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La Dolce Vita holding ‘pop up’ food event

 

Chef Tobias Cooks will be serving up cannoli and other decadent desserts this Sunday, June 25.

Sweet treats and Southern eats is the theme of a food-related pop up event in Downtown Stockton this Sunday.

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Shopping center secures $9.1 million refinancing

Vintner’s Square shopping center in Lodi has secured refinancing in the amount of $9.1 million through San Francisco-based New Realty Capital.

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Unemployment rate drops in San Joaquin County

The latest data for job statistics was released by the Employment Development Department today showing a decrease in unemployment numbers in San Joaquin County.

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Crowds turn out for food, entertainment and wine at ZinFest

 

Attendees at this year’s ZinFest event lined up to sample the Lodi appellation’s best wines. (Photo courtesy of Lodi Winegrape Commission/Goff Photography)

LODI — Every spring, wine lovers flock to Lodi Lake Park to enjoy the fruits of hard-working vintners across the regions.

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Doctors Medical Center of Modesto reaches surgery milestone

Surgeons at Modesto-based Doctors Medical Center performed an open-heart surgery June 13, bringing the total to 20,000 at the hospital. The procedure has been performed at DMC since 1976.

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University of the Pacific receives $1.3 million Upward Bound grant for Edison High School

Project to help south Stockton students with applying for college, financial aid, other services

University of the Pacific has been awarded a $1.3 million five-year federal grant for an Upward Bound project that will put eligible Edison High School students on a college-bound trajectory. The project will provide needed instruction, tutoring, advising, and assistance with applying for financial aid and college to help students graduate high school, enroll in college and earn a degree.

“It’s very exciting for all of us to be partnering with the Stockton Unified School District on what should be a very powerful, transformative opportunity to help Edison students make it through high school and onto college,” said Patrick Day, Pacific’s vice president for Student Life. “Upward Bound is a strong, proven program and will give students a great chance to succeed and someday give back to their communities.”

LangeTwins picked as 2017 Grower of the Year

Bradford and Randall Lange of LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards have grown their operation over the years to be a successful, thriving business.

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Bank of Stockton executive tapped for University of the Pacific board

Bank of Stockton executive tapped for University of the Pacific board

Eberhardt continues family tradition of service to Pacific, Huber named chair

Local nonprofits invited to apply for early literacy mini-grants

Beyond Our Gates funding aims to support new, existing reading programs

As part of University of the Pacific’s Beyond Our Gates campaign, nonprofit organizations in San Joaquin County are invited to apply for mini-grants to expand or pilot promising early literacy programs.

The mini-grants initiative, made possible with support from The James Irvine Foundation, was designed to fuel innovation and engagement toward improving early literacy in and around Stockton. Organizations can apply for one-time mini-grants of $5,000 or $10,000 to fund projects that address overall early literacy, school readiness, chronic absence or summer learning.

Merced man wanted in embezzlement case surrenders to Lathrop police

Carl Joseph Means of Merced turned himself into Lathrop Police on Tuesday. An arrest warrant was issued for Means by San Joaquin Superior Court on May 31 for allegedly embezzling more than $455,000 from Lathrop-based AMG Resources Corporation, a scrap metal recycling company.

 

Carl Means

The original complaint filed by the San Joaquin District Attorney’s Office was amended to include three counts of felony tax evasion for three tax years where Means filed tax returns without declaring the income from the theft.

Those counts are added to two other counts, including grand theft and an intent to defraud.

Court documents allege Means sold $455,949.28 worth of scrap during his employment from 2013 to 2016 as a plant manager for AMG. He sold the materials to Atwater-based Atwater Iron & Metal without authorization from his employer... Read More