Joe DeMike with Google says workshops like this one will enable small business owners to set up their websites.
"About 97 percent of people who use the internet use the internet to find products and services to purchase online, but 58 percent of small businesses don't have a website," DeMike said.
Google estimates that over the next three years businesses that use the web can expect to grow 40 percent faster than those that don't.
Kerry Cain works in an auto body shop in Lodi and wants prospective customers to know about it.
"This is the place that's going to help me, they are going to give me the quality service, they're going to give me what I want, how I want it in a timely manner to really benefit them," Cain said.
Google is providing the workshops at no charge to small businesses.
Stories from Stockton
One new police officer and nine trainees entering the police academy have been added to the ranks of the Stockton Police Department. It's the beginning of a major hiring effort.
After a dramatic drop in Stockton's homicide rate over the last couple of years, the violent death numbers are going back up again.
Police say the hostage who died during a Stockton bank robbery and shootout was killed by police, not the suspects.
(AP) -- Authorities announced a reward of $50,000 for information that leads to the arrest of a fourth suspect in the deadly shootout in Stockton.
The annual asparagus festival in Stockton called it quits after 29 years. But it will return next year with a new name and a new location for its 30th incarnation.