Ben Sanchez is a writer, artist and entrepreneur based in Stockton. He received a master’s degree from the University of the Pacific in communication and media relations. On Instagram @minteaspc_.
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After a pandemic slump, coworking spaces continue to spread in the Capital Region
There are signs that the coworking sector may be on its way back up. If passionate coworking space owners are to be believed, their sofas, meeting tables, conference rooms and event venues may be catalysts for growth in the Capital Region.
Makers Give Downtown Stockton a Makeover
A makers’ mart in a mixed-use downtown building signals a new era of city planning in Stockton
Makers Made, a shop and platform for entrepreneurs to sell
handmade goods and wares, is part of a larger downtown
redevelopment trend in Stockton.
All Fired Up
Entrepreneurs bring mobile pizza oven to San Joaquin County
A Stockton-based mobile pizza oven serves customers across the Central Valley and uses cross collaboration between small businesses to support local entrepreneurs.
Partnership leads to an online marketplace for women entrepreneurs in Stockton
Comstock’s spoke with Goodstock Productions founder Amy Sieffert about how the virtual marketplace is helping women entrepreneurs in the challenging time of COVID-19.
Emerging Leaders: Chris Kay
We honor 10 young professionals who have made a difference during the COVID-19 pandemic
Chris Kay is a marketing executive, owner of an imported-foods business and, as of July 1, president of the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce.
A One-Woman Urban Farm
The owner of Corn Poppy Produce in Stockton talks about building her urban farm business
Jessica Bryant, a former personal trainer who was raised on a cattle ranch, started Corn Poppy Produce in 2019 to promote healthier living in the Stockton community.
Galeria Custom Framing owner Gabino Cordova preserves and displays fine art in Stockton
Gabino Cordova’s keen eye for detail is a skill fine-tuned when designing custom frames for clients. Cordova, the owner of the Galeria Custom Framing on Stockton’s Miracle Mile, learned the presentation and preservation of fine art through custom framing on the job, working for a small business.
A historic market gains new ownership in a wave of revitalization in Stockton
When Jimboy Rabanal moved his family to Stockton’s Yosemite Street Village, he heard the owner of the Yosemite Meat Market had placed the historic business up for sale.