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UC regents approve tuition hike

SAN FRANCISCO — The UC Board of Regents passed a controversial proposal that would allow universities in the system to raise tuition up to 5 percent per year through…

Junior League, Lodi Food Bank team for Thanksgiving

LODI — The Junior League of San Joaquin County and the Lodi Food Bank are teaming up to raise donations to feed 250 families Thanksgiving dinner. The groups…

Gas prices continue downward spiral

Gas prices continue downward spiral

Holiday travelers in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties will see something they haven’t been likely to see since 2009: gas prices under $3 per gallon. The AAA Daily Fuel…

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Featured Businesses

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…

Carrie Sass builds success on community, family, fun

Carrie Sass builds success on community, family, fun

When Carrie Sass started her business eight years ago, she thought she and her daughter…

George Perry and Sons is a leader in California’s pumpkin production

George Perry and Sons is a leader in California’s pumpkin production

MANTECA — No agricultural commodity is more associated with autumn than the pumpkin. And in…

Turlock gamemaker uses crowdfunding to launch card games

Turlock gamemaker uses crowdfunding to launch card games

TURLOCK — In this age of video games, one gamemaker in Turlock is proving board…

People

Dickson promoted at Pacific

Dickson promoted at Pacific

STOCKTON —  Tim Dickson has been promoted to associate director of athletics for development at the University of the Pacific, the university announced Nov. 12. Dickson was originally…

United Cerebral Palsy announces new board members

United Cerebral Palsy announces new board members

New board members are: Jimenez, Glero, Mark, Stokes,and Vail…

Tejeda receives community manager certification

STOCKTON — Community manager Doreen Tejeda of M&C Association Management Services has earned the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) designation recognized by the Community Association Institute, the…

Work Life

Third of part-time workers would rather work full-time

Full-time, permanent employment is getting closer to pre-recession levels, but part-time workers are still struggling to find full-time jobs, according to…

Construction

Confidence building in new home construction

U.S home builders are feeling more confident as they close out 2014. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo index rose to 58 this month, up from…

Education

UC regents approve tuition hike

SAN FRANCISCO — The UC Board of Regents passed a controversial proposal that would allow universities in the system to raise tuition up to 5 percent per year…

Logistics & Infrastructure

New Prologis logistics center begins construction in Tracy

TRACY — Ground was broken this afternoon on a new Prologis logistics center in Tracy. The new development by Prologis, Inc. will be 1 million square feet,…

Health Care

Public opinion still against Affordable Care Act

A new Gallup survey found that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) isn’t getting any more popular. As the Affordable Care Act’s second open enrollment period begins, just…

Transportation

Gas prices continue downward spiral

Holiday travelers in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties will see something they haven’t been likely to see since 2009: gas prices under $3 per gallon. The AAA Daily…

Tourism & Attractions

Stockton Symphony reaches deal with musicians

STOCKTON  – The Stockton Symphony Association has reached a three-year deal with members of the American Federation of Musicians (Local 189). The new contract runs through June…

Real Estate

Stockton-Lodi foreclosures, delinquency rates continue to drop

STOCKTON — Stockton-Lodi foreclosures continued their downward trend in August, dropping .58 percent in August from the same period last year. CoreLogic, a company that tracks foreclosure…

Politics & Government

LGBT rights group scores Stockton, Modesto above average

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization says Stockton and Modesto scored higher than the national average…