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Forum focuses on empowering, motivating women in community


Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer for Facebook, and President Pamela A. Eibeck have a conversational discussion during Advancing Women’s Leadership, September 12, 2017.

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STOCKTON — Hundreds turned out to hear about the positive impacts that women are having in their community.

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Transit district to host workshop focused on community needs

The San Joaquin Regional Transit District is working to meet the transportation needs of the community it serves.

On Nov. 13, RTD will host a workshop focused on improving its services for San Joaquin County. Representatives of the transit authority will meet with community members to receive input regarding their needs.

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High tech set to revolutionize California agriculture


Over the past few decades, technology has disrupted many industries including manufacturing, media, banking and retail shopping. We also now understand that it is no longer a matter of if but when technology-based solutions, such as self-driving vehicles, will transform transportation and logistics.

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Is your revocable living trust income-tax friendly?

Many people, once they have executed their revocable living trust, put it in a drawer and never revisit it. However, circumstances change over time that may warrant a review of the revocable living trust and changes made to it.

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While seasonal retail employment increases, agriculture seeing reduction in workforce


Retailers are among the biggest seasonal employers.

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’Tis the season for seasonal job postings.

Whether it’s harvest season or winter holidays, there are hundreds if not thousands of temporary positions seeking temporary employees.

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San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors, Lodi City Council to hold joint session on homelessness

The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors and the Lodi City Council will hold a joint study session on homelessness on Oct. 17.

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Center for Business and Policy Research publishes economic forecast

Unemployment will dip as the labor force grows, construction will increase and California’s population growth will remain below 1 percent, according to a recent economic forecast.

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Wing Zone owner awards kids for excellence in school


Kristie Ehlers, owner of Wing Zone in Stockton, displays the Award of Excellence given to students in area schools.

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STOCKTON—To say Kristie Ehlers loves children could be an understatement. The Wing Zone franchise owner has known she was going to be a mom and to take care of kids long before motherhood ever happened for her.

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New solar array to provide 67 percent of Tracy facility’s energy needs


The solar installation at Taylor Farms Pacific in Tracy covers 7.5 acres of rooftop.

TRACY—Taylor Farms Pacific unveiled its new 300,000-square-foot solar installation situated atop its west San Joaquin County facility.

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Emergency Food Bank, Master Gardeners partner to offer free classes

Two organizations are teaming up to help residents of San Joaquin County learn how to grow their own.

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