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Wells Fargo opens San Joaquin Commercial Banking Office in Stockton

Wells Fargo opens San Joaquin Commercial Banking Office in Stockton

The new office at 3121 West March Lane is led by James Ferguson, Regional Vice President. Ferguson and his team bring extensive commercial banking experience and an in-depth knowledge of the San Joaquin County community to local middle-market businesses. At a grand opening reception last night Senior Vice President & Regional Manager Gary Orr said, "We needed to have a commercial banking presence in this area- it was time." The new office serves the financial needs of middle-market businesses, including agriculture, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, distributors, importers, service companies, and real estate developers and investors. Wells Fargo is the nation's #1 Agriculture lender and #1 middle-market commercial lender, and offers a wide range of treasury management products and services. "We offer personalized, local service backed by the resources of a national financial services provider," said Ferguson.

Lathrop, CA Welcomes New Resident Tesla Motors

Lathrop, CA Welcomes New Resident Tesla Motors

According to public records, electric car designer and manufacturer Tesla Motors has signed a lease for a 430,000 square foot facility in west San Joaquin County. City of Lathrop officials are thrilled by the announcement. "I am honored and overjoyed that Tesla has chosen Lathrop for its expanding high-tech manufacturing operations. The new Tesla facility will provide employment in the region for years to come. We look forward to working diligently with Tesla to create more opportunities for their continued success. Lathrop is a prime location and a great low cost alternative for expanding Bay Area companies such as Tesla and we see great opportunity in the near future. I want to thank the Tesla team, the San Joaquin Partnership, City staff and all other agencies for their participation and efforts to bring this project to Lathrop," said Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal.

Ecologic in Manteca to produce paper wine bottles

Ecologic in Manteca to produce paper wine bottles

Truett-Hurst has announced it completed an agreement with Ecologic Brands to produce paper bottles for the PaperBoy brand. Ecologic Brands has been recognized for making America's first recycled paper bottles offering consumers a choice in packaging beyond plastic or glass.

Ecologic's 60,000 square foot facility in Manteca, California will enable the company to meet the increased demand for PaperBoy wine while providing greater management and transportation efficiencies. The San Joaquin Partnership assisted Ecologic in its location to Manteca last year.

Delta College's Small Business Development Center presents Small Business & Entrepreneurial Expo

Delta College's Small Business Development Center presents Small Business & Entrepreneurial Expo

Delta’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a tremendous asset to our community. The SBDC presents the Small Business & Entrepreneurial Expo, Thur, April 10, 2pm - 6pm at Danner Hall. This event is a must for existing & prospective small business owners. Admission is FREE with registration.
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Partnership job development programs bring in nearly 5,000 jobs in 2013

Partnership job development programs bring in nearly 5,000 jobs in 2013

The San Joaquin Partnership, a private, non-profit economic development organization marketing San Joaquin County, CA, attracted seven new businesses, expanded six and retained one, according to its annual report, presented last week by President and CEO Michael Ammann, at the annual breakfast.

The annual Report is now online at the San Joaquin Partnership website. "We still see the same trends," Ammann said. "The trends of folks migrating east out of the East Bay and out of the Bay Area." "This manufacturing trend investment should continue with the implementation of "California Competes" incentives in 2014 that are focused on attracting manufacturing jobs," Ammann writes in the annual report.

Sacramento, Stockton, Modesto among 10 worst cities in U.S. for job seekers

Sacramento, Stockton, Modesto among 10 worst cities in U.S. for job seekers

by Paul Janes, News10

Website Wall St. 24/7 recently released their list of 10 American cities in which young people have the most difficult time landing jobs.

Following are those 10 locations, which unfortunately include three local cities:

 

Read the Wall St. 24/7 article to see the criteria by which these cities were ranked.