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Archive for April, 2009

Your Town – April 27, 2009

Saturday, April 25th, 2009
Tom Carleton has lined up another group of stimulating guests for this month's installment of the Your Town television (Channel 24) and radio (KNRY 1240AM) program from 5-6 PM on Monday, April 27, 2009. Nathan Stoopes, Chairman of the Board of Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce, will discuss how the Chamber ...
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Poles with a story

Monday, April 20th, 2009
[caption id="attachment_569" align="alignnone" width="248" caption="Story Poles"][/caption] No doubt, you have noticed orange plastic netting strung between poles while driving through the countryside. These “story poles” or “ridge poles” depict the actual size and location of proposed buildings. The brightly colored netting simulates the shape of the roof. These full-scale mock-ups are ...
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Amusing Quotations

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009
[caption id="attachment_560" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Mark Twain, Will Rogers, Winston Churchill"][/caption] America is where a young man (or woman) can start at the bottom and works his (her) way into a hole. -Wall Street Journal The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal ...
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Our Process: Untying Red Tape

Monday, April 6th, 2009
[caption id="attachment_547" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Lost in Red Tape"][/caption] When you think of starting a construction project, you are probably thinking about the arrangement of interior spaces in the finished building. You are dreaming about a more efficient layout or updated décor. You are not expecting to be filling out applications ...