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Amirfar named new Turlock police chief

Amirfar named new Turlock police chief

TURLOCK — Interim Police Chief Nino Amirfar has been selected as the Turlock’s new police chief, the city announced Monday. He will be sworn in Thursday, Jan. 26…

Western Growers president urges reset on river flow discussion

Western Growers president urges reset on river flow discussion

IRVINE — Western Growers President and CEO Tom Nassif is urging Gov. Jerry Brown to reset efforts to update minimum flow standards for the Lower San Joaquin River.…

Construction costs hamper housing starts

Construction costs hamper housing starts

STOCKTON — Those hoping to ring in the new year with a search for a new house should bring a lot patience and cash. If the buyer is…

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Columns

What’s your personal definition of success?

What’s your personal definition of success?

Let me start off the new year with a few questions for you. How was…

Estate planning under a Trump administration

Estate planning under a Trump administration

One of President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign promises was reform of the Internal Revenue Code.  With…

The Golden Rule in customer service

The Golden Rule in customer service

The Golden Rule Store opened in Kemmerer, Wyoming in 1902. The family clothing outlet’s location…

People

Stan State appoints vice president for strategic planning

Stan State appoints vice president for strategic planning

TURLOCK — Stanislaus State University has appointed Gitanjali Kaul vice president for Strategic Planning, Enrollment Management and Innovation. Kaul was acting vice provost for Academic Affairs at CSU…

Butterfield: Banker to Business Council CEO

Butterfield: Banker to Business Council CEO

STOCKTON — Jane Butterfield has been a CPA, a banker and a community leader throughout her career. Last June she became CEO of the Business Council. Butterfield says…

Zapien joins Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin Board

Zapien joins Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin Board

STOCKTON — Former County Board of Supervisors chair Moses Zapien has joined the Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin’s Board of Directors, the organization announced Thursday. The…

Work Life

How to share your business’s financial data with your workers

How to share your business’s financial data with your workers

A recent study by the human resources consulting firm, Robert Half International, found that companies are becoming less tight-lipped about their…

Construction

Construction costs hamper housing starts

STOCKTON — Those hoping to ring in the new year with a search for a new house should bring a lot patience and cash. If the buyer…

Education

Stan State appoints vice president for strategic planning

TURLOCK — Stanislaus State University has appointed Gitanjali Kaul vice president for Strategic Planning, Enrollment Management and Innovation. Kaul was acting vice provost for Academic Affairs at…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Port sees second-best year

STOCKTON — The Port of Stockton had its second-best year ever in 2016, moving nearly 3.9 million tons of cargo. The port’s daily vessel log showed three…

Health Care

DMC shows off new robotic surgical system

MODESTO — Doctors Medical Center in Modesto has been providing da Vinci robotic-assisted surgeries since 2009. In 2016, the hospital bought an upgraded model, which surgeons demonstrated…

Transportation

Gas prices inch upward

STOCKTON — Valley drivers are noticing higher gas prices. The average price for a gallon of regular gas in Modesto has gone up 3 cents in the…

Tourism & Attractions

Stockton hosts international baton-twirling event

STOCKTON — Nearly 300 baton twirlers from the United States, Canada, Australia and Japan competed at Stockton Arena over the weekend in the first-ever Pan Pacific Cup…

Real Estate

Stockton has second fastest growing rents in nation

STOCKTON — Stockton apartment rents are the second fastest growing in the country, according to a study from apartment search website Rent Café using data from its…

Politics & Government

Amirfar named new Turlock police chief

TURLOCK — Interim Police Chief Nino Amirfar has been selected as the Turlock’s new police chief, the city announced Monday. He will be sworn in Thursday, Jan.…