News

Levee breach plugged for now

MANTECA — A breach in a levee in south San Joaquin County that forced as many as 500 people from their homes was plugged Monday night. But the…

ACE service canceled Tuesday

STOCKTON —Altamont Corridor Express service was canceled for Tuesday because of a washout near Niles Canyon that has closed the track for 12-14 hours. ACE said full service…

Hair promoted to Dameron’s chief nursing officer

Hair promoted to Dameron’s chief nursing officer

STOCKTON — Denise J. Hair has been promoted to vice president of nursing services and chief nursing officer at Dameron Hospital. “She has more than proven herself as…

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Columns

Navigating California’s two-tier minimum wage

Navigating California’s two-tier minimum wage

California’s minimum wage went up at the beginning of the year and will continue to…

Workers comp landscape changes in 2017

Workers comp landscape changes in 2017

If you missed the quiet passage of legislation changing California’s workers comp law last summer,…

Blog: Organ donor and recipient families meet in Modesto

Blog: Organ donor and recipient families meet in Modesto

I got an email this morning from Memorial Medical Center about a special meeting between…

People

Madueno reappointed to state commission

Virginia Madueno, 51, of Riverbank, was reappointed to the California Boating and Waterways Commission, where she has served since 2013, according to the governor’s office. Madueno has been…

Hair promoted to Dameron’s chief nursing officer

Hair promoted to Dameron’s chief nursing officer

STOCKTON — Denise J. Hair has been promoted to vice president of nursing services and chief nursing officer at Dameron Hospital. “She has more than proven herself as…

First Tee of San Joaquin announces new program director

First Tee of San Joaquin announces new program director

STOCKTON — The First Tee of San Joaquin has named Christopher Borrego as its new program director. Borrego is PGA professional with decades of experience teaching golf to…

Work Life

More employees finding romance in the workplace

More employees finding romance in the workplace

CHICAGO — Romance in the workplace is becoming more common, according to CareerBuilder’s annual Valentine’s Day survey. The survey found 41…

Construction

Stockton developers to get deferment on some fees

STOCKTON — Developers who want to build non-residential projects in Stockton will get some relief on the timing of fees. Rather than paying development impact fees at…

Education

SJ County Office of Education to hold warehouse sales

STOCKTON —The San Joaquin Office of Education is selling surplus property at two public sales later this month and in March. Among the items at the warehouse…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Port sees second-best year

STOCKTON — The Port of Stockton had its second-best year ever in 2016, moving nearly 3.9 million tons of cargo. The port’s daily vessel log showed three…

Health Care

Hair promoted to Dameron’s chief nursing officer

STOCKTON — Denise J. Hair has been promoted to vice president of nursing services and chief nursing officer at Dameron Hospital. “She has more than proven herself…

Transportation

ACE service canceled Tuesday

STOCKTON —Altamont Corridor Express service was canceled for Tuesday because of a washout near Niles Canyon that has closed the track for 12-14 hours. ACE said full…

Tourism & Attractions

Tahoe resorts celebrate snowy season

STOCKTON — Bountiful snowfall in the Sierra has buoyed Northern California ski resorts’ expectations for the season. “The last system brought in 10 to 12 feet of…

Real Estate

Feel lucky? Modesto nonprofit raffling office building

MODESTO — The nonprofit education group, AgSafe, plans to sell its building in an unconventional way. It’s going to hold a raffle. “One of our board members…

Politics & Government

Meetings added for Stockton’s general plan

STOCKTON — The city of Stockton has added two more community workshops to get residents’ input on changes to Stockton’s General Plan. The project is called “Envision…