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Top Stories April 9th, 2016 by

Acacia Charter Schools Set a Course for Success

    By Mark Apostolon In 2012, Acacia Charter School opened up the doors to both their Elementary and Middle schools with a clear mission: “to provide a nurturing and challenging learning community to the greater Stockton area”.  They have succeeded in that and so much more. Charter schools are public schools that are run independently […]

El Concilio’s Cinco de Mayo Celebrates Community

By Mark Apostolon Throughout the United States, the 5th of May means one thing: Cinco de Mayo Festivals celebrating life south of the border.  For Stockton, it means El Concilio’s Cinco de Mayo Family Festival.  This[...]

Millennials Make Up Almost Half of Latino Eligible Voters in 2016

Youth, Naturalizations Drive Number of Hispanic Eligible Voters to Record 27.3 Million Hispanic millennials will account for nearly half (44%) of the record 27.3 million Hispanic eligible voters projected for 2016—a sh[...]

Cuba: Island of Broken Hearts, Including Castro’s

When U.S. President Barack Obama traveled to Havana on March 20, 2016, the first visit by a sitting American president to the Caribbean island nation in 88 years, he arrived on an island of broken hearts. The Cuban Revol[...]

Finding Support for Seniors Facing Challenges Living Alone

Your parent prizes his or her independence and insists on living at home, alone. However, you see signs of vulnerability and a precarious situation with the potential for falls and injury, poor nutrition and your parent [...]

St. Mary’s High Celebrates Legacy While Embracing Future

By Mark Apostolon This year, Stockton’s iconic St. Mary’s High School is celebrating a milestone of 140 years with continued school spirit, reinvigorated commitment from alumni, and a recent exhibition at the Haggin [...]

La Malnutrición: La Epidemia Oculta Entre Los Adultos Mayores

ORLANDO, Fla.–Durante el verano pasado surgió una noticia inusual que acaparó la atención de millones de personas en las redes sociales: un hombre de 81 años en Carolina del Norte llamó al número de emergenci[...]

5 facts about Mexico and immigration to the U.S.

U.S. immigration from Latin America has shifted over the past two decades. From 1965 to 2015, more than 16 million Mexicans migrated to the U.S. in one of the largest mass migrations in modern history. But over the past [...]

Obama Should Battle Harder than Ever for Scalia Successor

GOP leaders led by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell predictably wasted no time in swearing that anyone who President Obama named to replace the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia had zero chance of being con[...]

Moses Zapien And SJCBS’ Ambitious Three-Year Strategic Plan

    By Mark Apostolon Moses Zapien’s appointment on December 15, 2015, as Chair and Supervisor representing the Third District to the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors (SJCBS), by Gov. Jerry Brown came at a cr[...]