Friday, Dec. 13, Dutch Bros Stockton is opening its newest location at 1509 E Hammer Lane. On the day of the opening, with purchase of one drink receive nine stamps!
One-half of community college students are food-insecure
Hunger during the holidays is a hard reality for many college students, which explains why a community donation this week to Delta College’s new Student Food Pantry was so appreciated – and why more help is needed in the weeks and months to come.
1935 - 2019
Magdaleno "Leno" Medina passed away on November 20, 2019 at the age of 84.
The 20th Annual National Adoption Day in San Joaquin County will be celebrated at the Stockton Courthouse on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 9 a.m. The San Joaquin Superior Court will host National Adoption Day with San Joaquin County Human Services Agency, Lilliput Children Services, Koinonia Family Services, Aspiranet and Parents by Choice. This event will celebrate and finalize adoptions for 17 families and 22 foster care children.
The Business Council of San Joaquin County announced today that they have appointed Betty Wilson as Executive Director. Wilson has served in the financial industry for more than fifteen years and most recently worked in government relations.
Lord’s Gym City Center will be serving over 100 deserving youth for a free Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at their location on Hammer Lane; 848 E. Hammer Lane, Stockton, CA 95210. Pre-registered youth will sit down for traditional Thanksgiving favorites, raffle prizes, and activities thanks to donations from Blue Shield of California and Second Harvest Food Bank of San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties.
Don’t miss our kickoff to the season Sunday, November 17 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. Lincoln Center’s Christmas Faire is a one-day only event for the entire family! Enjoy festive holiday décor, store promotions and sales live musical entertainment and other wonderful seasonal surprises. Our beautiful tree will be up and decorated and Santa and his elves are making their first appearance of the season in the North Pole at 277 Lincoln Center (in the old Fleet Feet location). Enjoy train and carriage rides, and live reindeer too! There will be free family photos in front of our Christmas tree. It’s the perfect opportunity to get a picture for your holiday cards!
Women’s Center-Youth & Family Services (WCYFS) will host its annual holiday giving programs, Adopt-A-Family and the Holiday Toy Drive. These donation programs allow WCYFS to provide additional support to vulnerable youth and families in our community. Women, children, youth and men in crisis arrive at our doors shaken by trauma and anxious about their future. Children ask “How will Santa know where to find us?” and parents worry about how they will afford the basic necessities, let alone presents. Together, we can share the giving spirit of this holiday season.
On Monday, November 25th close to 2,400 people will be lined up and down the street of the Emergency Food Bank in Stockton California hoping to receive a Thanksgiving Food Box just in time for the holiday season. But at the moment, the Emergency Food Bank will only be able to supply 850 families with a nutritious Thanksgiving Day meal.
New health sciences school, new programs being offered in fall 2020 to meet demands of health care industry
University of the Pacific is leveraging its reputation for preparing health care professionals to create four new programs and a School of Health Sciences to meet the demands of a growing industry.