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Hi-Five Nutrition opening Saturday next to Big Lots

The grand opening for a new Hi-Five nutrition outlet on West Yosemite Avenue is set for Saturday morning at the Manteca Market Place center

July 29, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | BUSINESS

George’s Bikes closing, turns into mobile service

George's Bikes is shuttering its brick-and-mortar location near Ripon's historic downtown.

January 23, 2015 | James Burns | BUSINESS

Tech firms bump up perks to recruit, retain

CUPERTINO (AP) - Apple's ring-shaped, gleaming "Spaceship Headquarters" will include a world class auditorium and an orchard for engineers to wander. Google's new Bay View campus will feature walkways angled to force accidental encounters. Facebook, while putting final touches on a Disney-inspired campus including a Main Street with a B-B-Q shack, sushi house and bike shop, is already planning an even larger, more exciting new campus.

April 01, 2013 | | BUSINESS

Stocks soar on Black Friday; tech leads the way

The stock market enjoyed some Black Friday cheer, rising sharply as shoppers braved the annual post-Thanksgiving rush. Major stock indexes closed one of their best weeks of the year.

November 23, 2012 | | BUSINESS

2012 Nissan Altima: Efficient & loaded

TRACY – Now may be the time to look into the 2012 Altima.

March 14, 2012 | Vince Rembulat | BUSINESS

Volkswagen rolls out the ‘Man Beetle'

The Volkswagen New Beetle is a charmer for design and as cute as its namesake, with some clever features. But give me a VW Golf GTI any day, which used to share a platform and engines. It was much more spirited to drive and had more functional interior space.

March 14, 2012 | | BUSINESS

How to keep your car running for years longer than most

If you've been in an auto dealer's showroom recently, you won't be surprised to learn that the average price of a new car is approaching $30,000. While there's no getting around the price you have to pay for a new automobile, there are plenty of things you can do to make sure you won't have to make the same investment again anytime soon.

March 14, 2012 | | BUSINESS

Pilot ferry shuttle begins at North Tahoe in June

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (AP) - A pilot ferry program is scheduled to begin shuttling passengers around Lake Tahoe's north shore this summer in what backers hope is a precursor to a trans-Tahoe boat service.

March 14, 2012 | | BUSINESS

New, more efficient cars could save you gas money

DETROIT (AP) - Gasoline prices are headed for record highs this spring. If that happens, a new, more fuel-efficient car may be worth the investment.

March 14, 2012 | | BUSINESS

Buick LaCrosse: Definitely not your father’s car

PALO ALTO – Buick has gone through some fascinating changes through the years. Remember when it was only old guys that drove Buicks? That stigma made it difficult to sell to the younger and mid-age car buyers and probably still affects sales today. Then in a strange twist Buick became the top selling brand in China – having never been to China, I don't understand that.

March 14, 2012 | By BARBARA SCHAFFER Auto Digest | BUSINESS

San Diego Bay: Make your own three-hour tour

If all things nautical hold some fascination for you, the San Diego waterfront offers a special way to get up close and personal with the many maritime activities on this intriguing bay. Just step aboard your rental boat and you'll be the skipper of your own "three-hour tour."

March 14, 2012 | By CARY ORDWAY California Weekend | BUSINESS

Eric Waterford graduating from the University of Portland as one of the winningest players in the s

Just four years ago Eric Waterford from Modesto Christian was named the most valuable basketball player of the Trans Valley League and named to the all-tournament team of the Modesto Christian Holiday Hoops Classic.

March 08, 2012 | By MARGARITA SOTO Manteca Ford | BUSINESS

Making a difference in our community every month

In January, Phil Waterford's Manteca Ford & Exotic High Line chose Susan G. Komen for the Cure in an effort to raise awareness, fight breast cancer and ultimately find a cure. Do you know someone who has been diagnosed with breast cancer? Do you know someone who knows someone who has breast cancer? Do you know someone who has survived breast cancer?

March 08, 2012 | By MARGARITA SOTO Manteca Ford | BUSINESS

UFO Over Woodward Park or is he just dreaming...

If you see an unidentified flying object over Woodward Park in Manteca with bright neon lights that sometimes just hovers about 10,000 feet, it's probably just Phil Waterford enjoying one of his favorite pastimes. "I have many hobbies, but one of my favorite hobbies is flying my radio controlled airplanes, gliders, drones and helicopters. I also have many radio controlled cars, but enjoy flying and building the planes the most."

March 08, 2012 | By Margarita Soto Manteca Ford | BUSINESS

Manteca Ford to raffle TWO Ford Fiestas to help stage Memorial Day Celebration

Every year Manteca plays host to the largest Memorial Day Celebration of its kind on the West Coast. Pastor Mike Dillman, of the Place of Refuge Church, and hundreds upon hundreds of volunteers are preparing to make this year's event even larger!

March 08, 2012 | By SARAH McDANIEL Manteca Ford | BUSINESS

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Cabela’s says Bass Pro deal faces new regulatory hurdles

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) - Cabela's say Bass Pro Shops' $4.5 billion deal to buy Nebraska-based the outfitter faces some new hurdles.

December 30, 2016 | | BUSINESS

Ryan, Larkin, Ortiz among private equity investors

NEW YORK (AP) - Hall of Famers Nolan Ryan and Barry Larkin along with recently retired David Ortiz are among the investors in Dugout Ventures, a ...

November 30, 2016 | | BUSINESS

Caesars to phase out free parking at 8 Las Vegas resorts

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Ten hotel-casinos on the Las Vegas strip announced this week they're joining Sin City's largest hotel-casino operator by ending free ...

November 30, 2016 | | BUSINESS

Mexico disappointed at Carrier agreement to keep jobs in US

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Officials in the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon expressed disappointment Wednesday at Carrier Corp.'s announcement it will keep hundreds of jobs ...

November 30, 2016 | | BUSINESS

United Airlines 747 returns to SF after engine failure

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A United Airlines Boeing 747 has returned to San Francisco after one of its four engines failed shortly after takeoff.

November 28, 2016 | | BUSINESS

Several more Kmart stores to close in Michigan next month

DETROIT (AP) - Several Kmart stores in Michigan are preparing to close next month, following dozens of others that have shuttered in the state since the ...

November 28, 2016 | | BUSINESS

DirecTV wants to be next online substitute for cable

NEW YORK (AP) - There are already a few online services that aim to replace cable, but they haven't attracted many users yet. AT&T ...

November 28, 2016 | | BUSINESS

Samsung to boost dividends, review corporate structure

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Samsung Electronics said Tuesday it will increase shareholder returns and review its corporate structure as investors step up pressure to reform ...

November 28, 2016 | | BUSINESS

No national TV exposure for Atlantic City on New Year’s Eve

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - When the new year arrives in Atlantic City, the eyes of the nation will be elsewhere.

November 28, 2016 | | BUSINESS

Cyber Monday transforms as shoppers are more connected

NEW YORK (AP) - The Monday after Thanksgiving is still a time when millions of Americans pause to check out online deals and check off items ...

November 28, 2016 | | BUSINESS


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