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Five Guys burger restaurants to expand in valley

Five Guys burger restaurants to expand in valley

You could soon be seeing more Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurants in the Central Valley. Encore Restaurants has announced it is buying eight existing Five Guys restaurants,…

Tenet completes acquisition of Turlock’s Emanuel Medical Center

Tenet completes acquisition of Turlock’s Emanuel Medical Center

Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock has officially become the newest Tenet Healthcare Corporation hospital in the Central Valley. Tenet has completes its acquisition of the hospital, it announced…

Tesla breaks ground in Reno on potential Gigafactory site

Tesla breaks ground in Reno on potential Gigafactory site

Tesla Motors has broken ground in Reno, Nevada on the first of its potential sites for its Gigafactory, according to letter to shareholders from CEO Elon Musk. “In…

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Health Care

Tenet completes acquisition of Turlock’s Emanuel Medical Center

Tenet completes acquisition of Turlock’s Emanuel Medical Center

Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock has officially become the newest Tenet Healthcare Corporation hospital in…

Wellness centers help patients partner in health care

Wellness centers help patients partner in health care

STOCKTON  – More and more Central Valley residents are seeking alternative health care, drawn by…

Prison hospital to start admitting inmate-patients again

Prison hospital to start admitting inmate-patients again

STOCKTON — The California Health Care Facility (CHCF) in Stockton will begin taking medical admissions…

Tattoo products warning issued

Tattoo products warning issued

SACRAMENTO — California public health officials have issued a warning about a brand of tattoo products…

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

No vacation for 20 percent of microbusiness owners

No vacation for 20 percent of microbusiness owners

One in five owners of microbusinesses in the United States say they haven’t taken any vacation days in the past year…

Construction

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…

Education

CSU Stanislaus introduce America to business students from China

TURLOCK – In a classroom on the CSU Stanislaus campus this summer, a group of about a dozen Chinese college students were having their knowledge of English…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Dot Foods expansion means more jobs for Modesto

MODESTO –  Dot Foods, the United States’ largest food industry redistributor which employs 223 people at its Modesto distribution center, is expanding into Mexico, the company announced…

Health Care

Tenet completes acquisition of Turlock’s Emanuel Medical Center

Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock has officially become the newest Tenet Healthcare Corporation hospital in the Central Valley. Tenet has completes its acquisition of the hospital, it…

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

Downtown Modesto looks forward to races, big-name musical performers

By NORA HESTON TARTE Business Journal writer MODESTO — Modesto is gearing up for August with two huge events hitting downtown streets. First up is the Modesto…

Real Estate

Central Valley foreclosure rates continue downward

The Central Valley’s foreclosure rates continued to fall in April and are less than half the national rate, according to data released this morning from CoreLogic. The…

Politics & Government

Stockton hires new deputy city manager

STOCKTON — A manager with experience in state and county government has been hired as Stockton’s new deputy City Manager, city manager Kurt Wilson announced Friday. Scott Carney…