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Local businessman revives Asparagus Festival

Local businessman revives Asparagus Festival

STOCKTON — The name’s been changed and the location is different, but Stockton will have an Asparagus Festival next spring after all. Local farmer Tony Noceti, who is…

HERO energy-saving program available to Modesto, Tracy

HERO energy-saving program available to Modesto, Tracy

SAN FRANCISCO — Modesto, Tracy, Oakdale, and Waterford are among the latest communities in California to launch the HERO program to combat drought and reduce energy costs. The…

Prison hospital to start admitting inmate-patients again

Prison hospital to start admitting inmate-patients again

STOCKTON — The California Health Care Facility (CHCF) in Stockton will begin taking medical admissions again Monday, the Department of Corrections announced. Admissions to the prison hospital had…

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Health Care

Prison hospital to start admitting inmate-patients again

Prison hospital to start admitting inmate-patients again

STOCKTON — The California Health Care Facility (CHCF) in Stockton will begin taking medical admissions…

Tattoo products warning issued

Tattoo products warning issued

SACRAMENTO — California public health officials have issued a warning about a brand of tattoo products…

Wellness centers help patients partner in health care

Wellness centers help patients partner in health care

STOCKTON  – More and more Central Valley residents are seeking alternative health care, drawn by…

Spanish version unveiled of business health care website

SACRAMENTO– Latino businesses in California now have a Spanish-language website they can use to learn…

People

Bautista joins EXIT Realty

Bautista joins EXIT Realty

MANTECA — Pedro Bautista has joined the EXIT Realty Consultants team in its Manteca office. Bautista has more than a decade of experience in the real estate industry…

Simile Construction adds to leadership team

Simile Construction adds to leadership team

MODESTO — Simile Construction Services (SCSI) has added two members to its executive leadership team, the company announced Thursday. Joe Simile and Robert Becker assumed day-to-day management of…

Galindo elected president of CPA organization

Galindo elected president of CPA organization

MODESTO — Natalya A. Galindo has been elected president of the San Joaquin Chapter of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants for 2014-15. Galindo is the finance…

Work Life

Half of workers say they’d keep working if they won the lottery

Half of workers say they’d keep working if they won the lottery

Many people fantasize about winning the lottery and retiring to the easy life, however a new study finds that half of…

Construction

Simile Construction adds to leadership team

MODESTO — Simile Construction Services (SCSI) has added two members to its executive leadership team, the company announced Thursday. Joe Simile and Robert Becker assumed day-to-day management…

Education

Local school districts get state grant for logistics training

A regional educational consortium that includes Modesto Junior College, San Joaquin Delta College, the Stanislaus County Office of Education and some county school districts was among the…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Dot Foods expansion means more jobs for Modesto

MODESTO –  Dot Foods, the United States’ largest food industry redistributor which employs 223 people at its Modesto distribution center, is expanding into Mexico, the company announced…

Health Care

Prison hospital to start admitting inmate-patients again

STOCKTON — The California Health Care Facility (CHCF) in Stockton will begin taking medical admissions again Monday, the Department of Corrections announced. Admissions to the prison hospital…

Transportation

Road closures for I-5/French Camp Road interchange

STOCKTON — To accommodate work required for reconstruction of the Interstate 5/French Camp Road Interchange, the following closures will be in place the nights of Monday, July…

Tourism & Attractions

Local businessman revives Asparagus Festival

STOCKTON — The name’s been changed and the location is different, but Stockton will have an Asparagus Festival next spring after all. Local farmer Tony Noceti, who…

Real Estate

Central Valley foreclosure rates continue downward

The Central Valley’s foreclosure rates continued to fall in April and are less than half the national rate, according to data released this morning from CoreLogic. The…

Politics & Government

Stockton hires new deputy city manager

STOCKTON — A manager with experience in state and county government has been hired as Stockton’s new deputy City Manager, city manager Kurt Wilson announced Friday. Scott Carney…