News: August 2018

Capitol Connection #1090
California Capitol Building in Sacramento

We ‘divide’ and conquer a tough question for one contractor and ‘shrink’ time for an ambitious applicant! Unfortunately, even an expert can’t save another when the ‘clock’ runs out on a final ‘deadline’… Q:  I need to obtain my Contractor’s license.  In speaking with several of my … read more

Carr Fire Recovery: Debris Removal
Steel pipe wrapped around tree.

The State of California, along with the financial support of the Federal Government, is aiding our community with fire debris removal. There are 2 Phases: Hazardous Household Waste removal Shasta County has declared an environmental emergency which allows clean-up crews to enter private property and … read more

SCED Fire Recovery Loan Fund
SCED logo

SCED has created a FINAL – SCED Fire Relief Fund Application for small businesses to provide small, short-term loans to help compensate for lost revenue, clean-up and other business expenses.  We will do our best to turn these around in 72 hours, hoping to alleviate additional … read more

Small Business Recovery Fund
Redding Chamber Logo

We in Redding are in the midst of the “Carr Fire”, a wildfire that has decimated our community. As the 6th most devastating wildfire in California history (and climbing), currently having destroyed more than 1,500 structures, it will take us quite some time to recover. … read more

Contracting without a License
Map of Carr Fire

Contracting without a license could be a felony in Shasta County As our community begins to rebuild, homeowners and businesses will need to rely upon the work of competent and licensed contractors. California law prohibits acting in the capacity of a contractor, including debris removal, unless … read more