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Spanos family donates to renovate Spanos Center

The Alex G. Spanos Center on the University of the Pacific campus will receive renovations due to a timely donation. The venue, often used for sports and other community events,…

Haggin Museum undergoes historic refurbishment

Haggin Museum undergoes historic refurbishment

By Nora Heston Tarte Business Journal Writer nhestontarte@cvbizjournal.com STOCKTON — The Haggin Museum is enhancing its visitor experience with a $2.5 million refurbishment — the largest, single investment the Haggin…

Modesto artist creates success for self, others with Craft Grab

Modesto artist creates success for self, others with Craft Grab

By Nora Heston Tarte Business Journal Writer nhestontarte@cvbizjournal.com MODESTO — Stephanie Foster Burtch started out as a jewelry maker, an artist selling her wares through an Etsy shop online called…

Micke Grove Zoo celebrates 60 years, continues updates to infrastructure

Micke Grove Zoo celebrates 60 years, continues updates to infrastructure

By Marc Lutz Business Journal Editor LODI — It was 60 years ago today that Micke Grove Zoo opened its doors to the community. This Saturday, August 12, the zoo…

Stanislaus County Fair deemed ‘successful’ despite hot weather

Stanislaus County Fair deemed ‘successful’ despite hot weather

Over the course of its 10-day run, the Stanislaus County Fair welcomed more than 235,000 attendees, according to fair organizers. The count is 8 percent more than the previous year’s…

Garko named as Tigers head coach

Garko named as Tigers head coach

Former big league baseball player Ryan Garko has been named head coach for University of the Pacific’s Tigers baseball team. Garko resigned as manager of the Tulsa Drillers to accept…

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…

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