Dentists, students and volunteers teamed-up to give kids a healthy smile at the “Give Kids a Smile” event held on February 4th at University of the Pacific’s Stockton dental clinic.
The St. Joseph’s Mobile Mammography Unit visited Stockton on Friday, January 3rd, as part of a program to provide digital screening mammography services to women living in San Joaquin County.
Stockton, CA — Monday, January 30, 2012; 911 calls were made as smoke was billowing out of a vacant building at 1604 Waterloo Road near “D” Street — the former Nena’s Restaurant building was blazing on fire.
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By Mayra Barrios
(bw) STOCKTON, CA – Carrying forward the vision of Martin Luther King`s dream, diverse members of the community and outreach agencies came together to improve Stockton, gathering in the Gymnasium of St. Mary of the Assumption Church on Saturday, January 14th.
SACRAMENTO CA —As of the 1st of January, hundreds of new laws were enacted. Among the new laws are some that directly affect the daily lives of immigrant workers. Some of the laws favor those persons who are not here legally. “We are human being[s] and most of us believe in God; He gave us a common dignity as He did not provide political or borders laws,” noted Dean McFalls, Saint Mary’s Church Priest, as he believes the updates to the California Law are needed.
“We will be having a council study session on the Marshall Plan on January 31st,” clarified city of Stockton’s Mayor, Ann Johnston, during the first city council meeting of 2012.
SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, CA- A group of students at Weston Ranch High School driven by the “Christmas spirit” decided to extend their holiday enthusiasm and bring joy to families in need—only a few days away from their final exams.
STOCKTON, CA — On Friday, January 6, 2012, the Stockton Port received a special package whose delivery not only benefitted Stockton, but turned into a life saving story for Russia.
(bw) CALIFORNIA.— While the value of the dollar has decreased over the last several years and U.S. consumer prices increased to 3.4 percent over 2011 the cost of living continues to raise for Northern and Central California residents.
As we begin 2012, Bilingual Weekly’s newsroom extracted the top 10 most read stories during the last 352 days. Please note that the top 10 stories were not selected by the Bilingual Weekly’s staff, our team ran the http://www.bilingualweekly.com English website’s analytics’ report which evaluates the hits received daily and it ranked each story from the highest number of hits to the lowest ranking in local news coverage. The following stories are briefs of the top 10 stories you, our readers clicked on.
(BW) SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, CA- 2011 marked 30 years since the first case of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) was found in the United States —a case which became an Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
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In honor of Veterans Day, November 11th, Bilingual Weekly reached out to a member of our community who had served our country. We spoke with Vietnam Veteran Frank Reyes, who welcomed us into his home on November 10, 2011. As we visited with Reyes we met a humble person, an unsung hero to other Veterans. His service to America did not end at the closure of the Vietnam war, today, he continues to serve, annually he provides many Veteran organizations with countless volunteer hours as he helps with several tasks at each of the organizations he serves.
Rick Salsedo achieved the goals he set himself when he was a kid. “From a young age, maybe about third grade I wanted to do one of two things, I either wanted to be in the Army; or I wanted to be a police officer,” said Salsedo.