Month: July 2015

Los Angeles Massage School’s Approval to Operate Revoked

SACRAMENTO- The Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (Bureau) has revoked the approval to operate issued to Hans Academy of Massage located in Los Angeles. Read the entire news release here.

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education to Assist Four-D College Students

SACRAMENTO – Staff from the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education will be in Riverside and Apple Valley on Friday July 17 to advise students of Four-D College’s Colton and Victorville locations about their options in the wake of the school’s apparent closure. Read the news release here.

How to Save Water While Caring For Your Lawn

  A quick look at the low water levels of any local river, lake or stream reminds us that California is in a drought. You don’t have to go further than your not-so-green front lawn to be reminded. Here are a few tips to help you do your part in using less water while maintaining…

Prepaid Rental Listing Service…or Prepaid Rental Listing Scam?

Searching for a rental home or apartment can be a daunting and time-consuming task. So to save time and energy, you decide to have a company take care of the search for you. You do some quick online research, and then tell the prepaid rental listing service (PRLS) company representative what you are looking for…

Hiring a Pest Control Company to Combat Bug Infestations

Yet another issue concerning the drought—an increase of household pests. The lack of rainfall is causing bugs such as ants, spiders, and cockroaches to come indoors in search of water. In addition, the past winter, which had fewer days than normal of freezing temperatures, didn’t do its typical seasonal job of killing pests’ eggs. According…

Do Your Part During Wildfire Season

As the heart of wildfire season approaches, state fire agencies are asking for the public’s help to prevent wildfires—95 percent of which in California are caused by human activity, according to Cal Fire. As part of the One Less Spark—One Less Wildfire campaign, Cal Fire highlights four major areas of concern that can cause a…

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