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CCVEDC Conducts Annual Mission to State Capitol

CCVEDC Conducts Annual Mission to State Capitol

California Central Valley Economic Development Corporation (CCVEDC) board members recently completed their annual Legislative mission to Sacramento. In meetings with 26 Legislators, State Officials and consultants, CCVEDC members outlined issues vital to the economy and the business climate in California. "The Central Valley legislators were extremely interested in supporting the CCVEDC in its efforts to assist valley businesses with their expansion and retention needs." stated CCVEDC President Lee Ann Eager. "The discussions also centered around assisting local economic developers in attracting new business to the San Joaquin Valley." Central Valley representatives again discussed needing Incentives for areas with high unemployment, Regulatory Reform and Tax Increment Financing.

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."

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.

University of the Pacific program will help meet nationwide demand for data scientists

University of the Pacific program will help meet nationwide demand for data scientists

University of the Pacific this fall will begin showing working professionals not only how to crunch data, but how to use the information to help their organizations prosper.

Pacific’s School of Engineering and Computer Science is offering a new master of science degree in analytics, a high-paying field facing an acute shortage of professionals. The program will be based at the university’s new, state-of-the-art campus in San Francisco.

With courses such as Data Engineering, Machine Learning and Data Visualization, the program will combine rigorous academic training in analytics along with the practical experience of working on real-world case studies of issues facing industries today.

University of the Pacific’s Student Investment Fund climbs to $3 million

University of the Pacific’s Student Investment Fund climbs to $3 million

An investment fund managed by University of the Pacific students that routinely outperforms Wall Street indicators reached a monumental benchmark of $3 million.

The Student Investment Fund portfolio – valued at roughly $2.5 million just a year ago – is managed by students in Pacific’s Eberhardt School of Business and is one of the largest student-run funds in the western United States.

The SIF hit $3 million for the first time in early October, but market fluctuations caused the fund to dip below that benchmark. The fund returned to the $3 million mark this month.

SJDC North County Center Proposal Notification

SJDC North County Center Proposal Notification

On Wednesday, February 11, 2015, San Joaquin Delta Community College District (“District”) invited submission of Proposals from landowners, facilities owners, and/or representatives of landowners and facilities owners (collectively, “Respondents”) interested in offering land, existing facilities, or both, that address the content of this Request For Proposals and Qualifications (“RFP/RFQ”). Respondents shall either own the land or facility(ies) or be an authorized agent of the owner able to act on the owner’s behalf through the District’s site selection process.

Selling San Joaquin County- San Joaquin Partnership at Massive Marketing Convention

Selling San Joaquin County- San Joaquin Partnership at Massive Marketing Convention

San Joaquin Partnership president & CEO Mike Ammann is at the The Medical Design and Manufacturing West (MD&M) show in Anaheim this week with the California Central Valley Economic Development Council ( CCVEDC). More than 16,000 visitors are expected to peruse the 2300-plus exhibit booths at the Anaheim convention center. Several other shows such as WestPack are also running simultaneously. MD&M presents revolutionary concepts in medical equipment designs and showcases products including surgical robots, laboratory equipment and supplies, medical grade packaging materials, silicone and plastic products, various pumps and valves, testing and diagnostic kit, anesthesiology equipment and more. Suitably termed as a Medtech event, this show is the place to learn about cutting edge technology in medical care and various revolutionary techniques from the best in the industry at the free Tech theaters, Center Stage and Innovation Tours.