News

Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce swears in officers and board members

Diane Vigil of the Dameron Hospital Foundation was sworn in as the new president of Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce on June 22 at its annual dinner meeting…

Central Valley cities continue to see increase in tourism

Central Valley cities continue to see increase in tourism

By Patricia Reynolds Business Journal Writer preynolds@cvbizjournal.com STOCKTON — California’s travel and tourism industry enjoyed a seventh consecutive year of growth in 2016, according to the annual economic…

United Cab makes inroads to specialized service; vies for Uber, Lyft customers

United Cab makes inroads to specialized service; vies for Uber, Lyft customers

By Patricia Reynolds Business Journal Writer preynolds@cvbizjournal.com MODESTO — Jay Akbari started working in the transportation industry at a very young age. “I’ve been in this business since…

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Columns

Decoding cyber liability insurance

Decoding cyber liability insurance

As a risk manager, my job is to look into the future and tell my…

Craft your keywords to yield better search results

Craft your keywords to yield better search results

Search engine optimization has undergone a great deal of change in recent years, but one…

Is your IT a cost center or a revenue generator?

Is your IT a cost center or a revenue generator?

Technology, on one hand, can be a wild jungle – easy to get lost in…

People

Parents’ dream of a better life inspires Shin to make a difference

Parents’ dream of a better life inspires Shin to make a difference

By ELIZABETH STEVENS Business Journal Writer FRENCH CAMP — This month, Amy Shin will celebrate her fourth anniversary as CEO of Health Plan of San Joaquin. She shepherded…

Power of One luncheon focuses on the power to help many

Power of One luncheon focuses on the power to help many

By MARC LUTZ Business Journal Editor STOCKTON – “What weeds have you grown from?” T. Denise Manning asked the gathered audience of a few hundred. Manning was the…

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…

Work Life

Pilot’s passion helps create memorable advertising

Pilot’s passion helps create memorable advertising

By MELISSA HUTSELL Business Journal Writer mhutsell@cvbizjournal.com MODESTO — For nearly two decades, Howard Rogers has taken to the skies to…

Construction

Cal/OSHA urges companies to keep workers cool

Temperatures are expected to soar into the 100-degree range over the next week. And not every occupation has the benefit of an air-conditioned office. Accuweather, a private…

Education

Eligible Edison High students recipients of $1.3M Upward Bound grant

After considering several San Joaquin County schools, University of the Pacific selected Edison High School in south Stockton as the recipient of a sizable grant. A five-year…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Work continuing on 11th Street Bridge replacement project in Tracy

Stage two of the construction on Tracy’s 11th Street Bridge replacement is about 70 percent complete, according to a project update provided by the City of Tracy.…

Health Care

Doctors Medical Center of Modesto reaches surgery milestone

Surgeons at Modesto-based Doctors Medical Center performed an open-heart surgery June 13, bringing the total to 20,000 at the hospital. The procedure has been performed at DMC…

Transportation

United Cab makes inroads to specialized service; vies for Uber, Lyft customers

By Patricia Reynolds Business Journal Writer preynolds@cvbizjournal.com MODESTO — Jay Akbari started working in the transportation industry at a very young age. “I’ve been in this business…

Tourism & Attractions

Central Valley cities continue to see increase in tourism

By Patricia Reynolds Business Journal Writer preynolds@cvbizjournal.com STOCKTON — California’s travel and tourism industry enjoyed a seventh consecutive year of growth in 2016, according to the annual…

Real Estate

Shopping center secures $9.1 million refinancing

Vintner’s Square shopping center in Lodi has secured refinancing in the amount of $9.1 million through San Francisco-based New Realty Capital. The shopping center, located on 9.11…

Politics & Government

LLC statements now available to file online

Californians can now file limited liability company (LLC) statements of information online. In a move to reduce paperwork and make filing easier, Secretary of State Alex Padilla…