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University of the Pacific’s Student Investment Fund climbs to $3 million

University of the Pacific’s Student Investment Fund climbs to $3 million

An investment fund managed by University of the Pacific students that routinely outperforms Wall Street indicators reached a monumental benchmark of $3 million.

The Student Investment Fund portfolio – valued at roughly $2.5 million just a year ago – is managed by students in Pacific’s Eberhardt School of Business and is one of the largest student-run funds in the western United States.

The SIF hit $3 million for the first time in early October, but market fluctuations caused the fund to dip below that benchmark. The fund returned to the $3 million mark this month.

The Student Investment Fund passes $3 million mark

The Student Investment Fund passes $3 million mark

University of the Pacific students are outperforming some of the top investing indicators on Wall Street. The Student Investment Fund Portfolio reached the $3 million benchmark in February. The fund, which was valued at $2.5 million one year ago, hit the $3 million mark in early October, dropped then returned above $3 million again this month... Read More

SJDC North County Center Proposal Notification

SJDC North County Center Proposal Notification

On Wednesday, February 11, 2015, San Joaquin Delta Community College District (“District”) invited submission of Proposals from landowners, facilities owners, and/or representatives of landowners and facilities owners (collectively, “Respondents”) interested in offering land, existing facilities, or both, that address the content of this Request For Proposals and Qualifications (“RFP/RFQ”). Respondents shall either own the land or facility(ies) or be an authorized agent of the owner able to act on the owner’s behalf through the District’s site selection process.

Selling San Joaquin County- San Joaquin Partnership at Massive Marketing Convention

Selling San Joaquin County- San Joaquin Partnership at Massive Marketing Convention

San Joaquin Partnership president & CEO Mike Ammann is at the The Medical Design and Manufacturing West (MD&M) show in Anaheim this week with the California Central Valley Economic Development Council ( CCVEDC). More than 16,000 visitors are expected to peruse the 2300-plus exhibit booths at the Anaheim convention center. Several other shows such as WestPack are also running simultaneously. MD&M presents revolutionary concepts in medical equipment designs and showcases products including surgical robots, laboratory equipment and supplies, medical grade packaging materials, silicone and plastic products, various pumps and valves, testing and diagnostic kit, anesthesiology equipment and more. Suitably termed as a Medtech event, this show is the place to learn about cutting edge technology in medical care and various revolutionary techniques from the best in the industry at the free Tech theaters, Center Stage and Innovation Tours.

San Joaquin USA in Silicon Valley conference

San Joaquin USA in Silicon Valley conference

The San Joaquin Partnership's "Greater Silicon Valley" program had a significant presence at the Silicon Joint Venture "State of the Valley" conference yesterday in Santa Clara. The conference gives a comprehensive check-up on the region's overall health and well-being.

More than 1,500 people participated in the State of the Valley including senior business executives, elected officials, heads of organizations, labor leaders, venture capitalists, journalists, academics and a host of other community members. San Joaquin Partnership president & CEO Mike Ammann (pictured) says it's a perfect opportunity to promote San Joaquin County as an extension of the Silicon Valley.

KeHE Distributors bringing 200 jobs to Stockton

KeHE Distributors bringing 200 jobs to Stockton

KeHE Distributors, LLC announced Friday that the company anticipates adding 200 jobs in Stockton this year. The company, which is the largest distributor of specialty food products and one of the largest distributors of natural food products in North America, plans to open its newest distribution center in the city.

The company will move into 450,000 square feet of the NorCal Logistics Center, near Arch Road and New Castle Road, east of highway 99. They will distribute frozen and fresh grocery products to customers throughout Northern California... Read More

PG&E buys Stockton building

PG&E buys Stockton building

STOCKTON — PG&E has bought a 138,000 square-foot office building at 3136 Boeing Way in Stockton in hopes of housing a new energy training center and local business operations. The training facility will schedule trainings on the latest energy efficiency products and technologies and weatherization techniques.

PG&E plans extensive renovations to building to improve the work environment and bring it up to energy-efficiency standards that meet LEED certification goals... Read More