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Delta College Cultural Awareness Programs presents educator & best-selling author Dr. Nancy Pine

Delta College Cultural Awareness Programs presents educator & best-selling author Dr. Nancy Pine

Delta College Cultural Awareness Programs presents educator & best-selling author Dr. Nancy Pine, Thur., April 3, 12:30pm at the West Forum with: What Kids Learn & Don't Learn in Chinese & U.S. Schools. This fascinating comparison of the U.S. and Chinese education systems is FREE to the Public!
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Sacramento, Stockton, Modesto among 10 worst cities in U.S. for job seekers

Sacramento, Stockton, Modesto among 10 worst cities in U.S. for job seekers

by Paul Janes, News10

Website Wall St. 24/7 recently released their list of 10 American cities in which young people have the most difficult time landing jobs.

Following are those 10 locations, which unfortunately include three local cities:

 

Read the Wall St. 24/7 article to see the criteria by which these cities were ranked.

The Women's Center Youth & Family Services Saves Lives

These survivors have lived to tell their stories of overcoming violent and abusive situations. Not everyone is that fortunate. The Women's Center, Youth and Family Services provides a multitude of support to help those who are struggling get out of harm's way.

Partnership Annual Meeting in Stockton sparks conversations on critical issues

Partnership Annual Meeting in Stockton sparks conversations on critical issues

• Ideas on solving water and labor shortages, reducing healthcare costs and educating our next generations generate excitement... • 2014 called "Comeback year" •Ideas on solving water and labor shortages, reducing healthcare costs and educating our next generations generate excitement... •2014 called "Comeback year"

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Celebration! San Joaquin County ACE turns 15 and opens new facility!

Celebration! San Joaquin County ACE turns 15 and opens new facility!

The Altamont Corridor Express (ACE), which provides passenger rail service from the San Joaquin Valley, through the Tri-Valley area and into the Bay Area celebrated its 15th Anniversary Saturday by opening the doors to the just-completed maintenance facility in Stockton. About 400 people attended the event which detailed the history of ACE as well as giving a informative fun-filled explanation of the state-of-the art equipment using members of the San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission. The $58 million Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) maintenance and storage facility is on a 64-acre site that was once American Moulding Products. The vacant field changed from eyesore to repair yard since the ribbon cutting August 26, 2011. It will be the first LEED certified rail maintenance facility in the nation utilizing photovoltiac panels and rainwater harvesting. Bryan Pennino, of Pennino Management Group, awas the project manager.

Stockton's Cafe Coop opens new offices downtown

Stockton's Cafe Coop opens new offices downtown

Cafe Coop, a business incubator with an innovative collective workspace that's membership driven, has moved to new facilities on North Sutter Street in downtown Stockton. Cafe Coop's mission is to create a sustainable community filled with individuals and organizations that creates positive change. Its facilities offer start-up companies and entrepreneurs: -Shared collaborative space in downtown Stockton -Partnered services, shared resources and knowledge Espe Vielam, Executive Director, says Cafe Coop partners with organizations and individuals, develops leaders and fosters innovative ideas through different mediums (artistic, social, environmental, etc.). Cafe Coop's grand opening Friday offered visitors the chance to tour the facilities as well as meet several of the current tenants who said they appreciated the opportunity to have a working environment at a reasonable cost.

Art by zoo animals to go on sale in Lodi

Art by zoo animals to go on sale in Lodi

by C. Johnson, News10

Nearly 50 pieces of art painted by animals at the Micke Grove Zoo will be displayed and for sale at the Double Dip Gallery in Lodi, April 4 - 30.

The exhibit, which is free, is a fundraiser for enrichment items such as toys, treats, and other objects that mentally and physically stimulate the animals for their well-being.

Twin African leopard tortoises will be painting at the Double Dip Gallery at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. during the Lodi First Friday Art Hop April 4.

Click HERE to see photos.