Submitted by Central Valley ... on Monday, March 23rd, 2:23 pm
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
Submitted by Central Valley ... on Sunday, March 22nd, 12:12 pm
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
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.
Submitted by Central Valley ... on Friday, March 20th, 12:25 pm
Asparagus is back in season and Stockton is ready to celebrate with the sixth annual Great Stockton Asparagus Dine Out. Locally grown asparagus will be showcased at more than 30 participating restaurants throughout Stockton as they put the vegetable to creative use in a variety of main dishes, drinks and desserts.
“The trend of focusing on local cuisine that utilizes locally grown and sourced ingredients is growing nationwide,” said Visit Stockton CEO Wes Rhea.
The Great Stockton Asparagus Dine Out (GSADO and pronounced “ja-saw-doh” ) will run the entire month of April.
Submitted by Central Valley ... on Thursday, March 19th, 2:06 pm
STOCKTON — Fifty FedEx freight drivers in Stockton voted last week to join Teamsters Local 439.
The vote, 33-12, was taken March 12 and 13.
The vote to join the Teamsters union follows three previous elections in 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina; South Brunswick, New Jersey and Croydon, Pennsylvania, which added a total of 382 drivers to the union... Read More
March 19, 2015 marks the 60th anniversary of KXTV's first broadcast. We at News10 are privileged to be part of our vibrant and beautiful communities. So much has changed over the decades—from entertainment like Gunsmoke and Lassie to Modern Family and Shark Tank, and technology like film and fuses to digital media and the Internet.
But one thing has never changed: KXTV's commitment to serve the people of Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto and all the surrounding areas with quality news, information, programming and advertising.
Submitted by DeltaCollege on Tuesday, March 17th, 2:56 pm
Delta College congratulates Michelle Cozad, former Delta Basketball standout (2001-2003) for her induction into the California Community College Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame, Class of 2015.
Michelle has been a member of championship teams at every level of competition. Her numerous community college basketball honors include: Bay Valley Conference MVP in 2002 and 2003; 1st Team All-State Honors in both 2002-2003.
In addition to holding Delta's single game scoring record (44 points), season record (19.5 ppg/606 points) and career (1,328 points), Michelle holds the Delta College record for highest free throw percentage in one season, 84.6%.