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Community Fuels Awarded $4.1 Million Grant to Expand Capabilities and Increase Efficiencies

Community Fuels Awarded $4.1 Million Grant to Expand Capabilities and Increase Efficiencies

The California Energy Commission approved a grant award of $4,183,421 to Community Fuels to support the installation of new equipment which will increase efficiencies and expand the range of low carbon feedstocks that can be processed at its existing Port of Stockton advanced biorefinery. Completion of the project will contribute directly towards achieving key policy objectives set forth by the CEC including reducing emissions, and increasing production and use of renewable fuels within California.

Agro-Culture LIQUID Fertilizers expands San Joaquin USA operations

Agro-Culture LIQUID Fertilizers expands San Joaquin USA operations

Agro-Culture LIQUID Fertilizers built a 14,400 foot warehouse and distribution operation in East San Joaquin County's Fairchild Industrial Park in 2013. This year it added a 22,000 square feet allowing them to add manufacturing as well as large tanks for overseas shipping to Hawaii, Alaska, Mexico and South America. Agro-Culture LIQUID Fertilizers, a Michigan-based agricultural company, manufactures and markets in-house formulated and branded liquid fertilizer products that are marketed to cropping operations, both large and small, in over forty states, Canada as well as Mexico and Belize. Its entire line of high performance fertilizers and supplements are formulated to help growers achieve the best possible yields while employing sustainable agricultural practices. San Joaquin County is a hub of agricultural activity so was natural that Agro-Culture would choose to locate here.

TEC Equipment ‘Keeps On Trucking’ with Lathrop dealership expansion

TEC Equipment ‘Keeps On Trucking’ with Lathrop dealership expansion

TEC Equipment, Inc. has chosen Lathrop for the latest expansion of its full-service truck dealership.

This first-class Lathrop facility will be one of TEC’s 23 locations in Oregon, Washington, Nevada and California, serving a population base of more than 32 million people.

TEC Equipment's truck franchises include Volvo, Mack heavy-duty trucks, Hino and Isuzu medium-duty, and GMC light-duty commercial trucks.

Founded in 1976 by David A. Thompson, TEC is headquartered in Portland, Oregon and is the largest multi-point dealership group on the West Coast. This past June, TEC acquired the Wabash trailer franchises for all of Oregon, Washington and California.

CA Competes Stockton Workshop

CA Competes Stockton Workshop

San Joaquin County WorkNet in partnership with the City of Stockton and Go-Biz hosted a workshop "How to Apply for CA Competes Tax Credits" Oct 8 at the WorkNet Center in Stockton. More than 40 people attended. The California Competes Program provides upwards of $151 million in tax credits during this fiscal year for businesses of all sizes that want to expand or relocate to California. Small, medium and large businesses were encouraged to attend the workshop and receive instruction on how to apply for this new tax credit program.

Modesto Women's Expo

Modesto Women's Expo

Gain a day in your life that is solely about YOU! 

This is it! In our community we have a full day all about us, women, our interests, our needs and yes, our luxuries as well.

CAL WATER LAUNCHES CUSTOMER HARDSHIP GRANT PROGRAM

CAL WATER LAUNCHES CUSTOMER HARDSHIP GRANT PROGRAM

Eligible Customers Can Receive Grants of Up to $200 per Year to Offset Water Bills California Water Service Group's (NYSE: CWT) largest subsidiary, California Water Service Company (Cal Water), has launched a new grant program to assist customers facing unique hardships. Through the Cal Water Cares Grant Program, eligible customers can receive a grant of up to $200 to assist in paying their water utility bill. Customers may apply for a new grant once every 12 months.

The Cal Water Cares grant program is being funded by Cal Water's shareholders, who are contributing $100,000 to eligible customers in 2014. The program is administered by Dollar Energy Fund, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and one of the largest hardship funds in the United States. Cal Water will partner with local community-based organizations to assist customers in applying for grants.

October 3rd is "Make It!" Day

October 3rd is "Make It!" Day

How often do you hear someone say "Everything is manufactured overseas"? Participating in National Manufacturing Day helps to dispel this manufacturing misnomer and improve public perception of manufacturing in the US and San Joaquin USA. ATTENTION! Manufacturers - hosting a tour of your facility allows you to highlight the great products that you are producing right here in San Joaquin County. It creates awareness for your company within both the local and national business community as well as the local community at large.