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Top Stories November 21st, 2014 by

The National Republican Congressional Committee’s Epic Failure in California

By Jon Fleischman Nationally, Republicans had an outstanding election earlier this month. Besides the huge gains in the U.S. Senate, House Republicans made modest gains (12 seats), bringing their majority to an impressive 244 of 435 members. That said, one cannot help but note that House Republicans could have had an even better night but […]

Financial Center Credit Union to Open South Stockton Branch

Financial Center Credit Union is venturing where few financial institutions are willing to go — South Stockton. Although South Stockton is home to roughly 100,000 residents, only one financial institution exists there,[...]

Humphreys College to Continue Family Tradition with New President

The adage “like father, like son” takes on a whole new meaning at Humphreys College. For more than a century, fathers and sons of the Humphreys family have been running the small, private institution, which is its na[...]

Record Number of Latinos to Serve in House

A record-setting 29 Latinos will take seats in the U.S. House of Representatives following the results of this year’s midterm elections, according to the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials ([...]

La Opinión: Democracy at Risk

The midterm election marked a new record in the amount of money spent in a political cycle. What’s more worrying, the amount of money in political campaigns from individual donors diminished for the first time, being e[...]

Immigration dispute erupts at White House lunch

A White House lunch aiming for cooperation boiled into a fresh dispute with newly empowered Republicans over immigration reform Friday, with GOP leaders warning President Barack Obama to his face not to take unilateral a[...]

Rick Grewal hopes to bring Business Skills to Stockton City Council

Stockton City Council candidate Rick Grewal is taking a stand in the fight to create a positive change in his community. He was happy being a successful small business owner, pilot and family man in the city that he love[...]

Big Valley Ford Lincoln to give Scholarships to Latino Students

Big Valley Ford Lincoln has launched an initiative to support local Latino college students in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. For the effort, the Stockton car dealership has teamed up with Entravision C[...]

Retired U.S. Marshal Amador Seeks Congressional Seat

Antonio C. “Tony” Amador has worked in public service for more than 40 years, including as a Los Angeles police officer, Director of the California Youth Authority, and most recently as the U.S. Marshal for the Easte[...]

New Study: Prop. 47 Would Help California Address Overcrowded Prisons

SAN FRANCISCO – A measure on the November ballot would reclassify six non-violent felonies to misdemeanors, a move that observers say could help California finally comply with a federal mandate to reduce its overcrowde[...]