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Tracy restaurateur honored for entrepreneurship

Tracy restaurateur honored for entrepreneurship

TRACY — John Oh broke a cardinal rule about entrepreneurship. He didn’t know much about the restaurant industry when he opened The Commons last year. Still, other business leaders regard…

Indoor go-kart racing coming to Modesto

MODESTO — Driving enthusiasts of all ages, get ready to rev your engines. MB2 Raceway will open an indoor electric go-kart raceway on Modesto’s east side in time for the…

Riverbank’s ZBoards could get boost from new law

RIVERBANK — Losing three bicycles to theft in just one college semester motivated engineering student Geoff Larson to find an alternative mode of transportation that wasn’t so easy to swipe.…

Herrmann teaches clients to think visually

MODESTO — If you ask Marcia Herrmann what has made her successful, she will tell you it’s a passion for design, a desire to execute with the highest level of…

Modesto’s Parks Printing expands and rebrands

MODESTO — Frank Parks knew his brand as a printing company needed to change, and that it was time to let people know that his firm, Parks Printing, does more…

Jack and Jane children’s clothing shop opens in downtown Modesto

MODESTO — Downtown Modesto is enjoying the addition of a new children’s boutique. Jack and Jane children’s clothing store opened July 1 at 1321 J St. The store offers reasonably…

Second Harvest brings food to area’s hungry

MANTECA — It’s cruelly ironic that in the Central Valley where agriculture is the leading industry, more than one quarter of children don’t have reliable access to affordable, nutritious food.…

Drought works in new kayak store’s favor

STOCKTON — It took 10 years, but the Haussmann brothers finally achieved their long-held goal of expanding their kayak and paddle board business to Stockton. “I’ve looked at Stockton for…

Canine Academy pairs assistance dogs with people with disabilities

MERCED — Since being diagnosed with post-polio syndrome, Kathy Jo Dennison has struggled with balance. Walking long distances and picking up objects is difficult for her. She began to search…

Happy Girl Flowers goes mobile in Modesto area

MODESTO — Opening a floral shop when many florists are closing their doors is a brave move. However, Barbara Terpstra, owner of Happy Girl Flowers, is relying on an old…