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NCAA women’s tournament coming to Stockton

NCAA women’s tournament coming to Stockton

STOCKTON — The NCAA announced its women’s NCAA basketball sites Thursday and Stockton Arena was chosen to host the regional round in the 2017 tournament. The games, which…

President’s immigration action sparks debate in Central Valley

President’s immigration action sparks debate in Central Valley

President Obama’s executive action allowing millions of undocumented immigrants to stay and work legally in the United States was met with mixed reaction in the Central Valley.  Daniel Zingale,…

Little change seen in Valley unemployment rates

STOCKTON — The unemployment rate ticked up slightly in both San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties while remaining unchanged in Merced County. Both Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties reported…

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Featured Businesses

Upscale bedding shop Lino Bella attracts loyal customers

Upscale bedding shop Lino Bella attracts loyal customers

Lino Bella started as a specialty bedding store in Modesto’s McHenry Village but has since…

Carrie Sass builds success on community, family, fun

Carrie Sass builds success on community, family, fun

When Carrie Sass started her business eight years ago, she thought she and her daughter…

George Perry and Sons is a leader in California’s pumpkin production

George Perry and Sons is a leader in California’s pumpkin production

MANTECA — No agricultural commodity is more associated with autumn than the pumpkin. And in…

Turlock gamemaker uses crowdfunding to launch card games

Turlock gamemaker uses crowdfunding to launch card games

TURLOCK — In this age of video games, one gamemaker in Turlock is proving board…

People

Dickson promoted at Pacific

Dickson promoted at Pacific

STOCKTON —  Tim Dickson has been promoted to associate director of athletics for development at the University of the Pacific, the university announced Nov. 12. Dickson was originally…

United Cerebral Palsy announces new board members

United Cerebral Palsy announces new board members

New board members are: Jimenez, Glero, Mark, Stokes,and Vail…

Tejeda receives community manager certification

STOCKTON — Community manager Doreen Tejeda of M&C Association Management Services has earned the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) designation recognized by the Community Association Institute, the…

Work Life

Third of part-time workers would rather work full-time

Full-time, permanent employment is getting closer to pre-recession levels, but part-time workers are still struggling to find full-time jobs, according to…

Construction

Confidence building in new home construction

U.S home builders are feeling more confident as they close out 2014. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo index rose to 58 this month, up from…

Education

UC regents approve tuition hike

SAN FRANCISCO — The UC Board of Regents passed a controversial proposal that would allow universities in the system to raise tuition up to 5 percent per year…

Logistics & Infrastructure

New Prologis logistics center begins construction in Tracy

TRACY — Ground was broken this afternoon on a new Prologis logistics center in Tracy. The new development by Prologis, Inc. will be 1 million square feet,…

Health Care

Public opinion still against Affordable Care Act

A new Gallup survey found that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) isn’t getting any more popular. As the Affordable Care Act’s second open enrollment period begins, just…

Transportation

Gas prices continue downward spiral

Holiday travelers in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties will see something they haven’t been likely to see since 2009: gas prices under $3 per gallon. The AAA Daily…

Tourism & Attractions

NCAA women’s tournament coming to Stockton

STOCKTON — The NCAA announced its women’s NCAA basketball sites Thursday and Stockton Arena was chosen to host the regional round in the 2017 tournament. The games,…

Real Estate

Stockton-Lodi foreclosures, delinquency rates continue to drop

STOCKTON — Stockton-Lodi foreclosures continued their downward trend in August, dropping .58 percent in August from the same period last year. CoreLogic, a company that tracks foreclosure…

Politics & Government

President’s immigration action sparks debate in Central Valley

President Obama’s executive action allowing millions of undocumented immigrants to stay and work legally in the United States was met with mixed reaction in the Central Valley.  Daniel…