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Stanislaus County businesses celebrated for adding jobs

Stanislaus County businesses celebrated for adding jobs

La Perla Tapatia receives its award for adding jobs from Stanislaus County Supervisor Terry Withrow (left) and Stanislaus Business Alliance CEO Dave White (far right).…

Bokisch Vineyards adds new label

LODI — Bokisch Vineyards has a new label. Tizona, the name of the sword of the legendary 11th century nobleman and Spanish warrior, El Cid, will also grace…

Business leaders share insights with Modesto audience

Business leaders share insights with Modesto audience

Mike Zagaris of PMZ Real Estate, Joe Duran of United Capital and Modesto businessman Dan Costa, led by Jason Gordo, shared their insights on business with the Modesto…

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Casa de Modesto celebrates 50 years

Casa de Modesto celebrates 50 years

MODESTO — Casa de Modesto, a retirement center on Modesto’s northeast side will mark its…

Stanislaus Community Foundation provides philanthropic tools

Stanislaus Community Foundation provides philanthropic tools

Foundation CEO Marian Kaanon with Doris Daniel, Ruhi Sheikh and Amanda Hughes.…

Never Boring Design showcases video team with its own location

Never Boring Design showcases video team with its own location

David Boring, T.J. Glines, Tiffany Ferreira and Julie Orona outside the new Film at 11th,…

Salida engineer shares insights on inventing

Salida engineer shares insights on inventing

SALIDA — Identify the problem that needs solving and check out the competition. Develop a…

People

California Utilities Commission head speaks about problems

The man in charge of regulating California utilities at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is stepping into a tough job at a tough time. In a wide-ranging interview with the…

Stanislaus Regional 9-1-1 gets new leader

Captain Joel Broumas from the Modesto Police Department will be the new director of the  Stanislaus Regional 9-1-1 Emergency Dispatch Joint Powers Authority (JPA). The JPA voted for Broumas…

Chef brings international flair to Covenant Village

Chef brings international flair to Covenant Village

 TURLOCK — Klaus Richter is the new executive chef at Covenant Village retirement community in Turlock. He was named executive chef Thursday, is employed by the community’s dining services…

Work Life

More workers plan to enter retirement

Fewer retirement age workers are putting off their dreams of retirement thanks to an improving economy. CareerBuilder’s annual retirement survey found…

Construction

Commercial real estate shows signs of life

STOCKTON — The old real estate adage, about location being everything rang true in the commercial real estate sector in 2014. If you happened to be in…

Education

University of the Pacific looks to meet need for data crunchers

University of the Pacific students, attending the School of Engineering and Computer Science will have a new degree option in the fall. The school will begin offering…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Disruptions linger despite new port deal

A tentative new port deal has been reach between the International Longshore Workers Union and the Pacific Maritime Association after months of haggling and a work slowdown…

Health Care

Covered California gives consumers more time to enroll

SACRAMENTO — Covered California, the state’s health insurance marketplace, has extended the enrollment period for consumers who have discovered they owe a tax penalty for lack of…

Transportation

Board of Equalization reduces gas excise tax

CULVER CITY — The California State Board of Equalization (BOE) voted Tuesday to reduce the gasoline excise tax by six cents for fiscal year 2015-16. Currently the…

Tourism & Attractions

Disney theme park ticket prices surge

ANAHEIM — If you want to see Mickey and Minnie, get ready to pony up. The Walt Disney Co. raised ticket prices for all of its U.S.…

Real Estate

Modesto’s North Point Landing has new owner

MODESTO — Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II, Inc. announced Wednesday that it has added North Point Landing on McHenry Ave. in Modesto to its holdings. The…

Politics & Government

Stockton emerging from bankruptcy

STOCKTON — The city of Stockton will officially exit bankruptcy Wednesday, the city announced today. “There is cause for celebration,” said City Manager Kurt Wilson in a…