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Stockton Chamber seeks board applicants

STOCKTON — The Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce is looking for applicants for membership on its Board of Directors. Board members play a role in establishing policy and providing guidance…

Modesto, Turlock to get state money for bike paths

Modesto, Turlock to get state money for bike paths

STOCKTON — Cities in Stanislaus County will receive $577,000 from a state allocation to support upkeep on roads and bridges. Modesto will receive $512,000 for a bicycle path to connect…

Outdoor clothing pioneer Royal Robbins dies in Modesto

Outdoor clothing pioneer Royal Robbins dies in Modesto

MODESTO — Rock climbing pioneer and outdoor clothing company founder, Royal Robbins, died at his home in Modesto, Tuesday. He was 82. According to his company’s website, Robbins died after…

McGeorge Law School, UC Merced graduate programs rise in rankings

McGeorge Law School, UC Merced graduate programs rise in rankings

STOCKTON — Two Central Valley graduate-level schools are on the rise, according to this year’s U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools report. University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School…

California’s 2016 grape crush in at more than 4.2 million tons

California’s 2016 grape crush in at more than 4.2 million tons

California produced more than 4.2 million tons of grapes in 2016, up 9.3 percent from 2015, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service’s grape crush report. Red wine varieties represented…

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…

Culinary arts students learn about community in downtown program

Culinary arts students learn about community in downtown program

STOCKTON — Jamarea Kelly, 17, is satisfying some of his high school credits and gaining job skills while learning how to work and cook in a commercial kitchen. He is…

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…

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…