News

Stockton’s Labor Day bus service to be reservation-only

STOCKTON — On Labor Day, if you want to ride public transit in Stockton, you’ll need to make a reservation ahead of time. San Joaquin Regional Transit District…

San Joaquin, Stanislaus counties get money for road improvements

San Joaquin, Stanislaus counties get money for road improvements

STOCKTON — San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties will receive millions of dollars to repair highway and bridges, improve road safety, reduce congestion and fund biking and walking projects,…

Stockton Beer Week on tap

Stockton Beer Week on tap

STOCKTON — Beer Week returns to Stockton Friday. Local bars, pubs and restaurants will host events celebrating craft beers. Events include tastings and food pairings, to tap take-overs,…

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Manufacturing

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…

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…

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

Majority of U.S. workers get sense of identity from job

Majority of U.S. workers get sense of identity from job

WASHINGTON — Americans continue to derive a sense of identity from their job, according to a new Gallup poll. The new…

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

Stockton’s Labor Day bus service to be reservation-only

STOCKTON — On Labor Day, if you want to ride public transit in Stockton, you’ll need to make a reservation ahead of time. San Joaquin Regional Transit…

Tourism & Attractions

Sip Savor Lodi aims to attract, educate wine lovers

LODI — Lodi will celebrate California Wine Month with its three-day Sip Savor Lodi harvest celebration on Sept. 26-28. The new wine-centered event will showcase Lodi-area wineries…

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…