STOCKTON - More positive economic data at the end of 2011 has raised hopes for the economy, but continued weakness in the housing market, weaker demand for exports, and contracting government spending will prevent the recovery from gathering further momentum according to the Business Forecasting Center at the University of the Pacific.
Manteca Ford and Exotic High Line owner Phil Waterford, right, stands with his staff as he presents a check for $6,270 to the students of East Union, Manteca, and Sierra high schools for the Drive One 4 Your School promotion conducted last fall as a school fundraiser to help bridge budget cuts. The next Drive One 4 Your School event is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, at the Manteca Fords dealership on North Main Street.
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Bliss Clark, who moved from Texas to Manteca, has demonstrated his compassion by helping a visiting Oregon high school football quarterback whose insurance was not accepted in California.
RIPON - Homeowners in San Joaquin are invited to attend a free workshop on Tuesday, Jan.24, to learn about Energy Upgrade California, the new statewide program that helps homeowners save money, reduce energy use and creates local jobs.
OAKDALE − Oak Valley Bancorp - the bank holding company for Oak Valley Community Bank and Eastern Sierra Community Bank - reported consolidated net income of $1,526,000, or $0.19 per diluted common share for the first quarter of 2015.