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Harvest underway throughout the valley; growers cautious in estimates

Harvest underway throughout the valley; growers cautious in estimates

By BEN SANCHEZ Business Journal Writer Growers are in the midst of harvest season, but it’s unclear as to what impact the unusually wet winter might have on…

Watts Winery faces challenges in ever-changing wine business

Watts Winery faces challenges in ever-changing wine business

By MARC LUTZ Business Journal Editor mlutz@cvbizjournal.com LODI — The grape harvest has arrived. For Watts Winery, it’s the busiest time of year. Bottling for the small winery…

Program offers students opportunity to plan, work for higher education

Program offers students opportunity to plan, work for higher education

By MARC LUTZ Business Journal Editor mlutz@cvbizjournal.com For seven years, University of the Pacific has been working with students in the Stockton Unified School District to help them…

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Columns

Avoid these common video marketing pitfalls

Avoid these common video marketing pitfalls

Regardless of the service or product, video marketing can provide benefits for businesses willing to…

Partnership audit rules are changing: Part two

Partnership audit rules are changing: Part two

In September 2016, I wrote an article in the Central Valley Business Journal about the…

Employees: an asset and a liability

Employees: an asset and a liability

As a business owner you strive to attract, develop and keep your employees. Whether your…

People

Chamber announces Murphy as ATHENA Award recipient

Chamber announces Murphy as ATHENA Award recipient

The Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce has selected a champion of local entrepreneurs as its 2017 ATHENA Award recipient. On Sept. 15, the organization announced it had selected…

Athena Young Professional award recipient announced by Stockton Chamber

Athena Young Professional award recipient announced by Stockton Chamber

The Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce has selected Kristen Dyke as its 2017 ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award recipient. Dyke, the CEO and marketing director of Port City…

Harper takes the reins of Kaiser Permanente in Central Valley

Harper takes the reins of Kaiser Permanente in Central Valley

By MARC LUTZ Business Journal Editor mlutz@cvbizjournal.com MODESTO — Corwin Harper has been named as Kaiser Permanente’s new senior vice president and area manager for the Central Valley.…

Work Life

Set designer infuses plays with inspiration from life

Set designer infuses plays with inspiration from life

By NORA HESTON TARTE Business Journal Writer nhestontarte@cvbizjournal.com STOCKTON — Brian Johnson is in the business of selling a fantasy, creating…

Construction

Haggin Museum undergoes historic refurbishment

By Nora Heston Tarte Business Journal Writer nhestontarte@cvbizjournal.com STOCKTON — The Haggin Museum is enhancing its visitor experience with a $2.5 million refurbishment — the largest, single…

Education

Program offers students opportunity to plan, work for higher education

By MARC LUTZ Business Journal Editor mlutz@cvbizjournal.com For seven years, University of the Pacific has been working with students in the Stockton Unified School District to help…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Blanchard named president of port association

Dr. Elizabeth Blanchard, Port Commissioner for the Port of Stockton, has been named President of the Association of Pacific Ports for 2017-2018. Blanchard has been a part…

Health Care

Harper takes the reins of Kaiser Permanente in Central Valley

By MARC LUTZ Business Journal Editor mlutz@cvbizjournal.com MODESTO — Corwin Harper has been named as Kaiser Permanente’s new senior vice president and area manager for the Central…

Transportation

SJ Bike Coalition hosting Stockton’s first PARK(ing) Day

What’s the value of a parking space? On Sept. 15, artists, activists and residents of San Joaquin County will become part of a worldwide effort to transform…

Tourism & Attractions

Haggin Museum undergoes historic refurbishment

By Nora Heston Tarte Business Journal Writer nhestontarte@cvbizjournal.com STOCKTON — The Haggin Museum is enhancing its visitor experience with a $2.5 million refurbishment — the largest, single…

Real Estate

Tracy housing boom continues with new development

TRACY — A new housing development is on the horizon for the city, one in a series that continue to show growth in the residential market. National…

Politics & Government

City council to consider expenditure plan

The Stockton City Council will hold a special meeting to consider an expenditure plan. On August 21, at 6 p.m., the city council will review what’s called…