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Governor Brown Signs Legislation to Provide Millions of Californians with Paid Sick Leave

Putting California’s workers first, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (AB 1522) by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), which provides paid sick days to the millions of Californians — roughly 40% of the state’s workforce — who do not currently earn this benefit. “Whether you’re a…

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Controller Chiang Looking for Probate Referees

State Controller John Chiang announced Tuesday that his office will be conducting qualifying examinations for Probate Referee appointments in Northern and Southern California on October 18, 2014. The probate referee is a state-appointed official whose job is to appraise most assets in a probate estate. The probate referee appraises all property and assets except cash….

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New Online Game Asks You to Plan CA’s Challenging Water Future

New Field Research Corporation poll questions show how Californians feel about water waster fines & raising rates to cut water usage As the state faces serious drought conditions and an uncertain water future, Next 10 (www.Next10.org) is issuing a new challenge to Californians: Can you create a plan to make sure there’s enough water for…

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Arcadia Chamber Holds Love Lunch at Villa Catrina Aug 27

“Networking and Friendships over Lunch” More than 30 Arcadia Chamber members and others gathered at the new Villa Catrina Mexican Restaurant & Cantina Aug. 27 for the fourth Chamber Love Lunch. Owners Joe Jimenez and Gabriel Sanchez greeted the social gathering to describe the authentic Mexican cuisines, full bar, specialty Margarita’s, and the regular weekly…

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The exceptional story of Arcadia real estate

The exceptional story of Arcadia real estate By Redfin agent Josh Ritnimit Most of our San Gabriel Valley real estate markets seem to be keeping pace with the general balancing trend seen across the Southland and the nation. Home price appreciation is cooling and more inventory has returned to the market. Arcadia, however, is exceptional….

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Giggle Fiber: Gigabit Internet, Laughably Better

Giggle Fiber Acquires Network and Internet/Phone Customers from Champion New Store Opens at 512 Myrtle, Old Town Monrovia – All Customers Get Free Upgrade A newly formed company, Giggle Fiber, LLC, announced August 11th that it has completed the acquisition of the fiber network and related Internet and telephone assets from CBC Holdings, LLC —…

Hottest tour in town is in Irwindale
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Hottest tour in town is in Irwindale

By SHEL SEGAL Mini tour buses were stationed outside the Sriracha factory on Azusa Canyon Road in Irwindale, given the job of providing visitors a tour of the hot sauce plant, according to a published report. The two 14-seat golf carts – called Hot 1 and Hot 2 – were giving visitors a comfortable look…

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Money Isn’t Everything

Even though money is important, it’s not everything especially when it comes to employee engagement. In fact, pay increases can quickly be forgotten whereas performing meaningful work that leverages the natural skills, talents and interests of employees has staying power. Employee engagement is that sweet spot where employees feel an equal balance between their contributions…

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