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  • Confronting artist Kara Walker

    Confronting artist Kara Walker
    Kara Walker will be difficult. This gets whispered to you by enough people in the art world and you start to believe it: She's humorless! Confrontational! Intimidating! David Mamet intimidating! And this week, before the Thursday opening of “...
  • Dave Brubeck dies at 91; jazz legend

    Dave Brubeck dies at 91; jazz legend
    In the strait-laced Eisenhower 1950s, Dave Brubeck seemed, on one hand, deeply conventional. He didn't drink, smoke or take drugs. He favored expressions like "baloney!" and "you bet" over ruder alternatives. He had a prodigious work ethic that had been...
  • Six colleges failed to comply with Cleary Act, audit finds

     
    A state audit of six California colleges found that all failed to fully comply with the Cleary Act – which requires colleges that receive certain federal aid programs to publish security policies and crime statistics annually....
  • Baltimore County weighs pension bonds

    Baltimore County weighs pension bonds
    Baltimore County officials say they can close a gap in pension funding while saving taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars. But their planned strategy is one that carries considerable risk, experts say. County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has proposed...
  • Stockton Hosting Job Fair; Focus on Getting Veterans Hired

    Stockton Hosting Job Fair; Focus on Getting Veterans Hired
    Stockton will be hosting a job fair Tuesday, with a special focus on getting veterans employed.  Veterans will be admitted at 9:30 a.m. and non-veterans will be allowed in at 10 a.m. The fair ends at 3 p.m. There will also be a veterans employment...
  • Benefit Concert Held for Aurora Shooting Victim

    Benefit Concert Held for Aurora Shooting Victim
    A benefit concert was held Thursday night at Stockton’s University of the Pacific for a victim of the Aurora, Colo. movie theater mass shooting, and recent graduate of the school. Petra Anderson was shot in the arm and head July 20 when a man...
  • Some Moviegoers Apprehensive about Returning to the Theater

    Some Moviegoers Apprehensive about Returning to the Theater
    It should be a summer treat - heading into a cool theater on a hot evening. But with lingering thoughts of the movie theater massacre in Colorado, coming to the theater is a little bit of a challenge for some ticket holders. Young Javier Cardoza of...
  • Recent UOP Grad among Injured in Aurora Shooting

    Recent UOP Grad among Injured in Aurora Shooting
    A recent graduate of University of the Pacific is among those injured in Friday morning's Aurora, Colo. movie theater shooting. The Stockton school confirmed Friday afternoon that Petra Anderson graduated in May as a composition major in the school&...
  • Moonlight Classic Drum Corps Battle Moves to Sac State

    Moonlight Classic Drum Corps Battle Moves to Sac State
    It is lights-out at Hornet Stadium at Sacramento, so no Moonlight Classic for fans Sunday. However, practice performances were lively and offered a peek of this battle of drum and bugle corps. “It started way back in the Civil war with bugles...
  • Stockton's Green Solution

    Stockton's Green Solution
    Fixer-upper homes are pretty common in the valley; Stockton is no exception. Stockton resident Hayden Logan saw a window of opportunity in all those closed doors. “We’re at an all-time low for purchasing property,” Logan said. “...
  • Q&A: Negotiation can be learned, expert says

    Q&A: Negotiation can be learned, expert says
    Being a good negotiator isn't a skill reserved just for corporate CEOs and United Nations diplomats. It's an everyday tool useful for all of us, whether we're asking for a raise, interviewing for a job, buying a car, deciding on family vacations, even...