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State recognizes those streamlining permitting in the state

In California’s continuing effort to attract new and expanding businesses, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has launched a new web page titled “Breaking Through…

Bankruptcy saga nearing end for Stockton; judge accepts city’s plan

Bankruptcy saga nearing end for Stockton; judge accepts city’s plan

Stockton city officials and pension recipients can breath a little easier. That is because Judge Christopher M. Klein accepted the city’s bankruptcy recovery plan Thursday morning. Among other…

California jumps on list of best places to do business

California jumps on list of best places to do business

The state of California jumped 15 spots on CNBC’s latest rankings of state business climate. The state was rated 32nd among the 50 states as the best place…

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Featured Businesses

George Perry and Sons is a leader in California’s pumpkin production

George Perry and Sons is a leader in California’s pumpkin production

MANTECA — No agricultural commodity is more associated with autumn than the pumpkin. And in…

Turlock gamemaker uses crowdfunding to launch card games

Turlock gamemaker uses crowdfunding to launch card games

TURLOCK — In this age of video games, one gamemaker in Turlock is proving board…

Modesto truck builder caters to mobile food companies

Modesto truck builder caters to mobile food companies

By SONYA HERRERA Business Journal writer MODESTO — One day, a truck is finished for…

Tapgift app turns sports events social

Tapgift app turns sports events social

By SONYA HERRERA Business Journal writer STOCKTON — Has your loyalty to the local sports…

People

Craig named new executive director of hospital foundation

Craig named new executive director of hospital foundation

LODI — Lodi real estate developer Wayne Craig has been named executive director of the Lodi Memorial Hospital Foundation Board of Directors, the board announced Wednesday. Craig will…

Micke Grove Zoo board adds new members

LODI – The Micke Grove Zoological Society (MGZS), the non-profit organization for Micke Grove Zoo and its services, has elected five new members to its Board of Directors. The…

NAI Benchmark adds director of asset and property management

NAI Benchmark adds director of asset and property management

MODESTO — NAI Benchmark added Matthew Kozina, one of Stockton’s 40 under 40 according to San Joaquin Lifestyles Magazine, as the Director of Asset and Property Management. The new…

Work Life

Employees find creative uses for “sick” time

Many employees see calling in sick as a sign of weakness or lack of dedication. For others, calling in sick is…

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

Pacific’s Eibeck to chair college advocacy organization

STOCKTON — Pamela A. Eibeck, president of University of the Pacific, is the new chair of the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities’ (AICCU) executive committee,…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Supreme Court hears workers’ case against Amazon

The U.S. Supreme Court is considering a case that could have far-reaching ramifications for distribution and retail companies if the workers prevail. The court heard arguments last…

Health Care

UC Medical Centers could care for Ebola patients

While there are not any suspected cases of Ebola in California today, the University of California Office of the President said that all five UC Medical Centers…

Transportation

S&A Holdings changes name

STOCKTON — S&A Holdings, LLC, which operates a transportation hub in Stockton, unveiled a new corporate identity. The company, which provides transportation for health care operators of…

Tourism & Attractions

Lodi to host Amgen Tour of California bike race stage

LODI –Lodi will get its first taste of the Amgen Tour of California bike race next May. The city was chosen as an end point for Stage 2…

Real Estate

Stockton-Lodi foreclosures, delinquency rates continue to drop

STOCKTON — Stockton-Lodi foreclosures continued their downward trend in August, dropping .58 percent in August from the same period last year. CoreLogic, a company that tracks foreclosure…

Politics & Government

Stockton awaits bankruptcy ruling

STOCKTON — The city of Stockton is waiting to hear whether Judge Christopher Klein will approve its plan to exit bankruptcy. Klein has said he would give…