San Joaquin County

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McNerney scores 100% on environment

Washington, D.C

U.S. Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) announced today that he received a 100 percent score in 2010 from the League of Conservation Voters (LCV), which evaluates the voting record of Members of Congress on environmental, public health and energy issues. Continue reading

Saturday opens forum on SUSD future

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

The Stockton Unified School District (SUSD) Community Partnership Advisory is seeking community input to ensure a bright future for SUSD students and families. Continue reading

Opinion: On the HPA elections

Patrick Motecuzoma Sanchez

I believe the time for second guessing and current attempts at voiding the decisions made are counterproductive and out of order.

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Opinion: The Hijacking of the PAC

Esther Vásquez / Bilingual Weekly Columnist

On February 17, 2011, Hispanics for Political Action (HPA) —the local Latino PAC (political action committee)— were to hold the election of its Board. Continue reading

HPA may have new president, or not

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

The San Joaquin County Hispanic Political Action Committee changed leadership. Then they might have not. Continue reading

SJC Public libraries to stay public

Stockton, CA / Severn Williams / Special to Bilingual Weekly

Campaigners to Keep Libraries Public in San Joaquin County announced today that the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors and the Stockton City Council have agreed to keep the regional library system public. Continue reading

Ground blessed, homegrown veggies are next


Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Representatives from various religious denominations as well as the elders of local Native Americans gathered in the middle of the a barren patch of land on Boggs Tract this past Saturday, February 19, 2011, to pray for the future of the first inner-city orchard in San Joaquin County. Continue reading

Who is killing California’s young?

Washington DC / Bilingual Weekly

In spite to Stockton and its surroundings’ bad reputation, six other California counties surpassed San Joaquin in youth killing rates. Continue reading

Local seniors, victims of the Budget

Stockton. CA / Bilingual Weekly

Maria Hernandez* is 81 years old, lives in Stockton and, if State Budget cuts go as announced, she will be on her own.

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SJCHCC boardmember arrested for tax evasion

Sonia Casas

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

The State Insurance Commissioner office announced this week the arrests of Stockton’s Shadows Wine Bar & Lounge and Bella’s Bridal Shop owners, Sonia and Alfredo Casas, on warrants for 13 felony counts including insurance premium fraud, filing false reports with the Employment Development Department (EDD) and failure to withhold or remit unemployment taxes.

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Teacher awards’ nomination approaches deadline

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Your mathematics or science high school teacher will have the opportunity to receive $5,000 … if someone nominates him or her by 5 p.m., January 27, 2011. Continue reading

A teacher to teacher conversation with Larry Bell

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Are math word problems killing your students’ test scores? Can’t find how to inspire uninspired kids? Are you inadvertently alienating your students of color? Continue reading

Free smog tests, vouchers, back to Delta College

See photos from 11/1/2008 event

Stockton, CA/ Bilingual Weekly

If you’re driving a 1995 model car or older, you’ve owned it for at least six months… and you want to know if it will pass the California Smog test, you can do it this coming Saturday, January 22, 2011, FOR FREE.

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MHC has three new Adelitas

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Three local women have been selected as recipients of the Mexican Heritage Center’s second annual Adelita Awards. Continue reading

Hernandez quits NASA!

Houston, TX / Bilingual Weekly

After a decade working in various roles at NASA —including as a flight specialist in a space trip to the International Space Station on September, 2009— San Joaquin County’s first astronaut is leaving the National Space Agency. Continue reading

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