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University of the Pacific welcomes new students

University of the Pacific welcomes new students

STOCKTON – Bolstered by the addition of new degree programs at its Sacramento and San Francisco campuses, the University of the Pacific’s enrollment is expected to exceed 6,200…

Solar project completed in Atwater

ATWATER — A newly construction solar array in Atwater will provide enough electricity to power more than homes annually. The array is the product of a  joint venture…

Kiernan overpass closures in Salida to start tonight

Kiernan overpass closures in Salida to start tonight

SALIDA — Kiernan Avenue Bridge over State Route 99 will be closed tonight and most nights until Sept. 30, Caltrans said. Each night when work is underway, the…

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Nonprofits

Ports Pink Night is set

Ports Pink Night is set

STOCKTON – The Stockton Ports annual Pink Night is set for 5:30 p.m., Friday, Aug.…

Modesto to spotlight human trafficking in September event

MODESTO — In an effort to make the community aware of human trafficking in the…

Businesses invited to take Steptember challenge

Businesses invited to take Steptember challenge

STOCKTON — United Cerebral Palsy of San Joaquin, Calaveras and Amador Counties hopes businesses step…

Grant aims to help boost home ownership

Grant aims to help boost home ownership

STOCKTON – The Bank of America Charitable Foundation gave Visionary Home Builders a $90,000 grant as…

People

Brookdale Stockton names new executive director

STOCKTON – Brookdale Stockton named Neal Torres as its new executive director for the assisted living center. Torres, a graduate of CSU Sacramento, will oversee the daily operations and care…

Longtime Stockton CPA passes away at 93

Longtime Stockton CPA passes away at 93

STOCKTON – Herbert Bowman, founder and partner of Bowman & Company a certified public accountant agency in Stockton, passed away Monday, Aug. 3 at the age of 93.…

Gutierrez elected to California Hispanic Chamber post

Gutierrez elected to California Hispanic Chamber post

SACRAMENTO – The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (CHCC) elected San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SJCHCC) President-elect Bob Gutierrez, as vice-chairman of the Board and Frank…

Work Life

Workforce satisfaction has improved in last decade

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Despite all of the struggles in the workforce in the last decade, Americans’ satisfaction with 13 aspects of…

Construction

California is sinking, fast

SACRAMENTO – Large parts of California are sinking, and it’s happening faster than ever before. That was the finding of a new NASA report released by Department…

Education

University of the Pacific welcomes new students

STOCKTON – Bolstered by the addition of new degree programs at its Sacramento and San Francisco campuses, the University of the Pacific’s enrollment is expected to exceed…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Why Lathrop says it must improve levees

LATHROP — Standing in downtown Lathrop during one of the worst droughts in the state’s history, most residents aren’t thinking about flooding. However, flooding is a big…

Health Care

Small networks rule California Obamacare plans

Tiny networks rule when it comes to Obamacare plans in California according to University of Pennsylvania researchers. According to data collected by the group, 76 percent of…

Transportation

Kiernan overpass closures in Salida to start tonight

SALIDA — Kiernan Avenue Bridge over State Route 99 will be closed tonight and most nights until Sept. 30, Caltrans said. Each night when work is underway,…

Tourism & Attractions

The Heat is officially on in Stockton

STOCKTON – The Stockton Heat hockey team will begin its inaugural AHL season, Oct. 10 with a home game against the Rockford Ice Hogs. The Heat, which…

Real Estate

California rent cheapest in Merced, Stockton and Modesto

Rent in California’s Central Valley is among the cheapest in the state while Bay Area renters pay among the highest according rental search site zumper.com Merced, Stockton and…

Politics & Government

Denham to hold drawing for tickets to see Pope Francis

If you’d like a chance to see Pope Francis when he visits Washington next month, you can request tickets through Rep. Jeff Denham’s office. Members of Congress…