News

New jewelery store among changes at Weberstown

STOCKTON — Daniel’s Jewelers will open its newest location at  Weberstown Mall on Pacific Avenue, July 28. It will be the company’s second store in the area, along…

San Joaquin County’s population to hit 1 million by 2040, study says

San Joaquin County’s population to hit 1 million by 2040, study says

STOCKTON  — The Central Valley’s population is booming. A new study from the San Joaquin Council of Governments, Stanislaus Council of Governments, Merced County Association of Governments and…

UC Merced growth plan gets approval from regents

UC Merced growth plan gets approval from regents

MERCED — UC Merced’s ambitious growth plan was approved by the UC Board of Regents on Thursday. The plan will nearly double the physical capacity of campus by…

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Columns

Op-Ed: True water emergency threatens Delta: Your voice matters

By CHUCK WINN San Joaquin County Supervisor, District 4 DON NOTTOLI Sacramento County Supervisor, District…

Time to look at employee arbitration agreements

Time to look at employee arbitration agreements

As business owners in the Central Valley are well aware, every time an employee is…

How technology can save you energy and money

How technology can save you energy and money

At Disneyland, in the late ‘90s, there was an exhibit that demonstrated the modern connected…

People

Doctors Hospital names new chief nursing officer

MANTECA — Doctors Hospital of Manteca has appointed Antonio Garcia as its new chief nursing officer. “I am excited at this opportunity to join the team at Doctors Hospital…

University of the Pacific names new director of food studies

University of the Pacific names new director of food studies

SAN FRANCISCO — The University of the Pacific appointed Culinary anthropologist and folklorist Polly Adema as director of the Master of Arts in Food Studies. The program, at…

Herrmann elected Modesto Rotary president

Herrmann elected Modesto Rotary president

MODESTO — Modesto Rotary has announced its new leaders for the upcoming year. Longtime Modesto businessman and civic leader Pete Herrmann has been elected president.  David Boring was…

Work Life

More workers taking casual approach to dress

More workers taking casual approach to dress

STOCKTON — Workplace wardrobes have become increasingly casual as styles and standards change. In a study released in early June by…

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

UC Merced growth plan gets approval from regents

MERCED — UC Merced’s ambitious growth plan was approved by the UC Board of Regents on Thursday. The plan will nearly double the physical capacity of campus…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Amazon adds cargo flights at Stockton’s airport

STOCKTON — Amazon.com’s air cargo delivery business has added a second plane to its service at Stockton Metropolitan Airport, and soon there will be a third. The…

Health Care

California, 11 other states join DOJ antitrust lawsuit

WASHINGTON — The justice Department launched two lawsuits aimed at stopping two major mergers in the health insurance industry. California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris and 11…

Transportation

Regional Transit to host National Night Out event

STOCKTON — The San Joaquin Regional Transit District will host a crime prevention and safety awareness event. It will be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.,…

Tourism & Attractions

Brewery opens new taproom in Turlock

TURLOCK — Dust Bowl Brewing Company now has a second public taproom in Turlock. The new facility, located at 3000 Fulkerth Rd., officially opened on Monday. The…

Real Estate

Ground broken on new industrial facility in Tracy

TRACY — Less than a year from now Tracy will have another building to further cement its reputation as a logistics center. Commercial developer DCT Industrial held…

Politics & Government

5 things to know about the Republican National Convention

The Republican National Convention starts Monday. During the convention, delegates will officially nominate their candidates for president and vice president. They will also adopt their party’s platform…