Today's must-read letter -- Published Dec. 6, 2013
The Filipino Center Plaza would like to thank the community for all the help and donations it received for its relief efforts for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
Mandela's legacy remembered in S.J.
"We learned from him that as terrible as humans can be toward one another, Nelson Mandela showed we have the capacity to be strong and overcome those things - ultimately for good," said Bill Herrin, director of the School of International Studies at University of the Pacific.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Agencies will receive Bay Delta Conservation Plan documents Friday
The tunnel plan is based on the false premise that you can restore a river system by stealing more water from it.
This week -- Published Dec. 5, 2013
" nothing but magic," Joe Toon said. "It's a big-time magic show. You have to have these tricks.
Lifestyle briefs -- Published Dec. 5, 2013
Roy Hoggard's dream for Stockton children to learn chess is a slow process, with many schools ignoring his invitation to teach students.
Jazz great remembered
His 60-year jazz career was eulogized throughout the country and, indeed, the world.
Pacific production nationally recognized
Students and faculty members at University of the Pacific's Conservatory of Music have been awarded top grades in practicality and talent by the National Opera Association.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
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.
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.