News

Sutter Health and Blue Shield reach agreement

SACRAMENTO — The Sutter Health network has reached an agreement on a two-year contract with Blue Shield of California, the company announced Friday. Sutter Health says the deal…

Calgary Flames buys Stockton Thunder

Calgary Flames buys Stockton Thunder

STOCKTON — Stockton’s ECHL hockey team, the Stockton Thunder, has been bought by the NHL’s Calgary Flames, the team said Wednesday. The team plans to make an official…

Education office to hold recruitment fair

The San Joaquin Office of Education will hold a recruiting fair from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Saturday March 7 at the San Joaquin County Office of Education…

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Salida engineer shares insights on inventing

Salida engineer shares insights on inventing

SALIDA — Identify the problem that needs solving and check out the competition. Develop a…

Dust Bowl’s expansion signals growing interest in Turlock’s craft beers

Dust Bowl’s expansion signals growing interest in Turlock’s craft beers

Owner Brett Tate, brewmaster Don Oliver and co-owner Brett Honore in Dust Bowl Brewing Company’s current brewhouse.…

Chef Michael Midgley opens restaurant in Lincoln Center

Chef Michael Midgley opens restaurant in Lincoln Center

Midgley’s Public House on the Brickwalk in Lincoln Center is the culmination of Midgley’s lifelong…

Upscale bedding shop Lino Bella attracts loyal customers

Upscale bedding shop Lino Bella attracts loyal customers

Lino Bella started as a specialty bedding store in Modesto’s McHenry Village but has since…

People

Oak Valley Community Bank promotes risk management officer

OAKDALE — Oak Valley Community Bank has promoted Janis Powers to executive vice president of risk management, the bank announced Monday. Powers joined the bank in 2000 and…

Alkhas gets nationwide recognition for Fair’s PR

Alkhas gets nationwide recognition for Fair’s PR

TURLOCK — For Adrenna Alkhas, marketing and communications director for the Stanislaus County Fair, success is a balancing act. In December Alkhas was named “Publicist of the Year”…

New judges appointed to Stanislaus County Superior Court

Alan K. Cassidy and Rubén A. Villalobos were appointed to judgeships in the Stanislaus County Superior Court by Governor Jerry Brown. The moves were announced Monday. Cassidy, 57,…

Work Life

IT workers can look forward to better pay, job opportunities

IT workers can look forward to better pay, job opportunities

IT workers will likely see pay raises and better job opportunities this year, according to the new IT Forecast from CareerBuilder. More…

Construction

Home builder confidence dips slightly but remains good

The national uptick in builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes hit a snag in December. The confidence level dropped a point to 57…

Education

Horatio Alger scholarships give junior college students needed aid

Forty area junior college students found out they are the newest recipients of the 2014 Horatio Alger scholarships. The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Amazon opens its doors for an inside look

TRACY — Area media and elected officials got a rare look inside Amazon’s fulfillment centers in Tracy and Patterson during their grand opening tours Tuesday. The Tracy…

Health Care

Sutter Health and Blue Shield reach agreement

SACRAMENTO — The Sutter Health network has reached an agreement on a two-year contract with Blue Shield of California, the company announced Friday. Sutter Health says the…

Transportation

Stockton I-5 lane shift postponed

STOCKTON – This week’s lane shift on Interstate 5 near Pershing Avenue has been postponed, according to Caltrans. The lane shift has been rescheduled for 4 a.m.,…

Tourism & Attractions

Calgary Flames buys Stockton Thunder

STOCKTON — Stockton’s ECHL hockey team, the Stockton Thunder, has been bought by the NHL’s Calgary Flames, the team said Wednesday. The team plans to make an…

Real Estate

PG&E buys Stockton building

STOCKTON — PG&E has bought a 138,000 square-foot office building at 3136 Boeing Way in Stockton in hopes of housing a new energy training center and local…

Politics & Government

Kamala Harris announces run for Senate

California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced today that she will run for Barbara Boxer’s U.S. Senate seat. She is the first to formally announce a bid since…