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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…

Nonprofit, Agsafe, works for agriculture safety

Nonprofit, Agsafe, works for agriculture safety

MODESTO — AgSafe was born out of a need for statewide and federal compliance in the agriculture industry. Since its formation in 1991, the 501c3 nonprofit has been at the…

Dibs gives employees commuting options

Dibs gives employees commuting options

LODI — Anyone who lives in the San Joaquin Valley knows there are problems with traffic and air pollution. However, Valley agencies and businesses are working together to tackle the…

Restaurant Week shows off Stockton’s eats

Restaurant Week shows off Stockton’s eats

STOCKTON —Stockton’s Restaurant Week is Jan. 20-29, but Mile Wine Company’s executive chef, Justin Good, was already hard at work on the event’s special offerings in early December. “I don’t…

Stockton hosts international baton-twirling event

Stockton hosts international baton-twirling event

STOCKTON — Nearly 300 baton twirlers from the United States, Canada, Australia and Japan competed at Stockton Arena over the weekend in the first-ever Pan Pacific Cup Competition. “We’re excited…

Major expansion planned for Lodi’s World of Wonders

Major expansion planned for Lodi’s World of Wonders

LODI — For several years, World of Wonders President Sally Snyde has been hard at work on a plan to change the face of Lodi, and it’s no small undertaking.…

Needful Things sells yarn, decor, taffy

Needful Things sells yarn, decor, taffy

TURLOCK — For Charlene Fry, owning her own store was a longtime dream. She and her husband had been involved in several other startups — including a sandwich shop and…

Stanislaus Futures aids college aspirations

MODESTO — When Danny Mauricio was in eighth grade, he received a Stanislaus Community Foundation scholarship after one of his teachers nominated him. As a first-generation college student, the $3,000…

Modesto’s Fresh Express makes fast, fresh meals

Modesto’s Fresh Express makes fast, fresh meals

MODESTO — How about this for dinner? Bell Pepper Pizza: a green pepper shell brimming with fresh ingredients including homemade marinara sauce, mushrooms, shredded broccoli, grass-fed chicken breast, cheese and…