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New Amazon facility ships first order

New Amazon facility ships first order

MOUNTAIN HOUSE — Amazon.com’s new fulfillment center in Mountain House is open and has filled its first order, the company said.

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New networking effort to help connect Stanislaus innovators

New networking effort to help connect Stanislaus innovators

The first group to take part in the Irvine Foundation New Leadership Network.

MODESTO — The James Irvine Foundation is partnering with the the Stanislaus Community Foundation to launch the Irvine Foundation New Leadership Network. The project commenced with its first group of participants on Sept. 22.

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Transit agency chooses new chief operating officer

Transit agency chooses new chief operating officer

Thomas Dortz

STOCKTON — The San Joaquin Regional Transit District has chosen Thomas Drozt as its new Chief Operating Officer. Drozt’s duties will include overseeing transportation, maintenance, and paratransit operations.

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Human resources group starts new chapter at University of the Pacific

Human resources group starts new chapter at University of the Pacific

STOCKTON — The San Joaquin Human Resources Association has started a new student chapter at University of the Pacific. The group was started with the cooperation of the California chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management and the national Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

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Legacy Health Endowment hires new president and CEO

Legacy Health Endowment hires new president and CEO

Jeffery Lewis

TURLOCK — The Legacy Health Endowment board of trustees hired Jeffrey R. Lewis as its first president and chief executive officer. The newly-formed health care philanthropy was created as a result of the sale of Emanuel Medical Center, Inc. to Doctors Medical Center of Modesto, Inc., which is affiliated with Tenet Health.

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Modesto area music awards celebrate 17 years

Modesto area music awards celebrate 17 years

Seventeen Years of Celebrating local Musicians, Comedians, and Venues; that is right the mamas turn 17 this year. Voting has gone live and all the #mamanees are hoping  you will choose them in their respective category. Everything from Alternative Rock to Jazz, Metal to Americana is represented in the Modesto Area Music Awards. Take a moment to go to www.modestoareamusic.com/vote and  check out all the #mamanees and vote for your favorites. Voting ends midnight October 9th. 

7 self-awareness questions to aid student success

7 self-awareness questions to aid student success

With the 2016-2017 school year upon us, preparing our students to start off strong is a necessity that must not be overlooked. School supplies and school clothes are definitely great but if we neglect to help our students become more self-aware, we'll be making a tragic mistake. Business genius, Gary Vaynerchuk says, "Self-Awareness is the game...when you know yourself, you win". I like to say, "When you know yourself, success is more easily attained. As the father of a 1st grader, 8th grader and 9th grader, I desire for my children to be successful. As the oldest of 7 brothers and sisters, I want my younger siblings to be successful. As a #StudentSuccessCoach of 15 years, it is a need for me to see our students start this year off with more confidence than ever before and be extremely successful.