By Bilingual Weekly News staff writer
Stockton, CA - Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 3 PM supporters of immigrant and civil rights will gather on the corner of March Lane and El Dorado Street in Stockton as an effort, “to stop inhumane detention and abuse of immigrants,” said Luis Magaña, Coordinator of the May 1st Marches.
SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, CA – On Saturday, April 30th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the public will have an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Free prescription drug disposal events are being operated by local law enforcement agencies, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.
SACRAMENTO, CA- Starting on Saturday, April 30th at 12 noon. The Tequila Museo Mayahuel, a Tequila museum featuring bar, lounge and banquet will host a Model casting in search of finding the next Aztec Goddess, Mayahuel (according to Aztec mythology, Mayahuel is known as the goddess of fertility and agave plant).
UC Davis professor Adela de la Torre, a national expert on Chicano and Latino health issues, today received a five-year, $4.8 million federal grant to discover the best ways to help Mexican-heritage children in California maintain healthy weights.
MODESTO, CA – David Payne’s esteemed one-man show, “An Evening with C.S. Lewis,” will come to the Gallo Center for the Arts on Friday, April 29 at 7:00 p.m. Payne has performed for sold-out crowds throughout the U.S. and Europe, delivering a message of encouragement, hope and redemption. Continue reading
Washington D.C. – The unauthorized, like everyone else in the United States, pay sales taxes. They also pay property taxes—even if they rent. At least half of unauthorized immigrants pay income taxes. Add this all up and it amounts to billions in revenue to state and local governments.
STOCKTON, CA – On Saturday, April 30, 2011, the Women’s Center of San Joaquin County will host its 4th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event at Banner Island Ballpark, Home of the Stockton Ports. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® challenges men to walk one mile in a pair of women’s shoes to raise awareness and funds to support the Women’s Center’s services for sexual assault victims.
STOCKTON, CA - Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker announced today her decision to step down as Dean of University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, effective June 30, 2012. She has been dean of Pacific McGeorge since 2002. Continue reading
Special to Bilingual Weekly
April 14, 2011 Washington D.C. – A federal appellate court recently reversed a Board of Immigration Appeals’ (BIA) decision that would have prevented noncitizens from presenting new evidence in their removal cases – evidence that potentially could change the outcome – because they are outside the United States. Continue reading
STOCKTON, CA – Delta Center for the Arts LH Horton Jr Gallery is hosting their 12th Annual Student Exhibition & Art Awards Competition, April 21 – May 18, 2011. The opening reception is planned for Thursday, April 21st from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. All events are free and open to the public. Continue reading
STOCKTON, CA – The City of Stockton is accepting applications for one vacancy on the nine-member (9) Cultural Heritage Board, due to resignation of one of its members. Full terms are for four (4) years. Continue reading
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
By Bilingual Weekly News
STOCKTON, CA —The traditional Cinco de Mayo Parade —scheduled for downtown Stockton on May 1, 2011— will kick-off with a Menudo Cook-off during the evening of Saturday, April 30, 2011. Continue reading