growth Rate


Washington, DC / Bilingual Weekly

A new report published this past week by the U.S. Census Bureau reveals that the number of Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States increased by 43.7 percent —to 2.3 million, more than twice the national rate of 18.0 percent— between 2002 and 2007. About 45.8 percent of all Hispanic-owned businesses were owned by people of Mexican origin. Continue reading

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