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Mettler Family’s Aglianico is a harbinger of many great wine grapes to come

Mettler Family’s Aglianico is a harbinger of many great wine grapes to come

Mettler Family Vineyards’ 2012 Lodi Aglianico

The latest Mettler Family Vineyards release is the 2012 Mettler Family Lodi Aglianico ($25); an estate grown red wine of vivid purplish cast, teeming with intensely focused cherry and plum pie-like aromas, tinged with licorice and finely polished vanillin oak subtleties. Plump, full and zesty on the palate; with a layered feel furnished by round yet densely textured tannin... Read More

UOP questioned on water use during serious drought

STOCKTON, Calif. - A Stockton woman whose son attended and graduated from the University of the Pacific, asked News10 to look into the school's water use, considering how green and lush the campus looks.

She's let her front yard turn brown while trying to save water.

"I just drove by and thought, wow, what a beautiful lawn. I do laundry once a week and use my dog's water in the house to water plants in the house," Kathy said. She didn't provide a last name.

At UOP, Support Services Director Scott Heaton offered several examples of the university using less water than in years past.

Life Without Limits- UCP of San Joaquin

For individuals with disabilities, every day activities, such as going to school, playing, and having a job, become challenges. United Cerebral Palsy of San Joaquin provides supports and services to more than 2,000 children and adults every day helping them live life without limits.

UCP unites and serves people with disabilities from Down Syndrome, to Autism Spectrum Disorder, Epilepsy, speech delays, physical disabilities and more. The programs and services provided at UCP help individuals with disabilities, and their families live more meaningful lives.

Contact: ucpsj.org

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Holt of California, Verve Networks honored by Veterans Program

Holt of California, Verve Networks honored by Veterans Program

The California Employer Advisory Council (CEAC) along with the Employment Development Department (EDD) annually honors employers who consistently demonstrate positive policies toward U.S. veterans and go the extra mile to hire, retain, and promote them providing training and benefits. Holt of California and Verve Networks along with US Foods, ASCO and Lowes received certificates of recognition from EDD & CEAC for outstanding service in the employment of veterans for the year 2014 at the August 14th Veterans Orientation workshop. Verve Networks participated in The Veterans' Program at the Stockton EDD office in San Joaquin County. Holt of California provided a valuable perspective to the veterans during the Veteran Network (VET NET) workshops.



Open to Students in Cal Water Service Areas, Applications Now Being Accepted

California Water Service Company (Cal Water), commitment to improving the quality of life in the communities it serves, has launched a scholarship program for students who are pursuing higher education in its service areas. Cal Water, the largest subsidiary of California Water Service Group (NYSE: CWT), is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Scholarships totaling up to $120,000 are available to eligible students for the 2014-2015 school years. Two top scholarships of $10,000 each will be awarded to students who demonstrate financial need, with one scholarship based on academic achievement and the other based on community service. Other scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 will also be awarded to students, depending on financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement.