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Gas prices keep falling as oil glut continues

Gas prices keep falling as oil glut continues

Gas prices keep on falling despite the fact that oil actually rose in Friday’s trading. Drivers in California can fill up for an average of $2.47 per gallon.…

KeHE Distributors bringing 200 jobs to Stockton

KeHE Distributors, LLC announced Friday that the company anticipates adding 200 jobs in Stockton this year. The company, which is the largest distributor of specialty food products and…

Expedia takes over Travelocity’s North American activities

Expedia takes over Travelocity’s North American activities

Expedia made it official Friday and bought Travelocity for $280 million in cash from Sabre Corp.. Since 2013, Expedia has been powering Travelocity’s U.S. and Canadian websites and…

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Salida engineer shares insights on inventing

Salida engineer shares insights on inventing

SALIDA — Identify the problem that needs solving and check out the competition. Develop a…

Dust Bowl’s expansion signals growing interest in Turlock’s craft beers

Dust Bowl’s expansion signals growing interest in Turlock’s craft beers

Owner Brett Tate, brewmaster Don Oliver and co-owner Brett Honore in Dust Bowl Brewing Company’s current brewhouse.…

Chef Michael Midgley opens restaurant in Lincoln Center

Chef Michael Midgley opens restaurant in Lincoln Center

Midgley’s Public House on the Brickwalk in Lincoln Center is the culmination of Midgley’s lifelong…

Upscale bedding shop Lino Bella attracts loyal customers

Upscale bedding shop Lino Bella attracts loyal customers

Lino Bella started as a specialty bedding store in Modesto’s McHenry Village but has since…

People

Oak Valley Community Bank promotes risk management officer

OAKDALE — Oak Valley Community Bank has promoted Janis Powers to executive vice president of risk management, the bank announced Monday. Powers joined the bank in 2000 and…

Alkhas gets nationwide recognition for Fair’s PR

Alkhas gets nationwide recognition for Fair’s PR

TURLOCK — For Adrenna Alkhas, marketing and communications director for the Stanislaus County Fair, success is a balancing act. In December Alkhas was named “Publicist of the Year”…

New judges appointed to Stanislaus County Superior Court

Alan K. Cassidy and Rubén A. Villalobos were appointed to judgeships in the Stanislaus County Superior Court by Governor Jerry Brown. The moves were announced Monday. Cassidy, 57,…

Work Life

Health care companies to add workers, survey finds

Health care companies to add workers, survey finds

Many owners of health care businesses share a New Year’s resolution — adding employees and increasing pay. That’s according to a…

Construction

Home builder confidence dips slightly but remains good

The national uptick in builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes hit a snag in December. The confidence level dropped a point to 57…

Education

Horatio Alger scholarships give Juco students needed aid

Forty area junior college students found out they are the newest recipients of the 2014 Horatio Alger scholarships. The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Amazon opens its doors for an inside look

TRACY — Area media and elected officials got a rare look inside Amazon’s fulfillment centers in Tracy and Patterson during their grand opening tours Tuesday. The Tracy…

Health Care

Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts campus gets accreditation

MODESTO — The Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts Physical Therapy program has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). Gurnick has campuses across…

Transportation

Ports to host Delta College in exhibition game

The Stockton Ports will play an exhibition game against the Delta College Mustangs at 7 p.m., April 8 at Banner Island Ballpark. Tickets for the game will…

Tourism & Attractions

Expedia takes over Travelocity’s North American activities

Expedia made it official Friday and bought Travelocity for $280 million in cash from Sabre Corp.. Since 2013, Expedia has been powering Travelocity’s U.S. and Canadian websites…

Real Estate

PG&E buys Stockton building

STOCKTON — PG&E has bought a 138,000 square-foot office building at 3136 Boeing Way in Stockton in hopes of housing a new energy training center and local…

Politics & Government

Kamala Harris announces run for Senate

California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced today that she will run for Barbara Boxer’s U.S. Senate seat. She is the first to formally announce a bid since…