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Leadership Stockton class application deadline looms

Leadership Stockton class application deadline looms

STOCKTON – People hoping to get a spot in the 2015-2016 Leadership Stockton class have until June 12 to get their applications in. Applications can be found at www.leadershipstockton.com or by calling (209) 547-2770.

Leadership Stockton is the state’s oldest adult community leadership program and is overseen by the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce. The program aims to prepare the next generation of men and women who will assume leadership roles in the greater Stockton community.

Participants take part in an 11-month course that includes learning about the greater Stockton community, developing their personal leadership skills and addressing the needs of the community through hands-on service projects... Read More

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Hand In Hand

Hand In Hand

Every year there are many Asian celebrations with roots from South Stockton, each featuring a distinct culture – the Chinese New Year Parade and Festival, the Cambodian New Year Celebration, the Obon Festival, the Barrio Fiesta, Hmong New Year to name a few.

This Saturday, June 6, the cultures come together in an Asian Pacific American Heritage Celebration known as Hand in Hand which is a collaboration between the Central Valley Asian American Chamber of Commerce (CVACC) and the Haggin Museum.  The event takes place at the Haggin starting at 12:30 pm.  See the schedule below:

(Museum Entrance)

12:30 pm – Stockton Bukkyo Taiko

(Haggin Room)

1 pm – Welcome messages

1:15 pm – Pacific Islander Dance Performance (Te Ihi O Te Ara Nui)

1:30 pm – Chinese Cinderella Theater Performance (Red Dragon Youth Theater/Edison High School Chinese Club)

2 pm – Hmong Dance Group (Hmong International Culture Institute)

RTD unveils new bus times and routes

RTD unveils new bus times and routes

San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) is changing some of its routes, starting June 7. Most of the changes are minor route or map changes aimed at improving on-time performance, providing better connections and increasing service availability.

A few of the more notable changes are occurring on ... Read More

Low income families get assistance to go green

Low income families get assistance to go green

The California Air Resources Board is starting a pilot program that will help low-income families in the Greater Los Angeles area and San Joaquin Valley afford to scrap old polluting vehicles in favor of newer cleaner cars, such as a Toyota Prius, Honda Insight or Chevy Volt.

The program gives up to $12,000 to families that meet income criteria toward the purchase of an electric car. The program gives increasingly larger payouts to the lowest-income families to move up to the very cleanest cars... Read More

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Stockton residents encouraged to “imagine” the future

Stockton residents encouraged to “imagine” the future

STOCKTON – Stockton will be one of more than 15 cities that will host an “Imagining” event from 3 to 6 p.m., June 13, at Café Coop, 42 N. Sutter Street in Stockton. An “Imagining” event is part of a nationwide initiative by the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture that asks community members to envision their cities in the year 2034.

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Central Valley foreclosure rates continue to drop

Central Valley foreclosure rates continue to drop

MODESTO – The foreclosure rate in Modesto dropped in March from the same time last year across the Central Valley. In Modesto and Merced, .62 percent of outstanding mortgages dropped into foreclosure in March. ... Read More

California wines sales, popularity continue to grow

California wines sales, popularity continue to grow

SAN FRANCISCO – California domestic wine shipments were up 4.4 percent form last year while retail value of the state’s wine rose 6.7 percent, according to the California wine institute.  ... Read More