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Blanchard named president of port association

Dr. Elizabeth Blanchard, Port Commissioner for the Port of Stockton, has been named President of the Association of Pacific Ports for 2017-2018.

 

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Haggin Museum undergoes historic refurbishment

 

The south entrance of the Haggin Museum.

By Nora Heston Tarte
Business Journal Writer
nhestontarte@cvbizjournal.com

STOCKTON — The Haggin Museum is enhancing its visitor experience with a $2.5 million refurbishment — the largest, single investment the Haggin has made to its building and art collection in its 86 years of operation.

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San Joaquin County libraries offer online access through digital partnership

Those who have a library card through the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library system now have access to more than ever before.

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Modesto artist creates success for self, others with Craft Grab

 

Stephanie Burtch in front of the Tri-Chromatic Gallery in Modesto, where First Friday Craft Grab is held.

By Nora Heston Tarte
Business Journal Writer
nhestontarte@cvbizjournal.com

MODESTO — Stephanie Foster Burtch started out as a jewelry maker, an artist selling her wares through an Etsy shop online called Wow Era Jewel. But her online presence left her longing for customer interaction; watching buyers experience the artistry firsthand, and engaging with them in a more intimate environment.

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Family Day to focus on literacy and imagination

 

Students dressed as superheroes will read to children at the upcoming Family Day event on September 16.

The Record’s Family Day will be celebrating its 20th anniversary on September 16 at University Park in Stockton.

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StackTek changing how consumers enjoy, keep wine

 

Operations Manager Jim Duty shows a four-pack of Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi wines packaged by StackTek’s facility in Modesto.

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Edible Extravaganza enters 31st year, continues to ‘do good’

 

Maria Apodaca, owner of Frost Bakery and Fine Foods in Modesto, is one of this year’s vendors serving up tasty dishes at Edible Extravaganza.

By MARC LUTZ
Business Journal Editor

MODESTO — Get ready to get your grub on … and do some good while you’re gobbling.

The annual Edible Extravaganza is being held for the 31st year, showcasing more than 50 food and beverage vendors in Stanislaus County, while raising funds for the Center for Human Services.

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Foletta-Morales named COO of RTD

The San Joaquin Regional Transit District recently named Jean Foletta-Morales as its new chief operating officer.

Foletta-Morales will oversee transportation, maintenance and paratransit operations for the county transportation agency.

 

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Public hearing for new state rail plan to be held

The Assembly Select Committee will hold a public hearing on the new California State Rail Plan.

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Dealing with the IRS: You do have rights

Dealing with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can be a daunting and intimidating task for any person or business. The unfortunate reality is that the IRS has the power to completely disrupt an individual’s life or business operations.

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