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San Joaquin Asparagus Festival returns

The continually popular San Joaquin Asparagus Festival returns today with plenty to offer locals and visitors. Over 85,000 people are anticipated to attend the event over the course…

California unemployment rate decreases in March

In data released by the State of California Employment Development Department today, unemployment numbers for March dropped by 0.5 percent over March of 2016. Employment increased to 19,300…

Modesto doctors charged in $40M kickback scheme

Five Modesto-based physicians have been charged as part of a scheme allegedly defrauding statewide workers’ compensation insurance. Doctors John Casey Jr., Robert E. Caton, Jonathan Cohen, William Pistel…

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Columns

Making workers mobile, more productive

Making workers mobile, more productive

Embracing mobility is key if you want your people to do creative work from the…

Are you really spending your time wisely?

Several years ago I was helping a CEO and his management team create a succession…

Three steps to making a safer workplace

Three steps to making a safer workplace

Mitigating the frequency and severity of workplace injuries is tough. Let’s face it, you could…

People

San Joaquin County Office of Education names new deputy superintendent

STOCKTON — Scott Anderson, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District’s chief business officer, will be the San Joaquin County Office of Education’s next deputy superintendent of business…

Powers promoted Adult Parole Operations director

Jerry Powers, 54, of Modesto, has been appointed director of the Division of Adult Parole Operations at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, according to Gov. Jerry…

CEO Spotlight: Past supervisor to lead Hispanic Chamber

CEO Spotlight: Past supervisor to lead Hispanic Chamber

STOCKTON — Carlos Villapudua plans to blend his experience in politics, business and social work into his new role as the San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s…

Work Life

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…

Construction

California unemployment rate decreases in March

In data released by the State of California Employment Development Department today, unemployment numbers for March dropped by 0.5 percent over March of 2016. Employment increased to…

Education

San Joaquin County Office of Education names new deputy superintendent

STOCKTON — Scott Anderson, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District’s chief business officer, will be the San Joaquin County Office of Education’s next deputy superintendent of…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Port sees second-best year

STOCKTON — The Port of Stockton had its second-best year ever in 2016, moving nearly 3.9 million tons of cargo. The port’s daily vessel log showed three…

Health Care

Modesto doctors charged in $40M kickback scheme

Five Modesto-based physicians have been charged as part of a scheme allegedly defrauding statewide workers’ compensation insurance. Doctors John Casey Jr., Robert E. Caton, Jonathan Cohen, William…

Transportation

California unemployment rate decreases in March

In data released by the State of California Employment Development Department today, unemployment numbers for March dropped by 0.5 percent over March of 2016. Employment increased to…

Tourism & Attractions

San Joaquin Asparagus Festival returns

The continually popular San Joaquin Asparagus Festival returns today with plenty to offer locals and visitors. Over 85,000 people are anticipated to attend the event over the…

Real Estate

Industrial space tightens in SJ County

STOCKTON — San Joaquin County will continue to see industrial prospects migrating east thanks to record-low vacancies in the Bay Area, according to a report from Colliers…

Politics & Government

California unemployment rate decreases in March

In data released by the State of California Employment Development Department today, unemployment numbers for March dropped by 0.5 percent over March of 2016. Employment increased to…