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San Joaquin Co. jobs - upward revision

San Joaquin Co. jobs - upward revision

by Mike Ammann, President & CEO, San Joaquin Partnership

The San Joaquin County job market during 2014 was far stronger than initially thought, according to a new report that underscores the emergence of the region as Greater Silicon Valley.

"This is a real positive for San Joaquin County," said Jeffrey Michael, director of the Stockton-based Business Forecasting Center at University of the Pacific. "We are getting close to the point where San Joaquin County will have recovered all the jobs it lost in the Great Recession."

Stockton Honda wins Honda President’s Award

Stockton Honda wins Honda President’s Award

STOCKTON — Stockton Honda was among just 125 American Honda dealerships to receive the Honda President’s Award for 2014, the company announced.

The award is presented yearly to Honda dealerships for exceptional performance in all facets of their operations: profitability, sales, vehicle condition, customer experience, service retention, and brand representation... Read More

Branches of Central Valley Community Bank get new boss

Branches of Central Valley Community Bank get new boss

Toni Taboada is the new Vice President and Branch Manager for the Stockton and Tracy offices of the Central Valley Community Bank. James M Ford, President and CEO of Central Valley Community Bancorp and Central Valley Community Bank, made the announcement in a press release Tuesday... Read More

Area unemployment rates shrink slightly

Area unemployment rates shrink slightly

The unemployment rates in the Stockton and Modesto metro areas shrank slightly in the month of February. Stockton’s rate was at 10.1 percent down from 10.5 percent one month earlier. Modesto’s rate fell to 10.7 percent from 11 percent in January... Read More

Bank of Stockton expands in Contra Costa and Napa counties

Bank of Stockton expands in Contra Costa and Napa counties

STOCKTON — The Bank of Stockton announced Friday that it will acquire two First Bank branches located in Brentwood and Napa. The terms of sale were not disclosed and the agreement is subject to regulatory approval and other conditions. The two banks expect the sale to close the third quarter of 2015.

“It gives us entrance into several new markets we currently aren’t in,” said Douglass M. Eberhardt, president and CEO of Bank of Stockton. “It is geographically next to our markets and allows us to expand. Although the name of the branches will change to Bank of Stockton, it is our intention to keep the staff that the communities know.”... Read More

Stockton FedEx freight drivers vote to join Teamsters

Stockton FedEx freight drivers vote to join Teamsters

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

A letter to our community on News10's 60th anniversary

A letter to our community on News10's 60th anniversary

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.