• The Customer is Always Right!

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    Good customer service is easy once you change your attention from business-driven to customer-focused. The ironic thing about this premise is that with better customer service, your business profits too. Here are a couple of stories about good customer service:
    Stew Leonard owns farm dairy stores in Connecticut.
    He once …

  • CalChamber Alert

    Changes to California’s heat illness prevention regulations will take effect on May 1, in time for this year’s growing season and warmer summer weather, now that the Office of Administrative Law has approved them and granted the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board’s request for an accelerated effective date.
    Regulation Changes
    The changes include several significant provisions:
    • …

  • Chamber’s New Marketing Tools

    The Chamber is hard at work on features and channels to best serve and communicate with our community and our members! Check out some of the exciting things I’ve been working on for you and feel free to contact me directly with your feedback.

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    If you’ve searched for a local business, event or resource lately, …

Internal Revenue Service and Employment Development Department
invite you to attend at No Charge the
Federal / State Basic Payroll Tax Seminar
June 2, 2015
9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
America’s Job Center of California
Sutter Room (entrance in back of the building)
1410 South Broadway
Santa Maria, CA 93454
To make reservations, visit the EDD website at www.edd.ca.gov/Payroll_Tax_Seminars/ or call 866-873-6086.
The EDD is …

The Customer is Always Right!

© Can Stock Photo Inc. / kbuntu
Good customer service is easy once you change your attention from business-driven to customer-focused. The ironic thing about this premise is that with better customer service, your business profits too. Here are a couple of stories about good customer service:
Stew Leonard owns farm dairy stores in Connecticut.
He once …

Advanced Smile Design Santa Maria
Sean Nolan
2528 S Broadway, Ste C, Santa Maria
(805) 925-2628
www.smilesantamaria.com
Allstate Insurance Francisco L. Soto Agency
Francisco Soto
110 S. Lincoln St., Ste 104, Santa Maria
(805) 349-9141
http://agents.allstate.com/francisco-leon-soto-santa-maria-ca.html
Bob’s Well Bread
Bob Oswaks
550 Bell St., Los Alamos
(805) 344-3000
www.bobswellbread.com
Chris’ Country Properties
Chris Aleto
824 S. Broadway. Santa Maria
(805) 361-0122
christinealeto@comcast.net
cnagy wines
Clarissa Nagy 
145 S. Gray St., Ste 103, Orcutt
(805) 286-7228
www.nagywines.com
COAST VALLEY SUBSTANCE …

Santa Maria Elks Recreation is excited to play host to The Color Vibe 5K Run this Saturday, April 25 at the Elks Unocal Event Center.
The Color Vibe is a unique 5K fun run series that is gaining in international popularity. Throughout the course, participants run, walk, or dance their way through color stations where they’re …

Correcting five of the biggest parenting challenges

Children don’t arrive with instructions for care. What’s more, they are all different, so even if we figure out how to handle certain situations with one of our children, the next one may veer off in a completely different direction. In short, parenting can be challenging.
Here are five very common parenting challenges, with suggestions from …

Casa Bonita Furniture Ribbon Cutting

On November 22, 2014, Casa Bonita Furniture opened its doors to the community. The enjoyment of the Ribbon Cutting ceremony was on April 10th which allowed for the opportunity to showcase their furniture in addition to providing guest with snacks, desserts, and wine.
Casa Bonita Furniture is the place to find any furniture and home decor …