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New farm positions help ease valley unemployment rate

New farm positions help ease valley unemployment rate

STOCKTON – The unemployment rate continues to drop in the Central Valley. Merced County saw the biggest decline, dropping 1.1 percent from March to April, to 11.6 percent.…

Clinton leads presidential pack in latest Field Poll

Clinton leads presidential pack in latest Field Poll

SACRAMENTO – Former Secretary of State and former First Lady Hillary Clinton is the favorite choice of California Democrats in next year’s primary according to the latest Field…

Lodi student wins $1,000 scholarship from Caltrans

STOCKTON – Lodi High School graduate John Boger won a $1,000 scholarship from the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 10. The district provides a $1,000 scholarship to a college-bound…

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VIDEO – Starbucks and books at busy Modesto corner

VIDEO – Starbucks and books at busy Modesto corner

(UPDATE) MODESTO — The recently vacated Long John Silver restaurant near the corner of McHenry…

VIDEO – Cal Weber 40 to bring affordable housing to downtown Stockton

VIDEO – Cal Weber 40 to bring affordable housing to downtown Stockton

STOCKTON — Construction is underway on Cal Weber 40, the first housing project in downtown…

VIDEO – Amgen Tour in Lodi

VIDEO – Amgen Tour in Lodi

  LODI — Thousands of people were in Lodi Monday to watch the Amgen Tour…

VIDEO – Amazon opens its doors for an inside look

VIDEO – Amazon opens its doors for an inside look

TRACY — Area media and elected officials got a rare look inside Amazon’s fulfillment centers…

People

New chief medical officer appointed for Covered California

New chief medical officer appointed for Covered California

SACRAMENTO – Covered California has a new chief medical officer. Executive Director Peter V. Lee announced the appointment of Dr. Lance Lang to the position. Lang will work…

Tenet Hero program honors Emanuel Medical Center workers

Tenet Hero program honors Emanuel Medical Center workers

TURLOCK — Tenet Healthcare has recognized two Emanuel Medical Center employees as Tenet Heroes. The award recognizes extraordinary accomplishments in health care, Tenet said. Emanuel Cancer Center Executive…

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…

Work Life

Some unusual interview questions are perfectly fine, legally

CHICAGO – “If you were trapped in a blender, what would you do to get out?” That may seem like an…

Construction

VIDEO – Cal Weber 40 to bring affordable housing to downtown Stockton

STOCKTON — Construction is underway on Cal Weber 40, the first housing project in downtown Stockton since the Great Recession. The partners involved in the project held…

Education

Lodi student wins $1,000 scholarship from Caltrans

STOCKTON – Lodi High School graduate John Boger won a $1,000 scholarship from the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 10. The district provides a $1,000 scholarship to a…

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

Lodi Health’s affiliation with Adventist Health approved

ROSEVILLE – Adventist Health’s affiliation with Lodi Health, including Lodi Memorial Hospital, has been approved by the California Office of the Attorney General. Lodi Health, a 62-year-old non-profit…

Transportation

Highway construction may cause traffic delays, May 27 and 28

MODESTO – Motorists using Highway 99 near the Highway 219 Kiernan Avenue Interchange may want to find other routes May 27 and 28th as construction will cause…

Tourism & Attractions

Outdoor dining event planned for June in Modesto

MODESTO – Chefs in the Modesto area have joined together to organize an outdoor gourmet dinner party, starting at 6 p.m., June 7, on 15th street. The…

Real Estate

VIDEO – Cal Weber 40 to bring affordable housing to downtown Stockton

STOCKTON — Construction is underway on Cal Weber 40, the first housing project in downtown Stockton since the Great Recession. The partners involved in the project held…

Politics & Government

Clinton leads presidential pack in latest Field Poll

SACRAMENTO – Former Secretary of State and former First Lady Hillary Clinton is the favorite choice of California Democrats in next year’s primary according to the latest…