With electric rates more expensive during the summer season (June -September), businesses may be looking for a way to lower their monthly bills.
Demand Response (DR) programs provide an opportunity for electric customers to get paid for reducing their electric usage on critical days at critical times. These efforts will not only reduce your bill, but also lower emissions and help the California electric grid perform reliably. Check out DR program options for businesses, on EBCE’s website here,
Walnut Creek Medical Center has at least one nationally ranked service for the 15th straight year.
John Muir Health’s Concord and Walnut Creek medical centers earned the designation of Best Regional Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report in its annual list of America's Best Hospitals. To earn this distinction, each medical center had to earn at least one national ranking in a specialty or at least three ratings of “high performing” across the specialties, procedures and conditions evaluated by U.S. News &
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.
No matter whether you’re looking for the whole month, or just one day, we’ve got local marketing ideas for August to increase sales and grow your business. Highlights are family fun, black business, and back-to-school. Read more here: https://ellipsismarketing.net/blog/local-marketing-ideas-for-august-2021/
After more than six months of studying and a series of intense interviews, one hard-working and qualified Las Positas College (LPC) student is getting the chance of a lifetime: to work alongside real scientists at a national, federally-funded research facility.The Las Positas College Foundation (LPCF) has partnered with the Livermore Lab Foundation (LLF) and the LPC Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Division on an internship opportunity with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories. The
Veterans, active-duty service members and their families who attend Las Positas College can now meet, study, take classes together and offer support to one another, thanks to a brand new learning community established at the college to serve this population.
The Mission Ready: Veterans Learning Community is the newest group at the college, modeled after existing successful learning communities including Puente, Umoja, Gateway to Success and Engineering Technology.
Students who join the Mission Ready:
Las Positas College's (LPC) two-year certificate program, the Actors Conservatory, is accepting applications for the next cohort of actors for the upcoming Fall 2021 semester. Once again offering in-person classes and performances, the Actors Conservatory is committed to cultivating well-educated actors through engagement and experiences aimed at a deeper and more profound understanding of the craft of theater and the cultural importance of the art form. Those enrolled will leave the program with the
Six weeks ago, the Tri-Valley's water agencies asked customers to voluntarily reduce their water use by ten percent after Governor Gavin Newsom included Alameda County in his emergency drought declaration. Last week, the Governor issued Executive Order N-10-21, calling on all Californians to voluntarily reduce their water use by 15 percent from their 2020 levels.
Tri-Valley water agencies are now asking customers to do a little more and voluntarily reduce their water use by 15 percent.
For the first time in (what seems like) forever, Las Positas College (LPC) Theatre Arts students will be performing in front of a live audience.The students will be performing the musical theatre cabaret "The First Time in Forever" which will feature the eponymous song from the animated feature film Frozen, as well as tunes from other popular musicals, including "Waitress", "Little Shop of Horrors", "Mean Girls" and more. It is the first production with live audiences for the college since March 2020 and
Las Positas College Veterans First Program to hold 13th annual Operation Gateway, a Virtual Event to support Veteran Transition into College and Civilian LifeLas Positas College (LPC) Veterans First Program will be holding its annual Operation Gateway event, a two-day virtual seminar that helps connect student service members, veterans and their families with resources available at the college designed specifically for the military-affiliated community.Operation Gateway, now in its 13th year, will be held
Inside Dublin, a leadership academy designed to provide community members with advanced knowledge of municipal operations and community activities, will begin this fall. Residents interested in the program are encouraged to apply now to be part of the 2021 Inside Dublin class. The goal of the academy is to inform the participants about City services and the issues (present and future) facing the community, and to encourage community involvement at all levels. The program will include presentations on
For Immediate ReleaseJuly 8, 2021, 2021
HOPE HOSPICE LAUNCHES DEMENTIA-FOCUSED CAREGIVER RESPITE PROGRAMLow- and middle-income families in select Tri-Valley cities can apply for free respite care
DUBLIN, CA – Hope Hospice has launched a new community service to help local families care for a loved one living with dementia. The Family Caregiver Respite Program provides award recipients with 16
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
In order to provide financial advisory services in the interest of serving the needs of its members, Chabot Federal Credit Union has launched Chabot Financial Services. The financial and brokerage service is provided in partnership with Priority Financial Group (PFG) and Securities American Advisors Inc.
Chabot Financial Services will offer financial services such as wealth management, asset protection strategies, insurance, annuities and estate planning to Select Employer Groups at Chabot FCU, including
The scene is a common one these days. Lines of people waiting to pay in a restaurant, retail establishment, or grocery store. Tempers flare. Customers yell at staff and wonder why there’s only one person checking people out. Your staff thinks, “Who needs this?” and they’re not wrong. They feel overworked and underappreciated. Customers are demanding and loud. Customers vow not to return. It makes for a bad situation for everyone.
So what can you do to ensure it doesn’t happen in your
June 21st, sister agency Central Contra Costa Sanitary District diverted one million gallons of sewage to the Jeffrey G. Hansen Water Recycling Plant. Yes, it was planned. Yes, we want their sewage. It enables us to make more irrigation water for parks, school grounds, and golf courses in the San Ramon Valley: Central San, East Bay Municipal Utility District, and DSRSD. The previous five days, our water recycling plant used every drop of sewage to make irrigation water. Sewage from Central
This week MTC opened up the recruitment process for the next 4-year term of its Policy Advisory Council. Beginning in January 2022, the 27-member body of Bay Area residents will weigh in on a wide range of issues critical to our region's future. Key questions include how can we best restore, maintain, and replace our region's aging transportation infrastructure; what new technologies can improve the capacity and efficiency of our public transit and highway network; and who benefits from these
Zone 7 Water Agency's new website is here!Zone 7 is debuting a newly redesigned website today as part of the Agency’s Five-Year Strategic Plan. The new website features a new vibrant design, upgraded cybersecurity protocols, a streamlined site navigation structure, and refreshed content. Zone 7 used website data and looked at how its community members had interacted with the site over the past 3 years to identify the content that users access most frequently. The fully redesigned website leverages
Let’s face it. You can’t throw a rock these days without hitting a help wanted sign. If someone wants to work, there is little stopping them on the employer side. (There may be things like childcare or scheduling on the employee’s side but that’s another article.)
If you’re running ads along with all the other employers out there, you’re at the mercy of their budgets—and if they have a larger one than you—they may be able to get their wanted ads in more effective places more often. A sign in your place
Do you have dreams about owning your own business or becoming part of the gig economy? Making your own hours? Working from wherever you want?
Then you’re not alone.
There are an estimated 582 million entrepreneurs (about 775,000 of them in the US) already working for themselves. And that number is growing. According to Guidant Financial, 27% of people polled in 2020 wanted to start their own entrepreneurial enterprises because they were disenchanted/dissatisfied with corporate America. And a lot of
By Cari Elofson-Callahan
Every year dozens of workers die and thousands more become ill while working in extreme heat or humid conditions. There are a range of heat illnesses that can affect anyone, regardless of age or physical condition.
OSHA requires employers to provide workplaces free of known safety hazards, including protecting workers from extreme heat. Employers with workers exposed to high temperatures should establish a complete heat illness prevention program.
Chabot-Las Positas Community College District (CLPCCD) is delighted to announce that both of its colleges will reopen for the fall 2021 semester with schedules that allow for the most flexibility for students, including hybrid online/on-campus courses and fully online offerings.Both Chabot College and Las Positas College will have more hybrid online/in-person classes for the fall than they have had since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Safety protocols as recommended by both the Centers for Disease Control
If you were paying attention this week, you undoubtedly heard about the “gas crisis” where a cyberattack crippled a major pipeline. As if that wasn’t bad enough, consumers across the country panicked, running to the gas station to fill up whatever container they had, creating a gas shortage that was reminiscent of the toilet paper crisis of last year.
The media did its best to combat it by telling people in states like Florida, that its citizens were largely unaffected. However, few believed the reports
Las Positas College is pleased to unveil Program Mapper, an online service for students to explore degree and certificate pathways.
Using this interactive tool, students can view:Ideal course sequencing for any program (degree or certificate) at Las Positas CollegeAdvisory notes from program facultySalary information and job growth projectionsUndecided on your major? That's ok! We've got resources for you too!There's a pathway for everyone at Las Positas College, including:Visual Arts, Performing Arts
For the second year, we have decided to offer our elementary summer enrichment program in an online format.
We are delighted to be able to offer one week and two weeks courses throughout most of the summer to students in Kindergarten through to 5th Grade. Our online courses will be open to students from all school districts.
THURSDAYS, APRIL 1 TO SEPTEMBER 304:00 – 8:00 p.m.Emerald Glen Park
For the freshest in California-grown produce!
The Dublin Farmers' Market will open again for business on Thursday, April 1, at Emerald Glen Park. The seasonal Market will run each Thursday, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m., through September 30, rain or shine. Come out to find your farmers' market favorites, such as locally grown fresh produce, baked goods, honey, nuts, pasta, and more. Pick up some delicious hot foods from vendors for dinner each
The Las Positas College (LPC) Music Department is proud to announce a first place win for talented composition student Sydney Roberts at the annual Music Association of California Community Colleges Conference held earlier this month. Roberts will be presented with a $200 scholarship in recognition of her talents.
Roberts took home first place for her original piece for 3 marimbas entitled Thief, inspired during class while listening to various marimba pieces, particularly Steve Reich's Nagoya Marimbas.
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