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Stockton to host public forum on taxis

STOCKTON — A public forum on March 12 will address concerns about taxi cabs in Stockton. Stockton’s ordinance governing taxi cab regulations has not been substantively updated since…

House passes McNerney bill to help business development around rail

House passes McNerney bill to help business development around rail

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives this week unanimously passed an amendment written by Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, aimed at boosting development around passenger rail stations. Under…

What you need to know about SBA loans

What you need to know about SBA loans

STOCKTON — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) announced a partnership in February aimed at making small-dollar SBA loans more readily…

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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…

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Memorial Medical Center hires new chief operating officer

Memorial Medical Center hires new chief operating officer

MODESTO —  Memorial Medical Center in Modesto has named Tina Pollock as its chief operating officer. She began her new role at the end of January. Pollock came…

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

CSU Stanislaus president calls for business support

President Joseph Sheley and Partnership CEO Mike Ammann discuss how business can help education during a Meet the CEO event.…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Stockton airport ready for takeoff

STOCKTON — The Stockton Metropolitan Airport is becoming known as more than a place to get cheap fares from cut-rate carrier Allegiant Airlines. While the low-cost carrier…

Health Care

Infant’s whooping cough death renews calls for vaccinations

STOCKTON — A 3-week-old infant in San Joaquin County has died of whooping cough, the San Joaquin County Public Health officer announced Thursday. This year 23 cases…

Transportation

Stockton to host public forum on taxis

STOCKTON — A public forum on March 12 will address concerns about taxi cabs in Stockton. Stockton’s ordinance governing taxi cab regulations has not been substantively updated…

Tourism & Attractions

Students build futures while embracing past on USS Lucid project

STOCKTON — At first, restoring the USS Lucid may have seemed like a mad dream. After all, it’s an all-wood, 60-year-old minesweeper, 171-feet long and weighing 775…

Real Estate

How high-speed rail could affect housing in the Central Valley

With the Jan. 6 groundbreaking  in Fresno for California’s high-speed rail project and the success of the Altamont Corridor Express, it seems rail systems are taking center…

Politics & Government

Labor Enforcement Task Force goes after underground economy

OAKLAND — California’s Labor Enforcement Task Force has assessed $4.2 million in unpaid wages since 2012 as part of its mission to crack down on businesses that…