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World’s tallest pendulum ride to open at Six Flags Great Adventure in 2019

JACKSON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 30, 2018--Six Flags Great Adventure, the World’s Ultimate Thrill Park, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products on behalf of DC Entertainment, today annou... Read More

Famed Viking ship museum to be torn down due to rising sea

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's famed Viking ship museum, damaged by the rising sea level in 2013, will be torn down... Read More

MMC hosts "Harvest of Hope" - Spend a day on a working farm!

MMC hosts "Harvest of Hope" - Spend a day on a working farm!

On Saturday, September 15, Memorial Medical Center is hosting its second "Harvest of Hope" — a community cancer-prevention food and nutrition event focused on a healthful way to eat local, sustainable foods to support optimal health.

The event, held at LaRosa Family Farms in Hughson, CA, offers attendees a chance to participate in farm-to-fork workshops to learn about the best local, sustainable food choices and to end the day with a field-to-table dinner.

"Our goal is to educate, inspire behavior change in the way we eat, and get people thinking about food for optimal health," said Cheryl Casey, MMC's Cancer Community Outreach Coordinator. "It's also an opportunity to honor all of those who work so hard to supply the wonderful harvest we have in our own agricultural community."

Attendees will have the opportunity to:

Fundraiser to benefit local effort to feed malnourished children around the world

Fundraiser to benefit local effort to feed malnourished children around the world
 Country Beer & Wine Roundup Will Feature Local Wineries,Craft Breweries, Food Tastings, Auction

The future starts now at Sutter Health

The future starts now at Sutter Health

Jose Aguilar didn’t always know he wanted to be a doctor. And he certainly didn’t know he was going to get help with that journey from a doctor he had never even met. That doctor was Chief of Surgery Christopher Hudlin of Gould Medical Group. As luck would have it, Jose’s journey began as he became one of the first recipients of the Dr. Christopher Hudlin Memorial Scholarship while attending Health Careers Academy, a high school in Stockton. 

2 ½ hours from everywhere: Murphys Historic Hotel stands test of time

Deanna Broglio stands on the balcony of one of Murphys Hotel’s historic rooms, overlooking Main Street in Murphys, California.

It could be said that Murphys Historic Hotel is a doorway to another time, but its doorway is literally from another time. Upon entering the establishment, one might notice the doorknob is a mere two feet off the ground; a design choice implemented so that patrons would have to dismount their horses before entering.

This is but a taste of the rich history within the walls of California’s oldest continually-operating hotel. Established in 1856 as the Sperry and Perry Hotel, its ownership has changed hands seven times in its 162-year history.

Deanna Broglio has worked at the hotel off and on for the past 30 years. Currently the front desk manager, Broglio has a wealth of historical knowledge about the hotel and the area in which it sits... Read More

Businesses in Central Valley find expansion aid through Success Capital

From left, Laurie Avey, Marsha Carr and Beatrice Perez comprise the team at Success Capital in Modesto.

MODESTO—Growing a business can be tricky. Thanks to organizations like Success Capital, expanding a location or opening a second or even third shop is possible.

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Four reasons Central Valley should use Instagram to boost tourism

The Central Valley is home to some of the most beautiful scenery California has to offer. Tucked between the Sierra Nevada and Coast Ranges, this stretch of land covering about 18,000 square miles contains everything from wildlife refuges to world-class wineries.

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Seismic shift: new California independent contractor test

In a groundbreaking new decision, the California Supreme Court recently announced a significant change in independent contractor law, adopting a modified “ABC” test for determining whether an individual is an employee under the California Wage Orders. Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, No. S222732 (Cal. Sup. Ct. Apr. 30, 2018).

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Consider the reasons behind complete rebranding

When a potential client comes to me with a request for a full rebrand, the first question I ask is, “are we simply putting lipstick on a pig, or is there a rational business case for rebranding?”

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