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Set designer infuses plays with inspiration from life

Set designer infuses plays with inspiration from life

By NORA HESTON TARTE Business Journal Writer nhestontarte@cvbizjournal.com STOCKTON — Brian Johnson is in the business of selling a fantasy, creating stage sets for local theatre companies that tell a…

British specialist carries on traditional shotgun craftwork stateside

British specialist carries on traditional shotgun craftwork stateside

By MARC LUTZ Business Journal Editor mlutz@cvbizjournal.com IONE — Since the age of 15, Dale Tate has been enmeshed in the world of shotguns. The master craftsman has been custom-fitting…

Cal/OSHA urging businesses to keep eye on heat illness symptoms

Cal/OSHA urging businesses to keep eye on heat illness symptoms

Temperatures are spiking as August makes its debut across the Central Valley. Cal/OSHA is reminding employers and their employees to keep an eye out for heat illness symptoms. Being exposed…

Working a room is a passion for Stockton emcee

Working a room is a passion for Stockton emcee

By MARC LUTZ Business Journal Editor mlutz@cvbizjurnal.com Marquis Harris is energized and detailed about what he does. He plans for his clients’ successes, and has no intention of stopping any…

Family business shining example of how to build sterling reputation

Family business shining example of how to build sterling reputation

By Nora Heston Tarte Business Journal Writer nhestontarte@cvbizjournal.com STOCKTON — About 30 years ago, a couple walked into Kevin Schimke’s jewelry shop on Miracle Mile with a request. They were…

Pilot’s passion helps create memorable advertising

Pilot’s passion helps create memorable advertising

By MELISSA HUTSELL Business Journal Writer mhutsell@cvbizjournal.com MODESTO — For nearly two decades, Howard Rogers has taken to the skies to advertise for various Central Valley businesses. At just under…

Does it matter if workers are happy?

Does it matter if workers are happy?

MODESTO — After the first year of work, many employees report feeling less engaged and happy in their jobs, according to a new survey by staffing company, Robert Half, and…

Gender pay gap grows in California

Gender pay gap grows in California

The gap between what men and women earn is growing in California, despite the focus it has received recently. According to data released this month by the Bureau of Labor…

More employees finding romance in the workplace

More employees finding romance in the workplace

CHICAGO — Romance in the workplace is becoming more common, according to CareerBuilder’s annual Valentine’s Day survey. The survey found 41 percent of workers have dated a fellow employee. That’s…

How to share your business’s financial data with your workers

How to share your business’s financial data with your workers

A recent study by the human resources consulting firm, Robert Half International, found that companies are becoming less tight-lipped about their finances, at least with their own staff. Just four…

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