Stockton City Council decides future of medical marijuana

March 13, 2017 8:10 am0 comments
The Stockton City Council decided the fate of medical cannabis at a recent meeting. PHOTO BY ALIYAH STOECKL

On Feb. 28, the Stockton City Council held a special meeting to discuss how these new policies should be put into action.Stockton residents voted for allowing two new medical cannabis dispensaries, introducing four cultivation sites and an increased business-licensed tax on new and existing establishments.

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A question of basic rights

March 10, 2017 8:20 am0 comments
A question of basic rights

Battle over bathroom preference, privacy continues under Trump administration “Because its equal, you go to the bathroom, I go to the bathroom, everyone we know goes to the bathroom, it is a human decency issue,” said Isiah Merriweather, on the subject of transgender rights. “People should just be able to […]

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Fight for CSU Stockton continues

February 24, 2017 8:33 pm0 comments

Stockton leaders continue advocating for a California State University campus in Stockton after the state press release from the Legislative Analyst Office (LAO) on Jan 19. Stockton is one of the largest cities in California without a public four-year university.  An LAO state press release claimed new campuses aren’t warranted at […]

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Extensive rain brings flooding to Manteca area, problems throughout California

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On Manthey Road in Lathrop, water begins to rise and surpass surrounding tree trunks, due to recent rainstorms.

A cluster of storms throughout the region since the beginning of the year has overwhelmed a drought-hardened California.

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SF offers free community college

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San Francisco has become the first city to offer free community college tuition in the United States for its residents. “To California residents who are living in San Francisco, your community college is now free,” said Mayor Ed Lee at the press conference on Feb. 7. Tuition will be funded […]

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Speaker offers perspective for Black History Month

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Dr. Elliot Oborne delivers at speech at Delta College. PHOTO BY AUSTIN NORDYKE

On Feb. 16, Delta College welcomed Dr. Elliott Osborne to speak in celebration of Black History Month. The message he intended to get across through “Black Panthers – Do The Math” can best be summed up with what he said to close his talk: “We are Community. Power to the […]

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Sikh Temple helps evacuees

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Sikh Temple helps evacuees

Stockton opened its doors to America’s first Sikh Temple, also known as a Gurdwara, nearly 105 years ago on October 24, 1912. Not only is the Gurdwara a place of prayer for the Sikh community, it’s also a place people in the community can go to for assistance. The type […]

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Passport program reaches end for students

February 23, 2017 9:53 am0 comments

Passport to College, a program that has paid the tuition of numerous Delta College students since 2014 is coming to an end. The program began in 2006 targeting over 12,000 fifth graders in 17 different school districts. Of those students, nearly 1,200 eventually enrolled at Delta College. “Basically, it was […]

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WorkNet to employ youths despite funds

February 14, 2017 12:30 pm0 comments

Established in 1983, The Employment & Economic Development has played a key role in providing the economically disadvantaged and at-risk youth with a job San Joaquin Valley. Programs for job seeking individuals are provided under the Workforce Innovation & Opportunities Act. “There’s three grants,” said John Solis, Executive Director of […]

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Trump’s first days full of controversy

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Jan 20- marked the inauguration of Donald Trump as President of the United States. Protests met the new leader of the free world that day and the next day in the form of the Women’s March. Despite having just begun, Trump’s presidency is lighting flames of controversy. Trump has signed […]

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Onsite Electronics recycling event on Feb. 11, 25

February 2, 2017 11:44 am0 comments

Every second Saturday of the month, San Joaquin Delta College’s Shima 2 parking lot, Onsite Electronics Recycling will accept the following items for electronic recycling: televisions (all sizes and types), computer monitors, laptops, DVD players, computer towers, printers, VCR’s, stereos/radios, telephones, cell phones, video games, microwaves, and other electronics. Onsite […]

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Delta to host Community Band Concert

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San Joaquin Delta College will be hosting the Community Band Concert on Tuesday, March 7, in the Atherton Auditorium. Prices include $8 for adults, $5 for students and seniors 62 and over, and free for children 12 and under. There is a $1.00 Facility Fee on Delta College campus purchases and […]

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Pathway to Law programs hosts informational session

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The Delta College Pathway to Law Program will host an information session on Thursday, February 16 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Budd 333. All students interested in career opportunities in the legal field are invited to stop by to learn about pathways to some of California’s most prestigious undergraduate institutions and law […]

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AAEC hosts chicken, waffle fundraiser

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The African American Employee Council (AAEC) of San Joaquin Delta College will host a Chicken & Waffle fundraiser on Thurs, Feb. 16 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Danner Hall. Pre-tickets are $10. The event is open to the public. The event will raise money for student scholarships, which […]

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New parking permit machines available at Delta

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San Joaquin Delta College has updated its parking permit machines. On Tuesday, Jan. 24, District Police sent out a school wide email explaining the update and how the new machines operate in a step by step process. Included in the email is a video made by the Delta College RTV […]

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Annual ‘Cash for College’ workshop to run on Feb. 9

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Annual ‘Cash for College’ workshop to run on Feb. 9

San Joaquin Delta College will host the annual Cash for College Workshop on Thursday, Feb. 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the E-Services Lab of the DeRicco Building Room 149. The workshop is free. All students are welcome. The event will provide assistance to students completing the 2017-2018 Free Application forFederal Student Aid […]

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