(bw) San Joaquin County — a low 25.9 percent of the county’s voters opted to have a voice on the 2012 primary election. However, San Joaquin was not alone, across the State of California; voter turnout averaged below 30 percent. Continue reading
Stockton, CA — In an effort to give free financial literacy courses and personal finance development programs to impoverished minorities in San Joaquin; Leandro Vicuña elaborated a Free Financial Literacy Workshop at the Stockton Civic Auditorium — a program offered by Sus Finanzas. “100 to 150 persons attended the workshop during its peak,” explained Vicuña. Continue reading
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CA — Members of the Mexican Heritage Center and Gallery in Stockton, CA, remembered their loved ones by elaborating on “ofrendas” (altars) in their memory; while communities in Mexico and other Latin American countries observed the memory of their loved ones in celebration of “Dia de Muertos” (Day of the Dead).
Por Mayra Barrios
SACRAMENTO, CA -La Asociación Nacional Federal de Hipotecas conocida como en ingles como Fannie Mae se asoció con la organización sin fines de lucro NeighborWorks para abrir un Centro de Ayuda Hipotecaria en Sacramento con el fin de ayudar a los propietarios de viviendas en todo el Valle de San Joaquín.
(bw news, originally published August 25,2011 in Bilingual Weekly Newspaper)
SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, CA — “We got a big fire and a little hose,” City of Stockton’s Council Woman Susan Eggman summed up the many issues brought forth by Latino Leaders of San Joaquin County. The conversation was triggered by Congressman Jerry McNerney as he attempts to, “create a 5 year plan,” to address issues identified by the Leadership around the table. Continue reading
SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY –
The Mexican American Hall of Fame calls upon the community to gather on August 27th, 2011 to recognize five outstanding San Joaquin residents as they will join San Joaquin County’s list of the County’s Latino influentials.
By Mayra Barrios ( bw) — Sacramento, CA The Mexican Consul, Carlos Gonzales Gutierrez, met on Monday with university students in an open forum at the recently established Mexican Consulate site in Sacramento. Continue reading
This fall the Mad as Hell Doctors (MADH) will follow-up on their landmark 2009 National Tour across the United States with a similar tour through California. MADH is a group of activist physicians and nurses, patient advocates and other health care providers who are fighting for a Single Payer National Health Insurance Program for all Americans. Continue reading
Stockton, CA/ Bilingual Weekly
The sound of Pepe Guizar’s popular mariachi tune “Guadalajara” echoed at University Park as part of the September 18, 2010 Day at the Park Family Concert with Stockton Symphony performing under guest conductor Andres Franco. (Click to read more and see a slid show of photos from the event) Continue reading
Sacramento, CA/Bilingual Weekly
California’s unemployment rate was unchanged
at 12.3 percent in July, and nonfarm payroll jobs decreased by 9,400 during the month, according to data released last week by the California Employment Development Department (EDD) from two separate surveys. Continue reading
Stockton, CA – Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) today announced that San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) will receive a $5.227 million dollar grant from the Department of Transportation. At an event this morning at RTD’s Downtown Transit Center in Stockton, Congressman McNerney was joined by Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Deputy Administrator Therese McMillan and Congressman Cardoza for the announcement of the grant. Continue reading