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SJDC North County Center Proposal Notification

SJDC North County Center Proposal Notification

On Wednesday, February 11, 2015, San Joaquin Delta Community College District (“District”) invited submission of Proposals from landowners, facilities owners, and/or representatives of landowners and facilities owners (collectively, “Respondents”) interested in offering land, existing facilities, or both, that address the content of this Request For Proposals and Qualifications (“RFP/RFQ”). Respondents shall either own the land or facility(ies) or be an authorized agent of the owner able to act on the owner’s behalf through the District’s site selection process.

Selling San Joaquin County- San Joaquin Partnership at Massive Marketing Convention

Selling San Joaquin County- San Joaquin Partnership at Massive Marketing Convention

San Joaquin Partnership president & CEO Mike Ammann is at the The Medical Design and Manufacturing West (MD&M) show in Anaheim this week with the California Central Valley Economic Development Council ( CCVEDC). More than 16,000 visitors are expected to peruse the 2300-plus exhibit booths at the Anaheim convention center. Several other shows such as WestPack are also running simultaneously. MD&M presents revolutionary concepts in medical equipment designs and showcases products including surgical robots, laboratory equipment and supplies, medical grade packaging materials, silicone and plastic products, various pumps and valves, testing and diagnostic kit, anesthesiology equipment and more. Suitably termed as a Medtech event, this show is the place to learn about cutting edge technology in medical care and various revolutionary techniques from the best in the industry at the free Tech theaters, Center Stage and Innovation Tours.

San Joaquin USA in Silicon Valley conference

San Joaquin USA in Silicon Valley conference

The San Joaquin Partnership's "Greater Silicon Valley" program had a significant presence at the Silicon Joint Venture "State of the Valley" conference yesterday in Santa Clara. The conference gives a comprehensive check-up on the region's overall health and well-being.

More than 1,500 people participated in the State of the Valley including senior business executives, elected officials, heads of organizations, labor leaders, venture capitalists, journalists, academics and a host of other community members. San Joaquin Partnership president & CEO Mike Ammann (pictured) says it's a perfect opportunity to promote San Joaquin County as an extension of the Silicon Valley.

San Joaquin County Council of Governments tops in the state!

San Joaquin County Council of Governments tops in the state!

In the final calculations for fiscal year 2014, the San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG) finished number one among regional agencies in the state as to percentage of federal obligations. This means the SJCOG is getting its available funding out to work at a greater rate than the 28 other regional agencies in California. "Our mission is to get transportation dollars out there to work for the traveling public as quickly as possible" says SJCOG Executive Director Andy Chesly. As a result, the region will receive, in fiscal year 2015, an additional $1.7 million! Finishing just behind the SJOCG were the Bay Area (MTC) , the San Diego Association of Governments, and the Sacramento Area Council of Governments.

Recycling is Big in CA! CalEPA official outlines strides over last 25 years

Recycling is Big in CA! CalEPA official outlines strides over last 25 years

 An unwrapped toy for the Child Abuse Prevention Council was the admission ticket for the Stockton Chamber's annual "Refreshments with the Recyclers" Holiday luncheon at the Stockton Hilton Wednesday.

Which stores are closed on Thanksgiving?

Which stores are closed on Thanksgiving?
Here's a list of other stores that will not be open on Thanksgiving, according to news reports and company statements: Ace Hardware Barnes & Noble Patagonia Dillard's Crate and Barrel Neiman Marcus GameStop Nordstrom Bed Bath & Beyond Burlington Coat Factory REI However, some stores are moving Black Friday up to begin on turkey day. Kmart, for example, will open at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving and remain open to shoppers for "42 hours straight." And J.C. Penney will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving, the company tweeted, which is three hours earlier than last year. 

Work begins on Prologis' International Park of Commerce in Tracy

Work begins on Prologis' International Park of Commerce in Tracy

"Will be the finest business park in the world" Groundbreaking ceremonies were held today for a one-million square foot state-of-the-art facility, the first structure at the new International Park of Commerce in Tracy by Prologis (NYSE:PLD), the global leader in industrial real estate. The park's first building will be one of the most advanced of its kind in the United States. Designed for the demands of today's customers, the facility will include 40-foot clear height and significant vehicle and trailer parking with extended staging lanes. It will be constructed to LEED specification with sustainable landscaping. The International Park of Commerce will be one of the largest logistics centers in northern California, with a potential build-out of 20 million square feet.