APPLICATION 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.
Bilingual Weekly, LLC is a news organization that produces everyday news online, online news videos that includes local spotlight interviews in both English and Spanish and a weekly email newsletter. Bilingual Weekly is most famous for its weekly news publication, delivered throughout San Joaquin County. The print publication is the only 99.9% Spanish and English newspaper in San Joaquin County (as of … Continue reading
By Fr. Dean McFalls, The Mossdale Bridge is an uninviting place to be on an early winter morning. I ventured out on its aging wooden timbers the morning we began Angela’s services. Already the sun was working hard to break through a cloud barrier. A chilly wind mixed with cool air rising from the river down … Continue reading
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; … Continue reading
Prime location at 155 Fifth Street will be the future home of the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry and future University programs SAN FRANCISCO, CA – (Nov. 22, 2011) – University of the Pacific today announced the purchase of a former Wells Fargo office building to establish a new San Francisco campus in the … Continue reading
http://www.bilingualweekly.com | By Deanna Lynn Wulff California’s Chinook salmon came back this fall, due in part to good ocean conditions and abundant water, but the Delta, the largest estuary on the West Coast, is still in critical condition. “Thirty-three species are endangered, and likely to go extinct within the next 25 to 50 years, if not … Continue reading
By Fr. Dean McFalls, St. Mary’s Parish, Stockton, CA. September 10th, 2011- Like all of you, I remember distinctly where I was and what I was doing on that Tuesday morning when the world changed forever. Something prompted me to do what I never did: turn on the television. The rest of that day passed … Continue reading
http://www.bilingualweekly.com | By Deanna Lynn Wulff (bw news) STOCKTON, CA – Stockton is ground zero for the nation’s biggest and most troubling water war – nearly 25 million Californians get their water from the Delta, which surrounds the city in an intricate pattern of rivers, farms and levees. But the Delta faces multifaceted environmental and political … Continue reading
http://www.bilingualweekly.com (bwnews) SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, CA – Obdulia Chavez, owner of Stockton’s based Vanessa’s Decoration takes detailed information to ensure that she makes dreams to a reality. For over 8-years Chavez has fined tuned her specialty in understanding her clients — 15-year-old teens who dream of having their Quinceñera parties (Tradicional Latino 15th Birthday parties … Continue reading
University of the Pacific President Pamela A. Eibeck announced the appointment of Simon B. Rowe, DMA, as the next director of the Brubeck Institute. An established jazz pianist, Rowe is currently associate professor of music at Minnesota State University Moorhead, where he leads the Music Industry Program, teaches on the jazz studies faculty, and leads … Continue reading
http://www.bilingualweekly.com Special to bw by Deanna Lynn Wulff CALIFORNIA- John Laird has a pivotal and powerful position. As the new California Secretary of Natural Resources, he is at the center of controversial issues such as Delta water management and park and wildlife protection.
http://www.bilingualweekly.com | Fr. Dean McFalls, St. Mary’s 8/14/11 Yesterday marked the 50th anniversary of what would be one of the ugliest construction projects in all human —or, should we say, un-human— history.
http://www.bilingualweekly.com It’s very uncomfortable for me to discuss sexually related material in your weekly Faith Section. Yet the very real injustice of female circumcision, rightly called Female Genital Mutilation, opens naturally the question of why Americans consider male circumcision to be a foregone conclusion.
http://www.bilingualweekly.com Fr. Dean McFalls, St. Mary’s, Stockton, on Trinity Sunday (June 19, 2011) Last Sunday, the Word’s own interpreter made an appearance at St. Mary’s. Of course, the Mass is permeated with the Word, both in the scriptures read and in the content of our prayers – not to mention, we hope, in the homily – but … Continue reading