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Oak Valley Bank reports Q1 results

Oak Valley Bancorp, the holding company for Oak Valley Community Bank based out of Oakdale and serving several cities throughout the Central Valley, reported its first quarter financial results for 2018.

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Kings G League approved for Stockton location; job fair announced

STOCKTON—The City Council voted unanimously to proceed with a lease agreement which would allow the Sacramento Kings G League to play at Stockton Arena starting the fall of 2018.

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UOP pursues documentary on Moscone

From left, documentary filmmaker Steve Talbot, Pacific Associate Professor Dr. Teresa Bergman, and Jonathan Moscone discuss the process of developing the documentary on George Moscone’s life and career.

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Dodging raindrops, supporters enjoy Memorial Hospital Foundation’s annual golf fundraiser

Dodging raindrops, supporters enjoy Memorial Hospital Foundation’s annual golf fundraiser

MODESTO, Calif. – Over 100 teams braved the elements at Modesto’s Del Rio Golf and Country Club on Monday, April 16th to assist in the fundraising efforts for Memorial Medical Center’s support services programs.

The 16th Annual Memorial Hospital Foundation Golf Classic is a popular event in the Modesto community. Business leaders and community members mark their calendars each April to enjoy a day of golf, camaraderie, dining and auction activities, all in support of community health care.

This year’s funds raised will help Memorial Medical Center’s support services programs, including the following:

Wells Fargo donates nearly $2.5M to Central Valley nonprofits

In 2017, Wells Fargo donated more than $2.4 million to 161 nonprofits from Amador County down to Kern County and all throughout the Central Valley, the company announced.

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Growers turning more to innovative ag techniques for sustainability

Chris Locke, a walnut grower in Lockeford, has installed several solar arrays on his 600-acre operation.

While the end result of growing crops in the Central Valley is still the same, the way those crops are grown has undergone dramatic changes in the last few years.

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Pending bills would impose requirements on state employers

The California Legislature is back in session, and once again several bills would impact workplaces in the Central Valley, imposing new restrictions and regulations on the operation of businesses. Four of these bills are summarized below. As always, this column does not substitute for the advice of legal counsel.

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IRS’ “Dirty Dozen” and what to watch out for this year

Each year the Internal Revenue Service releases a list of 12 common scams that the IRS is on the lookout for in the coming year.

The list includes some items that aim to take advantage of the public at large (i.e. phone scams, identity theft) and for which the IRS is warning the public and those scams that are designed to harm the IRS (i.e., padding deductions, falsifying income) which the IRS warns taxpayers to avoid. This year’s “Dirty Dozen” includes:

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Shakespeare comes to the Miracle Mile

Romy Evans plays Robin “Puck” Goodfellow in Showbiz Theatre Company’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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Shredding sheds light on identity theft prevention tactics

 

Identity theft, it seems, is becoming more and more common with the use of online applications. But hardcopy documents are still a go-to for identity thieves.

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