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Ten Space receives award for Newberry restoration

Ten Space receives award for Newberry restoration

STOCKTON — The renovation of the Newberry building in downtown Stockton was named one of the Central Valley’s top revitalization developments by the San Joaquin Valley Regional Policy Council.

“We are incredibly honored to receive this recognition for the Newberry Building,” said Ten Space CEO Zac Cort. “We are proud of the work we have accomplished with the Newberry and this award is a validation of our company’s principles of the creation of unique spaces, the cultivation of local businesses, and the preservation of historic character.”... Read More

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L.H. Horton Jr. Gallery Presents Imagine the Fantastic Oct. 8 - Nov. 5 Reception, Oct. 8, 5 p.m.

L.H. Horton Jr. Gallery Presents  Imagine the Fantastic Oct. 8 - Nov. 5 Reception, Oct. 8, 5 p.m.

Delta Center for the Arts L.H. Horton Jr. Gallery presents presents the 6th Annual 2D–3D Works National Exhibition and Awards Competition, Imagine the Fantastic, October 8 - November 5, 2015.

Dr. Kathy Hart to sign Presidents for Entrepreneurship Pledge on October 7th

Dr. Kathy Hart to sign Presidents for Entrepreneurship Pledge on October 7th

San Joaquin Delta College Superintendent/President Dr. Kathy Hart will sign the National Association of Community College Entrepreneurs (NACCE) Presidents for Entrepreneurship Pledge on Wednesday, October 7, 1 p.m. at the college’s new Plaza courtyard.

Here’s what outsiders say about the Central Valley

Here’s what outsiders say about the Central Valley

A national site selection company CEO says that despite California’s reputation as having a bad business climate, the state — and especially the Central Valley — is a great place to put a distribution center.

The Boyd Company released its study of the 25 cities its clients most commonly look at for warehousing and distribution. It calculated how much it would cost to run a 500,000-square-foot warehouse with 200 workers in each city and ranked them according to the cost of doing business.

Ten California cities, including Stockton and Tracy, were on the list. Tracy ranked 18th with $16.6 million in operating costs. Stockton was 19th with $16.7 million.

Apart from being less expensive than Chicago ($21.8 million) or Dallas ($17.6 million), California cities have other things going for them... Read More

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Gifts to help University of the Pacific expand gardens

Gifts to help University of the Pacific expand gardens

STOCKTON – Whole Foods Co. CEO Walter Robb has given the University of the Pacific a $400,000 gift to increase the on-campus garden he established in 2012. The new gift will triple the footprint of the Ted and Chris Robb Garden, named after his sons, and create the Abigail Robb Plaza in honor of his daughter.

A separate gift from the Bon Appétit Management Company, which operates more than 650 cafés in 33 states, including at University of the Pacific will help create an accompanying native garden.

The Robb and Bon Appétit Native Gardens will help educate students and the community about locally grown produce and sustainable practices. The gardens will also teach lifelong wellness skills... Read More

Stockton Heat to host first fan fest

Stockton Heat to host first fan fest

STOCKTON – The Stockton Heat hockey team will host a fan fest from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 4. at the Stockton Arena.

Fans will get the chance to meet players, get autographs, tour the renovated dressing room and training facility and question the Heat coaching staff. The team will also open its newly redecorated Stockton Fan Attic with new merchandise. Season ticket owners can also pick up their book of tickets.

The Heat is replacing the Stockton Thunder as the city’s hockey team and will play in the AHL, the highest level of minor league hockey. The Heat will serve as the minor-league affiliate of the NHL’s Calgary Flames which also owns the team.

 

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10th Annual Drag Racing and Car Show Event September 25-27!

10th Annual Drag Racing and Car Show Event September 25-27!

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Winner of The Jackpot Sreet Race splits pot with benefactor, The Welcome Home Heroes Foundation.