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EDD releases unemployment numbers for July

The Employment Development Department released job data today, showing an increase over the previous month for certain areas in the Central Valley region. San Joaquin County showed unemployment…

Foletta-Morales named COO of RTD

Foletta-Morales named COO of RTD

The San Joaquin Regional Transit District recently named Jean Foletta-Morales as its new chief operating officer. Foletta-Morales will oversee transportation, maintenance and paratransit operations for the county transportation…

Public hearing for new state rail plan to be held

The Assembly Select Committee will hold a public hearing on the new California State Rail Plan. The hearing will include presentations on key findings and improvement programs for…

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Commercial auto insurance: a loser for buyers and sellers

Commercial auto insurance: a loser for buyers and sellers

Have you noticed a spike in the rates your company pays for commercial auto insurance?…

Intuitive design makes great first impressions on website traffic

Intuitive design makes great first impressions on website traffic

No matter what the nature of your business, your website is one of the most…

Tricks used by the IRS to allege unreported income on a taxpayer’s return

Tricks used by the IRS to allege unreported income on a taxpayer’s return

Let’s face it, an audit by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is not fun. What…

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Foletta-Morales named COO of RTD

Foletta-Morales named COO of RTD

The San Joaquin Regional Transit District recently named Jean Foletta-Morales as its new chief operating officer. Foletta-Morales will oversee transportation, maintenance and paratransit operations for the county transportation…

End-of-life care comes naturally to Hospice of San Joaquin leader

End-of-life care comes naturally to Hospice of San Joaquin leader

Rebecca Burnett was a certified nursing assistant by the time she was 16. When she was little, a nurse held her hand through a family difficulty. There was…

Turlock city manager set to retire

Turlock City Manager Gary Hampton will retire from his position on July 15. Fire Chief Robert Talloni was named Interim City Manager by the city council at its…

Work Life

British specialist carries on traditional shotgun craftwork stateside

British specialist carries on traditional shotgun craftwork stateside

By MARC LUTZ Business Journal Editor mlutz@cvbizjournal.com IONE — Since the age of 15, Dale Tate has been enmeshed in the…

Construction

Cal/OSHA urging businesses to keep eye on heat illness symptoms

Temperatures are spiking as August makes its debut across the Central Valley. Cal/OSHA is reminding employers and their employees to keep an eye out for heat illness…

Education

Lincoln Center car show to benefit students

One of Stockton’s best-known shopping destinations is holding a classic car show to help high school seniors. On August 18, Lincoln Center will hold a Classic Car…

Logistics & Infrastructure

Caltrans hiring for 1,100 positions

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is holding a career fair to hire for a multitude of jobs. An estimated 1,100 positions are looking to be filled.…

Health Care

Pet insurance can help owners save thousands on veterinarian costs

By Patricia Reynolds Business Journal Writer preynolds@cvbizjournal.com As the heated political debate over healthcare continues to rage, a small but growing segment of Americans are obtaining health…

Transportation

Public hearing for new state rail plan to be held

The Assembly Select Committee will hold a public hearing on the new California State Rail Plan. The hearing will include presentations on key findings and improvement programs…

Tourism & Attractions

Micke Grove Zoo celebrates 60 years, continues updates to infrastructure

By Marc Lutz Business Journal Editor LODI — It was 60 years ago today that Micke Grove Zoo opened its doors to the community. This Saturday, August…

Real Estate

Stockton home building company offers class on how to buy homes

A Stockton-based home builder is helping people get into the home-buying market. Visionary Home Builders will hold a Homebuyer Education Class introduce (or refresh) buyers on what…

Politics & Government

State holds $7.1B in unclaimed property

California is in possession of $7.1 billion in unclaimed property belonging to an estimated 27.9 million individuals and organizations. According to Republican Assemblyman Heath Flora’s office, the…