Susie Beeler - a woman who took it upon herself to make sure those from the South County and elsewhere who are fighting the Global War on Terror aren't forgotten - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
STOCKTON - With 300 new cases of HIV infection occurring in San Joaquin County in the last year, it is more important than ever that the AIDSWalk of San Joaquin hosts its 16th annual event, "AIDS Walk on the Waterfront" on Saturday, May 1, at Banner Island allpark, home to the Stockton Ports Professional Baseball Club.
San Joaquin County residents now have three more locations to bring leftover latex paint for recycling. The County received a $400,000 grant from the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) to implement a paint product stewardship program which funds education and outreach efforts to properly manage leftover paint.
MODESTO - The M.E.Ch.A Club of Modesto Junior College will be celebrating Cesar Chavez on Wednesday, April 7, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the East Campus Quad, located at 435 College Avenue in Modesto. M.E.Ch.A invites the campus and community to join in this celebration honoring the legacy of Chavez, activist and founder of the United Farm Workers Union (UFW).
The St. Vincent de Paul Society has helped untold number of needy families and individuals in Manteca and surroundings for decades. Young men studying for the priesthood have been able to continue pursuing their religious vocation, thanks in part to the assistance provided by the Bishop's Seminarian Fund of the Diocese of Stockton. And a number of area youth have been able to play in Little League with the help of generous donations from organizations whose mission is to step up when there's a need.