Black Panthers at 50

October 21, 2016 9:57 am0 comments

Oct. 15, 2016 marked the 50th anniversary of the birth of the Black Panther Party, which was founded in Oakland, California. Kalena Fernandez, A student at the University of Reno, had this to say about her visit to the exhibit, “Personally I was shocked by all that the Black Panthers […]

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‘Hella Good’ restaurant brings new lunch option to downtown Stockton

October 20, 2016 1:55 pm0 comments

What started off as a one-night pop up restaurant making gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches led to an instant hit, and is now is a storefront located at 114 N. San Joaquin Street. (The Cast Iron Trading Co. opened Wed., Oct. 19. ) “After many catering gigs we were given the […]

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Haggin Museum goes metal

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Since the beginning of high school most of us wanted to jam out with guitars playing alongside the great musicians of rock and roll. Now the Haggin Museum brings back the spirit of the inner rebel back with the Medieval to Metal guitar exhibition. This exhibition shows many guitars from […]

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Stockton Arts Week kicks off during October

October 18, 2016 8:54 pm0 comments
The character Eleven from Stranger Things enjoys a waffle. PHOTO COURTESY OF STOCKTON ARTS WEEK

Stockton Arts Week is an annual event that’s overall goal is,“to share with the Stockton residents the vast amount of working artists, arts organizations and arts venues in the city and to give our locals an opportunity to learn, participate and enjoy a variety of new arts experiences,” according to […]

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Stockton’s very own ‘African queen’ at Delta: Nursing student works as model when not hitting the books

October 10, 2016 3:47 pm0 comments

When the lights dim, the chattering ceases and excitement fills the air. The first model prepares herself before she struts down the runway. Teresa Joao, 19, is a Delta College student who leads a double life. On campus, she’s studying to be a nurse. Off campus, she’s a model who […]

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House of Ice Cream offers fun twist on treats

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An ice cream-filled doughnut sandwich at House of Ice Cream. PHOTO BY MIDORI MORITA

Fall has officially begun and that means bringing out the big sweaters, boots and drinking your favorite hot drinks while snuggling up in a blanket watching your favorite holiday films. Stockton’s House of Ice cream is changing that this year. After opening in May it has became one of the […]

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Apple update gets good, bad reviews

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The latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS 10, caused serious “bickering” problems for iPhones and iPad users. Apple users quickly updated their phones to see the new features iOS had to offer. New features to the software update includes changes to iMessage, fonts, music and the lock screen. […]

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Self lacing shoes to soon hit the market

October 7, 2016 9:55 am0 comments

They’re finally here. The shoes you have dreamed about wearing since you’ve watched “Back to The Future”. The Nike MAGS, the shoes most Nike fanatics have been dying to wear specifically for their self lacing power laces. Yes, that means you no longer need to take the measly 10 seconds […]

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Presidential campaigns fueling ethnic tensions

October 6, 2016 10:29 am0 comments

In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris and Belgium, along with the start of a presidential campaign marked by racial hate speech, violence against Muslims in America has risen. Beginning specifically in July 2015, a number of candidates, most notably Donald Trump, have included Islamo-phobic language in speeches. […]

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YOU. event to make an impact on city

September 23, 2016 2:17 pm0 comments
Vendors showcase their brands and art. PHOTO BY FRANCINA SANCHEZ

On Saturday, Sept.17 Stockton’s Empresso Coffeehouse hosted YOU., an event to showcase local artists, photographers, musicians and clothing vendors.

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Popular artisan market moves to Miracle Mile

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Popular artisan market moves to Miracle Mile

The Stockton Stock Market, a flea market that highlights local artisans, made their move from Weber St. up to the Miracle Mile on Sept. 17, 2016. The Stock Market started in 2015 and has already outgrew their space in downtown. Amy Sieffert and Anne Wilcox, the founders of the Stock […]

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Barnes and Nobles raises bat signal

September 22, 2016 11:59 am0 comments

On Saturday, Sept. 17, Barnes and Nobles in Weberstown Mall held its third annual National Batman Day celebration. Batman Day is a storewide celebration, according to Rebecca Ray, the Community Business Development Manager of the Barnes and Nobles. The event coincided with a national celebration of the day. The first […]

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Wonders in clay: Horton Gallery opens first show of school year

September 8, 2016 8:40 pm0 comments

Aug. 25 marked the beginning of the 2016-2017 exhibition season at the L.H. Horton Jr. Gallery. The Horton Gallery is a visual arts exhibition program located on the first floor of the Shima building. “I come to the reception, to look around…I like how everything is laid out, very organized. […]

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Stockton’s golden idea: New photo club shows love for city

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A sense of pride is flowing through Stockton and continues to grow each day. It’s easy for those who have been in Stockton for a while to have pride in their city, but what about the younger generation? Stockton is constantly in the news with derogatory headlines that paint a […]

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Let’s go down the coffee trail

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Trail Coffee customers enjoying their afternoon. PHOTO BY FRANCINA SANCHEZ

Dim lighting with a homey, rustic vibe is what comes to mind when you think of a local coffee shop, but an alley? That’s exactly where a you’ll find one of downtown Stockton’s Trail Coffee Roasters. Formerly known as Jesus Mountain Coffee, the newly rebranded businesses is attracting Stocktonians. The […]

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National Park Service celebrates centennial

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The National Park Service, which celebrates its 100th year Anniversary in 2016, has spent the last century preserving and managing America’s great wilderness areas. One Delta College Biology Professor has a strong connection to the NPS.  Since 2010 Dr. Paul Ustach has been a seasonal Interpretive Ranger Naturalist serving the […]

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Helicopter parents hover over college students

May 17, 2016 10:52 am0 comments

“Helicopter parents” a term Parents.com has defined as a parent who takes an overprotective or excessive interest in the life of their child or teen. Parenting that has been advancing throughout the years and lingers around until adulthood. Parents who do their adult childrens laundry, cleaning their room and even […]

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Student fights autism stereotype

May 7, 2016 4:59 am0 comments

Autistic individuals process the world differently than the average person. Everyone has their own experience, but as for those with autism, it can feel like being an alien on a different planet. Alyssa Palomares is a second-semester student of Delta College and she is autistic. “On my worse days, certain […]

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Months into new program, Starbucks customer adjust

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Months into new program, Starbucks customer adjust

In February Starbucks announced changes to its rewards program and many customers weren’t happy. “I hate the new program, why should I have to spend about $60 dollars just get a free item that’s worth around $5 dollars,” said customer I’La Wylie. On the new program, for every dollar spent […]

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Local task force helps protect Stockton citizens

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Local task force helps protect Stockton citizens

The Junior Angels training Center had its grand opening in Stockton, California. In attendance were the chamber’s ambassadors, Dynamic Leaderships tools, Caravan Gourmet Gifts and Haggerty Construction. Mayor Anthony Silva attended the event as well. The regional director of the Guardian Angels, Sean Rogers, gave a walk through of the […]

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