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Stockton Heat fans to choose season’s new goal song

Stockton Heat fans to choose season’s new goal song

STOCKTON — The Stockton Heat hockey team is giving fans the chance to vote for the goal song the team will use this season. “This year our team…

Harvest festival set for this weekend at Bloomingcamp Ranch

Harvest festival set for this weekend at Bloomingcamp Ranch

OAKDALE — Bloomingcamp Ranch’s annual Harvest Festival will run  9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 24 and 25, at their ranch off Highway 120, in Oakdale. The two-day…

CHEF program teaches healthy eating

CHEF program teaches healthy eating

MODESTO — Food is something Modesto mom, Luz Jimenez, is passionate about. Feeding her family healthy meals is important to her, but until recently she didn’t know much…

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Apps that help you make the most of Instagram

Apps that help you make the most of Instagram

Instagram is more than just a photo gallery. It’s a marketing tool and opportunity. For…

“Pokemon Go” in the workplace

“Pokemon Go” in the workplace

“Pokemon Go” has taken the United States and the rest of the world by storm,…

Partnership audit rules are changing

Partnership audit rules are changing

Last November, President Obama signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, which overhauls how the…

People

Transit agency chooses new chief operating officer

Transit agency chooses new chief operating officer

STOCKTON — The San Joaquin Regional Transit District has chosen Thomas Drozt as its new Chief Operating Officer. Drozt’s duties will include overseeing transportation, maintenance, and paratransit operations.…

Legacy Health Endowment hires new president and CEO

Legacy Health Endowment hires new president and CEO

TURLOCK — The Legacy Health Endowment board of trustees hired Jeffrey R. Lewis as its first president and chief executive officer. The newly-formed health care philanthropy was created…

Local accountant honored among the top 40-under-40

Local accountant honored among the top 40-under-40

STOCKTON — Caleb Jenkins, leader of cloud accounting at RLJ Financial Services, Inc., has been named to CPA Practice Advisor’s annual 40 Under 40 list. The program is…

Work Life

Getting noticed in your job hunt – the right way

Getting noticed in your job hunt – the right way

CHICAGO — When you’re looking for a new job, of course you want to go that extra mile and stand out,…

Construction

New logistics center under construction in Lathrop

LATHROP — Lathrop will soon be home to a new logistics center. Dermody Properties is developing a 622,726-square-foot industrial facility at 2131-2301 E. Louise Ave. “Lathrop is…

Education

CHEF program teaches healthy eating

MODESTO — Food is something Modesto mom, Luz Jimenez, is passionate about. Feeding her family healthy meals is important to her, but until recently she didn’t know…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Modesto Irrigation District appoints new general manager

MODESTO —  Modesto Irrigation District has appointed Greg Salyer as its general manager. Salyer has been servicing as the district’s interim general manager since September 2015. Before…

Health Care

Virtual visits may help epidemic of poor dental health

MODESTO — Poor dental hygiene can lead to medical and social problems including asthma, poor nutrition, infection, and low self esteem. For children, these translate into missed…

Transportation

Regional gasoline pipeline leak causes price spike

A pipeline leak has caused a spike in average gas prices this week. The national average for unleaded gas was $2.21 per gallon, up 3 cents from…

Tourism & Attractions

Stockton Heat fans to choose season’s new goal song

STOCKTON — The Stockton Heat hockey team is giving fans the chance to vote for the goal song the team will use this season. “This year our…

Real Estate

Rabobank offers new mortgage program to low-income customers

ROSEVILLE — Rabobank is trying to make it easier for low- to moderate-income customers to get a mortgage. The bank has developed the new HomeReady mortgage product,…

Politics & Government

Drug price proposition has strong support in new poll

SACRAMENTO — A new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll shows overwhelming support for Proposition 61 heading into the final month of campaigning. Sixty-Six percent of the 1,912…