STOCKTON, CA- Kennedy Community Center overshadowed by accusations of mistreatment and racism. 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
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 and of shaping the future of this great democratic nation. Continue reading
by Angela Wright
1) Beat butter and sugar in a large bowl with mixer until well blended. Beat in yolks, vanilla, lavender and salt. With mixer on low speed beat in flour just until moist clumps form. Gather dough together in bowl to bind. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
2) Heat oven to 350 degrees ºF. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment or nonstick liners.
3) Shape scant tablespoons of dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in egg white, then nuts. Place on cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. With your thumb make a deep indentation in the center of each ball. Bake cookies until firm and lightly golden on bottom, about 19 to 20 minutes.
4) Remove cookies from oven and immediately fill indentations with curd. Return to oven and bake 2 minutes longer to set curd.
In the top of a double boiler, beat eggs and sugar. Stir in lemon juice, butter and lemon peel. Cook over simmering water for 15 minutes or until thickened.
STOCKTON, CA- Petra Anderson ’12, who graduated in May as a composition major in the Conservatory of Music, of the University of the Pacific was caught in last night’s shooting at a Colorado movie theater. The latest information provided is that Petra is undergoing surgery in an Aurora hospital. Continue reading
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit came to conclusion that Arizona’s controversial immigration legislation, Senate Bill (S.B.) 1070, was determined to be mostly unlawful in a 5- 3 decision in Arizona V. United States that excluded Justice Kagen. Continue reading
CALIFORNIA – At 13 years old, Gretel Quintero came across the border from Mexico to the United States without documentation: her single mother had a dream of a better life for her children. Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – WildAid’s second annual Gala Fundraiser hosted at the Terra Gallery in San Francisco on May 11, 2012 at $120/ticket; bringing celebrity ambassadors to represent WildAids Mission to, “End the illegal wildlife trade in our lifetimes by reducing demand through public awareness campaigns and providing comprehensive marine protection.” Continue reading
STOCKTON, CA – Hundreds of young men and women ready to enter the labor market visited San Joaquin County WorkNet, on Thursday, May 10th ; as WorkNet held the first “Summer Jobs Fair for Youth” at its Stockton, Tracy, Manteca and Lodi centers. Continue reading
STOCKTON, CA — In the City of Stockton; as in the rest of the nation, residents’ rallied calling for immigration reform. 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
STOCKTON, CA – On Saturday, April 21 the Women’s Center of San Joaquin County hosted its 5th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event on Pacific Avenue on Stockton’s Miracle Mile. Continue reading
Stockton, CA- Wednesday, March 28, in addition to the traditional Women’s Center’s Annual Luncheon; the community received a surprise announcement at the conclusion of the event; the Women’s Center announced a new partnership with Family and Youth Services of San Joaquin. Continue reading