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COVID-19 vaccine in Stanislaus County: Where to find the latest info

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, Calif. — As more COVID-19 vaccine doses become available, the California Department of Public Health says that each county is in charge of its own vaccination rollout and residents should be looking to their local county health departments for information. In Stanislaus County, vaccine administration is now underway for health care workers,… Keep Reading

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Ben Cantu spent nearly three decades as a cog in Manteca’s municipal government. As a planner, he often dealt with people who believed government moves too slow even if it has no choice due to regulations and laws that govern how cities operate. Today after two years as Manteca’s mayor Cantu repeatedly has expressed his… Keep Reading

Denair resident creates scrunchie success one stitch at a time

Style fads come and go, but Denair resident Courtney Van Fleet is turning her creativity into profit through one timeless accessory.  The 25-year-old entrepreneur and Denair High School graduate first learned to sew in 2017 after her grandmother encouraged her to take a class, she said. Since then, her sewing skills have grown from hand… Keep Reading

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Record revenues expected in California Budget proposal

Governor Gavin Newsom last week submitted his 2021-22 State Budget proposal to the Legislature – a record $227.2 billion fiscal blueprint that is a staunch reversal from summer fears of a drop in California revenue. The proposal provides funding for immediate COVID-19 response and relief efforts where Californians need it most while making investments for… Keep Reading

SBA Reminds California Small Nonfarm Businesses that Deadlines are Approaching for Working Capital Loans Due to Drought

January 12, 2021 - SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West on Monday reminded California small nonfarm businesses of the deadline dates to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury. These low-interest loans are to offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by drought in… Keep Reading

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