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Stanislaus County fair makes national debut

TURLOCK – Fans of deep fried food found a bevy of offerings at the Stanislaus County fair last July. Now the fair’s offerings, ranging from deep fried frog legs…

Ride sharing companies face new insurance requirements

Ride sharing companies face new insurance requirements

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation requiring drivers in the ride-sharing industry to carry more insurance, his office announced, Sept. 17. The bill affects companies such as Uber…

General Mills plant in Lodi may close

LODI – As talks with the company’s unions continue, General Mills announced a preliminary decision to close its manufacturing facility in Lodi. The decision would consolidate manufacturing at…

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Marketing

Rise of the marketing technologist

Rise of the marketing technologist

The modern marketing landscape has changed drastically over the last 10 years. The web now…

Social media, partnerships key to brand management

Social media, partnerships key to brand management

By NORA HESTON TARTEBusiness Journal writer MODESTO — Social Media is no longer a tool…

Momentum Advertising opens Modesto location

By BUSINESS JOURNAL STAFF MODESTO — Momentum Advertising, Inc. opened a new office in Modesto…

More customers take to mobile phones for search

More customers take to mobile phones for search

Staying on top of online search is a must in my business. Change happens almost…

People

Delta professor appointed to Pacific Islander commission

Delta professor appointed to Pacific Islander commission

STOCKTON — Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Delta College political science professor, Cirian Villavicencio, to the California Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs. The commission was…

Sutter Health’s chief medical officer to retire

Sutter Health’s chief medical officer to retire

SACRAMENTO — The chief medical officer for Sutter Health will retire next April, the company announced Thursday. Gordon Hunt, 67, has worked for the not-for-profit medical network for…

Pacific hires Thompson as new vice provost for enrollment

Pacific hires Thompson as new vice provost for enrollment

STOCKTON — The University of the Pacific has appointed J. Michael Thompson as vice provost for enrollment management, the university announced Thursday. Thompson has been associate vice chancellor…

Work Life

Engineering firm among best places to work

RIPON – ENGEO was ranked by Great Place to Work as one of the best work environments in the country in…

Construction

Stockton to allow online permitting

The city of Stockton is streamlining its permitting process to allow residents and business owners to apply and pay for permits online. The city has chosen Accela…

Education

CSU Stanislaus fundraising campaign off to successful start

TURLOCK — California State University, Stanislaus’ latest fundraising effort has collected pledges totaling $116,148 in its first two weeks. The One Purpose fundraising campaign is raising scholarship…

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 Health’s chief medical officer to retire

SACRAMENTO — The chief medical officer for Sutter Health will retire next April, the company announced Thursday. Gordon Hunt, 67, has worked for the not-for-profit medical network…

Transportation

Ride sharing companies face new insurance requirements

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation requiring drivers in the ride-sharing industry to carry more insurance, his office announced, Sept. 17. The bill affects companies such as…

Tourism & Attractions

Stanislaus County fair makes national debut

TURLOCK – Fans of deep fried food found a bevy of offerings at the Stanislaus County fair last July. Now the fair’s offerings, ranging from deep fried frog…

Real Estate

Banks, real estate now viewed positively

Two industry sectors hit hard by the recession are recovering their images. Americans are now viewing the banking and real estate industries in a positive light, according…

Politics & Government

Six Californias drive fails to get enough signatures

The drive to put an initiative on the ballot that would split California into six states has failed to get enough valid signatures. The petition drive started…