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Silva denied bail reduction, pleads not guilty to embezzlement-related charges

Silva denied bail reduction, pleads not guilty to embezzlement-related charges

STOCKTON — Former Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva pleaded not guilty to six felony charges in San Joaquin County Superior Court Monday afternoon. Judge Ron Northup turned down a request to…

Out-of-the-box plan saves Modesto Christian

Out-of-the-box plan saves Modesto Christian

By NORA HESTON TARTE Business Journal Writer MODESTO — Modesto Christian School was hit hard in the Great Recession and last year, was poised to close its doors. But a…

Manufacturer sells low-flow innovation

Manufacturer sells low-flow innovation

By SIM RISSO Business Journal writer COARSEGOLD — It’s not uncommon to hear about the decline of American manufacturing, but one Central Valley Company is building its business making water-efficient…

An exterminator’s mission to save bees

An exterminator’s mission to save bees

By SIM RISSO Business Journal writer MODESTO — Usually pest control services aren’t known for saving insects. But that’s not the case with Cornerstone Pest Management, which specializes in safely…

Industrial space tightens in SJ County

Industrial space tightens in SJ County

STOCKTON — San Joaquin County will continue to see industrial prospects migrating east thanks to record-low vacancies in the Bay Area, according to a report from Colliers International. In fact,…

Your smartphone may be stressing you out

Your smartphone may be stressing you out

In the 10 years since smartphones were introduced and social media became popular, nearly nine out of 10 adults check their devices often. According to a new report from the…

DMC’s Kirk promoted to Central Valley CEO

DMC’s Kirk promoted to Central Valley CEO

MODESTO — Doctors Medical Center CEO Warren Kirk has been named CEO of parent company Tenet Healthcare’s Central Valley market. Kirk will oversee the operations of the three-hospital network, which…

Gender pay gap grows in California

Gender pay gap grows in California

The gap between what men and women earn is growing in California, despite the focus it has received recently. According to data released this month by the Bureau of Labor…

Stockton roadways to undergo beautification

Stockton roadways to undergo beautification

STOCKTON — Caltrans will begin a beautification project along the Crosstown Freeway, SR-99 and I-5 in Stockton in March. Dubbed “Operation Clean Sweep,” Caltrans will partner with local agencies and…

Brookside Country Club embezzler gets four years in prison

Brookside Country Club embezzler gets four years in prison

STOCKTON — The former controller for Brookside Country Club, who pleaded guilty to embezzlement, was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday. Charlotte Hendry, 51, stole $615,828.10 from the country…