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Helping Stanislaus County businesses build upon their strengths

By DAVID WHITE Stanislaus Alliance CEO Special to the Business Journal In order to provide exceptional customer service to local businesses in Stanislaus County, the Stanislaus Economic Development…

What to do about the Heartbleed bug

What to do about the Heartbleed bug

You may have heard the buzz on the Internet concerning a bug called “Heartbleed” that threatens the security of websites,  including some of the biggest: Facebook, Amazon and…

Family-owned Morada Produce undergoes major expansion

LINDEN — One of the oldest produce companies in San Joaquin County is embarking on a significant expansion of its facilities. Morada Produce expects the project to take…

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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
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Lunch Behind the Lair: Chat with the Chaplains @ DeRosa University Center
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8:00 am Morning Prayer: in the Christian Tradition @ Morris Chapel
Morning Prayer: in the Christian… @ Morris Chapel
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Morning Prayer: in the Christian Tradition @ Morris Chapel
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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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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 releases numbers for first open enrollment period

SACRAMENTO — Covered California signed up more than 3 million consumers in the first six-month enrollment period which ended March 31. That includes 1.2 million who signed…

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

Job fair for Stanislaus County Fair coming April 24

TURLOCK — The Stanislaus County Fair will take applications for a variety of positions associated with this year’s fair. A job fair will be held from 11…

Real Estate

Bill would raise money for low-income housing

SACRAMENTO — More than 10,000 homes for low and moderate-income California renters would be created under a bill that’s making its way through the state legislature. The…

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…