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BOE to look at implementation of manufacturing tax exemptions

SACRAMENTO — The  California State Board of Equalization will look at tax exemptions for manufacturing and research and development during a meeting in Sacramento on April 22. Members…

Banner Island Ballpark to host CCAA Baseball Championship

STOCKTON — Banner Island Ballpark will be the site for the 2014 California Collegiate Athletic Association’s Championship, the Stockton Ports and Stockton Convention and Visitors Bureau announced. “The…

Developer creates Clean Up Stockton app to attack graffiti, blight

Developer creates Clean Up Stockton app to attack graffiti, blight

STOCKTON — It all started on a Friday afternoon. Paul Amador, president and CEO of the California Application Research Group, devised an innovative way to help clean up…

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8:00 am Morning Prayer: in the Christian Tradition @ Morris Chapel
Morning Prayer: in the Christian… @ Morris Chapel
Apr 22 @ 8:00 am – 8:25 am
Morning Prayer: in the Christian Tradition @ Morris Chapel
A Christian prayer service for students, faculty and staff. The service follows a traditional morning prayer booklet, and also includes readings, music, and a short [...]
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12:00 pm Lunch Behind the Lair: Chat with the Chaplains @ DeRosa University Center
Lunch Behind the Lair: Chat with… @ DeRosa University Center
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch Behind the Lair: Chat with the Chaplains @ DeRosa University Center
Bring your lunch and join the chaplains and chapel staff noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays. We’ll meet on the patio behind the Lair. Join us [...]
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8:00 am Morning Prayer: in the Christian Tradition @ Morris Chapel
Morning Prayer: in the Christian… @ Morris Chapel
Apr 29 @ 8:00 am – 8:25 am
Morning Prayer: in the Christian Tradition @ Morris Chapel
A Christian prayer service for students, faculty and staff. The service follows a traditional morning prayer booklet, and also includes readings, music, and a short [...]

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Featured Businesses

Family-owned Morada Produce undergoes major expansion

LINDEN — One of the oldest produce companies in San Joaquin County is embarking on…

5.11 Tactical outfits NASCAR

5.11 Tactical outfits NASCAR

MODESTO — 5.11 Tactical, best known for outfitting SWAT teams and members of the Special…

Turlock couple draws on ag experience to create organic food packaging

Turlock couple draws on ag experience to create organic food packaging

TURLOCK — For the fourth year in a row, a small graphic design firm in…

Alfred Matthews owner maintains community involvement

Alfred Matthews owner maintains community involvement

MODESTO — For three generations, the Alfred Matthews GMC auto dealership in Modesto has served…

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People

Stanislaus Alliance hires new research manager

MODESTO — The Stanislaus Economic Development and Workforce Alliance has hired a new research manager, CEO David White announced today. Cheryl Straight will serve as part of the…

Modesto’s city manager chosen by Oxnard

Modesto’s city manager chosen by Oxnard

OXNARD — Modesto’s City Manager, Greg Nyhoff, has been chosen to be Oxnard’s next city manager, the Ventura County Star reported. The 4-1 Oxnard City Council decision was…

Ceres hires new economic development director

Ceres hires new economic development director

CERES — The city of Ceres has hired Steve Hallam to be its redevelopment and economic development director, the city announced. Hallam will monitor and report to the…

Work Life

Amazon offers workers money to quit

Amazon offers workers money to quit

Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos submitted his letter to shareholders this week. It provides updates on the company, including some new projects…

Construction

New courthouse to dominate Stockton skyline

By KENT HOHLFELD Business Journal writer STOCKTON – The new courthouse will dramatically change the face of downtown Stockton, adding modern architecture to an area dominated by…

Education

Digital Bookmobile to visit Central Valley in May

Readers can learn more about digital books and local offerings when the Digital Bookmobile National Tour comes through the Central Valley. The tour will make two stops,…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Port of Stockton takes creative approach to green business

STOCKTON — As you drive along Stockton’s crosstown freeway, you may have wondered about the plume billowing from the Port of Stockton. It’s coming from the new…

Health Care

Covered California signs up 3 million

SACRAMENTO — More than 3 million California consumers enrolled in health insurance plans or in Medi-Cal by April 15, Covered California and the California Department of Health…

Transportation

Road work scheduled this week for I-5 at French Camp

Drivers need to be aware of lane closures this week on Interstate 5 at French Camp, Caltrans said. The closures are necessary while work is underway to…

Tourism & Attractions

Banner Island Ballpark to host CCAA Baseball Championship

STOCKTON — Banner Island Ballpark will be the site for the 2014 California Collegiate Athletic Association’s Championship, the Stockton Ports and Stockton Convention and Visitors Bureau announced.…

Real Estate

Six tips for being a great commercial property manager

One of the greatest ways to increase the value of commercial real estate is through good property management. While buying a property at the right price is…

Politics & Government

Gov. Brown calls for special session on rainy day fund

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown today called a special session of the Legislature to consider putting a rainy day fund constitutional amendment on the November ballot. “We…