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  • 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...
  • 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 “...
  • Guest Column: La Caņada High School seniors succeed at notable colleges, again

    For nearly a decade, I have taken the opportunity to highlight many of the impressive college choices made available to the graduates of La Caņada High School. The Class of 2012 was no exception. Of the 323 LCHS 2012 graduates, 98% have enrolled at...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Assembly panel rejects Brown's cuts in college aid

     
    An Assembly subcommittee on Wednesday rejected Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to trim state-funded college scholarships known as CalGrants, two days after thousands protested budget cuts at the Capitol. Students packed the hearing in opposition to the cuts,...
  • Two UOP Students Arrested for Sexual Assault Charges

    Two University of the Pacific Stockton campus students are under arrest on suspicion of sexual assault after an incident early Friday night. A woman called police around 3:45 a.m. Friday to report she was the victim of a sexual assault at an apartment on...
  • Long-Running Music Event Moves from Stockton to Sacramento

    Long-Running Music Event Moves from Stockton to Sacramento
    The "Moonlight Classic," touted as one of the longest continuously running drum and bugle corps events in the country is moving from Stockton to Sacramento. Previously held at the A.A. Stagg Memorial Stadium on Stockton’s University of the...