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Working at home becoming more popular according to study

WASHINGTON — Working from home is becoming more common at least among workers in management, business and financial operations. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 38 percent…

Allegiant air adds new flight to San Diego

Allegiant air adds new flight to San Diego

STOCKTON — Allegiant Airlines is expanding its flight options from Stockton Metropolitan airport. The low-cost airline will add a third non-stop flight to San Diego, starting Sept. 6.…

Brexit vote impact will be felt in California

Brexit vote impact will be felt in California

SACRAMENTO — The California Chamber of Commerce, like everyone else, is trying to piece together the impact of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. “California has a…

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How a change in marijuana laws could affect your business

How a change in marijuana laws could affect your business

As you read this article, signatures are being gathered in California in support of the…

5 reasons your phone system is really a paper weight

5 reasons your phone system is really a paper weight

Some of the greatest frustration in your workday can come from simple things, like the…

When tax matters and politics collide

When tax matters and politics collide

The government is supposed to be open to all people and groups no matter their…

People

Lodi Republican named to pest control board

SACRAMENTO — Governor Jerry Brown appointed Darren Van Steenwyk to the California Structural Pest Control Board. The Lodi Republican has been a technical director at Clark Pest Control…

Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce board sworn in

STOCKTON — The Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce welcomed its new board of directors at its Annual Dinner meeting at the Stockton Golf & Country Club, on June 23.…

Modesto company selects new vice president

MODESTO — Eric K. Struik was appointed as the senior vice president and chief financial officer of Modesto based Boyd Corporation on Wednesday. The company is a global…

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VIDEO: Lemonade Day teaches business skills

VIDEO: Lemonade Day teaches business skills

MODESTO — Children in Modesto in Stockton got their first taste of the business world at this year’s Lemonade Day, May…

Construction

U.S. home construction jumps in April

WASHINGTON — Home construction ramped up in April as housing starts jumped 6.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.17 million units, according to the…

Education

Area students get big educational lift

WASHINGTON — Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc. announced that 44 high school graduates in the Central Valley will receive a $10,000 Horatio Alger–JobRedi Grant. The grant is given…

Logistics & Infrastructure

MID names new assistant general manager for water operations

MODESTO — The Modesto Irrigation District has promoted John Davids to serve as the new assistant general manager for water operations. That position was reinstated recently to…

Health Care

Women’s imaging center recognized for excellence 

MANTECA —Doctors Hospital of Manteca’s Women’s Imaging Center has been recognized by the National Consortium of Breast Centers as a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence. The honor is…

Transportation

County, Caltrans celebrate expanded highway interchange

SALIDA — Stanislaus County and Caltrans celebrated the completion of the expanded interchange at SR 99 and Kiernan Avenue during a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday morning. The…

Tourism & Attractions

Allegiant air adds new flight to San Diego

STOCKTON — Allegiant Airlines is expanding its flight options from Stockton Metropolitan airport. The low-cost airline will add a third non-stop flight to San Diego, starting Sept.…

Real Estate

Cash sales near pre-crash levels in state, Stockton

STOCKTON — Cash is no longer king in the Stockton or California housing markets. Cash sales made up just 25.2 percent of Stockton sales in March. That was…

Politics & Government

California sees surge in voter registration

SACRAMENTO — California’s voter rolls grew by almost 650,000 in the final six weeks of registration leading up to the June primary. Three out of every four new…