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Center for Business and Policy Research publishes NSJV Index

Center for Business and Policy Research publishes NSJV Index

By MARC LUTZ Business Journal Editor MODESTO—University of the Pacific’s Eberhardt School of Business Center for Business & Policy Research unveiled its data-packed North San Joaquin Valley Index on Nov.…

Demand for gasoline highest in October in 11 years

Despite the increasing costs of gas per gallon across the U.S., demand was the highest in October for over a decade. According to a AAA report, the Energy Information Administration…

‘Old vs. New’: Lodi mayor highlights positive changes in state of the city presentation

‘Old vs. New’: Lodi mayor highlights positive changes in state of the city presentation

By MARC LUTZ Business Journal Editor WOODBRIDGE — In an address to city leaders, business owners and lifelong residents, Lodi Mayor Doug Kuehne talked about the positive growth and changes…

While seasonal retail employment increases, agriculture seeing reduction in workforce

While seasonal retail employment increases, agriculture seeing reduction in workforce

By JENNIFER BONNETT Business Journal Writer ’Tis the season for seasonal job postings. Whether it’s harvest season or winter holidays, there are hundreds if not thousands of temporary positions seeking…

Center for Business and Policy Research publishes economic forecast

Unemployment will dip as the labor force grows, construction will increase and California’s population growth will remain below 1 percent, according to a recent economic forecast. The Center for Business…

Visit Stockton celebrates successes, tourism ambassadors for 2016

Visit Stockton celebrates successes, tourism ambassadors for 2016

By Marc Lutz Business Journal Editor “Let’s go. Let’s find our way to Stockton.” That’s the tagline on a tourism video produced by Visit Stockton and shared at Wednesday’s 2017…

Economy continuing to fare well, economic forecast reports

The Center for Business and Policy Research at the University of the Pacific in Stockton released its California and Metro Forecast today. In it, the state economy is reportedly performing…

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…

California unemployment rate decreases in March

In data released by the State of California Employment Development Department today, unemployment numbers for March dropped by 0.5 percent over March of 2016. Employment increased to 19,300 jobs in…

Oregon economist looks for moderate growth

Oregon economist looks for moderate growth

STOCKTON — When economist John Mitchell looks at San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties, he sees rising home prices, increased construction permitting and rain — and it’s an improvement. “Both the…

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