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Garko named as Tigers head coach

Former big league baseball player Ryan Garko has been named head coach for University of the Pacific’s Tigers baseball team.

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Area dairies faced with sales decline, rising costs

Business Journal Writer


Cows eat their morning meal at Kaehler Dairy in San Joaquin County on a recent Friday.

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY — Milk sales and prices are down, and that could spell trouble for Central Valley dairy farms.


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Stockton Taco Bell location sells for $1.45M


Taco Bell on Wilson Way in Stockton was recently sold for $1.45 million.

The long-standing Taco Bell in Stockton at Wilson Way, between Oak and Park streets, was recently sold to Sacramento-based M&M Trust.

Santa Monica-based TB Stockton, LLC, sold the fast-food restaurant for $1.45 million ($882 per square foot). The 1,644-square-foot Taco Bell has stood at that location for 48 years, with the most recent remodel being completed in 1992.

Hanley Investment Group represented the seller, and Veritas Investment Realty Investors of Rocklin represented the buyer.

“Many investors were attracted to the strong lease guarantee provided by the tenant, a seasoned operator with 33 existing franchise locations,” said Corey Olson, Senior Associate with Hanley Investment Group and one of the seller representatives. Olson noted that the location benefits from 280,000 residents within a five-mile radius... Read More

Oak Valley reports releases Q2 results, shows net income increase

Oak Valley Bancorp, the holding company for Oak Valley Community Bank, recently reported an increase in its net income for the second business quarter over the first business quarter of the year.

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Grape Harvest Safety Seminar to be held

The Lodi District Grape Growers Association and the Lodi Winegrape Commission will hold their annual Grape Harvest Safety Seminar on July 25.

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Code enforcement symposium to be held at UOP

University of the Pacific be the venue for a code enforcement symposium focusing on issues facing the San Joaquin Valley.

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AhiPoki Bowl to open location in Stockton


AhiPoki Bowl will be opening in Stockton in the fall.

Business Journal staff

AhiPoki Bowl, a popular seafood restaurant throughout California, will be opening a new location in Stockton this fall.

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University of the Pacific’s summer academies drive student success

University of the Pacific’s summer academies drive student success

Students from Pacific’s first Reach for the Stars Academy return as incoming freshman

McGeorge welcomes new dean – Michael Hunter Schwartz

McGeorge welcomes new dean – Michael Hunter Schwartz

University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law welcomed Michael Hunter Schwartz, a national leader in legal education reform, as its new dean. He started on July 1, 2017.

Schwartz previously served as the dean of the William H. Bowen School of Law at University of Arkansas at Little Rock. During his tenure there, the law school overhauled its curriculum, greatly expanded its support for student success and bar pass, and created a cutting-edge student mentoring program that received the American Bar Association's prestigious Gambrell Professsionalism Award. Schwartz has climbed the National Jurist's list of the 25 Most Influential People in Legal Education for the past three years, this year being ranked ninth. He has written extensively on teaching law, including What the Best Law Teachers Do, published by Harvard University Press. Schwartz is the 10th dean of McGeorge School of Law.

Sutter Gould Medical Foundation remembers and honors Gould physician at dedication event

Sutter Gould Medical Foundation remembers and honors Gould physician at dedication event

Family, friends, donors and coworkers celebrate physician’s commitment and spirit of giving.

Dr. Christopher Hudlin, a general surgeon who joined Gould Medical Group in 2007, passed away in 2016. Last Friday, over 100 Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF) staff, Gould Medical Group physicians, donors and friends joined Dr. Hudlin’s family in honoring him with the dedication of a bench at the Stockton Medical Plaza on Hammer Lane in Stockton.

“Dr. Hudlin was instrumental in the expansion of Gould Medical Group in Stockton,” said Gary Zufelt, Sutter Gould Medical Foundation chief executive officer. “He was very active in medical group and Foundation activities, and was a leader in motivating others to help support worthy causes.”