News

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 his…

Goodwill to honor symphony’s Jaffe

Goodwill to honor symphony’s Jaffe

STOCKTON — Goodwill Industries will honor Stockton Symphony music director Peter Jaffee with the 2014 Helping Hands Award at a gala dinner Thursday. “During his 20-year tenure with…

Turlock Chamber to host Economic Trends Breakfast

TURLOCK —  The business community can learn about economic trends that affect Turlock at the second annual Economic Trends Breakfast on Oct. 29. Attendees will hear from Mike…

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Marketing

Rise of the marketing technologist

Rise of the marketing technologist

The modern marketing landscape has changed drastically over the last 10 years. The web now…

Social media, partnerships key to brand management

Social media, partnerships key to brand management

By NORA HESTON TARTE Business Journal writer MODESTO — Social Media is no longer a…

Momentum Advertising opens Modesto location

By BUSINESS JOURNAL STAFF MODESTO — Momentum Advertising, Inc. opened a new office in Modesto…

More customers take to mobile phones for search

More customers take to mobile phones for search

Staying on top of online search is a must in my business. Change happens almost…

People

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…

Stockton CVB head elected president of regional association

Stockton CVB head elected president of regional association

STOCKTON – Wes Rhea, CEO of Visit Stockton, was elected to serve as the president of the Western Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus (WACVB) at its annual…

Management

Embezzlement survival guide

STOCKTON — Dealing with the possibility of betrayal by employees is one of the hardest aspects of owning and operating a…

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

CSU Stanislaus fundraising campaign off to successful start

TURLOCK — California State University, Stanislaus’ latest fundraising effort has collected pledges totaling $116,148 in its first two weeks. The One Purpose fundraising campaign is raising scholarship…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Truck dealership moves to Lathrop

LATHROP — TEC Equipment, Inc. will move to a bigger facility and expand to become a full-service truck dealership in Lathrop. The company has a small facility…

Health Care

Health fair set for Modesto

MODESTO –  Satellite Healthcare will host a Fall Harvest Health Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sept. 28 at their location at 3500 Coffee Road Plaza…

Transportation

Freeway closures scheduled tonight at Kiernan interchange

MODESTO — More road closure are ahead tonight to accommodate a portion of the work required for the reconstruction project at the State Route-99/State Route-219 Kiernan Avenue…

Tourism & Attractions

Thunder owner puts team on the market

STOCKTON – The Stockton Thunder is looking for its third owner in its 10-year history. On Monday, the organization announced current team owner Brad Rowbotham’s plans to…

Real Estate

Banks, real estate now viewed positively

Two industry sectors hit hard by the recession are recovering their images. Americans are now viewing the banking and real estate industries in a positive light, according…

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…