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Board of Equalization decision will lift local government coffers

SACRAMENTO — Local governments will receive $1.4 billion in tax revenue in the upcoming fiscal year as a result of the California State Board of Equalization’s assessment of…

Stockton ranks above San Francisco as travel destination

Stockton ranks above San Francisco as travel destination

STOCKTON — Stockton as a summer vacation destination? According to consumer finance web site WalletHub, the city ranks ahead of its Bay Area rival, San Francisco, when it…

Board of Trustees pick Stanislaus State’s next president

Board of Trustees pick Stanislaus State’s next president

TURLOCK — Stanislaus State University knows who its next president will be. The California State University Board of Trustees picked Ellen N. Junn to become the school’s 11th president, starting…

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Economy

New overtime rules could impact 12.5 million workers

New overtime rules could impact 12.5 million workers

New overtime rules will likely make an additional 12.5 million employees eligible for overtime protections,…

Unemployment rate sinks across Central Valley

SACRAMENTO — Unemployment shrank across the Central Valley in April. The lowest Valley unemployment rate was…

Federal Reserve poised to consider interest rate hike

Federal Reserve poised to consider interest rate hike

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve appears ready to raise interest rates again. At a meeting…

April prices make biggest jump in three years

April prices make biggest jump in three years

WASHINGTON — A surge in the price of gasoline helped push consumer prices up in…

People

Board of Trustees pick Stanislaus State’s next president

Board of Trustees pick Stanislaus State’s next president

TURLOCK — Stanislaus State University knows who its next president will be. The California State University Board of Trustees picked Ellen N. Junn to become the school’s 11th president, starting…

Longtime Business Council president to retire

STOCKTON — Ronald S. Addington will retire as president of the Business Council Inc. of San Joaquin County on June 1. He has held the position since 1992.…

Big Valley Mortgage adds sales manager for Central Valley

Big Valley Mortgage adds sales manager for Central Valley

ROSEVILLE — Al Gonzalez will lead Big Valley Mortgage’s expansion efforts in the Central Valley. Gonzalez is the new Central Valley division area sales manager. He will oversee…

Guest Columns

Getting capital through royalty-based financing

Getting capital through royalty-based financing

Every business needs equity capital at some point; the problem is, not every business has the necessary equity to acquire it…

Construction

U.S. home construction jumps in April

WASHINGTON — Home construction ramped up in April as housing starts jumped 6.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.17 million units, according to the…

Education

Board of Trustees pick Stanislaus State’s next president

TURLOCK — Stanislaus State University knows who its next president will be. The California State University Board of Trustees picked Ellen N. Junn to become the school’s 11th president,…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Closeup: Port’s new chairman brings real estate skill

STOCKTON — The Port of Stockton Commission has a new chairman. R. Jay Allen, a five-year member of the commission, was unanimously elected at the beginning of…

Health Care

Doctors Medical Center gets “A” for patient safety from Leapfrog

MODESTO — Doctors Medical Center was the only hospital in Modesto to receive an “A” grade for patient safety from the watchdog group Leapfrog. Doctors Medical Center…

Transportation

Gas prices surge as summer driving season begins

WASHINGTON — Gas prices are rising heading into the Memorial Day weekend. The national price per gallon sits at $2.28, the highest of the year. Nationally prices…

Tourism & Attractions

Stockton ranks above San Francisco as travel destination

STOCKTON — Stockton as a summer vacation destination? According to consumer finance web site WalletHub, the city ranks ahead of its Bay Area rival, San Francisco, when…

Real Estate

Experts think Trump, Clinton could impact home values

The real estate web site zillow.com polled 107 experts nationwide to offer their expectations for home value growth through 2020. Overall, they expected home values to grow by…

Politics & Government

Board of Equalization decision will lift local government coffers

SACRAMENTO — Local governments will receive $1.4 billion in tax revenue in the upcoming fiscal year as a result of the California State Board of Equalization’s assessment…