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Delta College Hosts SkillsUSA Regional Competition, February 21, Judges & Volunteers Needed!

Delta College Hosts SkillsUSA Regional Competition, February 21, Judges & Volunteers Needed!

For the 6th year in a row, San Joaquin Delta College will host the SkillsUSA Region 5 Competition, Saturday, February 21. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. in the Tillie Lewis Theater. The day’s competitions start at 9 a.m., with 80 trade skills judged on campus till 1:30 p.m. The awards ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. in Tillie Lewis.

Delta College seeks volunteers and judges to help with this year’s competition! Anyone interested in volunteering for this year’s event is encouraged to fill out the online volunteer form at:
http://goo.gl/forms/Jd6DBpCI6H

There will be two volunteer training sessions at Delta College in Holt 313, February 11 at 7 p.m., and Feb. 12 at 6 p.m.

Ports to host Delta College in exhibition game

Ports to host Delta College in exhibition game

The Stockton Ports will play an exhibition game against the Delta College Mustangs at 7 p.m., April 8 at Banner Island Ballpark.

Tickets for the game will be $6, but those with half or full season tickets can attend the game as part of their package. Season ticket holders can also buy additional tickets for a discounted price of $4. Tickets to the exhibition game will be available at www.stocktonports.com, over the phone at (209) 644-1900 and at the ticket office at Banner Island Ballpark starting in mid-March... Read More

Freedom Is Not Free

Freedom Is Not Free

Ministers and Community United, Inc. held its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration at the Civic Auditorium on January 18 and 19.  I decided to attend Sunday’s program especially after learning that Geraldine Edwards Hollis, original member of the Tougaloo Nine and author of the book “Back to Mississippi” would be the keynote speaker elaborating on this year’s theme of Freedom, Justice, and Equality.

L.H. Horton Jr. Gallery Presents DELTA COLLEGE ALUMNI SHOW, Jan 22 - Feb 12

L.H. Horton Jr. Gallery Presents DELTA COLLEGE ALUMNI SHOW, Jan 22 - Feb 12

Delta Center for the Arts L.H. Horton Jr. Gallery presents the Delta College Alumni Show,
January 22 - February 12, 2015. A reception with several of the exhibiting artists in attendance is planned for January 28th from 5 to 7p.m. Prior to the reception at 12 p.m., artist Carlos Pérez, illustrator for the Apple logo design, will present an arts lecture on his career and artistic influences from present day back to his studies at Delta College from 1970–72.

San Joaquin Hispanic Chamber & University of the Pacific sponsor student financial aid workshop

San Joaquin Hispanic Chamber & University of the Pacific sponsor student financial aid workshop

The San Joaquin Chamber of Commerce, University of the Pacific and several other agencies are sponsoring the 12th annual San Joaquin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Student Financial Aid and College Awareness Workshop.

The free event will be at Alex G. Spanos Center on the University of the Pacific campus in Stockton.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the program begins at 9 a.m. The workshops are focused on sixth- to 12th-graders and their parents. All 12th-graders will work on the free application for federal student aid with college financial aid counselors.

For more information, call Pacific’s Latino/a Community Outreach Office at 209-946-7705. Register at www.icangotocollege.org.

The lowdown on what’s happening during Lodi Wine & Chocolate Weekend!

The lowdown on what’s happening during Lodi Wine & Chocolate Weekend!

Don’t look now, but Lodi’s Wine & Chocolate Weekend is just around the corner: coming up February 7 & 8, 2015 (Saturday/Sunday). Time’s a’wastin’, if you’re still just thinking about it!

This will be the 18th annual celebration of Lodi’s eminently approachable, luscious, juicy style of wines, showcased with a proliferation of complimentary chocolates, savory treats, and fountains of love, love, love. It has become the most popular weekend wine event in Lodi wine country, and for good reason: what better way to seal one’s love and devotion to significant others, or whole groups of friends and family?

Over 50 Lodi wineries will be opening their doors to welcome you. ... Read More