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Ross one of 4 vying for SUSD board seat
Backed by a former mayor and a former Stockton Unified superintendent, Bill Ross is pushing to return to the school district's board as the replacement for the late Sara Cazares, who upended his re-election bid in 2010.
Tue May 21, 2013
The Modesto Bee
Break in Iowa case leads to a Stanislaus donation
The department's legal secretary wanted to know how to contact to the Carole Sund-Carrington Memorial Reward Foundation, which provided rewards in missing persons cases from shortly after the Yosemite tourists' murders in 1999 until founders Francis and Carol Carrington decided to dissolve the organization in 2009.
UOP Graduate Defies Odds, Ready To Give Back To Stockton
A UOP graduate never thought she'd get her degree. She went from being homeless to graduating, despite money and medical setbacks.
Mon May 20, 2013
Briefs -- Published May 20, 2013
San Joaquin Bike Fest, a fundraiser for the Emergency Food Bank of Stockton/San Joaquin, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 15 at University of the Pacific.
Against all odds
How do you figure yourself out when you're the 14th of 14 children? Or you became a teen mom as the victim of sexual assault? Or you've spent a lifetime deferring what you want so you can care for others? Gwendolyn Primous is 50 and feels as if her life is about to begin.
Crime-fighting debate organizers hoping for clarity
Anybody still scratching their head over the differences between two competing crime-fighting strategies for Stockton may gain some clarity Wednesday evening.
Sat May 18, 2013
Local authors to speak at writing conference
Six local authors will take part in a three-day creative writing conference at the University of the Pacific's main campus in Stockton June 14-16. There is an optional weeklong class/workshop follow-up for writers from 6 to 9:30 p.m. June 17-20. The interactive workshops and presentations will cover all aspects and genres of creative writing, from ... (more)
Activist remembered for smile, heart
When they gather Sunday to remember Daniel Corona, friends and colleagues will bring their own favorite stories or memories of time spent with the 48-year-old, who died suddenly on April 13.
Jobless rate drops to low last hit in '08
San Joaquin County's unemployment rate dropped to 12.9 percent in April, the lowest monthly jobless rate posted by the region since the global financial collapse more than four years ago, state officials reported Friday.
Fri May 17, 2013
Residents offer their own assessments of city
Before Mayor Anthony Silva's first State of the City address, before he praised and criticized the city he represents, before he put on the mask, members of Thursday's lunch crowd offered their own assessment of Stockton.
Thu May 16, 2013
Successful 'Marriage' worth the work
Jordan Shanahan never has sung this role. Rachel Schutz rarely has had to sing so much.
The Modesto Bee
Beyer High graduate brings history to (his) life
If you attended Beyer High School in the mid- to late 1980s, you probably knew — or knew of — Brian Scott Pfeifle.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Modesto Bee
Governor cautious with budget revise, but valley schools expect boost
Gov. Jerry Brown, dismissive of a surge in state tax revenue that stirred optimism at the Capitol, moved Tuesday to blunt appeals for increased spending, downgrading his budget proposal from January.
Tue May 14, 2013
Letters -- Published May 14, 2013
Record Editor Mike Klocke's April 28 column, "Our premier event must stay downtown," demonstrates his unfamiliarity with the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds and his prejudice against south Stockton.
Thumbs -- Published May 14, 2013
The 80 are this year's Pinnacle Award winners, representing the top 1 percent of the area's senior class.
School's first grads tough it out
With his characteristic bombast, Principal Michael Hall stood before a group of freshmen in the new Stockton Early College Academy nearly four years ago and issued a guarantee that sounded almost like a threat.
Two named Pacific regents
Ron Redmond served as a Pacific regent from 2004 to 2012, then took a year off as required by the board's bylaws.
The Modesto Bee
Someone's poisoning Modesto, Ceres cats
Title: Local columnist Coverage areas: People, issues, the community Bio: Jeff Jardine joined The Bee's staff in 1988 after a decade at the Stockton Record.
Sat May 11, 2013
Reaching their full potential
Yael Castillo slipped on a prosthetic arm the other day and flexed the device's two prongs to pick up tennis balls and toss them into a bucket, to lift a can of soda and drink from it, even to grasp a pen and sign his name.
Visitors bureau makes its move
One of the oldest buildings in Stockton, and long vacant, is coming back to life as a hub for Stockton-area visitors.