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Drought works in new kayak store’s favor

Drought works in new kayak store’s favor

STOCKTON — It took 10 years, but the Haussmann brothers finally achieved their long-held goal of expanding their kayak and paddle board business to Stockton. “I’ve looked at…

Stanislaus educators partner to boost college rate

MODESTO — George Youkhanna, 18, immigrated to the United States from Irag with his family in 2010. He didn’t speak English when he first arrived. While living in…

RTD wins $6.8 million grant for new routes

RTD wins $6.8 million grant for new routes

STOCKTON — San Joaquin Regional Transit will receive a $6.8 million grant for two new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) routes along the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK)…

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VIDEO – Foster Farms promotes new antibiotic-free chicken products

VIDEO – Foster Farms promotes new antibiotic-free chicken products

SACRAMENTO — Saying the Millennial generation of shoppers wants to know how its food is…

VIDEO – Starbucks and books at busy Modesto corner

VIDEO – Starbucks and books at busy Modesto corner

(UPDATE) MODESTO — The recently vacated Long John Silver restaurant near the corner of McHenry…

VIDEO – Cal Weber 40 to bring affordable housing to downtown Stockton

VIDEO – Cal Weber 40 to bring affordable housing to downtown Stockton

STOCKTON — Construction is underway on Cal Weber 40, the first housing project in downtown…

VIDEO – Amgen Tour in Lodi

VIDEO – Amgen Tour in Lodi

  LODI — Thousands of people were in Lodi Monday to watch the Amgen Tour…

People

Rabbi of Modesto synagogue named

Rabbi of Modesto synagogue named

MODESTO – Shalom Bochner has been named Rabbi of Stanislaus County’s only synagogue, Congregation Beth Shalom (CBS). CBS serves a Jewish community that stretches from the Sierra Foothills…

Tejeda leaving Doctors Hospital of Manteca for El Paso

Tejeda leaving Doctors Hospital of Manteca for El Paso

MANTECA — Tenet Hospitals is transferring Nicholas Tejeda, who has been CEO of Doctors Hospital of Manteca, to El Paso. Tejeda will be CEO of Sierra Providence East…

Stockton native graduates from Naval Academy

Stockton native graduates from Naval Academy

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Stockton native Dominick DiSerio graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy May 22. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in systems engineering and a commission…

Work Life

Hiring process is getting longer worldwide

Hiring process is getting longer worldwide

MILL VALLEY – The average length of the hiring process continues to grow according to a new report from Glassdoor Economic…

Construction

VIDEO – Cal Weber 40 to bring affordable housing to downtown Stockton

STOCKTON — Construction is underway on Cal Weber 40, the first housing project in downtown Stockton since the Great Recession. The partners involved in the project held…

Education

Stanislaus educators partner to boost college rate

MODESTO — George Youkhanna, 18, immigrated to the United States from Irag with his family in 2010. He didn’t speak English when he first arrived. While living…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Amazon to hire another 700 workers in Tracy

TRACY — Amazon.com is hiring to fill more than 700 full-time hourly positions at its fulfillment center in Tracy, the city of Tracy announced Thursday. “This is…

Health Care

Sutter Tracy named among top 100 community hospitals

TRACY – Sutter Tracy Community Hospital has been added to the Becker Hospital Review’s list of 100 Great Community Hospitals for 2015. The hospitals on the list…

Transportation

RTD wins $6.8 million grant for new routes

STOCKTON — San Joaquin Regional Transit will receive a $6.8 million grant for two new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) routes along the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.…

Tourism & Attractions

Stanislaus fair to hold “Christmas in July” toy drive

TURLOCK – The Stanislaus County Fair and The Salvation Army will hold a toy drive during the fair on July 16. The “Christmas in July” themed toy…

Real Estate

Central Valley foreclosures continue to drop

IRVINE – CoreLogic, a company that tracks real estate trends, released data showing foreclosures in Modesto and Stockton-Lodi continue to decline. According to the company, foreclosures among outstanding…

Politics & Government

Budget on its way to governor

SACRAMENTO — The California State Assembly today approved the revised version of the budget passed on Monday, Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins said. The budget was sent to…