“Academically talented and politically conscious” is how the 26th California State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Jack O’Connell, described Zephanii (“Ze”) N’shea Smith when selecting her in December 2007 to the prestigious and highly competitive United [...]
Ringing in the Christmas season, First Baptist Church of Stockton will be hosting “The Colors of Christmas,” inviting the community to celebrate in three services held on Christmas Eve at 3:30 p.m., 5 p.m. and [...]
Apostle Ross Garrison, Jr. of Judah The Gathering Place of Ministry Unto Jesus church in Oakland recently performed at a holiday concert along with other local gospel choirs at Image Changers Church in Lathrop.
The Stockton City Council has approved a policy to ban councilmembers from using cellphones during meetings, part of an attempt to enforce better behavior and manners at council meetings.
By Ralph White The Stockton Black Leadership Council announces its 10th Annual Emancipation Proclamation Celebration on January 1st to celebrate 151 years of freedom from slavery in America.
The “F.A.M. Fest” on Saturday, Dec.14 will bring together independent artists in film, art, and music to showcase their talents at the Stockton Arena. Inspired by the SXSW (South by Southwest) Festival, an annual conference [...]
The Stockton Unified School District wants to hear from the Stockton community. This fall, the district kicked off its interactive YourVoice Counts web page to give everyone the opportunity to tell what they think about [...]
Stockton City Council passed a resolution (5-2) on Tuesday to admonish Mayor Anthony Silva for releasing confidential information presented in closed sessions about the near-hire of a new city manager David Garcia.
City councilmember Michael Tubbs, who represents the 6th District in Stockton, spoke to community and faith leaders and elected officials Wednesday at the “Community Leaders Recognition Awards” hosted by Black Elected Officials & Faith Based [...]
Seeking to preserve the environment, the Port of Stockton, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is now using sand dredged from its ship channel to [...]