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Stanislaus County farm income dropped 12 percent in 2015

Stanislaus County farm income dropped 12 percent in 2015

MODESTO — Reduced prices for milk and nuts were the largest drivers in a 12 percent drop in gross income for Stanislaus County farmers in 2015 according to…

Delta College to offer student exchange opportunity in China

Delta College to offer student exchange opportunity in China

STOCKTON — The inaugural International Preschool Education Scholars Exchange Program will be officially launched on Thursday, Sept. 29 at San Joaquin Delta College. The program is a scholarship/internship…

Gas prices stay stable across the West, nation

Gas prices stay stable across the West, nation

WASHINGTON — Nationally, gas prices stayed fairly steady during the last week at $2.21 per gallon, the same price drivers were paying one week and one month ago.…

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Columns

Greater expectations for our leaders

Greater expectations for our leaders

For more than 200 years, the United States has been considered one of the greatest…

Apps that help you make the most of Instagram

Apps that help you make the most of Instagram

Instagram is more than just a photo gallery. It’s a marketing tool and opportunity. For…

“Pokemon Go” in the workplace

“Pokemon Go” in the workplace

“Pokemon Go” has taken the United States and the rest of the world by storm,…

People

Long time area physician joins Lodi Health practice

Long time area physician joins Lodi Health practice

LODI — Dr. Norman D. Schmidt has joined Lodi Health’s Millsbridge Family Care. He brings 24 years of experience to the position after operating a solo family practice in…

Transit agency chooses new chief operating officer

Transit agency chooses new chief operating officer

STOCKTON — The San Joaquin Regional Transit District has chosen Thomas Drozt as its new Chief Operating Officer. Drozt’s duties will include overseeing transportation, maintenance, and paratransit operations.…

Legacy Health Endowment hires new president and CEO

Legacy Health Endowment hires new president and CEO

TURLOCK — The Legacy Health Endowment board of trustees hired Jeffrey R. Lewis as its first president and chief executive officer. The newly-formed health care philanthropy was created…

Work Life

Getting noticed in your job hunt – the right way

Getting noticed in your job hunt – the right way

CHICAGO — When you’re looking for a new job, of course you want to go that extra mile and stand out,…

Construction

New logistics center under construction in Lathrop

LATHROP — Lathrop will soon be home to a new logistics center. Dermody Properties is developing a 622,726-square-foot industrial facility at 2131-2301 E. Louise Ave. “Lathrop is…

Education

Delta College to offer student exchange opportunity in China

STOCKTON — The inaugural International Preschool Education Scholars Exchange Program will be officially launched on Thursday, Sept. 29 at San Joaquin Delta College. The program is a…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Modesto Irrigation District appoints new general manager

MODESTO —  Modesto Irrigation District has appointed Greg Salyer as its general manager. Salyer has been servicing as the district’s interim general manager since September 2015. Before…

Health Care

Virtual visits may help epidemic of poor dental health

MODESTO — Poor dental hygiene can lead to medical and social problems including asthma, poor nutrition, infection, and low self esteem. For children, these translate into missed…

Transportation

Gas prices stay stable across the West, nation

WASHINGTON — Nationally, gas prices stayed fairly steady during the last week at $2.21 per gallon, the same price drivers were paying one week and one month…

Tourism & Attractions

Stockton Heat fans to choose season’s new goal song

STOCKTON — The Stockton Heat hockey team is giving fans the chance to vote for the goal song the team will use this season. “This year our…

Real Estate

Rabobank offers new mortgage program to low-income customers

ROSEVILLE — Rabobank is trying to make it easier for low- to moderate-income customers to get a mortgage. The bank has developed the new HomeReady mortgage product,…

Politics & Government

Drug price proposition has strong support in new poll

SACRAMENTO — A new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll shows overwhelming support for Proposition 61 heading into the final month of campaigning. Sixty-Six percent of the 1,912…