Thursday, December 5, 2013 4:00 pm
(BPT) - Businesses of all sizes, especially small and mid-size businesses, have faced a number of divergent economic headwinds since the onset of The Great Recession in late 2008. Chances are good that during that time, a business held on tightly to the cash it had, put its growth plans on hold or both.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 4:00 pm
(BPT) - With the economic ups and downs of the last several years, many Americans are more motivated than ever to get their finances on track. With some financial alternatives expiring before the year’s end, there’s no better time than the present to start.
Monday, November 4, 2013 4:00 pm
(BPT) - We live in a world that encourages us to DIY – “do it yourself” – in everything from remodeling our houses to building our own websites. While smart, dedicated people can certainly accomplish a lot, professional expertise is still extremely valuable, especially when it comes to investing. New data from a Natixis Global Asset Management survey of 750 U.S. investors shows that most investors can benefit from working with an advisor, broker or other financial professional.
Sunday, October 27, 2013 10:00 pm
(StatePoint) From TV to smart phones to social media, our lives are dominated by 24/7 media exposure. Despite this, many children and teens have few rules around their media use.
Thursday, October 3, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—The phrase “child’s play” means something very different today than it did 10 years ago. According to a report by the Institute for the Future called “Transformative Changes for Children at Play,” from 1981 to 2003, young people had nine less hours of free time per week—and they’ve got even less today. Their time is spent online and on devices—with access to an average of 12 apps at all times—and they are visually literate, preferring things like YouTube video instruction over reading articles.
Thursday, October 3, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—Did the Great Recession impact your employment success? For many, the economic turmoil opened their eyes to the risks of working in certain industries. But at New York Life, a Fortune 100 company actively recruiting in your community, you can weather the ups and downs in the economy because the public’s need for financial preparation is constant. As individuals get married, have children and care for elderly parents, insurance agents are there to provide financial guidance and support—with each new life stage there are new financial objectives to address for clients.
Sunday, August 18, 2013 10:00 pm
(StatePoint) For many Americans, reaching their financial goals seems like a near impossible task.
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 2:19 pm
It is Saturday morning, the temperature is already heating up and friends are coming over in a few hours. How about a cool melon soup? These are so versatile that they can be served for an afternoon snack, dessert or enjoyed for breakfast or brunch.
Friday, June 21, 2013 10:12 am
(NewsUSA) - People today have not only a plethora of choices when it comes to playing video games, but also an inordinate amount of ways to play them.
Thursday, June 13, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—Some say a new smartphone designed by Africans for use in Africa is a smart way to promote social and economic development throughout the continent.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 12:00 am
I am sure most of you who pay attention to what is happening to us in our country know that for the past several years the U.N. and our own president have been on a drive to establish global government.
Thursday, March 28, 2013 12:00 am
I would like to begin a discussion of a sports complex in Lodi. Communities such as Morgan Hill have built soccer complexes, boosting business for local restaurants and hotels.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 10:21 pm
Galt Mayor Barbara Payne and challenger Curt Campion won the two seats available on the Galt City Council in Tuesday’s election.
Friday, October 12, 2012 1:15 pm
Five candidates square off for the two available seats on the Galt City Council.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012 12:00 am
The main function of our government is the protection, preservation and/or restoration of individual rights and private property of its citizenry, not to usurp them with eminent domain, “social justice” and all forms of “communitarianism” for the public good.
Saturday, August 18, 2012 12:00 am
Mayor Barbara Payne is being challenged by four city council candidates for one of two available seats this November. She is the only incumbent running.
Friday, August 3, 2012 7:35 am
Mariah M. Garr works in paradise, and she knows it. As wetlands manager for the Cosumnes River Preserve, the biologist-cum-farmer’s daughter sees brilliant sunrises, hears the ancient, piercing cries of the Blue Heron, sees coyote pups darting into the cover of an oak forest.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 12:00 am
The city of Lodi is currently working on a climate action plan to create ways the community can voluntarily help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and conserve energy.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 12:00 am
Did you know you should wash your car on the grass so the runoff is filtered through the soil? Or that when you spray weeds in the sidewalk cracks with pesticides, it goes into the storm drains which flow directly into the Mokelumne River?
These tips are part of a workbook that will help Lodi residents know how they can help protect the river in their day-to-day lives.
The city of Lodi and the Lower Mokelumne River Watershed Stewardship Steering Committee teamed up to draft the suggestions, said Matthew Bronson, chair of the committee.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 12:00 am
Birds will sing and it will only rain when I am inside. Smart
growth is just another way the government wants to control our
lives. It sounds good, but telling us where we can live is another
Thursday, February 9, 2012 12:00 am
You made your weekly drive to the supermarket, but you forgot to
get some milk. Wouldn't you like to be able to just walk or ride
your bicycle to get that item or two you forgot?
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 12:00 am
The San Joaquin Council of Governments has moved tonight's
workshop on the "smart growth" planning concept to the Lodi Police
Department community room, 215 W. Elm St. The public workshop will
begin at 6 p.m.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012 12:00 am
The San Joaquin Council of Governments will conduct a workshop
on Wednesday about transit-oriented development, how to reduce
greenhouse gas emissions and infill growth.
Saturday, December 24, 2011 12:00 am
The city received an early Christmas present when the Sacramento
Area Council of Governments Board of Directors awarded a $2 million
grant for the C Street/Central Galt Complete Streets Project.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 12:00 am
The Lodi City Council learned more about state mandates
requiring a climate action plan at its shirtsleeves meeting on
The state-mandated plan will measure the city’s greenhouse gases
and offer suggestions on how to reduce emissions.
The council requested more information in September after a
dozen local residents questioned the science behind global warming,
and the city’s affiliation with the Smart Valley Growth
The city joined the compact about a year ago to receive $120,000
in federal funds, which were needed to hire a consultant to create
a climate action plan.