STOCKTON, CA- Stockton communities joined the 29th Annual National Night Out against crime on Tuesday August, 7th. Continue reading
STOCKTON, CA – The San Joaquin Pride center will host Stockton’s first Pride Festival in recent history on Saturday, August 25th, 2012 at Oak Grove Regional Park. In Addition, there will be a pre-event celebration and art exhibition held on Friday, August 24th, 2012 at the Mexican Heritage Center and Gallery from 6PM until 9PM. Continue reading
STOCKTON, CA – St. Gertrude’s will be hosting their Bazar this weekend. Saturday, 8/4 from 1-9PM and Sunday 8/5 from 11am – 9pm.$1.00 donation at the door 1663 E. Main Street Stockton, California. Contact (209) 466-0278 for more information.
(bw) STOCKTON, CA — “These women are courageous, have perseverance, and lots of strength,” said Connie Martinez, co-chair of the Adelita Awards at the Mexican Heritage Center and Gallery while explaining that they selected women who are not necessarily in the spotlight. “There are a lot of women that do not have the opportunity to have a university degree; but they work really hard throughout their lives.” Continue reading
STOCKTON, CA - Sunday May 6, 2012 the Coalition of Mexican American organizations (COMA) held their annual Cinco de Mayo parade in Downtown Stockton. COMA hires a professional judges association, Pacific COast Judges Association, to judge the parade and give awards to the best parade entries with the theme of ‘Peace in the Valley.’ Continue reading
San Joaquin County, CA — “Being bilingual gives me the ability to communicate in the workforce and it allows me the opportunity to understand my roots and background,” explained Gabriela Fernandez who was crowned Queen of the Cinco de Mayo Parade Pageant 2012. Continue reading
San Joaquin County — 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. Continue reading
Stockton, CA- Luchastars such as Lizmark Jr., Super Nova, Pequeño Halloween, Marco Corleone, RJ Brewer, Shane “Hurricane” Helms and Chavo Guerrero Jr., Latin Lover, Melina and Mexican legends, La Parka, Tinieblas and Blue Demon Jr.-all gathered at the “Masked Warriors Live” held at the Stockton Arena on Sunday, March 25, 2012. Continue reading
Stockton, CA- The San Antonio Scorpions, a new franchise of the North American Soccer League (NASL), won their game against the Mexican team, Dorados de Sinaloa, with a score of 3-0 on March 14, at Banner Island Baseball Park. Continue reading
Stockton, CA- The City of Stockton was home to the 8th annual REXPO, whose theme this year was “Unplugged,” on March 14, 2012 between the hours of 7:00 AM until 2:00 PM at the Hilton Hotel. The event was hosted by Green Team of San Joaquin, a program of the Stockton Chamber of Commerce.
San Joaquin County — “We are slaves in the U.S.” said Jose Garcia, a resident of Stockton, during a general meeting with United Farm Workers Union (UFW) at the Comisión Honorifica Mexicana (Honorific Mexican Commission) on Wednesday, March 7th.
Charterhouse Center for Families in partnership with Karl Ross Post 16 launched its Boots-N-Books campaign. Boots-N-Books is a program that brings military families together through literacy and books. The kick-off campaign was on Wednesday, March 7th at the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce. Continue reading
Sacramento,CA- The General Mexican Consulate in Sacramento is offering athletes of Mexican origin living in Northern California the opportunity to compete in México and eventually have the option of pursuing a career in México. As in previous years, the Institute for Mexicans Abroad (IME) invites the Mexican community to participate in the National Olympiad 2012, organized by the National Commission of Physical Culture and Sports (CONADE) of México, to be held in May and June this year. Those interested in participating in any of the 32 disciplines that shape the competition must apply at the Consulate and submit the registration form and additional requirements before March 23, 2012.