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Valley singers among Foster Farm Bowl anthem finalists

MODESTO — Teenagers from Turlock and Ceres are among those who will compete to sing the national anthem at the Foster Farms Bowl. Felisha Dias, of Turlock, and…

New platform could help Valley exporters

New platform could help Valley exporters

SACRAMENTO — A new e-commerce platform is available to help area businesses increase overseas sales. A free banquet discussing the Jumore platform will take place at 10 a.m.,…

How the 2016 election could impact the workplace

How the 2016 election could impact the workplace

After what seemed to be a never-ending campaign season, the 2016 general election is over. Donald Trump will be the 45th president of the United States, and the…

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How the 2016 election could impact the workplace

How the 2016 election could impact the workplace

After what seemed to be a never-ending campaign season, the 2016 general election is over.…

Developing friendly media relationships

Developing friendly media relationships

No business can get away with ignoring the media. No matter how large your business…

Your end of year tax, financial checklist

As we approach the end of 2016, there are many estate planning techniques that you…

People

HPSJ announces new innovation director

HPSJ announces new innovation director

FRENCH CAMP — Geeta Chawla has joined Health Plan of San Joaquin as its first director of innovation and strategy. Chawla has more than 15 years of senior…

Central Valley Community Bank adds new executive in Tracy

Central Valley Community Bank adds new executive in Tracy

FRESNO — Eugene Burkhalter has been named the new vice president and business development officer at the Central Valley Community Bank’s Tracy branch. The bank’s President and Chief…

Central Valley conservationist named planner of the year

DAVIS — Jarrod Martin was named the 2016 Conservation Planner of the Year by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California. Martin, who is now the…

Work Life

Majority of employees shop online at work

Majority of employees shop online at work

More than half of employees use work time to shop online, a survey from CareerBuilder found. According to CareerBuilder’s annual Cyber…

Construction

Stockton engineering firm wins state Engineering Excellence Award

SACRAMENTO — Kjeldsen, Sinnock & Neudeck, Inc. of Stockton, earned an Honor Award among the Engineering Excellence Awards given by the American Council of Engineering Companies of California. The…

Education

New academy for at-risk teens accepting applications

STOCKTON — Discovery ChalleNGe Academy, a military-style residential program for at-risk teens, is taking applications for its inaugural class in January. The program is aimed students 16…

Logistics & Infrastructure

New platform could help Valley exporters

SACRAMENTO — A new e-commerce platform is available to help area businesses increase overseas sales. A free banquet discussing the Jumore platform will take place at 10…

Health Care

Doctors Medical Center earns national surgical weight loss accreditation

MODESTO — Doctors Medical Center has received national accreditation for its surgical weight loss program. The accreditation was awarded by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and…

Transportation

ACE expands WiFi service

STOCKTON — WiFi service will be available on all of ACE’s passenger cars on all trains starting Jan. 3, ACE announced Monday. Previously, Wi-Fi service was limited…

Tourism & Attractions

Major expansion planned for Lodi’s World of Wonders

LODI — For several years, World of Wonders President Sally Snyde has been hard at work on a plan to change the face of Lodi, and it’s…

Real Estate

Distressed real estate sales at their lowest point since 2007

LOS ANGELES — The percentage of cash home sales continues to fall according to real estate tracking firm CoreLogic. Cash sales accounted for 31 percent of all…

Politics & Government

How the 2016 election could impact the workplace

After what seemed to be a never-ending campaign season, the 2016 general election is over. Donald Trump will be the 45th president of the United States, and…