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Lodi Memorial Hospital recognized for infant care

LODI — Lodi Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of the best places to have a baby. The hospital was recently awarded the prestigious international designation of…

Dick’s Sporting Goods comes to Turlock

Dick’s Sporting Goods is set to open a store in Turlock on Friday, Oct. 31. The store, located at Monte Vista Crossing ( 2711 Countryside Drive), will be…

Valley property sees biggest boost in value

Valley property sees biggest boost in value

SACRAMENTO — Property in Northern San Joaquin Valley saw the largest increase in assessed values compared to any other region of the state, according to a report from…

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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

Patterson High gets millions for logistics training

PATTERSON — Patterson High School has been awarded $2.5 million to build an 8,000-square-foot warehouse on campus for its logistics training program. “We will be breaking ground…

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

Lodi Memorial Hospital recognized for infant care

LODI — Lodi Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of the best places to have a baby. The hospital was recently awarded the prestigious international designation…

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

Valley property sees biggest boost in value

SACRAMENTO — Property in Northern San Joaquin Valley saw the largest increase in assessed values compared to any other region of the state, according to a report…

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…