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Panera, Ulta, PetSmart may be coming to town – Ridgecrest Daily Independent

December 14, 2017 11:30:17 pm | 0 Comments

Jessica Weston City Editor Jessica_Weston9 Panera, Ulta, PetSmart and a new hotel are among the businesses potentially interested in opening locations in Ridgecrest, according to the city’s Community and Economic Development Manager Phenvana Panpradith.Panpradith shared this information during a department update at the city’s economic development committee meeting Wednesday. Panpradith and Councilwoman Lindsey Stephens (who…

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Panera, Ulta, PetSmart may be coming to town – Ridgecrest Daily Independent

December 14, 2017 11:30:17 pm | 0 Comments

Jessica Weston City Editor Jessica_Weston9 Panera, Ulta, PetSmart and a new hotel are among the businesses potentially interested in opening locations in Ridgecrest, according to the city’s Community and Economic Development Manager Phenvana Panpradith.Panpradith shared this information during a department update at the city’s economic development committee meeting Wednesday. Panpradith and Councilwoman Lindsey Stephens (who…

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Economic development committee wants to issue RFP for community website and calendar – Ridgecrest Daily Independent

December 14, 2017 11:30:13 pm | 0 Comments

Jessica Weston City Editor Jessica_Weston9 The city’s Economic Development Committee at its meeting Wednesday voted unanimously to issue a Request For Proposal (RFP) for a community website and calendar design. The motion was made by Mayor Peggy Breeden (who was sitting in for committee member Councilman Wallace Martin), seconded by committee member Councilwoman Lindsey Stephens…

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Economic development committee wants to issue RFP for community website and calendar – Ridgecrest Daily Independent

December 14, 2017 11:30:13 pm | 0 Comments

Jessica Weston City Editor Jessica_Weston9 The city’s Economic Development Committee at its meeting Wednesday voted unanimously to issue a Request For Proposal (RFP) for a community website and calendar design. The motion was made by Mayor Peggy Breeden (who was sitting in for committee member Councilman Wallace Martin), seconded by committee member Councilwoman Lindsey Stephens…

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Burroughs Boys Basketball: Burros battle aggressive Bishop team, leave with 8th win of season – Ridgecrest Daily Independent

December 14, 2017 9:27:11 pm | 0 Comments

Christopher Livingston Sports Editor senorlivingston Make no mistake, the Burroughs boys basketball team was challenged during its game against the Bishop Broncos on Tuesday. “I knew they were going to be good,” said Burroughs head coach Scott Hansen. “I was worried about that game. They’re big, physical, and play together all year long. It was…

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Burroughs Boys Basketball: Burros battle aggressive Bishop team, leave with 8th win of season – Ridgecrest Daily Independent

December 14, 2017 9:27:11 pm | 0 Comments

Christopher Livingston Sports Editor senorlivingston Make no mistake, the Burroughs boys basketball team was challenged during its game against the Bishop Broncos on Tuesday. “I knew they were going to be good,” said Burroughs head coach Scott Hansen. “I was worried about that game. They’re big, physical, and play together all year long. It was…

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32-year-old firefighter killed battling California wildfire as winds pose new threat – Chicago Tribune

December 14, 2017 7:24:21 pm | 0 Comments

A firefighter died Thursday while working a colossal wildfire burning in coastal mountains northwest of Los Angeles that has become the fourth largest in California history. Cory Iverson was an engineer with a state fire engine strike team based in San Diego. Iverson, 32, is survived by his pregnant wife and a 2-year-old daughter, said…

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Jury awards Dublin woman $5.6 million after Seeno company's Walnut Creek elevator fails – The Mercury News

December 14, 2017 4:41:03 pm | 0 Comments

WALNUT CREEK — A Contra Costa jury Thursday awarded $5.6 million to a Dublin woman injured when a Seeno company’s elevator, previously fixed with plastic zip ties, failed in 2013, according to the plaintiff’s attorney. Amy Zapotoczny, 48, tore her labrum and herniated disks in her back after the elevator accident in March 2013 at…

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Fire engineer dies fighting California's growing Thomas Fire – CNN

December 14, 2017 12:47:00 pm | 0 Comments

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California housing crisis affecting middle class the most: It's 'a broken system' – Fox News

December 14, 2017 12:35:15 pm | 0 Comments

For all of its claims of being an economic paradise, California is a failure when it comes to housing. Not just low-income, affordable housing, but middle-income, working-class housing for teachers, firemen and long-time residents hoping to live anywhere near work. “California has a housing crisis. We can’t provide housing to our citizens,” said Rita Brandin,…

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