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Top 5 IT issues for growing businesses

Top 5 IT issues for growing businesses

When it comes to technology, most business owners and managers just want things to work. With everything else there is to manage with a growing business, IT is usually left…

Modesto and city manager part ways

Modesto and city manager part ways

MODESTO — James Holgersson is out as Modesto’s city manager, the city announced Thursday afternoon. In a press release, the city said Holgersson and the city “have mutually agreed to…

Taste of New Orleans coming to Modesto

Taste of New Orleans coming to Modesto

By MELISSA HUTSELL Business Journal writer MODESTO — After nearly three decades of practicing law, Modesto Attorney, Mark S. Nelson, is venturing into the restaurant business. Nelson became a twice-over…

Denham to host town hall

Denham to host town hall

DENAIR — Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, will host a town hall meeting with Stanislaus County Board Supervisor Vito Chiesa, Assemblyman Heath Flora and Turlock Mayor Gary Soiseth on Monday, April…

Tracy High team wins hackathon

STOCKTON — A team from Tracy High School won the second annual H20 Hackathon Saturday. The team developed an app that converts information from a typical water bill into layman’s…

First aid expenses’ effect on workers’ comp

First aid expenses’ effect on workers’ comp

If you are a business owner and required to purchase workers’ comp insurance, then you might know a thing or two about experience modifications. If not, it’s important to know…

CSU trustees OK first tuition hike since 2011

CSU trustees OK first tuition hike since 2011

The California State University Board of Trustees approved tuition increase for this fall. It’s the first increase in six years and is expected to generate $77.5 million. Annual tuition for…

How to stop using PowerPoint as a crutch

How to stop using PowerPoint as a crutch

I can guarantee that as you’re reading this, someone somewhere in this world is falling asleep to a PowerPoint presentation. There are thousands of business presentations a day throughout the…

UC Merced’s SBDC reports on economic impact

MERCED — Clients of the University of California, Merced’s Small Business Development Center Regional Network obtained $40.9 million in financing for small businesses during 2016, the center said in a…

Stockton Chamber seeks board applicants

STOCKTON — The Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce is looking for applicants for membership on its Board of Directors. Board members play a role in establishing policy and providing guidance…