Over the course of summer and the first weeks of fall, over 60 varieties of peaches and nectarines pass through The Fruit Bowl, a 76-year-old produce stand on the rural outskirts of Stockton.
The Mayfield siblings grew up in the charmed nautical world of their father’s imagination. At the Sub Sea Systems workshop in Diamond Springs, power tools whir as two generations work side by side to build custom submersibles that resemble something out of a Jules Verne novel.
The show producer opens his laptop, and with a touch of the keyboard the magic begins. Music swells, and a spectacular vision of multicolor sparkling flowers explodes in the night sky, along with golden starbursts and shiny cascading waterfalls.
In his lifetime of entrepreneurship, Don Whitaker has managed to mostly avoid competitors. “You try to find a niche where you have no competition,” Whitaker says of his approach to business. He found his niche market with Ceronix, which he started in 1984 out of his Auburn home.
Banks play a crucial role in supporting local economies by helping small businesses expand and thrive. If small businesses are the engines that drive our communities forward, then banks, especially community banks, provide the fuel for those engines. Plumas Bank has spent more than 40 years powering small and medium-sized businesses in the region.
The oil industry doesn’t typically evoke warm-and-fuzzy words like kindness, compassion and unconditional love. That is, unless, you’re speaking of the Ramos Oil Company.
The Johnson Group (TJG), a national architecture and engineering talent acquisition firm, plays a critical role in the AEC industry, helping firms avoid turning away projects and reducing workload stress on principals and their teams.
For over eight decades, the California Employers Association (CEA) has been supporting businesses of all sizes and industries with HR solutions, training and professional development services.
Comstock’s president and publisher reflects on minimum wage and the value of work.