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Ornelas recognized with Athena award

Ornelas recognized with Athena award

STOCKTON — The Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce honored builder Carol Ornelas and attorney Erin Guy Castillo at its Athena Award luncheon Thursday. Ornelas, CEO of Visionary Homebuilders, was recognized…

Regional Transit to ‘Stuff the Bus’

Regional Transit to ‘Stuff the Bus’

STOCKTON— San Joaquin Regional Transit District will once again lead a countywide effort to gather food and coats during its 18th Annual Stuff the Bus food and coat drive Friday,…

The Eleanor Project helps women help women

The Eleanor Project helps women help women

STOCKTON — Networking and making connections can be key in building a successful career or business. But there aren’t a lot of outlets specifically for women in the Central Valley.…

Tracy Chamber of Commerce looking for award nominations

TRACY — The Tracy Chamber of Commerce will accept nominations for the Community Recognition Awards until 5 p.m., Nov. 17. Nominations can be turned in at the chamber office at…

Stockton nonprofit among those to receive Wells Fargo grant

SAN FRANCISCO — Visionary Homebuilders of California, in Stockton, will receive $80,000 from the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation 2016 Priority Markets Program. The nonprofit is one 56 organizations that will…

Insurance agents to collect suits for soldiers through November

WOODLAND HILLS — Farmers Insurance is launching a Suits for Soldiers campaign to help active duty military personnel transition to civilian work and life. Through Nov. 30, Americans can donate…

United Way sets $3 million goal

STOCKTON — The United Way of San Joaquin County launched its workplace campaign during a luncheon Sept. 14 at the University of the Pacific’s Spanos Center. The campaign’s official goal…

Meeting aimed at slowing Stockton violence set for Sept. 29

STOCKTON — The next Community Engagement Coalition meeting will take place from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Sept. 29, at the Civic Auditorium, 525 N. Center Street. The topic of this…

Fire station gets life vests from Leadership Stockton Alumni Association

Fire station gets life vests from Leadership Stockton Alumni Association

STOCKTON — Members of the Leadership Stockton Alumni Association donated more than 80 life vests to the Stockton Fire Department, Station No. 10’s Loaner Life Jacket Program. The vests were…

Cruz puts professional spin on fundraising

Cruz puts professional spin on fundraising

STOCKTON — Susan Cruz is making a name for herself in nonprofit fundraising. She is the CEO and mastermind behind Cruz Integrated connecting businesses to causes. “I would say one…