News: November 2019

Capitol Connection 12/02/2019
California Capitol Building.Shasta Builders Exchange. Photo by Jeff Turner

“D-64”, License Cancellation And Water Jets Let’s jet! An interesting question will require an additional expert in creating this ‘structure’ change. A sudden loss will prompt a need for change in license status. While it’s not good advice to argue with the law, sometimes it’s … read more

GSBE Business Update 11/25/2019
GSBE Golden State Builders Exchanges

CA Building Decarbonization Workforce Needs & Recommendations UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation released their report “CA Building Decarbonization Workforce Needs & Recommendations,” finds that eliminating gas from all residential and commercial buildings in  California, which currently account “for 10-15%” of  the state’s fossil fuel emissions, in favor … read more

Capitol Connection 11/25/2019
Department of Industrial Relations

CSLB Public Meetings, Contractor Database And Exam Scheduling Speak up, it’s your opportunity for input, because contractors have their cards on the ‘table’. Another contractor has gotten the ‘cart before the horse’ so to speak, while a license applicant will have to delay his travel … read more

Capitol Connection 11/18/2019
California Capitol Building in Sacramento

Referral Fees, General’s Tree Service, And Partner Changes Does every rule have an exception? Yes, it would seem so. Can a General ‘lumberjack’ project land? Like a stick of gum, this last contractor has ‘two, two problems’ in one and learns they have bitten off … read more

Capitol Connection 11/11/2019
California Capitol Building.Shasta Builders Exchange. Photo by Jeff Turner

Roofing, Qualifier Replacement Timing And Business Names Yes, you can’t have it both ways. Or can you? A contractor is having some ‘separation’ anxiety with his RME, while another’s hopeful ambition to ‘raise the roof’ falls flat… Q:  We are an out of State contractor who … read more