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United Cerebral Palsy....Do you know what they do?

In San Joaquin County, UCP serves those with disabilities and their families.  They are a terrific resource. Contact ucpsj.org to see how they can help you.

Delta Trustee Janet Rivera Joins Latino Leaders for NALEO Education Leadership Initiative Task Force

Delta Trustee Janet Rivera Joins Latino Leaders for NALEO Education Leadership Initiative Task Force

San Joaquin Delta College, Board Vice President, Janet Rivera  joined the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund and more than 30 Latino public officials from across the country to examine strategies for Latino student achievement at the NALEO Education Leadership Initiative (NELI) National Task Force meeting. The two-day event was held in collaboration with the Stanford University Graduate School of Education from March 8-9, 2013.

 

Condoleezza Rice to speak at Pacific's Advancing Women's Leadership forum

 

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will deliver the keynote address for the University of the Pacific's forum on Advancing Women's Leadership, "No Ordinary Woman" March 21.

The forum will bring together diverse and esteemed thought leaders from the local and national stages to inspire participants, especially young women, to make a lasting, positive and powerful impact in the communities where they live and work.

Who do you think you are? A free genealogy workshop for beginners

Saturday, March 23, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Margaret Troke Branch Library will host an afternoon long program called “Who Do You

Think You Are?  A Free Genealogy Workshop for Beginners."   Volunteers

from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society will present useful information and insights to help you with your genealogy research!

 

In the afternoon session, genealogy experts will help individuals one-on-one trace their own ancestors through Internet resources.

Participants are asked to bring whatever data they have such as the birth, marriage, death dates of ancestors, where they lived, etc. 

Space is limited!  Those interested in attending this workshop must register for free at the Troke Branch Library Information Desk or call

(209) 937-8221.  Participants may bring their own laptops and use the Library’s free WiFi!

Source: Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library

New Stockton Public Works director appointed

New Stockton Public Works director appointed

Stockton, CA  - Gordon MacKay, the interim and deputy director of the Public Works Department for the City of Stockton since December, 2001, has been selected as Stockton’s Public Works director, effective January 1, 2013.  Mr. MacKay has a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of British Columbia with an emphasis in water resource and municipal engineering.  He has 30 years of combined experience in infrastructure design and construction, traffic and transportation, and teaching and management experience. 

Champion of Stockton's Poor Passes Away

In many ways David Brewer has been considered the Mother Teresa of Stockton. He dedicated much of his life to the poor in this community through his service at St. Mary's Dining Room. This video tribute, produced in 2007 sheds some light on the man that was David Brewer.