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Alamo Alarm guards area businesses, homes

Keeping one step ahead of criminals is a never-ending enterprise for Paul Alamo, owner of Alamo Alarm Company in Lodi. It’s a constant game of cat and mouse. When thieves…

Commercial loan delinquencies rise in California

California’s commercial loans are beginning to experience the strain of a weakened economy, according to a recent industry survey. According to a quarterly Commercial Loan Delinquency Survey conducted by the…

Economist makes predictions for Central Valley

Noted economist John Mitchell used a flurry of charts, graphs and even some homespun poetry to offer predictions on the economic future of the Central Valley. Mitchell was the keynote…

Drop in fuel consumption caused applications to outpace income

It may not grab headlines like a school bond measures or a tax hike, but consumers are feeling the affects of a recent funding shortfall every time they go to…

Decline in American driving

Decline in American driving

Decline in American driving reaches year-mark

Drop of nearly 100 billion miles driven heightens need for highway finance reform

Tracy business makes digital memories

Tracy business owners Dave and Regina Nagel are trying to create a bridge between memory lane and the information superhighway. The husband and wife team own Timeline Memories on N.…

Pacific Avenue tree seller becomes Christmas tradition

Stockton resident, Wayne Segale glanced across Benjamin Holt Drive and pointed to a site that 50 years ago was home to a plant nursery and driving range. “That’s where it…

Central Valley stores eye winter sales

There’s a chill in the air around Central Valley malls and shopping centers, but you can’t blame this cold front on the weather. With economic forecasts predicting the worst holiday…

New laws for a new year

New laws for a new year

Texting, calories and overtime: New laws for a new year