News

Medicare drug and health fairs set in San Joaquin County

STOCKTON — Free clinics are set in San Joaquin County to help people with Medicare save money on their prescription drug costs and better understand their medications. The…

New networking effort to help connect Stanislaus innovators

New networking effort to help connect Stanislaus innovators

MODESTO — The James Irvine Foundation is partnering with the the Stanislaus Community Foundation to launch the Irvine Foundation New Leadership Network. The project commenced with its first…

Basketball fan leaves University of Pacific $2.6 million

STOCKTON — The trust of the late Helen Harney Crittenden has donated $2.6 million to the University of the Pacific. The money will be used to fund three…

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Columns

Greater expectations for our leaders

Greater expectations for our leaders

For more than 200 years, the United States has been considered one of the greatest…

Apps that help you make the most of Instagram

Apps that help you make the most of Instagram

Instagram is more than just a photo gallery. It’s a marketing tool and opportunity. For…

“Pokemon Go” in the workplace

“Pokemon Go” in the workplace

“Pokemon Go” has taken the United States and the rest of the world by storm,…

People

Long time area physician joins Lodi Health practice

Long time area physician joins Lodi Health practice

LODI — Dr. Norman D. Schmidt has joined Lodi Health’s Millsbridge Family Care. He brings 24 years of experience to the position after operating a solo family practice in…

Transit agency chooses new chief operating officer

Transit agency chooses new chief operating officer

STOCKTON — The San Joaquin Regional Transit District has chosen Thomas Drozt as its new Chief Operating Officer. Drozt’s duties will include overseeing transportation, maintenance, and paratransit operations.…

Legacy Health Endowment hires new president and CEO

Legacy Health Endowment hires new president and CEO

TURLOCK — The Legacy Health Endowment board of trustees hired Jeffrey R. Lewis as its first president and chief executive officer. The newly-formed health care philanthropy was created…

Work Life

Getting noticed in your job hunt – the right way

Getting noticed in your job hunt – the right way

CHICAGO — When you’re looking for a new job, of course you want to go that extra mile and stand out,…

Construction

New logistics center under construction in Lathrop

LATHROP — Lathrop will soon be home to a new logistics center. Dermody Properties is developing a 622,726-square-foot industrial facility at 2131-2301 E. Louise Ave. “Lathrop is…

Education

Basketball fan leaves University of Pacific $2.6 million

STOCKTON — The trust of the late Helen Harney Crittenden has donated $2.6 million to the University of the Pacific. The money will be used to fund…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Modesto Irrigation District appoints new general manager

MODESTO —  Modesto Irrigation District has appointed Greg Salyer as its general manager. Salyer has been servicing as the district’s interim general manager since September 2015. Before…

Health Care

Medicare drug and health fairs set in San Joaquin County

STOCKTON — Free clinics are set in San Joaquin County to help people with Medicare save money on their prescription drug costs and better understand their medications.…

Transportation

Gas prices stay stable across the West, nation

WASHINGTON — Nationally, gas prices stayed fairly steady during the last week at $2.21 per gallon, the same price drivers were paying one week and one month…

Tourism & Attractions

Tastes of the Valley set for Stanislaus County Fairgrounds

TURLOCK — The 14th Annual Tastes of the Valley Wine and Cheese event will run from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Oct. 6 at the Stanislaus County…

Real Estate

Foreclosures, delinquencies continue to shrink in Central Valley

IRVINE — Foreclosure rates continue to sink across the Central Valley, according to real estate tracking firm CoreLogic. The foreclosure rate in Modesto stood at 0.40 percent in July,…

Politics & Government

Field poll shows Californians divided on direction of state, country

SACRAMENTO — While Californians think the country is on the wrong track, a slim majority think the state is moving along pretty well. The latest field poll showed…