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Lodi to host Amgen Tour of California bike race stage

Lodi to host Amgen Tour of California bike race stage

LODI –Lodi will get its first taste of the Amgen Tour of California bike race next May. The city was chosen as an end point for Stage 2 of…

Gas prices continue to drop

Gas prices continue to drop

Gas prices continue to fall throughout the nation as well as here in the Central Valley. Drivers in both Modesto and Stockton can find gas for as little…

Employees more optimistic about job market

Optimism in the job market, among employees has jumped to its highest level since 2009 according to the Glassdoor U.S. 2014 Employment Confidence Survey. Nearly half (47 percent)…

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Turlock gamemaker uses crowdfunding to launch card games

Turlock gamemaker uses crowdfunding to launch card games

TURLOCK — In this age of video games, one gamemaker in Turlock is proving board…

George Perry and Sons is a leader in California’s pumpkin production

George Perry and Sons is a leader in California’s pumpkin production

MANTECA — No agricultural commodity is more associated with autumn than the pumpkin. And in…

Modesto truck builder caters to mobile food companies

Modesto truck builder caters to mobile food companies

By SONYA HERRERA Business Journal writer MODESTO — One day, a truck is finished for…

Tapgift app turns sports events social

Tapgift app turns sports events social

By SONYA HERRERA Business Journal writer STOCKTON — Has your loyalty to the local sports…

People

Craig named new executive director of hospital foundation

Craig named new executive director of hospital foundation

LODI — Lodi real estate developer Wayne Craig has been named executive director of the Lodi Memorial Hospital Foundation Board of Directors, the board announced Wednesday. Craig will…

Micke Grove Zoo board adds new members

LODI – The Micke Grove Zoological Society (MGZS), the non-profit organization for Micke Grove Zoo and its services, has elected five new members to its Board of Directors. The…

NAI Benchmark adds director of asset and property management

NAI Benchmark adds director of asset and property management

MODESTO — NAI Benchmark added Matthew Kozina, one of Stockton’s 40 under 40 according to San Joaquin Lifestyles Magazine, as the Director of Asset and Property Management. The new…

Work Life

Employees more optimistic about job market

Optimism in the job market, among employees has jumped to its highest level since 2009 according to the Glassdoor U.S. 2014…

Construction

Stockton to allow online permitting

The city of Stockton is streamlining its permitting process to allow residents and business owners to apply and pay for permits online. The city has chosen Accela…

Education

University of the Pacific breaks ground on new tennis facility

The University of the Pacific has broken ground on a new $3 million tennis complex. The complex was made possible by a $1.5 million gift from Eve…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Supreme Court hears workers’ case against Amazon

The U.S. Supreme Court is considering a case that could have far-reaching ramifications for distribution and retail companies if the workers prevail. The court heard arguments last…

Health Care

Covered California renewals begin this week

SACRAMENTO — Californians currently enrolled in a health insurance plan through Covered California can begin renewing their plans this week, Covered California announced Thursday. The agency sent…

Transportation

Drivers rejoice as gas prices continue to plunge

Drivers should enjoy continued cheap driving as gas prices continue to drop across the nation with 10 states showing prices below the $3 per gallon mark. The…

Tourism & Attractions

Lodi to host Amgen Tour of California bike race stage

LODI –Lodi will get its first taste of the Amgen Tour of California bike race next May. The city was chosen as an end point for Stage 2…

Real Estate

Fewer home sales are bringing higher prices in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties

While the number of housing sales closed in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties were down in September, the median price of those homes rose from a year…

Politics & Government

Stockton awaits bankruptcy ruling

STOCKTON — The city of Stockton is waiting to hear whether Judge Christopher Klein will approve its plan to exit bankruptcy. Klein has said he would give…