Security Industry Association Recommends School Safety Guidelines,…

2017-04-11

Silver Spring, Md. April 11, 2017 — In the wake of a tragic shooting in San Bernardino, California, on Monday, the Security Industry Association (SIA) pressed for wide adoption of school security guidelines developed by the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS), which prescribe a tiered approach for schools based on available resources. SIA also announced its support of proposed funding measures on Capitol Hill that would authorize matching grants for school security measures. The PASS Guidelines, recently revised this month, take a tiered approach to school security, covering elements such as access control, visitor management, video surveillance, emergency procedures and security awareness training. The tiered approach makes the guidelines relevant for both well-funded and minimally funded school safety programs. For example, part of the tiered approach addresses visitor control, and how a school...

Save the Children Offers Ways Parents Can Help Children Cope With News of School Violence

2017-04-10

FAIRFIELD, Conn., April 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In the wake of the tragic news of a shooting at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino, California, Save the Children is offering tips for families, teachers, and communities to help children cope with news of school violence. “We are saddened to hear the news of yet another act of violence at an elementary school – a place that should be filled with joy and learning,” said Bill Corwin, Vice President of U.S. Programs for Save the Children. “Through our many years of working in elementary schools across the United States, including in San Bernardino County, we know that student safety must remain a top priority.” Here are ten tips Save the Children recommends for parents, teachers, grandparents and caregivers to provide comfort and understanding to children: 1. Limit television time. While it can be important for adults to stay informed about the...

Scott Harrison Plumbing Featured in PHC News 2017 Top Contractors
Scott Harrison Plumbing Featured in PHC News 2017 Top Contractors

2017-04-10

“We are a company that learns daily. Our customer-oriented attitude is evident through our uniquely trained plumbers.” Stanton, CA April 10, 2017 — A report released most recently by PHC News featured Scott Harrison Plumbing as one among the top 20 contractors of 2017 in the plumbing, HVAC and mechanical industry across the United States. Quality services enable Scott Harrison Plumbing to rank among the top 20 companies. According to the report, the success of a company highly depends on its commitment to all its employees and the customers, its investments in the safer practices, quality of the work it puts out, training, innovation, building relationships and industry...

M.D.C. Holdings Announces 2017 First Quarter Earnings Release Schedule And Conference Call
M.D.C. Holdings Announces 2017 First Quarter Earnings Release Schedule And Conference Call

2017-04-07

DENVER, April 7, 2017 — M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: MDC) will release its 2017 first quarter earnings before the market opens on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. MDC will host a teleconference the same day at 12:30 pm ET. The live teleconference will be available by calling 866-816-5116 and entering Conference ID # 42945343.  A replay of the teleconference will be available through June 9, 2017 by calling 855-859-2056 and entering Conference ID # 42945343. A webcast of the teleconference will be available live at www.mdcholdings.com, and beginning two hours after the call, a replay of the webcast will be available on the website. About M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1972. MDC’s homebuilding...

New Tax Payers Association, Foothill Tax Payers Association, Wins Based on Facts & Activism
New Tax Payers Association, Foothill Tax Payers Association, Wins Based on Facts & Activism

2017-04-07

New Tax Payers Association, Foothill Tax Payers Association, Wins Based on Facts & Activism SOURCE: Foothill Tax Payers Association April 06, 2017 21:02 ET ALTA LOMA, CA– – Apr 6, 2017) – The newly formed Foothill Tax Payers Association (FHTP) in association with the American Coalition for Sustainable Communities (ACSC) successfully executed a campaign involving local activists to stop the San Bernardino Council of Governments (SBCOG) from continuing collaborative research efforts in starting a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA). At a SBCOG board meeting on Wednesday, a staff recommendation...

OneLegacy Kicks Off Donate Life Month with Over 280 Regional Activities in Southern California, Promoting the Importance of Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation
OneLegacy Kicks Off Donate Life Month with Over 280 Regional Activities in Southern California, Promoting the Importance of Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation

2017-04-04

LOS ANGELES, April 4, 2017 — OneLegacy is joining millions of Americans in April to celebrate Donate Life Month with a series of activities that will take place in seven Southern California counties.  Donate Life Month was created to help encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and honor those who have been touched by the gift of donation. Organized by the staff, volunteers and community partners of OneLegacy, the non-profit, federally designated organ, eye and tissue recovery organization serving the greater Los Angeles area, these local events range from flag raisings and educational programs, to city proclamations and the largest run/walk of its kind in the country.  Participants include more than 45 hospitals and transplant centers, seven counties, over 115 cities, and thousands of organ, eye and tissue donation advocates, who are dedicated to supporting the program. “We are grateful to our hospitals, city officials and community...

Yamaha Volunteers Support San Bernardino National Forest
Yamaha Volunteers Support San Bernardino National Forest

2017-04-04

Outdoor Access Initiative Assists in Rehabbing Public Lands and OHV Areas Impacted by 2016 Wildfires CYPRESS, CA– – April 04, 2017) – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, employees returned to the San Bernardino National Forest this past weekend to volunteer their time in support of projects aiding the fire-damaged OHV trails within the Trestles / Baldy Mesa OHV staging area. Working with members of the Southern California Mountains Foundation (SCMF) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), the effort continued a nearly ten-year tradition of Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative volunteer projects in one of the nation’s most frequently visited forests. The popular Trestles / Baldy Mesa...

Akiva Niamehr LLP Gets $1,500,000 Settlement Case for Client
Akiva Niamehr LLP Gets $1,500,000 Settlement Case for Client

2017-04-04

Los Angeles, CA April 04, 2017 — Los Angeles Personal Injury Law Firm Akiva Niamehr announced today its most recent personal injury settlement in a case involving injuries to Jacqueline Andrade, 38, entered in the Supreme Court of California, County of San Bernardino, case number CIVRS1307276. The firm’s client, Jacqueline, was pregnant and driving her employer’s vehicle North on Fremont Avenue. As she entered the San Bernardino Street intersection on a green signal, an Omnitrans bus driven by Jack Oliver allegedly failed to yield the right of way and ran a red light traveling West on San Bernardino Street and slammed into Jacqueline’s vehicle. The client retained the law firm of Akiva Niamehr, and from there the firm allegedly promptly uncovered the camera footage from the bus and filed suit against Omnitrans and its driver, Jack Oliver, for personal injuries Ms. Andrade sustained in the accident....

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