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Afghanistan Anti-War Resolution Fails


Bilingual Weekly

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-CA)  today issued support statements with regards to House Concurrent Resolution 28 (HCR-28): the Afghanistan War Powers Resolution.  HCR 28, would have directed the President to remove the U.S. Armed Forces from Afghanistan by the end of this year.  The Resolution was considered by the House of Representatives during the March 17, 2011 session, and defeated by a floor vote of 321 to 93.  Continue reading

Film Festival Kicks Off


"The First Beautiful Thing"

STOCKTON, CA – The Red ribbon was cut at the 4th International Film Festival Kick off at Stockton, CA Empire Theater.   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

Stockton Symphony’s Eternal Quest


 

The midsection of a cello.

Mid Section of Cello

 

Stockton,CA-Israeli-born Cellist Featured at Stockton Symphony’s “Eternal Quest” Classics Continue reading

$150,000 available in Health Plan of San Joaquin Grants


French Camp, CA — July 20, 2010, the Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) will award up to $150,000.00 in grants to San Joaquin County nonprofit organizations through its Community Wellness Funding Program. Continue reading

Group asks Police to live by their own promise


Pinasco

Toni and Joe Pinasco Sr. denounced an authorities’ cover-up of the 2008 killing of Joe Pinasco Jr. on the evening of Wednesday, July 21, 2010, at a community townhall meeting called by the Social Justice Coalition of Stockton, Modesto and Sacramento and dubbed “Who Polices the Police?” The event was hosted at the Nation of Islam Hall, downtown Stockton .

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According to the Stockton Police Department Values and Ethics statements, its officers’ integrity include “being responsible for our actions, willing to admit mistakes, and ensuring that our behavior builds credibility.  It is being unbiased, respecting individual, as well as community diversity while maintaining public trust.”

Not in Stockton, says a group of over 60 people who gathered on the evening of Wednesday, July 21, 2010, at a community townhall meeting called by the Social Justice Coalition of Stockton, Modesto and Sacramento and dubbed “Who Polices the Police?” The event was hosted at the Nation of Islam Hall, downtown Stockton . Continue reading

City Of Stockton Accepting Applications for One Vacancy


(Stockton, CA)  – The City of Stockton is currently accepting applications for one vacancy on the five (5) –member City Council Salary Setting Commission.  This vacancy is due to the resignation of one member. The term for this volunteer position will commence upon appointment and run through December 31, 2012.  The deadline for applications is Continue reading

Boxer visits Port on marathon campaign tour


U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer comments a photo with Stockton resident Carmen Fernandez Continue reading

Saint becomes Outdoor Education Spokesperson


New Orleans Saints’ Lynell Hamilton becomes Outdoor Education’s spokesperson and helps kick-off fundraiser

Stockton native and New Orleans Saints’ Running Back, Lynell Hamilton, is reaching out to his community by becoming the San Joaquin County Office of Education Outdoor Education spokesperson. Continue reading

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