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Monday, August 13, 2018
In recent years, employers have faced lawsuits over small or de minimis amounts of unpaid time spent either before the employee clocks in or after the employee clocks out — like time spent booting up your computer or locking up the store. The California Supreme Court recently held that California’s Labor Code and wage orders have not adopted the federal de minimis rule that excuses payment for ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest
Friday, August 10, 2018
Ever thought about being a vendor at the LA County Fair? Well this year they are giving artisans, crafter’s, D.I.Y. entrepreneur’s the opportunity to been seen by and sell to 1.3 million diverse consumers who visit the fair every year.  Sept. 8– 9 /Sept. 15 – 16 / Sept. 22 – 23 Crafter’s  can join us and be part of our inaugural pop-up event held during the LA County Fair. Centrally located near ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article
Thursday, August 09, 2018
Right now, more than a dozen wildfires are raging up and down California, forcing evacuations and bringing tragedy and loss. As of August 9, the Carr fire in Shasta County has taken several lives, destroyed more than 1,000 residences, burned more than 177,000 acres and is only 48 percent contained. And the Mendocino Complex fire — which consists of the River and Ranch fires burning through rural ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
At the annual Board of Directors Strategic Planning retreat held in June, the 17 member group revisited and revised its mission, vision and value statements to better reflect its commitment to continuous improvement and driving positive change.  The Chamber used to have a succinct mission statement: Provide Opportunities for businesses to grow and prosper.  Its new one is much more detailed. The ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
With less than six weeks to go until the Construction Authority receives proposals from the four shortlisted design-build teams for the Glendora to Montclair project, Rasic Construction is underway this week on their final task under the utility relocation contract. Over the last year, Rasic crews have relocated or protected a dozen water and sewer lines that cross the railroad tracks (see ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest
Thursday, August 02, 2018
Bonita Council PTA connects families, schools and communities, reaching thousands of families in La Verne and San Dimas through over 4600 members and 10 school-based PTAs and 3 PTSAs. In advance of the 2018-19 school year Bonita Council PTA in partnership with the La Verne Chamber of Commerce announces a valued added Shop Local Savings & Discounts membership perk for its 2018-19 PTA and PTSA ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Human Interest
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
The beginning of a new school year brings the excitement of new experiences and connecting with friends, but it also brings increased risk of dangers. If your child(ren) walk to and from school or the bus stop, make sure that you have their route planned out with the fewest street crossings and walk it with them beforehand to point out any potential hazards along the way. Especially emphasize that ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article