1 hr ago
The Modesto Bee
On Campus: Davis High gives Modesto students a glimpse of future with diploma
It is a doorway to a future, a doorway that roughly one in five teens in this area will not pass through.
19 hrs ago
All About Jazz
EVENT: Tributes Continue Year After University of the Pacific Alumnus Dave Brubecka (TM)S Death
Jazz legend Dave Brubeck died nearly a year ago, but the legacy of the University of the Pacific alumnus lives on in his music, his record on social justice and in the programs supported by the University's Brubeck Institute.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Parades scheduled across San Joaquin
And there are other special events centered on the holidays set for December. A look at some of what's planned: Dec. 8: Fourth annual Christmas Faraday Lecture, University of the Pacific, Spanos Center, 6-7:30 p.m. Two chemistry professors dressed in 19th century clothing continue a tradition in science that started at Great Britain's Royal ... (more)
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Something for nothing
He'll rise early each morning from his north Stockton home, head out the door for Highways 12 and 160, drive 45 minutes or more each way and continue serving in the 2014-15 academic year as the Oakley Union Elementary School District's superintendent.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Contra Costa Times
Concord: Celebrity chef Curtis Aikens entertains, teaches ways to help manage diabetes
At least two people attending the Diabetes Health Fair at John Muir Medical Center in Concord featuring TV celebrity Chef Curtis Aikens found it to be a potentially lifesaving event.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Some had steak. Some had beans. All had a taste of the world's culinary realities.
"Poor" people, who constituted the majority at Thursday's Hunger Banquet, ended up sitting on the floor with beans and rice, while the "middle class" and the "rich" enjoyed table service .
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Delta revisits smoking ban
San Joaquin Delta College could soon join a growing list of "smoke-free" college campuses, and Delta smokers - who have already been relegated to the parking lots - worry they'll have nowhere to go.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Source: abclocal.go.com --- Thursday, November 21, 2013A collection of classic photos featuring key moments from the assasination of President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963.
JFK assassination and its effect on a generation
Robert Benedetti, a retired professor of political science at University of the Pacific, was a senior at Amherst College in Massachusetts when President John F. Kennedy was killed Nov. 22, 1963.
This week -- Published Nov. 21, 2013
" nothing but magic," says Joe Toon. "It's a big-time magic show. You have to have these tricks.
Learning from the masters
"It's, you know, to learn from the past," said Snidero, a New York City-based saxophone player who's published three 11-volume series of instructive book-CDs and toured for five years as a member of Sinatra's band.
For Pacific's Fields, it's all good
For Darien Fields, his musical style is just plain good. So, the Stockton singer-songwriter's first recording reflects his upbeat attitude.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Unsung no more
Again this year the committee had an opportunity to learn about some of the "unsung heroes" in the Tri-Valley - residents who are making contributions to better our communities and their residents.
Brubeck concert tickets now on sale
Al Jarreau, the inventive jazz-pop singer, performs March 28 at Stockton's Bob Hope Theatre - headlining the 13th Brubeck Festival organized by University of the Pacific's Brubeck Institute.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
She was a member of Unity Southern Baptist church and retired from the University of the Pacific after 25 years of service.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
On to new challenges
The colored granite floor of the San Joaquin County Administration Building reflects the farms and waterways that make up the heart of the county.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Women's rights advocate to speak
Sakena Yacoobi, an internationally known women's rights advocate and a 1977 University of the Pacific graduate, will be back on campus Wednesday.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Donald Richard Smith
Robert, Jr. and Gerald. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Darlene; son Doug of Susanville; and daughter Debbie of Fair Oaks.
Honoring a leader in fight for Japanese American redress
And many people know that during the Reagan administration, the federal government offered a formal apology and a $20,000-per-person reparation.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Schools of the Stars: Where a Night With Janis Joplin Cast and Creators Went to College
What does it take to write, create or star in a Broadway musical? Hard work, talent, luck - all backed up by a good education.