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10th Annual Drag Racing and Car Show Event September 25-27!

10th Annual Drag Racing and Car Show Event September 25-27!

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Winner of The Jackpot Sreet Race splits pot with benefactor, The Welcome Home Heroes Foundation.  

 

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University of the Pacific alumni among top earners

University of the Pacific alumni among top earners

STOCKTON – Graduates of the University of the Pacific earn a median annual salary of $66,400 a decade after starting class, according to newest White House College Scorecard. That earns the school a ranking of eighth among public and private nonprofit universities in terms of alumni salaries.

On average, Pacific graduates earn more than their peers from USC, UC Berkeley or UCLA.

The average annual cost of attending the University of the Pacific is $30,318, and students graduate with an average debt of $23,500. Forty percent of students receive Pell grants and 57 percent graduate on time.

The school has tried to help students reduce costs by pledging to pick up the cost of coursework beyond four years for undergraduates who agree at the outset to declare a major on time, meet regularly with academic advisers, enroll in necessary courses and meet certain conditions... Read More

New scholarship to honor William K Chase

New scholarship to honor William K Chase

STOCKTON – A new endowment at the University of the Pacific will honor the memory of William K Chase and establish a new scholarship to support the academic pursuits of students in its Community Involvement Program (CIP).

The family auto dealership’s gift of $250,000 was matched by the school’s Powell Fund, bringing the total endowment to $500,000.

“My father was a kind and generous man who passionately believed in paying it forward,” John W. Chase, the third-generation owner of Chase Chevrolet in Stockton said in a press release. “I wanted to pay tribute to him in a way that reinvests in the community and creates opportunities for local youth – with tremendous potential – for generations to come.”

The William K. Chase Scholarship will be awarded each year to two CIP students who exhibit a strong work ethic and noteworthy achievements despite socio-economic challenges... Read More

Health Plan of San Joaquin to aid wildfire victims

Health Plan of San Joaquin to aid wildfire victims

Health Plan of San Joaquin is trying to help those that have been hurt by the California wildfires. The insurer has set up streamlined access to benefits and prescriptions for any of its members who may be impacted by a wildfire in their community.

Among members served by Health Plan of San Joaquin and San Joaquin Health Administrators are those who may live in counties affected by the wildfires such as Butte, El Dorado, Humboldt, Lake, Madera, Napa, Nevada, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego, Shasta, Solano, Tulare, Tuolumne, and Yolo... Read More

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Living Independent, Productive Lives Through UCP

United Cerebral Palsy's Applied Abilities Program is helping individuals with disabilities live independent and productive lives.

Training in employment, social skills, health, education, and behavior management rounds out this diverse and successful program. Individuals are able to be integrated into the community with access to these resources that help them gain employment.

Contact: 209-956-0290

www.ucpsj.org

10th Annual Drag Racing and Car Show Event September 25-27!

10th Annual Drag Racing and Car Show Event September 25-27!

Click HERE for details

Winner of The Jackpot Sreet Race splits pot with benefactor, The Welcome Home Heroes Foundation.  

 

San Joaquin Agricultural Hall of Fame announces inductees

San Joaquin Agricultural Hall of Fame announces inductees

The San Joaquin Agricultural Hall of Fame announced its 2015 inductees Tuesday. This year, the hall will induct Tom Hoffman, Joseph Valente, Ken Vogel, Ken Yasui, and Lester Krohn (posthumously). The Agricultural Hall of Fame honors individuals who made significant contributions to agriculture and their community.

The winners will then be recognized at the annual Agricultural Hall of Fame Banquet on Oct. 15, at the Robert J. Cabral Ag Center, 2101 E. Earhart Ave. in Stockton... Read More