News: January 2018


GSBE Weekly Update 01/31/2018
GSBE Golden State Builders Exchanges

Sacramento is poised for a building boom. Now it just needs construction workers Some young people should forget about packing boxes at an Amazon warehouse or going to college, construction leaders say. Instead, they should join the building trades. The Sacramento region needs more than … read more


GSBE Weekly Update 01/25/2018
GSBE Golden State Builders Exchanges

California’s High-Speed Rail Project in Existential Crisis as Construction Costs Balloon Only two years ago, the California rail authority unveiled an ambitious plan to begin operating a segment of bullet train service between San Jose and the Central Valley by 2025. It would take nearly every penny in … read more


Capitol Connection #1062
California Capitol Building.Shasta Builders Exchange. Photo by Jeff Turner

Fresh, new and original. Same old rules with new booming economic opportunity adding players to the contractor ranks of the Golden State. As some find talent outside the state others are coming back to the ‘game’ in CA. Another question isn’t fresh, new or all … read more


2018 Pacific Coast Safety Fest in Northern California!
Chabot-Las Positas OSHA Training Center

2018 Pacific Coast Safety Fest in Northern California! We are proud to host the 2018 Pacific Coast Safety Fest in the San Francisco Bay Area on March 6-8, 2018. Our purpose is to raise worker safety and health awareness and promote best work practices in our community.The San … read more


Capitol Connection #1060
California Capitol Building.Shasta Builders Exchange. Photo by Jeff Turner

You can ‘share’ almost anything on social media, but contractor’s licenses are not one of those things. I remind a frazzled contractor why it’s important to keep your ‘snail-mail’ address up to ‘speed’ with the Contractor’s Board. And we wrap with how a ‘name’ gives … read more


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