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Microfinance company partners with Stockton mayor to provide loans

STOCKTON — Mayor Michael Tubbs and Kiva, a microfinance non-profit organization, have partnered with to launch workshops for local business owners and entrepreneurs. For the past two months, Kiva has…

Workshop to be held on Stockton’s East Main Street revitalization

Property owners, business owners, community leaders and residents are encouraged to attend a workshop centered on the revitalization of Stockton’s East Main Street Corridor. The workshop, hosted by Mayor Michael…

Business owners vote in favor of PBID recertification

The Downtown Stockton Based Business Improvement District, known as a PBID, was recertified on July 25. Property owners in the 123-block district voted to recertify the region. A majority of…

Startup incubator to nurture businesses with promise

An entrepreneurial incubator of sorts is launching in Stockton. On August 14, Huddle Cowork and the San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will hold the Entrepreneur Lab program in…

Workshop for tax credit applicants to be held

Those wanting to apply for the California Competes Tax Credit are encouraged to attend an upcoming workshop in Stockton on July 5. The workshop, to be held at the WorkNet…

General Plan Update to focus on Downtown Stockton

The Stockton General Plan Update “Envision Stockton” will begin focusing on finding ways to make the downtown area more vibrant and active. Members of the community are invited to participate…

Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce swears in officers and board members

Diane Vigil of the Dameron Hospital Foundation was sworn in as the new president of Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce on June 22 at its annual dinner meeting held at…

Stockton State of the City highlights economic development, reinventing image

Stockton State of the City highlights economic development, reinventing image

By MARC LUTZ Business Journal Editor STOCKTON – The port, always a hive a activity, was especially buzzing with activity on May 18. Community leaders, businesspeople, vendors, workers and many…

Amgen brings thrill of racing, influx of capital to Modesto

Amgen brings thrill of racing, influx of capital to Modesto

By MARC LUTZ Business Journal Editor The rush of adrenaline. The heart-pounding speeds. The woosh as cyclists zip by. The ka-ching of cash registers. It’s time again for the Amgen…

Opportunity Stanislaus highlights ‘Best’ companies and those that grow economy

By MARC LUTZ Business Journal Editor TURLOCK – Office morale is up! At least at the best places to work in the Central Valley it is. Recently, Opportunity Stanislaus announced…

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