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Bringing the ‘Word of God’ to business and commerce

Anthony Butera wants to inject a healthy dose of Christian values, more specifically, Catholic Christian values, into the business world.

Bette Belle Smith, ‘Mrs. Modesto,’ slips into history

A world without Bette Belle Smith is difficult to fathom.

Health-care reform: Window of opportunity is closing fast

OK. I’ll admit it. I’m one of those Americans extremely dissatisfied with my health care coverage.

Not that I’m a natural rabble-rouser or anything like that.…

Some dreams do come true

America draws its strength from people like Jose Hernandez.

That Hernandez, one of four children in a migrant family from Mexico, would become an accomplished engineer and astronaut is nothing short…

Changes with you in mind

With this issue, you will find new features in both the print and online editions of The Central Valley Business Journal.

In case you skipped ahead to this column, for which,…

Too many suffering from abuse

By MICHAEL MOONEY Business Journal writer   The economy may be tapped out, but there’s no evidence that the worldwide recession has led to a slowing down of the physical…

Health Care: No easy fix

This isn’t going to be easy.

Overhauling the nation’s health-care system will be a monumental undertaking, a task certain to produce political mayhem. But without a solution, the nation’s economy will…

It’s a question of leadership

It’s a question of leadership



We, the taxpayers -- you, me and sweet old Aunt Harriet – are about to become major shareholders in General Motors. That’s right;…

Summit aims to help businesses respond to change

Helping business help itself – that’s what really is at the heart of the Central Valley Leadership Summit, sponsored by the Turlock Chamber of Commerce and a host of Central…

Outlook good for summer fun on Delta, reservoirs

The economy may be down but water levels in Central Valley reservoirs are heading up, offering the promise of a better year for fishermen and water sports enthusiasts. “Water levels…

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