It was with sincere sadness I read of Thelma Stewart’s passing this past week. Having been living out of state for the past six and a half years, I’ve been back in Stockton for some time now and kept thinking need to give Thelma a call. But sadly, now I shall be attending her funeral Mass on Wednesday, and not have a chance to tell her how much I treasured all she did for our community.
Misasi Park and McNair High School – July 20 at 10 a.m.
A dedication of the Misty Holt-Singh Memorial Softball Complex will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2019, beginning at 10 a.m. Paul Singh and Family and the City of Stockton welcome and encourage members of the community to attend. The four-field softball complex, renamed in honor of Misty Holt-Singh, is located next to Misasi Park and McNair High School, 9550 Ronald E. McNair Way.
Delta College in process of changing elections process, seeks public input
The public is invited to a series of open house events beginning July 22 to review proposed maps defining new San Joaquin Delta Community College District trustee areas.
St. Joseph's Medical Center has recently been recognized by the American Heart Association for outstanding stroke and heart attack care, receiving the Get With The Guidelines® Target: Stroke Honor Roll Gold Quality Achievement Award and the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award.
Applications now being accepted through July 31, 2019, at 5 p.m.
The City of Stockton is now accepting applications from local artists and arts organizations to provide creative services during Stockton Arts Week, celebrated this year the week of October 11 – 20, 2019. Applications are being accepted in the following three categories: Community Center Workshops, Collide Festival Workshops, and the Collide Festival Sculpture Garden. The deadline for completed applications is July 31, 2019, at 5 p.m.
Dr. Omid Pourzanjani calls serving College a ‘wonderful opportunity’
The Delta College Board of Trustees has approved a contract with Dr. Omid Pourzanjani, officially appointing the longtime educator to be Delta’s 11th Superintendent/President.
Benefitting the Emergency Food Bank Stockton/San Joaquin
Stockton’s Thanksgiving morning tradition returns for its 15th year! Here’s your chance to be a part of the fun Run and Walk Against Hunger, benefiting the Emergency Food Bank of Stockton and San Joaquin County. The Michael David Family Foundation is the main sponsor for the Run & Walk Against Hunger. It is an annual 5K run/walk, a 10K (run only) and a Kid's 1/4 mile run and has become a family tradition for many families.
July 8 Community Office Hour
Vice Mayor Dan Wright welcomes community input at his monthly office hour. Join him on Monday, July 8, 2019, from 5:15 - 6:15 p.m. for one-on-one discussions at Starbucks, 7810 Thornton Road, at Thornton and Lower Sacramento roads. Vice Mayor Wright is available to discuss topics of interest or concern.
Modification to the San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation fee schedule, approved by the County Board of Supervisors as part of the fiscal 2019-20 budget, will become effective July 1, 2019.
June 24 through June 28, 2019
San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District (District) will be distributing mosquitofish free to residents of all cities and surrounding rural areas within San Joaquin County. “Each resident will receive up to 15 fish depending on the size of the area where fish will be placed. The District will provide a fish carry container, informational brochures, sample repellent and a small bag of fish food,” said Aaron Devencenzi, Public Information Officer with the District.