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KAT 103 named CMA station of the year

KAT 103 named CMA station of the year

KAT 103 FM in Modesto has received the biggest honor a country music radio station can get. The Country Music Association has named it one of its four stations of the year.

Social media actually works for business

Social media actually works for business

 

It began as a way for Harvard students to socialize electronically.  Soon, other college campuses were included and eventually high school students were invited to join.

Surla’s embraces hot restaurant trends

Surla’s embraces hot restaurant trends

Most financial advisors would not encourage a young chef to open his own restaurant during a recession, but it’s a gamble that’s paid off for John M. Surla, executive chef/proprietor of Surla’s Restaurant in Modesto.

In fact, business has grown by an average of about 7% for every quarter in 2011.

“It was really risky to start a business in a down economy, but I wanted to try it,”  Surla said. “And if I can make it in this economy, I can’t wait until it goes up.”

Surla’s success may reflect a hopeful upturn in the restaurant industry

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USDA gives $1.15M to dairy group and Fiscalini Farms in Modesto

USDA gives $1.15M to dairy group and Fiscalini Farms in Modesto

Fiscalini Farms, located in Modesto, received $150000 to evaluate the performance of an “enclosed aerobic manure drying” system, a new and innovative way of managing dairy manure year round. This project will demonstrate the system's effectiveness to ...

California's Internet Poker Debate Heats Up

California's Internet Poker Debate Heats Up

The aforementioned tribes have spent more than $640000 lobbying in 2010 and the first half of 2011, according to the Modesto Bee. The California Online Poker Association started running TV and radio ads in Sacramento last week. ...

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Hobby Lobby's four new stories in CA to hire 35 to 40 people at each location

Hobby Lobby's four new stories in CA to hire 35 to 40 people at each location

Hobby Lobby Stores, a privately held national retail chain of arts and crafts stores, said it's opening stores in Merced, Modesto, Rancho Cucamonga and Temecula. Construction is under way at all four locations, with scheduled openings throughout ...

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Register now for News10's free Breakfast with the Bloggers August 17

Register now for News10's free Breakfast with the Bloggers August 17

Register now for News10's free Breakfast with the Bloggers panel discussion at News10 on Wednesday, August 17.

The event is from 8 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. with registration at 7:30 a.m. It will take place at the News10 studio at 400 Broadway in Sacramento.