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Corinthian Colleges to shut down remaining campuses, including Heald College

Corinthian Colleges to shut down remaining campuses, including Heald College

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Corinthian Colleges will shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students.

The announcement comes less than two weeks after the U.S. Department of Education announced it was fining the for-profit institution $30 million for misrepresentation.

City of Tracy tour draws crowd

City of Tracy tour draws crowd

More than 100 people participated in the Tracy Chamber of Commerce and the city of Tracy's tour of local commercial and residential real estate and development yesterday. Two RED (Real estate & Development) tour buses began at City Hall, traveling next to the northeast industrial area and returning through the I-205 retail corridor. Participants also viewed Legacy Fields, a master-planned 166-acre multi-use sports venue expected to open in 2018, then to the new Prologis International Park of Commerce, viewing the one million square foot spec building under construction as well construction of the recently announced FedEx hub. Mike Ammann, San Joaquin Partnership president & CEO participated in the tour and luncheon. "The RED tour shows the results of a long term public-private partnership in developing a community strategic vision then executing a plan to make it happen," said Ammann.

City of Tracy Hosts Animal Shelter Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

City of Tracy Hosts Animal Shelter Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Tracy, Calif. – The City of Tracy will host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Tracy Animal Shelter on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 from 4:00 -5:00 p.m. at 2375 Paradise Avenue. The community is invited to attend the celebration, and participate in tours following the ceremony.

“We are really excited to officially unveil the new Animal Shelter to the community,” stated Tracy PD Support Operations Manager, Lani Smith. “Our community has worked hard to bring this project to fruition, and ultimately our displaced pets will benefit from it.”

The 5,600 square-foot facility will replace the former Tracy Animal Shelter located at 370 Arbor Road in Tracy. The Tracy Animal Shelter provides adoption, licensing and investigation services to the community, and is open Tuesday through Sunday from noon to 5:30 p.m.

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.