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California rent cheapest in Merced, Stockton and Modesto

California rent cheapest in Merced, Stockton and Modesto

Rent in California’s Central Valley is among the cheapest in the state while Bay Area renters pay among the highest according rental search site zumper.com Merced, Stockton and Modesto…

Gas prices expected to stay low

Gas prices expected to stay low

Gas prices continue to dive. After a refinery problem was fixed in the Midwest that caused prices to spike temporarily, prices again are plunging as the price of…

Modesto honors businesses for recycling efforts

MODESTO — The city of Modesto has recognized local businesses for their ongoing efforts to be green and sustainable. This year the city awarded the following businesses for…

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Nonprofits

Ports Pink Night is set

Ports Pink Night is set

STOCKTON – The Stockton Ports annual Pink Night is set for 5:30 p.m., Friday, Aug.…

Modesto to spotlight human trafficking in September event

MODESTO — In an effort to make the community aware of human trafficking in the…

Businesses invited to take Steptember challenge

Businesses invited to take Steptember challenge

STOCKTON — United Cerebral Palsy of San Joaquin, Calaveras and Amador Counties hopes businesses step…

Grant aims to help boost home ownership

Grant aims to help boost home ownership

STOCKTON – The Bank of America Charitable Foundation gave Visionary Home Builders a $90,000 grant as…

People

Brookdale Stockton names new executive director

STOCKTON – Brookdale Stockton named Neal Torres as its new executive director for the assisted living center. Torres, a graduate of CSU Sacramento, will oversee the daily operations and care…

Longtime Stockton CPA passes away at 93

Longtime Stockton CPA passes away at 93

STOCKTON – Herbert Bowman, founder and partner of Bowman & Company a certified public accountant agency in Stockton, passed away Monday, Aug. 3 at the age of 93.…

Gutierrez elected to California Hispanic Chamber post

Gutierrez elected to California Hispanic Chamber post

SACRAMENTO – The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (CHCC) elected San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SJCHCC) President-elect Bob Gutierrez, as vice-chairman of the Board and Frank…

Work Life

Workforce satisfaction has improved in last decade

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Despite all of the struggles in the workforce in the last decade, Americans’ satisfaction with 13 aspects of…

Construction

California is sinking, fast

SACRAMENTO – Large parts of California are sinking, and it’s happening faster than ever before. That was the finding of a new NASA report released by Department…

Education

Stanislaus State begins fundraising push

TURLOCK – California State University, Stanislaus is hoping to raise $1 million during its One Purpose Campaign. Teams of more than 270 local volunteers will set out during…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Why Lathrop says it must improve levees

LATHROP — Standing in downtown Lathrop during one of the worst droughts in the state’s history, most residents aren’t thinking about flooding. However, flooding is a big…

Health Care

Small networks rule California Obamacare plans

Tiny networks rule when it comes to Obamacare plans in California according to University of Pennsylvania researchers. According to data collected by the group, 76 percent of…

Transportation

Gas prices expected to stay low

Gas prices continue to dive. After a refinery problem was fixed in the Midwest that caused prices to spike temporarily, prices again are plunging as the price…

Tourism & Attractions

The Heat is officially on in Stockton

STOCKTON – The Stockton Heat hockey team will begin its inaugural AHL season, Oct. 10 with a home game against the Rockford Ice Hogs. The Heat, which…

Real Estate

California rent cheapest in Merced, Stockton and Modesto

Rent in California’s Central Valley is among the cheapest in the state while Bay Area renters pay among the highest according rental search site zumper.com Merced, Stockton and…

Politics & Government

Denham to hold drawing for tickets to see Pope Francis

If you’d like a chance to see Pope Francis when he visits Washington next month, you can request tickets through Rep. Jeff Denham’s office. Members of Congress…