News

CV Farmland Trust preserves Valley’s ag land

MERCED — Bill Martin speaks of a time when California farmland was abundant. From buying strawberries at the front gate of Disneyland to picking apricots and plums off…

UCP’s Steptember fundraiser to kick off at Victory Park

UCP’s Steptember fundraiser to kick off at Victory Park

STOCKTON — Steptember, one of the biggest annual fundraisers for United Cerebral Palsy of San Joaquin, Calaveras and Amador Counties, kicks off Wednesday with a walk around Victory…

Stockton home prices rise faster than national average

Stockton home prices rise faster than national average

STOCKTON — Home prices in the Stockton-Lodi housing market have climbed higher than the national average, according to the CoreLogic Home Price Index. While average national home prices,…

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Nonprofits

UCP’s Steptember fundraiser to kick off at Victory Park

UCP’s Steptember fundraiser to kick off at Victory Park

STOCKTON — Steptember, one of the biggest annual fundraisers for United Cerebral Palsy of San…

Ports Pink Night is set

Ports Pink Night is set

STOCKTON – The Stockton Ports annual Pink Night is set for 5:30 p.m., Friday, Aug.…

Modesto to spotlight human trafficking in September event

MODESTO — In an effort to make the community aware of human trafficking in the…

Businesses invited to take Steptember challenge

Businesses invited to take Steptember challenge

STOCKTON — United Cerebral Palsy of San Joaquin, Calaveras and Amador Counties hopes businesses step…

People

Brookdale Stockton names new executive director

STOCKTON – Brookdale Stockton named Neal Torres as its new executive director for the assisted living center. Torres, a graduate of CSU Sacramento, will oversee the daily operations and care…

Longtime Stockton CPA passes away at 93

Longtime Stockton CPA passes away at 93

STOCKTON – Herbert Bowman, founder and partner of Bowman & Company a certified public accountant agency in Stockton, passed away Monday, Aug. 3 at the age of 93.…

Gutierrez elected to California Hispanic Chamber post

Gutierrez elected to California Hispanic Chamber post

SACRAMENTO – The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (CHCC) elected San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SJCHCC) President-elect Bob Gutierrez, as vice-chairman of the Board and Frank…

Work Life

Workforce satisfaction has improved in last decade

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Despite all of the struggles in the workforce in the last decade, Americans’ satisfaction with 13 aspects of…

Construction

California is sinking, fast

SACRAMENTO – Large parts of California are sinking, and it’s happening faster than ever before. That was the finding of a new NASA report released by Department…

Education

University of the Pacific welcomes new students

STOCKTON – Bolstered by the addition of new degree programs at its Sacramento and San Francisco campuses, the University of the Pacific’s enrollment is expected to exceed…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Why Lathrop says it must improve levees

LATHROP — Standing in downtown Lathrop during one of the worst droughts in the state’s history, most residents aren’t thinking about flooding. However, flooding is a big…

Health Care

Cancer treatment centers get radiology accreditation

STOCKTON — Radiation cancer treatment is a hard road for cancer patients even when it leads to remission. However, one concern that’s been alleviated is whether quality…

Transportation

Bike safety workshop planned in downtown Stockton

STOCKTON  — If you ride your bike to work or school, ride competitively or just want to know more about how to make Stockton more bike-friendly, you…

Tourism & Attractions

The Heat is officially on in Stockton

STOCKTON – The Stockton Heat hockey team will begin its inaugural AHL season, Oct. 10 with a home game against the Rockford Ice Hogs. The Heat, which…

Real Estate

Stockton home prices rise faster than national average

STOCKTON — Home prices in the Stockton-Lodi housing market have climbed higher than the national average, according to the CoreLogic Home Price Index. While average national home…

Politics & Government

Denham to hold drawing for tickets to see Pope Francis

If you’d like a chance to see Pope Francis when he visits Washington next month, you can request tickets through Rep. Jeff Denham’s office. Members of Congress…