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New hack targets Apple phones

New hack targets Apple phones

SAN FRANCISCO – A flaw in Apple’s iPhone operating system could allow rouge Wi-Fi signals to hijack the phone allowing a hacker to cause apps and the operating…

California drivers still paying most for gas

California drivers still paying most for gas

STOCKTON – California continues to lead the nation with the most expensive gas in the country at $3.15 per gallon, according to AAA’s fuelgaugereport.com. Drivers in the Stockton-Lodi area…

Stockton to host West Coast Conference baseball tournament

Stockton to host West Coast Conference baseball tournament

STOCKTON – The West Coast Conference (WCC) baseball tournament will make a third appearance at Stockton Ballpark. The three day tournament will begin May 21. The tournament will…

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Still life: Do Good Distillery brings spirits to Modesto

Still life: Do Good Distillery brings spirits to Modesto

MODESTO —  How does this sound as a business proposition? Make a product that will…

Reducing pollution with electric bikes

Reducing pollution with electric bikes

TURLOCK — At some point we’ll all need to drive lower emission vehicles if we…

Lodi Boys and Girls Club offers fun, safety

Lodi Boys and Girls Club offers fun, safety

LODI —  The Lodi Boys and Girls Club has been providing a safe and fun…

Nocetis to unveil new Asparagus Festival

Nocetis to unveil new Asparagus Festival

Tony and Carol Noceti have restarted the Asparagus Festival tradition in Stockton.…

People

Stockton names new deputy director of recreation

STOCKTON – Arecia Yee will be the new deputy director of recreation in Stockton starting May 18. Yee is currently a  Community Service Manager with the City of…

Western United Dairymen announces new executive board

Western United Dairymen announces new executive board

MODESTO – The Western United Dairymen announced its newly elected executive board during the group’s annual meeting in Yosemite, last month. The new executive board leaders are president…

Farmington Fresh hires new CEO

Farmington Fresh hires new CEO

STOCKTON — The Farmington Fresh Board of Directors has named Ernie Pascua as Chief Executive Officer. His appointment took effect Monday, the company said. Pascua’s appointment is part…

Work Life

Company phone manners suffer according to survey

Company phone manners suffer according to survey

STOCKTON – Phone manners are apparently suffering in today’s business world. A recent survey by Audio branding specialist PH Media Group…

Construction

Lodi company wins first place at modular building awards

LODI – Meehleis Modular Buildings, Inc. took first place for its design of modular buildings used at Lexington Elementary School in Los Gatos at the annual Modular…

Education

Lemonade Day gives kids a taste of business

MODESTO — Lemonade stands have been a time-honored way for children to get their first experience in the free-market principles the U.S. economy runs on. Modesto youth…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Stockton FedEx freight drivers vote to join Teamsters

STOCKTON — Fifty FedEx freight drivers in Stockton voted last week to join Teamsters Local 439. The vote, 33-12, was taken March 12 and 13. The vote…

Health Care

HealthSouth breaks ground on new rehab hospital in Modesto

MODESTO — HealthSouth has begun construction on a rehabilitation hospital in Modesto that is expected to provide 120 new jobs when it opens in summer 2016. The…

Transportation

California drivers still paying most for gas

STOCKTON – California continues to lead the nation with the most expensive gas in the country at $3.15 per gallon, according to AAA’s fuelgaugereport.com. Drivers in the Stockton-Lodi…

Tourism & Attractions

Stockton to host West Coast Conference baseball tournament

STOCKTON – The West Coast Conference (WCC) baseball tournament will make a third appearance at Stockton Ballpark. The three day tournament will begin May 21. The tournament…

Real Estate

March was a good month for home sales

STOCKTON – Home sales in March were up more than 30 percent from February. Driving the jump was a 36 percent increase in non-distressed property sales. Sales…

Politics & Government

ADA lawsuit reform bills making way through Legislature

SACRAMENTO – Two bills that would limit lawsuits associated with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are making their way through the California Assembly’s Judiciary Committee. Assembly…