Month: October 2015

Siempre verifique la licencia

Una visita al médico o al dentista puede ser más placentera al saber que está recibiendo la atención de alguien que ha sido educado adecuadamente en su profesión y tiene licencia para ejercer. Sin embargo, una y otra vez leemos titulares de los contratistas, veterinarios o incluso los médicos que prestan servicios sin la licencia…

Be Safe, Check the License

A visit to the doctor or dentist can be more relaxing if you know you are receiving care from someone who has been properly educated in their field and is licensed to practice. However, on TV, online, and in the newspaper we often find stories about people who pose as contractors, veterinarians, doctors, and other professionals who provide services without the proper…

It’s Important To Talk To Your Pharmacist About Your Prescriptions

The California State Board of Pharmacy recognizes and acknowledges the important role prescription and other medicine plays in our overall health. Over-the-counter drugs, vitamin and herbal remedies, as well as prescription medications are all forms of medicines patients should understand. The Board of Pharmacy promotes the need for patients to educate themselves about prescription medication,…

Save Our Water, Save Our Trees!

The Department of Water Resources’ Save Our Water program is warning California residents not to neglect trees during this period of historic drought. While cutting back on water use is critical, trees in irrigated landscapes become dependent on regular watering. When watering is reduced, and especially when it’s stopped completely, trees can die. Tree loss…

Tips for Keeping Your Car and Family Safe: Winter Driving

Most Californians are fortunate to live in areas where the notion of “winterizing” our vehicles is not necessary, but winter driving season is near so keep reading if you live in or are planning to visit an area where the barometric pressure can take a sharp dive well before the winter solstice. The Department of…

Board of Optometry Wants You!

The California Board of Optometry is recruiting Subject Matter Experts to assist in the Board’s Law Exam Development Workshops. The next workshop is scheduled for November 2, 2015. Contribute to the profession of optometry by becoming a Subject Matter Expert and assisting the Board in upcoming workshops. Experts have the opportunity to meet and work with other…

Board of Chiropractic Examiners: New Pubs Online

                                Looking for concise explanations of what chiropractic care is and what the Board of Chiropractic Examiners (Board) does? The Board has two new publications available that may have the answers to your questions First, there’s the Board’s new About Us publication, available online in English and Spanish. Here’s a quick sampling of some of the…

Updated Consumer’s Guide to Auto Repair

If you’re like most Californians, you depend on your vehicle. When it needs service or repair, you want the work done quickly, correctly, and at a reasonable cost. By following the tips in the recently updated Consumer’s Guide to Auto Repair from the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR), you can keep your vehicle in good…

CalBRE: Sales Materials Can’t Imply Agent Is Independent of Broker

The California Bureau of Real Estate (CalBRE) issued an advisory informing licensees that sales materials cannot contain terms that imply the existence of a real estate entity independent of a licensed broker and that sales agents owning a fictitious business name or “team name” must include both a team member license number and broker license…

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