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California Construction Job Turnover Rate Is 17.0%

California Construction Job Turnover Rate Is 17.0%

Mike LaFirenza As with many industries, the construction industry experienced major setbacks in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Construction projects across the U.S. stopped, and employment in the industry fell by 14% from March 2020 to April 2020. While the industry has since rebounded, in part due to a nationwide housing boom and […]

Evergrande Shares Tumble On Sale Failure, 97% Plunge In Sales As Markets Brace For Chinese Default Avalanche

Evergrande Shares Tumble On Sale Failure, 97% Plunge In Sales As Markets Brace For Chinese Default Avalanche

BY Tyler Durden | ZeroHedge After weeks of being halted for trading since the last day of September, on Thursday trading in shares of China’s most insolvent property developer, Evergrande, resumed. In retrospect, it was not a great idea. Evergrande shares slumped as much as 14.2% after the debt-strapped developer sought unsuccessfully to sell a controlling […]

Wildfire Survivors Urged To Hire Only Licensed Contractors For Repairs, Debris Clearing Or Rebuilding

Wildfire Survivors Urged To Hire Only Licensed Contractors For Repairs, Debris Clearing Or Rebuilding

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Devastating wildfires have destroyed thousands of structures in California and many survivors must now clear property and start the rebuilding process. The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) urges wildfire survivors to hire only California-licensed contractors to avoid being victimized by unlicensed persons and transient criminals. Additionally, wildfire debris removal should not be done without first […]

Happy 20th Anniversary. Guess What Your Gift Is?

Happy 20th Anniversary. Guess What Your Gift Is?

  by Thomas L. Knapp Twenty years after the 9/11 attacks, the US government is finally — well, probably, kinda sorta — ending its lost war with Afghanistan, drawing down its presence in Iraq, and reducing the heat of its “global war on terror” from a rolling boil to hot-tub temperature. Good news, right? After […]

VC Sheriff warns of fire scams

Thomas Fire victims may be targeted by unscrupulous opportunists as they attempt to rebuild.The Thomas Fire drew both national and international attention because of the tragic loss of life and the magnitude of the property damage. The fire damaged or destroyed hundreds of homes throughout several communities in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. As the threat of […]

Delta Tunnels Consultant Was Paid Millions, Auditor Says Firm Wasn’t Qualified

Delta Tunnels Consultant Was Paid Millions, Auditor Says Firm Wasn’t Qualified

Originally published in the Sacramento Bee | October 5, 2017 By Ryan Sabalow and Dale Kasler The Delta tunnels project was just gaining steam, and a San Francisco engineering firm had outbid its competitors to win a $60 million, seven-year state contract to help plan the project. But officials at the California Department of Water Resources […]

HOW TO SECURE AND COLLECT WHAT YOU EARN – Free seminars for Contractors

HOW TO SECURE AND COLLECT WHAT YOU EARN – Free seminars for Contractors

LIMITED SPACE – SIGN UP NOW! Simi Valley: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 7:00 A.M. – 8:30 A.M. Canoga Park: Thursday, February 25, 2016 11:00 A.M. to 1:30 P.M. (lunch included) LEARN HOW AND WHEN TO USE: • Preliminary Notices • Statutory Releases • Mechanics Liens • Stop Payment Notices • Bond Claims • Collection Letters […]

Free in Simi Valley: Employment Law for Contractors Seminar

Free in Simi Valley: Employment Law for Contractors Seminar

 

Simi Valley: Free Seminar for Contractors–Negotiating Construction Contracts – June 30th

Simi Valley: Free Seminar for Contractors–Negotiating Construction Contracts – June 30th