Alcohol servers and managers at over 56,000 businesses must be trained by August 31, 2022, it’s the law
California has one of the largest alcohol markets in the United States with over 56,000 businesses in California that sell alcohol on-site. These businesses have a sizable impact on the California economy.Beginning July 1, 2022, the Responsible Beverage Service Training Act will go into effect. The law requires that anyone who serves alcohol, manages servers, delivers alcohol, takes orders, or checks
MCE Certify and Amplify Webinar
On June 14th at 12PM, small or diverse business owners are invited to MCE’s 4th Annual Certify & Amplify Workshop to help you certify in the California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) Supplier Diversity program and amplify your business opportunities throughout the state. This year they’ll also have a speaker focusing specifically on how to get certified as a small business. Register now for this free webinar to learn how to access California’s multimillion-dollar
LIVE! WITH DUBLIN CITY COUNCIL
The City of Dublin announces a new series of quarterly community meetings, Live! with Dublin City Council. These informal meetings will provide residents an opportunity to learn about City projects and programs, as well as an open forum for residents to ask questions and share comments with Mayor Melissa Hernandez and a City Councilmember.
Meetings will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the first Monday in February, May, August, and November. The inaugural
Alameda County announced that it will maintain current quarantine requirements and continues to use the CDC’s definition of close contact. Alameda County is aligned with the State’s K-12 and childcare quarantine guidance and this announcement does not impact children and youth in these settings. The City of Berkeley is an independent local health jurisdiction and has aligned its quarantine guidance with the State.People who are not vaccinated or not fully vaccinated should stay home and away from other
Vaccines are available throughout the week and some locations offer weekend hours for people unable to get away during the week:Allen Temple Baptist Church, East Oakland: Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.Hoover Elementary, West Oakland: Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.Weekes Community Center, South Hayward: Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.Coyote Hills Elementary School, Newark: Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.San Lorenzo High School: Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Mobile Vax Clinics:Glad Tidings,
This film looks back on 50 years of the Clean Air Act, highlighting both the incredible progress made in cleaning up air pollution as well as the stories of communities that are still suffering from polluted environments. A panel discussion with local experts will follow the virtual screening.
Created by American University’s Center for Environmental Filmmaking in partnership with the American Lung Association, the 30-minute film underscores the challenges we continue to face in protecting health and
On Monday, April 18th the Tri-Valley Transportation Council (TVTC) unanimously approved the adoption of the Tri-Valley Transportation Development Fee (TVTDF) update and Strategic Expenditure Plan (SEP). Under the leadership of TVTC Chair Scott Perkins, Vice Chair Jean Josey, Councilmember Brittni Kiick, Supervisor David Haubert, Mayor Karla Brown, Supervisor Candace Andersen, and Mayor Newell Arnerich, the SEP included a commitment of $25.8 million to the Valley Link rail project.
The adoption of the
Serial plaintiffs have filed and continue to file Title III Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) based lawsuits throughout the Bay Area, even during the pandemic. These claims are generally referred to as “Drive-By” lawsuits, because the person filing the lawsuit may never even get out of their vehicle, but their employee or agent will come onto a business’s property with a tape measure or a level, observe some alleged violation of the ADA and then file a lawsuit against the business operating the
Family members are often added on title to property in order to use that family member’s good credit to get better financing on the property. Son puts mom’s name on title and she co-signs the loan to get a good interest rate, and son pays the mortgage each month. Everyone knows that son owns the property and mom does not have any actual ownership interest. And everyone is fine and goes on their way, right? Unfortunately, as with most things, it is not that simple.
Adding someone to title or changing
Do you need more attention? Do you feel like your business isn’t top of mind in your community? People won’t buy from you if they don’t think of you. While the easiest way to increase sales is to upsell existing/current customers, the second-best way is increased exposure. These days—to stand out—you need to get creative. Here are a few ideas to help get your business the attention it deserves without breaking your budget.
Host a contest on social media.Sponsor a chamber event or provide a donation in
If you’re going to start a small business, there are certain things you’re going to need to do, no matter what kind of business it is. Here’s our guide.
Learn more: https://ellipsismarketing.net/blog/how-to-start-a-small-business/
Do you want people to think about your business before all others? Of course, you do. The first step to patronizing your business is remembering it exists.
Imagine you have a free evening, and you want to go out to eat. It doesn’t matter how amazing the food is at the new place down the street; if it doesn’t pop into your mind, you won’t be going there.
The same is true of your potential customers. They need to think of you to spend money with you.
So how do you ensure you’re top of mind and
DPIE 2022 Sumer High School Program
June 6 to July 15, 2022PreApproval is OPEN NOW
Get your student approved now to take a DPIE 2022 Summer High School course. All details on our website at www.dpie.org/highschool
Course offered will be:
Advanced Algebra IIBiologyHonors ChemistryPhysical EducationPre-Calculus
Enrollment Opens Feb 7, 2022www.dpie.org/highschool
Summer Geometry Course
The school district has negotiated an agreement with Las Positas College to offer Geometry courses this summer.
Do you know how many adults live in your state? Are there more children living in your county since 2010? In this Data Gem, you will learn how to quickly find the answers to these questions using a map-based visualization that allows you to identify trends for states and counties for the adult and under-age 18 population. Learn More
Influencers can be an effective way to market your small business but finding the right ones can be difficult. Here’s our guide on how to find influencers for marketing your small business.
How to find influencersWhere to find influencersHow to engage with influencersLEARN MORE
Dublin Unified School District is seeking applicants to fill vacant positions which currently exist on our Citizens' Bonds Oversight Committee (CBOC) and Parcel Tax Oversight Committee (PTOC.) The CBOC and PTOC are both independent oversight committees comprised of volunteers from within our community. These volunteers are entrusted with and dedicated to ensuring taxpayer dollars are spent according to voter-approved Bond and Parcel Tax language.
The PTOC is seeking member representatives for the
It seems like everybody with a cell phone is texting now but how about texting for your business? Here are some things to know about SMS marketing. In this article we cover -What is SMS Marketing and Why you should think about doing itHow to do SMS Marketing the "right way"LEARN MORE
Influencer marketing can be an effective way to reach your target audience but costs can vary. Here are some things to know about influencer marketing costs. The article covers important topics like:Influencer Marketing Rate FactorsRates Per Post on common Social Media Channels like Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, SnapChat and TwitterTypes of PartnershipsClick here to read the full article.
Are you managing your online reputation? If not, it could be costing you business. Here are some things you should know.Why Manage Your Online Reputation
Online reputation management (ORM) is the process of monitoring and managing your business’s reputation on the web. Here’s why it matters.Buying Decisions - Most people do online research before making a purchase and how you appear online could be the deciding factor.Word-of-mouth - People treat online reviews like a recommendation or a tip from a