News

Stanislaus County fair dates set

TURLOCK — Stanislaus County Fair officials have confirmed that the fair will run for 10-days on July 10 – 19, 2015. “We have already begun securing great entertainment…

Report shows soaring use of solar in California

Report shows soaring use of solar in California

Data compiled by the California Energy Commission indicates a soaring use of solar systems throughout the state. The latest Tracking Progress report for renewable energy shows that solar…

California’s wines well positioned for shifting market

California’s wines well positioned for shifting market

Wine industry leaders surveyed by UC Davis say the state’s wines will hold their own in the global market despite shifts in consumer demographics, scarce water, and competition…

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Marketing

Rise of the marketing technologist

Rise of the marketing technologist

The modern marketing landscape has changed drastically over the last 10 years. The web now…

Social media, partnerships key to brand management

Social media, partnerships key to brand management

By NORA HESTON TARTEBusiness Journal writer MODESTO — Social Media is no longer a tool…

Momentum Advertising opens Modesto location

By BUSINESS JOURNAL STAFF MODESTO — Momentum Advertising, Inc. opened a new office in Modesto…

More customers take to mobile phones for search

More customers take to mobile phones for search

Staying on top of online search is a must in my business. Change happens almost…

People

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…

Stockton CVB head elected president of regional association

Stockton CVB head elected president of regional association

STOCKTON – Wes Rhea, CEO of Visit Stockton, was elected to serve as the President of the Western Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus (WACVB) at its annual…

Stockton Symphony celebrates conductor’s 20th season

Stockton Symphony celebrates conductor’s 20th season

STOCKTON -  As a young man, Peter Jaffe was coached by the legendary Leonard Bernstein. That fact makes it fitting that Leonard Bernstein’s beloved Symphonic Dances from West…

Work Life

Bullying plagues the workplace, study finds

Bullying isn’t a problem limited to the schoolyard. It happens in the workplace as well, according to a new survey by…

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

CSU Stanislaus fundraising campaign off to successful start

TURLOCK — California State University, Stanislaus’ latest fundraising effort has collected pledges totaling $116,148 in its first two weeks. The One Purpose fundraising campaign is raising scholarship…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Free boat tours draw crowds to Port

STOCKTON ­­‑‑ Did you know that Stockton’s Deepwater Channel has an average high-tide depth of 37 feet? And did you know that it takes about eight hours…

Health Care

Sutter Health’s chief medical officer to retire

SACRAMENTO — The chief medical officer for Sutter Health will retire next April, the company announced Thursday. Gordon Hunt, 67, has worked for the not-for-profit medical network…

Transportation

Area gas prices continue year-long plunge

Local gas prices continued a year-long trend of sizable drops in the San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties areas over the last month. Prices for regular in the…

Tourism & Attractions

Stanislaus County fair dates set

TURLOCK — Stanislaus County Fair officials have confirmed that the fair will run for 10-days on July 10 – 19, 2015. “We have already begun securing great…

Real Estate

Banks, real estate now viewed positively

Two industry sectors hit hard by the recession are recovering their images. Americans are now viewing the banking and real estate industries in a positive light, according…

Politics & Government

Six Californias drive fails to get enough signatures

The drive to put an initiative on the ballot that would split California into six states has failed to get enough valid signatures. The petition drive started…