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Manufacturing going strong in Stanislaus County

Manufacturing going strong in Stanislaus County

By DAVID WHITE Stanislaus Business Alliance In January the Stanislaus Business Alliance launched a new local industry program to visit more than 300 base employers in 2014 to…

ATHENA Award nominations sought

ATHENA Award nominations sought

STOCKTON — If you know an accomplished woman in Stockton who is devoted to the community, you can nominate her for the ATHENA  Award. The Greater Stockton Chamber…

Coldani Olive Ranch acquires Lodi Olive Oil Co.

Coldani Olive Ranch acquires Lodi Olive Oil Co.

LODI — Coldani Olive Ranch has acquired local favorite, Lodi Olive Oil Company, Coldani announced Tuesday. Coldani produces the Calvirgin line of olive oils. “Acquiring the Lodi Olive…

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Manufacturing

Manufacturing going strong in Stanislaus County

Manufacturing going strong in Stanislaus County

By DAVID WHITE Stanislaus Business Alliance In January the Stanislaus Business Alliance launched a new…

Stockton Chamber to honor new, expanding businesses

Stockton Chamber to honor new, expanding businesses

STOCKTON — The Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce, along with the San Joaquin Partnership, will…

California considers environmental waivers for Tesla Gigafactory

California considers environmental waivers for Tesla Gigafactory

California is considering exempting Tesla Motors Inc. from some environmental regulations under an incentive package…

Nummi to Nemo: Company builds modular housing for Berkeley students

Nummi to Nemo: Company builds modular housing for Berkeley students

LATHROP — When a joint venture between Toyota and General Motors ended with the closure…

People

Women’s Center welcomes new board members

Women’s Center welcomes new board members

STOCKTON ― The Women’s Center-Youth & Family Services Board of Directors has two new members. Jesse Pataria and John Williams joined the agency’s board of 15 directors effective…

Bautista joins EXIT Realty

Bautista joins EXIT Realty

MANTECA — Pedro Bautista has joined the EXIT Realty Consultants team in its Manteca office. Bautista has more than a decade of experience in the real estate industry…

Simile Construction adds to leadership team

Simile Construction adds to leadership team

MODESTO — Simile Construction Services (SCSI) has added two members to its executive leadership team, the company announced Thursday. Joe Simile and Robert Becker assumed day-to-day management of…

Work Life

Why lie? Some job seekers tell whoppers on resumes

Why lie? Some job seekers tell whoppers on resumes

Everyone wants to impress a prospective boss on his or her resume, but it turns out a lot of job seekers…

Construction

Stanislaus County breaks ground on jail project

CERES — Ground was broken on Hackett Road in Ceres Friday for Stanislaus County’s new jail. The $113 million jail is part of a massive state plan…

Education

Stockton, Modesto schools to compete in milk challenge

SAN CLEMENTE — Two Central Valley school districts will compete in the seventh annual Breakfast Challenge presented by the California Milk Processor Board (CMPB). Stockton Unified School…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Free boat tours draw crowds to Port

STOCKTON ­­‑‑ Did you know that Stockton’s Deepwater Channel has an average high-tide depth of 37 feet? And did you know that it takes about eight hours…

Health Care

Sutter Gould opens new care center in Turlock

TURLOCK — Sutter Gould Medical Foundation opened its doors to its new facility at Christoffersen Parkway and Golden State Boulevard Monday morning. Sutter Gould broke ground on…

Transportation

Road closures for I-5/French Camp Road interchange

STOCKTON — To accommodate work required for reconstruction of the Interstate 5/French Camp Road Interchange, the following closures will be in place the nights of Monday, July…

Tourism & Attractions

Free boat tours draw crowds to Port

STOCKTON ­­‑‑ Did you know that Stockton’s Deepwater Channel has an average high-tide depth of 37 feet? And did you know that it takes about eight hours…

Real Estate

High housing costs are drag on economy, report says

A shortage of affordable housing in California is a drag on the economy, according to a new report from Beacon Economics. The forecasting firm says high housing…

Politics & Government

Tracy Council names choice for city manager

TRACY — Tracy’s City Council will consider approving Troy Brown as the new city manager at its Aug. 19 meeting. Brown is assistant city manager in Livermore…