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Stockton Honda wins Honda President’s Award

STOCKTON — Stockton Honda was among just 125 American Honda dealerships to receive the Honda President’s Award for 2014, the company announced. The award is presented yearly to…

Nocetis to unveil new Asparagus Festival

Nocetis to unveil new Asparagus Festival

STOCKTON — Boasting a new name and a revised venue, the San Joaquin Asparagus Festival, formerly known as the Stockton Asparagus Festival, will allow visitors to celebrate the…

Pre-apprenticeship program looks for new students

MODESTO – Stanislaus County Alliance Worknet is recruiting 15 students for a pre-apprenticeship program that exposes them to various construction-related trades. The Multi-Craft Pre-Apprenticeship Training class provides valuable skills and…

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Nocetis to unveil new Asparagus Festival

Nocetis to unveil new Asparagus Festival

STOCKTON — Boasting a new name and a revised venue, the San Joaquin Asparagus Festival,…

Lodi Boys and Girls Club offers fun, safety

Lodi Boys and Girls Club offers fun, safety

LODI —  The Lodi Boys and Girls Club has been providing a safe and fun…

Casa de Modesto celebrates 50 years

Casa de Modesto celebrates 50 years

MODESTO — Casa de Modesto, a retirement center on Modesto’s northeast side will mark its…

Stanislaus Community Foundation provides philanthropic tools

Stanislaus Community Foundation provides philanthropic tools

Foundation CEO Marian Kaanon with Doris Daniel, Ruhi Sheikh and Amanda Hughes.…

People

Moffitt honored at annual Women of Distinction Awards luncheon

Moffitt honored at annual Women of Distinction Awards luncheon

STOCKTON – Tuleburg, Chief Marketing Officer Becky Moffitt will be honored Friday, March 27, at the University of the Pacific’s 14th Annual Women of Distinction Awards luncheon. She…

Janice Roberts reappointed to California Employment Training Panel

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown has reappointed Janice Roberts, 63, of Modesto, to the California Employment Training Panel. She has been vice chair of the panel since 2013…

Elizabeth Donnelly joins F&M Bank as VP

Elizabeth Donnelly joins F&M Bank as VP

LODI – Elizabeth Donnelly has been appointed Senior Vice President, Treasury Management Sales of Farmers & Merchants (F&M) Bank of Central California. Kent A. Steinwert, President and Chief…

Work Life

NCAA pools are a big focus for workers

It’s NCAA pool time at a lot of offices across the country. With the NCAA tournament beginning today, workers may be as…

Construction

Pre-apprenticeship program looks for new students

MODESTO – Stanislaus County Alliance Worknet is recruiting 15 students for a pre-apprenticeship program that exposes them to various construction-related trades. The Multi-Craft Pre-Apprenticeship Training class provides valuable skills…

Education

Moscone papers to be housed at University of the Pacific

SAN FRANCISCO – George R. Moscone’s long lost papers have finally found a home with his alma mater, the University of the Pacific. The papers span his…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Stockton FedEx freight drivers vote to join Teamsters

STOCKTON — Fifty FedEx freight drivers in Stockton voted last week to join Teamsters Local 439. The vote, 33-12, was taken March 12 and 13. The vote…

Health Care

HealthSouth breaks ground on new rehab hospital in Modesto

MODESTO — HealthSouth has begun construction on a rehabilitation hospital in Modesto that is expected to provide 120 new jobs when it opens in summer 2016. The…

Transportation

Gasoline price roller coaster heads back down

STOCKTON — Gas prices are heading down again, the latest dip in the roller coaster-like ride they’ve been on for the past few months. The current average…

Tourism & Attractions

Nocetis to unveil new Asparagus Festival

STOCKTON — Boasting a new name and a revised venue, the San Joaquin Asparagus Festival, formerly known as the Stockton Asparagus Festival, will allow visitors to celebrate…

Real Estate

Foreclosure rates dropping in the Central Valley

STOCKTON – Foreclosure rates throughout the Central Valley fell in January as compared to the same period in 2014 according to CoreLogic, a company that tracks nationwide…

Politics & Government

Maciel delivers upbeat first State of the City address for Tracy

TRACY — Mayor Michael Maciel gave his first State of the City address Thursday morning, delivering a down-to-earth, often humorous and generally upbeat assessment of the city’s standing.…