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Top Stories January 15th, 2016 by

Butler Garcia leaves SJCHCC Stronger and with Greater Influence

By Mark Apostolon Brenna Butler Garcia is a dynamic political presence whose strength is based in keen insight, unbounded optimism and creating progressive opportunities for economic growth; and she is very much on the move. On January 8, 2015, Brenna Butler Garcia left her offices and role as CEO of the Stockton-based San Joaquin County […]

The Home Refinancing Plan Banks Don’t Want You Knowing

When homeowners visit HARP Refi Quote™ official website, they may be surprised to find out they qualify for a plan that has the banks on edge. Still unknown to many, this brilliant government program called the Home Af[...]

5 Tax Law Changes and Extensions that Affect Your Clients

Perhaps nothing confuses taxpayers more than constantly shifting tax laws. Occasionally, you may still have a client who asks about the over-55, one-time exclusion of gain from the sale of their home, which they must hav[...]

A Look Back at Obama in 2015 and What’s Ahead in 2016

WASHINGTON – Despite a long list of major political victories in 2015—normalizing relations with Cuba, the Iran nuclear agreement, the international climate change protocol agreements; and domestically defending [...]

The American Middle Class Is Losing Ground

No longer the majority and falling behind financially After more than four decades of serving as the nation’s economic majority, the American middle class is now matched in number by those in the economic tiers above a[...]

Architectural Entrepreneur: Juan Barroso Building Lives with a Commitment to Clients and Community

  By Mark Apostolon Juan Barroso rolled out the blueprints for the massive 15 million dollar renovation project, he is in charge of – which will transform four rundown, dilapidated, inner-city San Jose schools into te[...]

Stockton’s El Concilio honored by La Raza

By Mark Apostolon STOCKTON, CA – Latino organizations from around the country will gather here January 26-27, 2016 for an important convening of NCLR, the nation’s largest Hispanic organization based in Washington D.[...]

More Mexicans Leaving Than Coming to the U.S.

Net Loss of 140,000 from 2009 to 2014 Family Reunification Top Reason for Return More Mexican immigrants have returned to Mexico from the U.S. than have migrated here since the end of the Great Recession, according to a [...]

Trump Is the GOP’s Frankenstein Creation

Two things happened within 24 hours of each other that almost certainly caused GOP leaders even more nervous anxiety over GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump. One was his very Trump like pronouncement that all Muslim[...]

Cal Water’s Dixon District holds ribbon-cutting for completion of a chromium-6 treatment plant

DIXON, Calif. — California Water Service (Cal Water) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the completion of a chromium-6 (Cr-6) treatment plant in its Dixon District on Wednesday. Mayor Jack Batchelor and repr[...]