CALIFORNIA – At 13 years old, Gretel Quintero came across the border from Mexico to the United States without documentation: her single mother had a dream of a better life for her children. Continue reading
By Fr. Dean McFalls,
The Mossdale Bridge is an uninviting place to be on an early winter morning.
I ventured out on its aging wooden timbers the morning we began Angela’s services. Already the sun was working hard to break through a cloud barrier. A chilly wind mixed with cool air rising from the river down below. With the gaps of empty space so visible between old railroad ties and through the grey metal grating, I made sure my cell phone and wallet were secure. What seemed thoroughly insecure was my safety as I began climbing the staircase. Continue reading
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San Joaquin County, CA – The twenty-fifth annual San Joaquin County Science Olympiad Competition for grades 3-6 was held at Ronald McNair High School on Saturday, April 2. Thirty-five schools and fifty-nine teams from across the county participated in twenty-four different science events throughout the one-day competition. Top scoring students and teams received medals, plaques, and grants in addition to participation zipper pulls. Continue reading