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).
Evelyn Prouty - a fourth generation Manteca resident whose love for her community is so deep that she even has stepped up to dig graves when the East Union Cemetery got into financial trouble - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
The Manteca Noon Kiwanis annual Easter egg hunt that is expected to draw upwards of 1,500 kids to the Northgate Park softball complex this morning to get their share of 10,000 plastic eggs filled with candy. Each kid in three different age groups gets a free ticket for a chance to win toys, Easter baskets, and age-appropriate bicycles.
A Manteca oncologist that was fined $550,000 last week as part of a settlement with the United States Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services was swept up as part of a larger probe of an international distributor of non-FDA approved chemotherapy medication.