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Working like a dog: Police K9s trained with desire to play in mind

Working like a dog: Police K9s trained with desire to play in mind

By NORA HESTON TARTE Business Journal Writer STOCKTON — One man, Gary Lee, has been responsible for the training of every K9 police dog who has joined the Stockton Police…

WorkNet connects workers with jobs, employers with skilled labor

WorkNet connects workers with jobs, employers with skilled labor

By NORA HESTON TARTE Business Journal Writer [email protected] San Joaquin County WorkNet is in the business of helping people. The San Joaquin County Employment and Economic Development Department-run agency creates…

Gallo connecting with Stanislaus, Merced county schools to develop workforce

Gallo connecting with Stanislaus, Merced county schools to develop workforce

By NORA HESTON TARTE Business Journal Writer [email protected] MODESTO — E&J Gallo Winery is keeping employment local. It was 2015 when the Modesto-based business noticed a gap in its workforce.…

Set designer infuses plays with inspiration from life

Set designer infuses plays with inspiration from life

By NORA HESTON TARTE Business Journal Writer [email protected] STOCKTON — Brian Johnson is in the business of selling a fantasy, creating stage sets for local theatre companies that tell a…

Haggin Museum undergoes historic refurbishment

Haggin Museum undergoes historic refurbishment

By Nora Heston Tarte Business Journal Writer [email protected] STOCKTON — The Haggin Museum is enhancing its visitor experience with a $2.5 million refurbishment — the largest, single investment the Haggin…

Modesto artist creates success for self, others with Craft Grab

Modesto artist creates success for self, others with Craft Grab

By Nora Heston Tarte Business Journal Writer [email protected] MODESTO — Stephanie Foster Burtch started out as a jewelry maker, an artist selling her wares through an Etsy shop online called…

Business is in season

Business is in season

By Nora Heston Tarte Business Journal Writer [email protected] TURLOCK — The Central Valley spice business is hot. Located in the heart of California’s agricultural hub, spice businesses in San Joaquin…

Yoga studios find flourishing customer base, expand offerings to enthusiasts

Yoga studios find flourishing customer base, expand offerings to enthusiasts

By NORA HESTON TARTE Business Journal Writer [email protected] “I’m very impressed with what yoga has done for my life,” said Judy Hayashida, 62. “Every time I walked away from a…

Area dairies faced with sales decline, rising costs

Area dairies faced with sales decline, rising costs

By NORA HESTON TARTE Business Journal Writer [email protected] SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY — Milk sales and prices are down, and that could spell trouble for Central Valley dairy farms. Between 2010…

Family business shining example of how to build sterling reputation

Family business shining example of how to build sterling reputation

By Nora Heston Tarte Business Journal Writer [email protected] STOCKTON — About 30 years ago, a couple walked into Kevin Schimke’s jewelry shop on Miracle Mile with a request. They were…

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