Author: Ben Deci

Future Engineers Share Their Ideas with BPELSG

It’s the big day. The UC Davis Senior Design Showcase is the future of engineering, designed by future engineers. And the Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists is on-hand to coach, encourage, and share some wisdom with the next generation of problem solvers and innovators. Take a look: Each project represents long months…

Tinting 101: Eyelashes Still Part of the Curriculum for California Cosmetology Schools

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It’s time to set the record straight about eyelash tinting in the Golden State. Many beauty journalists have recirculated bad information without batting an eye, leaving consumers and cosmetology students confused about the rules. So we wanted to take a moment to break it down for you. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hasn’t approved…

Cemetery and Funeral Bureau: A New Way To Renew

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The Cemetery and Funeral Bureau is now accepting credit card payments for license renewal. If you are within 90 days of renewing (or even if you are delinquent one cycle), visit the bureau’s website at www.cfb.ca.gov and click Renew Online to start the process. It’s simple, fast, free and available for all license types! No…

Celebrate National Nurses Week!

“Devoted to Service.” For decades, nurses have said those words aloud on the day they enter their profession. It’s part of what’s called the Nightingale Pledge, so-named for Florence Nightingale who is considered the founder of modern nursing. Florence Nightingale’s 199th birthday is May 12, and in the week leading up to it we acknowledge…

The Selfie: A Risk to the Wrist?

Sure, your new haircut is on point. The lighting is just perfect. And the location? It’s a spot guaranteed to garner tons of likes and comments from your crew on social media. But before you tap that button to flip your phone’s camera front to back, and frame yourself up for that perfect snap, there’s…

Coming Soon To California Courts: Voice Written Transcripts

A technique for creating legal transcripts that’s newly recognized by the Court Reporters Board of California will have to abide by the same high standards as more traditional methods. Voice writing differs from those traditional forms of stenography in that a court reporter can speak their notes into a sound-dampening mask. The verbal notes are…