Real estate prices in Stanislaus County continued to hold steady last month at $140,000 for the median-priced home, industry research firm MDA DataQuick reported Thursday. It's the seventh time in the past nine months that prices have been stuck at that level. The lack of change may be disheartening...
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Students cluster together, working in small groups. This is vocational education at Ceres High School in its new manufacturing career academy.
The Stanislaus County unemployment rate hovers near 20 percent the highest in 17 years. Its educational attainment, both high school and college completion rates, is far below state and national averages.
Teen shoppers are making a comeback. For two months in a row, teen retailers have soared past sales expectations. That's not only illustrated by company balance sheets, but by the crowds last week at Modesto's Vintage Faire Mall.
The housing market is still bloodied and dazed after the free fall of the past few years. Median prices in the Northern San Joaquin Valley finally leveled off in recent months after hitting the bottom with a thud, plunging by two-thirds from 2006 to 2009.