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Visit Stockton seeking new ambassadors

Visit Stockton is accepting applications for those interested in joining the Stockton Ambassador Program. Visit Stockton will be holding training for people to become certified tourism ambassadors, people who will…

Weekend events in valley sure to draw crowds

Throughout San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties, plenty of events will help people forget about the looming triple-digit weather. The Stanislaus County Fair in Turlock promises to be continuous fun for…

Venues setting the stage for summer attractions

Venues setting the stage for summer attractions

By PATRICIA REYNOLDS Business Journal Writer preynolds@cvbizjournal.com As temperatures rise during the summer months, so do visits to many of the area’s entertainment venues. “There is a large uptick in…

Open call to artists to submit work inspired by Asian culture

The Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock is seeking artwork inspired by Asian culture for a juried show to be held in October. Artists working in all media are asked to…

Central Valley cities continue to see increase in tourism

Central Valley cities continue to see increase in tourism

By Patricia Reynolds Business Journal Writer preynolds@cvbizjournal.com STOCKTON — California’s travel and tourism industry enjoyed a seventh consecutive year of growth in 2016, according to the annual economic impact report…

Crowds turn out for food, entertainment and wine at ZinFest

Crowds turn out for food, entertainment and wine at ZinFest

LODI — Every spring, wine lovers flock to Lodi Lake Park to enjoy the fruits of hard-working vintners across the regions. From May 19-21, ZinFest was attended by 3,500 people.…

RTD to offer free rides to caped conventioners

Who needs a Batmobile? If you’re dressed as Batman or any other superhero headed to StocktonCon the weekend of Aug. 20, 2017, you don’t. San Joaquin Regional Transit District will…

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…

Zinfest returns to Lodi Lake this weekend

Lodi is known for its small-town feel, its inviting nature and, of course, its wines. And, most of all, for its zinfandels. Zinfandel and other wines popular in the Lodi…

Amgen cycling race puts positive spin on Modesto business

Amgen cycling race puts positive spin on Modesto business

By MARC LUTZ Business Journal Editor MODESTO — At a time when the downtown area that would normally see business professionals hurrying to work, the streets were instead gridlocked ……

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