Modesto gathering against hate offers ‘candid and courageous conversations’
September 18, 2019
Author: John Holland
Published: 5:17 PM PDT September 18, 2019
MODESTO, Calif. — A town hall in west Modesto aired concerns about hate while celebrating the contributions of diverse people.
The NAACP of Modesto/Stanislaus hosted the Tuesday night gathering at the King-Kennedy Memorial Center. It featured speakers from varied faiths, ethnic backgrounds and gender identities.
“We just wanted to have an event that brings us all together in a safe setting and allows us to just kind of talk and have some very candid and courageous conversations with each other,” said Wendy Byrd, president of the NAACP chapter.
Everything we know so far about the 'Straight Pride' event in Modesto
August 16, 2019
Author: Eric Escalante
Published: 5:41 PM PDT August 14, 2019
Updated: 9:23 PM PDT August 16, 2019
MODESTO, Calif. — An event permit for a "Straight Pride" event in Modesto spurred public outcry and heated conversations all the way up to that permit’s denial by city staff. However, organizers are now planning to go “solo” with their efforts despite the city’s denial.
A "Straight Pride" event in Modesto has seen challenges and changes since the permit was first submitted. Here's how it started and where it's at now.
California students will 'not pay a dime in tuition' for first 2 years of community college
August 9, 2019
Author: Kurt Rivera
Published: 4:57 PM PDT August 9, 2019
Updated: 8:18 PM PDT August 9, 2019
STOCKTON, Calif. — A recently expanded tuition waiver signed by Governor Gavin Newsom means any first-time and full-time student will be able to attend junior college for not just one year with free tuition but two years.
San Joaquin Delta College is ready to aid students with "Enrollment Express" starting August 10.