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Bi-partisan town hall on French Camp VA clinic set for Friday

FRENCH CAMP — Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock and Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, will hold a bi-partisan town hall meeting on efforts to bring a Veterans Administration facility to…

Grocery stores’ tax questions to be answered during townhall meeting

SACRAMENTO — Managers of grocery and convenience stores who want to learn more about tax issues can attend a telephone townhall April 30. The townhall will be hosted…

Asparagus Festival to feature fresher look

Asparagus Festival to feature fresher look

STOCKTON — When the Stockton Asparagus Festival kicks off April 25 there will be changes visitors notice right away and some that are more subtle but no less…

Upcoming Events

Apr
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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 [...]
Apr
29
Tue
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 [...]
May
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9:00 am Commencement 2014 @ Alex G. Spanos Center
Commencement 2014 @ Alex G. Spanos Center
May 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Commencement 2014 @ Alex G. Spanos Center
Faculty and Graduates must assemble at 8:00 a.m. on the south side of South Campus Gym. Commencement starts at 9:00 a.m. May 10, 2014 in [...]

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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…

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…

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Pacific’s Plovnick to retire in June

Pacific’s Plovnick to retire in June

STOCKTON — Mark Plovnick, who has been at the University of the Pacific for 25 years will retire at the end of the academic year, the university announced.…

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…

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

Pacific’s Plovnick to retire in June

STOCKTON — Mark Plovnick, who has been at the University of the Pacific for 25 years will retire at the end of the academic year, the university…

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

Bi-partisan town hall on French Camp VA clinic set for Friday

FRENCH CAMP — Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock and Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, will hold a bi-partisan town hall meeting on efforts to bring a Veterans Administration facility…

Transportation

Alfred Matthews owner maintains community involvement

MODESTO — For three generations, the Alfred Matthews GMC auto dealership in Modesto has served the local community. a key element in its ongoing success of the…

Tourism & Attractions

Asparagus Festival to feature fresher look

STOCKTON — When the Stockton Asparagus Festival kicks off April 25 there will be changes visitors notice right away and some that are more subtle but no…

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

Bi-partisan town hall on French Camp VA clinic set for Friday

FRENCH CAMP — Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock and Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, will hold a bi-partisan town hall meeting on efforts to bring a Veterans Administration facility…