Employing a Minor: Overview of Work Permit, Form I-9 Requirements

Oct 03, 2017, Amber Marron, No Comments

From CalChamber What are the work permit and I-9 requirements for employing a minor in California? California Work Permit With limited exceptions, a work permit is required in California for minors who are over 12 years old and under 18 and have not graduated from high school or have obtained a comparable equivalency certificate. Under […]

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SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to California Businesses and Residents Affected by the Ponderosa Fire

Sep 28, 2017, Amber Marron, No Comments

From a SBA Press Release SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to California businesses and residents affected by the Ponderosa Fire that occurred Aug. 29 – Sept. 12, 2017, announced Administrator Linda McMahon of the U.S. Small Business Administration. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster in response to a request SBA received from Gov. […]

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Group That Issued 2005 Warning Still Wants Full Emergency Spillway at Oroville Dam

Sep 20, 2017, Amber Marron, No Comments

From the Oroville MR Oroville >> The group that 12 years ago warned the Oroville Dam emergency spillway could fail, Tuesday released a new set of recommendations for operation of the dam and the Feather River flood control system. “It’s not enough to be right in the rearview mirror,” said Eric Wesselman, executive director of […]

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Senate Refuses Vote on Bill to Improve Dam Saftey

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From an Office of Assemblyman James Gallagher Press Release SACRAMENTO — Assembly Bill 1270, Assemblyman James Gallagher’s (R-Yuba City) bill to improve dam inspections and evaluations, stalled early Saturday morning before the legislature adjourned for their fall recess.  The legislation comes in light of a recently released forensic report on the possible causes of the failure at the Oroville […]

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Oroville Hospital Recognized as a Top Hospital in California

Sep 19, 2017, Amber Marron, No Comments

From an Oroville Hospital Press Release OROVILLE, Calif. (September 18, 2017) – Oroville Hospital has received recognition from U.S. News for its commitment to quality care. Named a Best Regional Hospital in the Northern Sierras, Oroville Hospital is also ranked number 28 of the approximately 420 hospitals in California.   This achievement places Oroville Hospital […]

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10 Things Businesses Might Not Know About California’s Paid Sick Leave Law

Sep 16, 2017, Amber Marron, No Comments

From CalChamber – Click Here for Video, Infographic & White Paper One year ago today, California employers had to begin providing the paid sick leave (PSL) benefit to their employees. To highlight several less-known aspects of the PSL benefit and provide practical tips to follow, the California Chamber of Commerce has released a Capitol News Report […]

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Oroville Legislator Reacts to Bombshell Oroville Dam Memo

Sep 06, 2017, Amber Marron, No Comments

From a Press Release From Assemblyman James Gallagher SACRAMENTO — Today, Assemblyman James Gallagher released the following statement in reaction to the release of a new Independent Forensic Team memo criticizing the state’s dam inspection process: “The findings of this memo are consistent with what I, and others, have been saying: California lacks a process to thoroughly […]

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Oroville Dam Vegetation Area Assessment

Aug 30, 2017, Amber Marron, No Comments

A Lake Oroville Community Update from the Department of Water Resources August 30, 2017 The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) today published the Assessment of the Vegetation Area on the face of the Oroville Dam. This past Friday, DWR shared these findings and conclusions with the independent Board of Consultants convened for the Lake Oroville Spillways Emergency […]

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Assemblyman Gallagher to Conduct Full-Scale Oroville Dam Survey

Aug 28, 2017, Amber Marron, No Comments

From a Press Release from Assemblyman James Gallagher’s Office SACRAMENTO — Assemblyman James Gallagher (R-Yuba City) will be conducting a full-scale public survey to solicit feedback in the aftermath of the Oroville Dam crisis. The survey is an opportunity for impacted residents to provide input concerning the restoration and safety of their communities. This is […]

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The Economic Impact of the Oroville Dam: Past, Present and Future

Aug 22, 2017, Amber Marron, No Comments

Our President and CEO, Sandy Linville, will be a guest speaker for this informational forum on the Oroville Dam brought to you by The League of Women Voters of Butte County on September 16. This event invites citizens and organizations to this forum on the intent, design, building, maintenance, safety, management, licensing, recreation, and business […]

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