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VOLT Institute, a partnership between Opportunity Stanislaus, SCOE and MJC, receives funding in state budget for automation training
MODESTO, CA — For some organizations in the San Joaquin Valley Christmas came early this year. The gifts are in the form of the 2018-19 California State Budget, which includes millions of dollars in fundin…
The 2018 Annual Report is here. This comprehensive guide provides a look at the local economy as well as an overview of Opportunity Stanislaus accomplishments. To check it out click here: 2018 Annual Report.…
The Selling Stanislaus Talent Recruitment guide is designed to help human resources professionals better address topics of interest to candidates being recruited from external markets. To view the guide click here: SellingStanislaus.…
In the 2017 Milken Institute Best Performing Cities Ranking of Large Cities, Modesto jumped to 33 from 70. This is huge news!
The only California cities ahead of us are San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Oakland, Riverside and Santa Cruz. We had the largest jump of any city in the large city ranking!
Let’s keep moving fo…
Construction is under way Valley Children’s Pelandale Specialty Care Center in north Modesto.
The care center is an offshoot of Valley Children’s Hospital in Madera, but it’s not the hospital’s first foray into Stanislaus County. Local patients have been cared for at the hospital since it opened in 1952, officia…
Bank of Stockton Gifts $25,000 to Volt Institute to Support Career Training
MODESTO, CA —On Wednesday, October 4, Bank of Stockton announced a gift of $25,000 to the VOLT Institute to support the education and training of skilled manufacturing workers locally. The gift comes from Bank of Stockton’s Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)…
MODESTO, CA — Opportunity Stanislaus is pleased to announce the appointment of seven new members to its board, effective immediately. Joining the Board of Directors are Walter Mendez of Crystal Creamery; Susan Hensley of E. & J. Gallo Winery; Hemanta Agarwala of Alpha Poultry; Ann Endsley of Greens; Edwin Rizo of Rizo-Lopez Foods; Stacia…
GOVERNOR BROWN ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENTS
SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments:Paul Van Konynenburg, 50, of Modesto, has been appointed to the California Transportation Commission. Van Konynenburg has been managing partner at Britton Konynenburg Partners since 1993. He was an associate at Velthoen…
State to hand out nearly $7 million in grants for soil health - California - Capital Press
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Two projects in north Modesto will provide more housing options for residents with memory problems and seniors who want to stay independent for as long as possible.
El Rio Memory Care Community off Dale Road, east of the Kaiser hospital, is on schedule to open in mid-September with rooms for 72 residents who suffe…
On Thursday, May 11 the Business Development Council met with and toured Modesto-based company Enviro Tech Chemical Services Inc. Founded in 1991, Enviro Tech focuses on the development and manufacturing of novel EPA and FDA approved chemistries with a primary emphasis on safe yet effective antimicrobial formulations.
Following a reference from the…
11 Best Places to Live in California
Coming in at #10 Modesto makes the '11 Best Plases to Live in California' list
"Modesto made U.S. News & World Report’s list as the 99th “Best Place to Live.” Located in the agricultural Central Valley, it offers mild winters and dry, hot summers and is within two hours of San…
Modest was ranked 99th Best Place to Live in America with an overall score of 5.4/10
Out of the 100 cities 11 are in California. Modesto was noted for quiet residential neighborhoods, Downtown entertainment, and a thriving agriculture.
See Modesto’s Profile here and view the ‘100 Best Places to Live’ here…
ASSEMBLYMEMBER ADAM C. GRAY 21ST ASSEMBLY DISTRICT For Immediate Release: February 6, 2017 Contact: Adam Capper – (916) 319-2021
Assemblyman Gray Announces Overhaul of State Water Management
SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Adam C. Gray (D-Merced) today announced the introduction of new legislation, Assemb…
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Gallo named among top companies with culture employees love
MODESTO — Glassdoor named E. & J. Gallo Winery one of the nine best companies for outstanding company cultures that employees love. Glassdoor, which is one of the fastest growing job and recruiting sites, gave the winery a 4.4 rating out of a possible five for culture and…
With no formal groundbreaking ceremony slated, Hilmar Cheese Company has already begun moving dirt at its newest location in the Turlock Regional Industrial Park in preparation for its new milk processing facility.
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TURLOCK — Stanislaus State University’s accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is the best program in California according to the website TopRNtoBSN.com. The web site ranked the school’s program as tops in the state, No. 23 nationally and No. 2 in the Western Region. The University of Washington’s progr…
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Opportunity Stanislaus Exceeds Fundraising Goal, Announces Vision to Investors
Modesto, CA –On Tuesday, August 9 Opportunity Stanislaus gathered its investors for a big announcement—the new…
People working to create jobs in Stanislaus County celebrated the completion of a $5.1 million fundraising effort for the cause.
Leaders of Opportunity Stanislaus, formerly the Stanislaus Business Alliance, announced Tuesday evening that they exceeded the goal of $5 million in pledges by 2 percent.
Supporters gathered at the Greens Event Center in…
When it comes to attracting jobs to the Central Valley, there are two overriding concerns: creating jobs that pay well and reducing the punishing long distance commute many Valley workers make. One company solved both issues when it opened its office in downtown Modesto in May.
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Construction will begin later this spring on a new powdered milk facility in Turlock that will employ 55 people.
The company, called Valley Milk, expects to start operations in late 2017. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Friday at the facility’s future site at 400 N. Washington Rd in the Turlock Industrial Park.
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Modesto, CA –On Monday, April 18 the Board of the Stanislaus Economic Development and Workforce Alliance convened with a clear mission: to dissolve the current organization and replace it with two new entities, the Stanislaus Business Alliance and a new Stanislaus County Workforce Development Board, that will meet the workforce readiness and…
Modesto, CA – Times, they are a changing. So too are the demographics of consumers and business owners in the Central Valley, with Hispanics holding a growing stake in both sectors. In an attempt to demystify the needs and trends of this mighty new subset the Alliance Small Business Development Center is hosting the Valley Business Forum on M…