Tag Archives: City of Stockton


Stockton PD Has an App for That!

Stockton Police Department launched its mobile app this week, a free mobile application that gives the public unprecedented access to the police department. Working to better engage Stockton residents, the app allows the Stockton community [...]
Parlisha Watts-Andrews

‘The Beacon Deacon’: Watts-Andrews Takes Kids From the Streets to the Stage

Parlisha Watts-Andrews, gospel singer, dance instructor, and public speaker, has always been interested in bringing the arts to youth. She opened Parlisha’s School of the Arts while in Houston, Texas that offered programs in math [...]
Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee in "A Raisin in the Sun."

Stockton’s Inner City Theatre presents “A Raisin in the Sun”

Stockton’s Inner City Theatre will be presenting a production of Lorraine Hansberry’s classic “A Raisin in the Sun,” Jan. 4-18. Playwright Lorraine Hansberry debuted “A Raisin in the Sun” on Broadway in 1959, the first [...]

Stockton Boys and Girls Club Loses National Charter

The Boys and Girls Club of America has stripped Stockton Boys And Girls Club of its charter after questions were raised about money was being spent and Mayor Anthony Silva’s involvement.
Ze Smith

The Beacon Deacon: Ze Smith

“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 [...]

Stockton’s First Baptist Church Celebrates “The Colors of Christmas”

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 [...]