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Valley Children’s named top place to work

Valley Children’s Healthcare, with locations throughout the Central Valley, has been named by Becker’s Healthcare as one of the country’s 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare for 2018. The list recognizes organizations that promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement and professional growth.

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UOP record label releases benefit album for victims of fire

On April 13, Pac Ave Records, the student-run record label at University of the Pacific, will release an album benefitting victims of the October fires in Sonoma County.

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Delta College to pay off bond in ahead of schedule

San Joaquin Delta College

In an agreement made earlier in the year, San Joaquin Delta College has arranged to pay off its last installment of Measure L bond money in less than half the time originally allotted.

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Barbershops continuing tradition of classic cuts

Curtis Howard, center, and Brian Coughlin, center, catch up with clients while cutting their hair at Howard’s Barbershop in Lodi.

LODI—It’s not Floyd’s place, but Howard’s Barbershop sure does feel like it could fit right in on “The Andy Griffith Show,” that classic TV series that takes place in small-town Mayberry.

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Central Valley substations to be used in new electricity program

By J’AIME ROSALES
Business Journal Writer

Starting in 2023, the Central Valley will have a new, more reliable source for energy. A public-private partnership will create the San Luis Transmission Project connecting the electric substations in Tracy to the San Luis, O’Neill and Dos Amigos substations found in the Los Banos area.

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Metropolitan Water District reverses course on Delta Tunnels again

By Dan Bacher | April 7, 2018 | 
The Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California, one of the key backers of Governor Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels project, on Friday, April 6, changed its position again on whether to finance a two tunnels project or a staged project, with one tunnel to be built first and a second tunnel to be constructed later.

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Area students to learn about logistics throughout Valley

Thanks to a $50,000 award, area high schoolers from the Ceres, Modesto and Turlock school districts will be able to participate in the National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) Program.

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‘Chill Out’ day to provide relief on tax deadline day

 

Kona Ice, a mobile shaved-ice business, will be helping taxpayers keep their cool on April 17 by giving out free cups of shaved ice to anyone who comes by their trucks.

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REXPO highlights need for reducing carbon emissions

Samir Sheikh, executive director of the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District, gives the keynote speech at REXPO in March.

STOCKTON–One of the first things attendees of the Revolution Against Air Pollution Exposition (or REXPO) is that there are not programs handed out. That’s because event coordinators at the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce are being as eco-friendly with their planning as possible.

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Ex-Fed Ex building sold for $10.45M in Stockton

The property at 4730 FIte Court in Stockton, a one-time Fed Ex ground facility, has sold for $10.45 million to Dermody Properties.

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