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USA Motors opens new building

USA Motors opens new building

It was a long time in the plans, but the new state-of-the-art sales offices for USA Motors is finally open.

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Posted: apr. 24, 2015 1:04 a.m. | | USA Motors opens new building Comments 0 Comments


Google lavishes chairman with $109M pay package

MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) — Google paid its billionaire Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt nearly $109 million last year while the company’s stock slumped.

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Posted: apr. 23, 2015 9:52 p.m. | | Google lavishes chairman with $109M pay package Comments 0 Comments


Nasdaq sets record high, 15 years after dot-com bubble

NEW YORK (AP) — Fifteen years, one month and thirteen days.

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Posted: apr. 23, 2015 9:52 p.m. | | Nasdaq sets record high, 15 years after dot-com bubble Comments 0 Comments


Trucking group urges move to speed limiters

DETROIT (AP) — The nation’s largest trucking industry group wants the government to get moving on a rule requiring electronic speed-limiting devices on big rigs.

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Posted: apr. 20, 2015 7:22 p.m. | | Trucking group urges move to speed limiters Comments 0 Comments


Willie Nelson becomes latest celebrity in marijuana business

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Country music star Willie Nelson announced plans Monday to roll out his own brand of marijuana, capitalizing on his association with pot and the unofficial stoner holiday, 4/20.

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Posted: apr. 20, 2015 7:21 p.m. | | Willie Nelson becomes latest celebrity in marijuana business Comments 0 Comments


Kraft Mac & Cheese shedding the dyes

NEW YORK (AP) — This is the last year that the original version of Kraft Mac & Cheese sold in the U.S. will contain artificial preservatives or synthetic colors.

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Posted: apr. 20, 2015 7:21 p.m. | | Kraft Mac & Cheese shedding the dyes Comments 0 Comments


Comic book series writer appears in Manteca Saturday

Paul Jamison of the Paragon comic book series is coming to Manteca on Saturday.

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Posted: apr. 17, 2015 12:49 a.m. | | Comic book series writer appears in Manteca Saturday Comments 0 Comments


Obama signs overhaul of how Medicare pays doctors

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ending years of last-minute fixes, President Barack Obama on Thursday signed legislation permanently changing how Medicare pays doctors, a rare bipartisan achievement by Democrats and Republicans.

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Posted: apr. 17, 2015 12:48 a.m. | | Obama signs overhaul of how Medicare pays doctors Comments 0 Comments


Don’t panic, college seniors: Jobs for grads likely to grow

WASHINGTON (AP) — The consulting and accounting firm EY is aggressively recruiting on college campuses this spring. The company formerly known as Ernst & Young plans to hire 9,000 graduates from U.S. universities this year, up from 7,500 in 2014. But recruiting isn’t as easy as it used to be.

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Posted: apr. 17, 2015 12:48 a.m. | | Don’t panic, college seniors:  Jobs for grads likely to grow Comments 0 Comments


WikiLeaks site creates online archive of hacked Sony documents

NEW YORK (AP) — Sony’s hacking problems aren’t over yet.

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Posted: apr. 17, 2015 12:48 a.m. | | WikiLeaks site creates online  archive of hacked Sony documents Comments 0 Comments


US prescription drugs pending jumped 13%

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. spending on prescription drugs soared last year, driven up primarily by costly breakthrough medicines, manufacturer price hikes and a surge from millions of people newly insured due to the Affordable Care Act.

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Posted: apr. 13, 2015 7:18 p.m. | | US prescription drugs pending jumped 13% Comments 0 Comments


NY attorney general questions work practices of 13 retailers

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s attorney general has launched an inquiry into 13 major retailers, questioning the practice of keeping workers on call for shifts on short notice and possible violations of the state requirement to pay hourly staff for at least four hours when they report for work.

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Posted: apr. 13, 2015 7:18 p.m. | | NY attorney general questions work practices of 13 retailers Comments 0 Comments


Veggies take center plate as healthy fast food expands

MIAMI (AP) — They want it fresh. They want it cheap. They want it fast. And most importantly, they don’t want it to taste like it’s good for them.

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Posted: apr. 13, 2015 7:18 p.m. | | Veggies take center plate as healthy fast food expands Comments 0 Comments


Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig get best marks in diet review

CHICAGO (AP) — Trying to slim down? Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig scored the best marks for effectiveness in a review of research on commercial diet programs, but many other plans just haven’t been studied enough to evaluate long-term results.

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Posted: apr. 06, 2015 7:55 p.m. | | Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig get best marks in diet review Comments 0 Comments

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