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Stockton Metro Aiport: big changes!

Stockton Metro Aiport: big changes!

Stockton Metropolitan Airport (SMA) Director Harry Mavrogenes outlined recent accomplishments and projected improvements at the facility to the San Joaquin Partnership Board of Directors this morning during its regular monthly meeting in Stockton.

Mavrogenes said there are four critical growth areas for the SMA:

1.Grow and promote existing air passenger service

2.Bring a domestic airline that will link Stockton with a major hub airport

3.Promote the creation of international service

4.Develop air cargo as a viable business

It's a bike... uh... an electric bike... no it's both! GenZe Bike tours San Joaquin USA this week

It's a bike... uh... an electric bike... no it's both!  GenZe Bike tours San Joaquin USA this week

Touted as the "electric vehicle for the urban commuter", electric bike and scooter manufacturer GenZe stopped by the San Joaquin Partnership Board of Directors' meeting this week to demonstrate its new products. CEO Gurmeet Naroola, looking for the opportunity to collaborate with San Joaquin County cities in reducing street congestion and air pollution, offered to work with public agencies by lending them 1,000 bikes. Partnership President & CEO Mike Ammann met Naroola at the May 15-17 TiECon conference in Santa Clara and believing it would be a mutually beneficial experience, has arranged for Naroola and GenZe head of sales, Kevin Barnett, to tour San Joaquin County. They met with Esperanza Vielma at Cafe Coop who helped facilitate the tour. "This meeting and tour demonstrates the importance of the Partnership's connection with TiE (The Indus Entrpreneurs) and our "Greater Silicon Valley" marketing program," said Ammann at the conclusion of the Board meeting.

San Joaquin County job growth part of positive outlook at Central Valley Community Bank update

San Joaquin County job growth part of positive outlook at Central Valley Community Bank update

Central Valley Community Bank (CVCB) prides itself on being a diverse community-based bank serving family-owned businesses for the past 35 years in the Central Valley. "We are sticking to our plan of being the best community bank in the Valley, from Sacramento to Fresno," said CEO Jim Ford (pictured right) yesterday to about 75 people attending a Stockton luncheon. Ford had just completed an update of first quarter assets and trends for the bank, which has 21 branches in seven contiguous counties. He said loans are up for the institution that is unique in its percentage of servicing owner-occupied loans. Ford's comments came after a brief forecast by Jeffrey Michael, Director of the Center for Business and Policy Research at the University of the Pacific. Michael said San Joaquin County is surpassing job forecasts in the first quarter for 2015. "I'm pretty excited about 2015," said Michael. "This is the 6th year of expansion nationally and California is the hot spot of the U.S.

WATCH: 'Breakfast on the Job' Goes to Stockton this Friday!

WATCH: 'Breakfast on the Job' Goes to Stockton this Friday!

News10's popular morning segment 'Breakfast in My Neighborhood' has been focusing on job opportunities for the last few weeks. The segment is called 'Breakfast on the Job', and we bring breakfast to you on the job.

It's our way of honoring those that serve our community, while letting our viewers learn about potential job opportunities.

This coming Friday, May 15, News10 Anchor Keba Arnold and Reporter Tim Daly will be going to the Stockton Police Department and they won't be alone. North Border Taco food truck will be there, too, and will be serving up a delicious breakfast.

News10 hosts 'Breakfast on the Job' at the Stockton Police Department next Friday!

News10 hosts 'Breakfast on the Job' at the Stockton Police Department next Friday!

For the last few weeks News10's popular morning segment 'Breakfast in My Neighborhood' has been focusing on job opportunities.  We're calling it -- 'Breakfast on the Job', and during this segment, we're bringing breakfast to you on the job.

It's our way of honoring those that serve our community, while letting our viewers learn about potential job opportunities.

Today, with the help of Culinerdy Cruzer, we hosted breakfast at UC Davis Children's Hospital and had an opportunity to talk jobs with some hospital employees.  Click HERE to see the great photos and interview videos of the event.