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Gorsuch’s possible impact on employers

Gorsuch’s possible impact on employers

Shortly after taking office, President Donald Trump nominated a potential successor, Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, to fill the vacant U.S. Supreme Court seat. Judge Gorsuch currently sits on the U.S.…

Denham bill would fight ADA lawsuit abuse

Denham bill would fight ADA lawsuit abuse

WASHINGTON — Rep. Jeff Denham has introduced a bill aimed at reducing frivolous lawsuits against small businesses. Denham’s bill, HR 1493, would give more time to businesses to respond to…

California exports start 2017 strong

California exports start 2017 strong

California exporters were off to a strong start in 2017, according to a Beacon Economics’ analysis of U.S. trade statistics released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Foreign shipments by…

Gregori football player honored for concussion project

Gregori football player honored for concussion project

By NORA HESTON TARTE Business Journal Writer MODESTO — When Gregori High School senior Dominic Barandica was a freshman, he was given an English assignment that impacted not only his…

Silva denied bail reduction, pleads not guilty to embezzlement-related charges

Silva denied bail reduction, pleads not guilty to embezzlement-related charges

STOCKTON — Former Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva pleaded not guilty to six felony charges in San Joaquin County Superior Court Monday afternoon. Judge Ron Northup turned down a request to…

Out-of-the-box plan saves Modesto Christian

Out-of-the-box plan saves Modesto Christian

By NORA HESTON TARTE Business Journal Writer MODESTO — Modesto Christian School was hit hard in the Great Recession and last year, was poised to close its doors. But a…

First aid expenses’ effect on workers’ comp

First aid expenses’ effect on workers’ comp

If you are a business owner and required to purchase workers’ comp insurance, then you might know a thing or two about experience modifications. If not, it’s important to know…

Manufacturer sells low-flow innovation

Manufacturer sells low-flow innovation

By SIM RISSO Business Journal writer COARSEGOLD — It’s not uncommon to hear about the decline of American manufacturing, but one Central Valley Company is building its business making water-efficient…

Top 5 IT issues for growing businesses

Top 5 IT issues for growing businesses

When it comes to technology, most business owners and managers just want things to work. With everything else there is to manage with a growing business, IT is usually left…

An exterminator’s mission to save bees

An exterminator’s mission to save bees

By SIM RISSO Business Journal writer MODESTO — Usually pest control services aren’t known for saving insects. But that’s not the case with Cornerstone Pest Management, which specializes in safely…