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Area unemployment rates shrink slightly

Area unemployment rates shrink slightly

The unemployment rates in the Stockton and Modesto metro areas shrank slightly in the month of February. Stockton’s rate was at 10.1 percent down from 10.5 percent one month earlier. Modesto’s rate fell to 10.7 percent from 11 percent in January... Read More

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More funding ahead for Delta’s hyacinth problem

More funding ahead for Delta’s hyacinth problem

The state of California is joining the war against the water hyacinth that has infested the Delta the last two summers. Democratic State Sen. Cathleen Galgiani, of Stockton, announced Thursday that an additional $4 million will come from the state to fight the bothersome weed for the 2015 season... Read More

Delta College's Fashion & Interior Design Program presents Design on Display - March 25!

Delta College's Fashion & Interior Design Program presents Design on Display - March 25!

Delta's Fashion & Interior Design Program invites you to Design on Display, Wed. March 25, 10am - 6pm @ Danner Hall, 5151 Pacific Ave, Stockton 95207. Be inspired and amazed!

Bank of Stockton expands in Contra Costa and Napa counties

Bank of Stockton expands in Contra Costa and Napa counties

STOCKTON — The Bank of Stockton announced Friday that it will acquire two First Bank branches located in Brentwood and Napa. The terms of sale were not disclosed and the agreement is subject to regulatory approval and other conditions. The two banks expect the sale to close the third quarter of 2015.

“It gives us entrance into several new markets we currently aren’t in,” said Douglass M. Eberhardt, president and CEO of Bank of Stockton. “It is geographically next to our markets and allows us to expand. Although the name of the branches will change to Bank of Stockton, it is our intention to keep the staff that the communities know.”... Read More

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Health Plan of San Joaquin CEO speaks at national gathering

Health Plan of San Joaquin CEO speaks at national gathering

Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) CEO Amy Shin was one of the presenters at the Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) spring board meeting, on March 18, in Portland.

She spoke on ways to manage the high cost of prescription drugs. Several recently approved drugs for the treatment of hepatitis C has brought state and national attention because of their high price... Read More

Pacific Business Forecasting Center expands to Sacramento

Pacific Business Forecasting Center expands to Sacramento

University of the Pacific’s Business Forecasting Center is changing its name and adding an office at the university’s Sacramento campus in a move to reflect the breadth of its work.

The center will still produce economic forecasts for California and valley metropolitan areas from Sacramento to Fresno as well as the Bay Area. It will maintain its office on the Stockton campus and remain as a center of the Eberhardt School of Business. Jeffrey Michael, director of the center  will head the center from the Sacramento office. It will be staffed by Economic Research Analyst Jesse Neumann.

The center’s Stockton office will be staffed by Associate Director Thomas Pogue, Economic Research Analyst Nahila Ahsan and student interns... Read More

Loomis Basin Equine Medical Center Hosts Clinic to Benefit Local Rescue Groups

Loomis Basin Equine Medical Center Hosts Clinic to Benefit Local Rescue Groups
Submitted by Andrew Bradley, Public Relations, MrAndrewBradley 

The premier equine medical center in Placer County and surrounding communities is preparing to host the region’s largest vaccine clinic for horses on Saturday, March 21, 2015. With the help of horse owners throughout the region that visit one of the six locations in Roseville, Placerville, Auburn, Lincoln, Penryn and Lockeford, the Loomis Basin Equine Medical Center (LBEMC) will be able to donate many vaccines to rescue horses in need.