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Elizabeth Stevens is the editor of the Central Valley Business Journal. You can reach her at estevens@cvbizjournal.com or (209) 477-0100.

Tracy mayor reveals 5-point improvement plan

Tracy mayor reveals 5-point improvement plan

TRACY — Tracy Mayor Robert Rickman laid out the city’s five-point plan for attracting business to Tracy and improving quality of life during his first state of the city address…

Stockmarket to start new season with new home

STOCKTON — Stockton’s local craft and curators’ market will have a new home starting April 15. Stockmarket is moving from the Miracle Mile to Caldwell Park at Pacific Avenue and…

Does it matter if workers are happy?

Does it matter if workers are happy?

MODESTO — After the first year of work, many employees report feeling less engaged and happy in their jobs, according to a new survey by staffing company, Robert Half, and…

“Stockton is Home” aims to lift city’s image

“Stockton is Home” aims to lift city’s image

STOCKTON — The city of Stockton hopes a series of videos featuring Stockton residents improves the city’s reputation both in and out of the area. “We need to paint a…

Automation and robot-proofing your career

Automation and robot-proofing your career

STOCKTON — For more than 40 years, robots have been at work in U.S. factories doing mainly routine, repetitive work. While the number of manufacturing jobs has gone down in…

Silva arrested, set to appear Monday

Silva arrested, set to appear Monday

STOCKTON — Former Stockton mayor Anthony Silva was arrested Sunday afternoon as he returned from a trip to South America. An arrest warrant had been issued for Silva, who is…

Arrest warrant issued for former Stockton Mayor Silva

Arrest warrant issued for former Stockton Mayor Silva

STOCKTON — An arrest warrant has been issued for former Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva. The warrant lists the charges Silva faces as misappropriation of public funds, embezzlement, money laundering and…

Patterson High School logistics program offers job prospects

Patterson High School logistics program offers job prospects

PATTERSON — With the dramatic growth of online shopping, the Central Valley is playing an increasingly important role in the distribution part of the e-commerce industry. Patterson High School, located…

New Valley center to teach job skills

New Valley center to teach job skills

MODESTO —Opportunity Stanislaus, the county’s foremost economic development organization, is leading the way in training workers for future jobs. According to the organization, 50 percent of the skilled manufacturing workers…

Modesto data project to launch

Modesto data project to launch

MODESTO — Modesto, get ready to learn a lot more about yourself. The city has been selected to participate in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Work Cities initiative, a national philanthropic effort…

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