SACRAMENTO, CA – On January 5, 2011, University of the Pacific Provost Maria Pallavicini announced that Francis “Jay” Mootz has been appointed the next dean of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento. Mootz is currently the William S. Boyd Professor of Law and associate dean for academic affairs and faculty development at the … Continue reading
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.
When I first interviewed California’s Secretary of Natural Resources John Laird, I was thrilled to meet a man with a great reputation as a conservationist. As a newly-minted reporter, I hoped that he and Gov. Brown would bring positive change to California’s deteriorating environment. But the conversation quickly shifted from Laird’s life story to the Bay Delta Conservation … Continue reading
The Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP), also known as the twin tunnels or the latest version of the peripheral canal, recently held two public meetings with all the big players present, but with some interesting twists. Presentations, given in the customary tight-lipped monotone, were interrupted by fiery environmental groups and the frank questions and remarks … Continue reading
By Fr. Dean McFalls As a Caucasian American born into the middle class and raised in Seattle, I always considered citizenship, voting, and making a political difference as a foregone conclusion. It never dawned on me that huge sectors of American society might feel themselves isolated, counted-out, or systematically unwelcome in the process of self-determination … Continue reading
(BW) SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, CA – On July 17, 2012 the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors decided in a 4-1 vote to place a measure on November’s ballot to increase Board of Supervisors term limits to three terms in a lifetime.
Fr. Dean McFalls, St. Mary’s Church, Stockton, CA Special to Bilingual Weekly I’m writing from a picturesque island in Puget Sound called “Vashon”, just west of Seattle, where I’ve been re-uniting with a very important group of friends. Just over thirty years ago, we launched our 7,000-mile walk called the “Bethlehem Peace Pilgrimage”. The Trident … Continue reading
STOCKTON, CA- Sixteen students from Santa Clara University (SCU) took a 257 mile stroll through the State of California for a class on Social Justice and the arts. They began in Ocean Beach on June 14th and their path took them through Stockton on June 19th — their destination Yosemite. Father Dean from St. Mary’s … Continue reading
Written By: Fr. Dean McFalls, St. Mary’s Church, Stockton CA 95202 Fifty years ago, a quiet farm-worker, together with a diverse gathering of people concerned with the rights and the wellbeing of those who labor in our fields and orchards, founded the United Farm Workers. A grass-roots organization supported by many leaders in the highest … 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.
San Joaquin County, CA — Stockton’s traditional Mexican-American Cinco de Mayo parade continues its growth since the mid 1970’s inception.
STOCKTON, CA — In the City of Stockton; as in the rest of the nation, residents’ rallied calling for immigration reform.
Cinco De Mayo Parade downtown Stockton 2012 Application Click Here COMA_President@hotmail.com San Joaquin County, CA — The Coalition of Mexican-American Organizations (known for its acronym in Spanish COMA) announced that the 2012 Cinco de Mayo Parade will be held May 6th at 11:00 a.m. at Stockton’s downtown. Ines Ruiz-Huston, President of COMA,announces date of the Cinco de Mayo … Continue reading
EDITORS NOTE: Earlier this year, Investigative Reporter Deanna Lynn Wulff discovered the Peripheral Canal‘s 12 Billion dollar projection may be closer to 40 billion. SACRAMENTO - Assemblyman Bill Berryhill announced April 24, 2012 that the Assembly Committee on Water, Parks and Wildlife passed out two common sense water measures, Assembly Bills 2421 and 2422. AB 2421 requires that an … Continue reading
STOCKTON, CA — on the morning of April 20, 2012 Stockton County Superior Court Judge Bob McNatt, announced the settlement of the sexual abuse claims filed by Manly & Stewart’s client, who revealed himself after the settlement to be Travis Trotter.