St. Joseph's Medical Center received this year's "Partner for Change Award" and the "Greening the OR Recognition Award" from Practice Greenhealth, the nation's leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care. The awards are two of the Environmental Excellence Awards given each year to honor environmental achievements in the health care sector.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today posted warning letters addressed to 14 U.S.-based companies illegally selling more than 65 products that fraudulently claim to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure cancer. The products are marketed and sold without FDA approval, most commonly on websites and social media platforms.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) held a statewide Litter Removal Day and Enforcement Day on Thursday, April 20, 2017, to pick up litter, trash and debris along the state highway system and to educate the public about this costly issue.
The University of the Pacific and Visit Stockton will host three NCAA Championship Events the NCAA announced Tuesday, with both the Men's & Women's Water Polo Championship coming to Chris Kjeldsen Pool in the 2019-20 seasons and the Division I Men's Golf Regional in 2022 coming to The Reserve at Spanos Park.
“Envision Stockton” continues with more community workshops in May. Upcoming sessions will focus on goals, policies, and actions, resulting from workshops held last summer and fall. The upcoming workshops will include a brief presentation followed by the opportunity to visit information stations featuring various topics, such as land use and transportation. The same information will be available at both meetings. Members of the community are encouraged to participate at the location and time that is most convenient.
Red Cross urges blood and platelet donation during Trauma Awareness Month
During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical needs by donating blood or platelets.
Project Aims to Increase Certificate and Degree Completion
San Joaquin Delta College is among twenty community colleges selected to participate in the California Guided Pathways Project, a venture designed to substantially increase the number of students who earn a certificate or degree at California Community Colleges. The colleges, selected through a competitive application process, will design and implement structured academic and career pathways for all incoming students by 2019.
Associate Head Coach Leonard Perry sits down with broadcaster Zack Bayrouty to talk about the three transfers that sat out last season (Miles Reynolds (Saint Louis), TySean Powell (Duquesne) and Kendall Small (Oregon) and what to expect to see from them this year.
Stockton Civic Theatre (SCT) proudly presents its 395th main stage production in its 66th season, Calendar Girls. This is a hilarious and inspiring true story by Tim Firth and Juliette Towhidi of Miramax Motion Picture of eleven WI members who posed nude for a calendar to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund.
LGBT+ Cultivating Acceptance Program
The San Joaquin Pride Center (SJPC) is proud to announce the launch of its LGBT+ youth program, "Cultivating Acceptance," that addresses the unique challenges that face LGBT+ youth within our region.