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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…

Modesto and city manager part ways

Modesto and city manager part ways

MODESTO — James Holgersson is out as Modesto’s city manager, the city announced Thursday afternoon. In a press release, the city said Holgersson and the city “have mutually agreed to…

Denham to host town hall

Denham to host town hall

DENAIR — Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, will host a town hall meeting with Stanislaus County Board Supervisor Vito Chiesa, Assemblyman Heath Flora and Turlock Mayor Gary Soiseth on Monday, April…

Tracy mayor reveals 5-point improvement plan

Tracy mayor reveals 5-point improvement plan

TRACY — Tracy Mayor Robert Rickman laid out the city’s five-point plan for attracting business to Tracy and improving quality of life during his first state of the city address…

Denham bill would fight ADA lawsuit abuse

Denham bill would fight ADA lawsuit abuse

WASHINGTON — Rep. Jeff Denham has introduced a bill aimed at reducing frivolous lawsuits against small businesses. Denham’s bill, HR 1493, would give more time to businesses to respond to…

Modesto data project to launch

Modesto data project to launch

MODESTO — Modesto, get ready to learn a lot more about yourself. The city has been selected to participate in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Work Cities initiative, a national philanthropic effort…

Meetings added for Stockton’s general plan

Meetings added for Stockton’s general plan

STOCKTON — The city of Stockton has added two more community workshops to get residents’ input on changes to Stockton’s General Plan. The project is called “Envision Stockton 2040.” Residents…

CSU chancellor, presidents speak out against immigration suspension

CSU chancellor, presidents speak out against immigration suspension

California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White issued a statement against President Trump’s executive order to suspend refugees from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the…

Denham to continue on rail subcommittee

WASHINGTON — Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, will continue his role as Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials subcommittee chairman in the current Congress, his office announced Thursday. “I’m honored and excited…

Manteca’s watchword: potential, mayor says

STOCKTON — As the city of Manteca enters its 99th year, Mayor Steve DeBrum says the word that best describes it is “potential.” That was the message DeBrum shared with…

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