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(bw) STOCKTON, CA — on Friday, October 28th, Comerciantes Unidso (United Merchants) celebrated 14 years of existence at the University Plaza Hotel, in downtown Stockton. Dozens of Hispanic business owners, politicians, community business leaders, family members and friends gathered to celebrate the 14 years of service to the Latino Community.
“it was a humble night, but an important evening for Comerciantes Unidos’ members, as we continue to unite the Hispanic merchants of this city, we mutually support and simultaneously we support our Hispanic community,” Expressed Mario Eguiluz, president of the organization.
As part of the program, members who have contributed with extraordinary activism in the varios programs of the organization were honored. Among the recipients were:
Obdulia Chávez, owner of Vanssa’s Decorations
Maria Ramos, Volunteer and community activist
Ismael Cortez, President of La Comission Honorifica Mexicana (the Honofiric Mexican Comission)
Vicente Vázquez, board member of Comerciantes Unidos.
Mr. Eguiluz appreciated the support Comerciantes Unidos has offered him, and he invited the continual participation with the organization to achieve greater benefits for the community.
Comerciantes Unidos is formed by San Joaquin County Spanish speaking business owners.
STOCKTON, CA - It is an historical first, that a Latina was elected by her peers at a statewide conference held
in Visalia, CA during the weekend of October 22 – 23, 2011, to vote on new leadership. The
California Republican Women Federated is the largest Republican Women Federated Club in
the United States.
Stockton’s very own Carol Trujillo Hadley, was elected as the 2012/2013 President of the
California Republican Women Federated (CRWF). Her term commences on January 1, 2012
and ends on December 31, 2013.
Carol had previously held the elected position of the California Federation Republican Women
Vice President Central.
Her extensive political experience has ranged from being the Executive Director of the San
Joaquin County Central Committee (twice), Campaign Consultant for various campaigns
throughout the United States, as well as Campaign Director for Shabbir Khan, San Joaquin
County Treasurer/Tax Collector.
Hadley has volunteered for various campaigns which included local, state and federal offices.
She has served on various local and statewide committees for the Republican Party, ranging
from “Health and Aging” issues to include various other statewide issues. She has and is
presently a Delegate to the California Republican Party.
According to Hadley one of her proudest achievements was the formation of the Latinas United Republican
Women Federated, California’s only Latina Republican women’s club.
Hadley will bring her ideas of female empowerment to the forefront of political policy decisions, ” I
believe Republican women need to be more involved. It is imperative on us to educate, invest
and encourage women to elective office”, stated Carol.
The California Federation of Republican Women is a distinguished organization of politically
active women, who support, encourage and inform women throughout the state about the
Republican political philosophy and necessary participation.
For additional information on the Latinas United Republican Women Federated, contact Evelia
Amador – (209) 333-7377
SACRAMENTO, CA- The Consulate General of Mexico has invited author Ignacio Gomez Zepeda to do a presentation of his books “Las haciendas del sexto cantón de Jalisco en 1825″; “La silla presidencial”; and “Historia gráfica de El Grullo“ on November 10th, 2011, at 6:00 pm, at 2093 Arena Boulevard, Sacramento, California, 95834.
“Ignacio Gomez Zepeda has published fifteen works on irrigation and agronomy issues. But his great passion is the history of the region where he was born, “ Said a representative of The Consulate General of Mexico.
He has dedicated eleven books to his birthplace region of El Grullio, Jalisco, such as: “Memorias de un soñador”; “Historia del Valle del Grullo”; “Historia del Valle de Unión de Tula“; and “Historia del Valle de Limón”.
For further information call 916 329 3520
(bw) Sacramento, CA — California State Attorney General Kamala Harris pulled out of the “national settlement talks with the banking industry concerning unlawful mortgage and foreclosure practices,” she wrote on a letter to U.S. Attorney General Thomas Perrelli and Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller.
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(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 problems, which have led to the decline of fisheries, wildlife and water quality, and special interests are directing the dialogue away from resolution and restoration.
“It’s unbelievable,” said Lloyd G. Carter, former Fresno Bee reporter and President of the Save Our Streams Council. “I have watched this for 30 years. They’ve been searching for a solution to the Delta’s problems for decades. It’s what I call the phenomena of endless studies no results. We know what we have to do. Put water back into the Delta.” Continue reading
Saturday, September 10 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. San Joaquin Delta College, Shima 2 Parking lot will be hosting a free vehicle emissions test for u to 525 vehicals with San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District and Valley CAN. Continue reading
LANARE, Calif. — When Mary Broad moved to Lanare in 1955, there were only four other families still living in this tiny, unincorporated community in the middle of the San Joaquin Valley, halfway between old Highway 99 and Interstate 5 on the cracked blacktop of Mt. McKinley Avenue.
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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. Continue reading
Bakersfield, CA – Richard Chavez, advocate for farm workers rights died on Wednesday, July 27, 2011. The United Farm Worker Association (UFW) announced that his death resulted from the complications of a surgery in a hospital in Bakersfield, California. Chavez, born November 12, 1929 in Yuma, Arizona lived 81 years. Continue reading
California — Restrictions on eligibility for health care reform programs will result in the potential exclusion of up to 220,000 children from affordable health care coverage in California, according to a new policy brief from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
STOCKTON, CA — in response to the increase in demand for allied health services in California —which is projected to grow significantly in years to come— California State University (CSU) Stanislaus and the Kaiser Permanente School of Allied Health Sciences (KPSAHS) have initiated a program that will offer courses in phlebotomy, radiography and sonography starting this year. Continue reading
By Mayra Barrios
(bw) Stockton, CA -The Latin American Club (LAC) recognized the academic achievements of local students at the 45th annual scholarship Banquet held at the Waterfront Hotel on Friday, June 10.
French Camp, CA — Nine students from San Joaquin County high schools were individually awarded $2,500 as they received the Health Plan’s Health Careers Scholarship Programs.
STOCKTON, ca -The Miracle Mile Association will celebrate the 4th of July with a Parade along Pacific Avenue. Organizers plan to have entertainment, food, and lots of fun with an all American Sprit. The parade is scheduled on Monday, July 4, 2011 at starting at 10:00 AM at the corner of Harding way and Pacific Avenue and finish South of the University of Pacific Campus. For more information e-mail talicevSPAMFILTER@gmail.com or dial (209) 463-7982.