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SJ County Office of Education to hold warehouse sales

SJ County Office of Education to hold warehouse sales

STOCKTON —The San Joaquin Office of Education is selling surplus property at two public sales later this month and in March. Among the items at the warehouse sale…

Workers comp landscape changes in 2017

Workers comp landscape changes in 2017

If you missed the quiet passage of legislation changing California’s workers comp law last summer, you were not the only one. The fallout from the Aug. 26 signing…

Stockton developers to get deferment on some fees

Stockton developers to get deferment on some fees

STOCKTON — Developers who want to build non-residential projects in Stockton will get some relief on the timing of fees. Rather than paying development impact fees at the…

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Workers comp landscape changes in 2017

Workers comp landscape changes in 2017

If you missed the quiet passage of legislation changing California’s workers comp law last summer,…

Blog: Organ donor and recipient families meet in Modesto

Blog: Organ donor and recipient families meet in Modesto

I got an email this morning from Memorial Medical Center about a special meeting between…

Blog: Lowe’s hiring, Valentine’s Day fun facts

Blog: Lowe’s hiring, Valentine’s Day fun facts

TURLOCK — We’re learning more about the entertainment coming this summer to the Stanislaus County…

People

First Tee of San Joaquin announces new program director

First Tee of San Joaquin announces new program director

STOCKTON — The First Tee of San Joaquin has named Christopher Borrego as its new program director. Borrego is PGA professional with decades of experience teaching golf to…

HPSJ announces new financial planning director

FRENCH CAMP —Kay Andora has joined Health Plan of San Joaquin as the director of financial planning and analysis. Andora has over 15 years of experience in financial…

Tracy hires Schnaider as finance director

Tracy hires Schnaider as finance director

TRACY — The city of Tracy has hired a new finance director. Karin Schnaider is the finance director in Benicia. She will start her new job in Tracy…

Work Life

More employees finding romance in the workplace

More employees finding romance in the workplace

CHICAGO — Romance in the workplace is becoming more common, according to CareerBuilder’s annual Valentine’s Day survey. The survey found 41…

Construction

Stockton developers to get deferment on some fees

STOCKTON — Developers who want to build non-residential projects in Stockton will get some relief on the timing of fees. Rather than paying development impact fees at…

Education

SJ County Office of Education to hold warehouse sales

STOCKTON —The San Joaquin Office of Education is selling surplus property at two public sales later this month and in March. Among the items at the warehouse…

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

Blog: Organ donor and recipient families meet in Modesto

I got an email this morning from Memorial Medical Center about a special meeting between two families involved in an organ transplant. In 2014, Tom Goss received…

Transportation

Fire damages Turlock city buses

TURLOCK — City bus service continued Monday morning despite a fire that damaged four buses over the weekend. Four large, 35-foot fixed-route buses were damaged by a…

Tourism & Attractions

Tahoe resorts celebrate snowy season

STOCKTON — Bountiful snowfall in the Sierra has buoyed Northern California ski resorts’ expectations for the season. “The last system brought in 10 to 12 feet of…

Real Estate

Feel lucky? Modesto nonprofit raffling office building

MODESTO — The nonprofit education group, AgSafe, plans to sell its building in an unconventional way. It’s going to hold a raffle. “One of our board members…

Politics & Government

Meetings added for Stockton’s general plan

STOCKTON — The city of Stockton has added two more community workshops to get residents’ input on changes to Stockton’s General Plan. The project is called “Envision…