Find Focus: 3 Simple Ways to Conquer Work Distractions

According to a study from the University of California, Irvine, the average office worker has focused periods of just eleven minutes in-between a constant barrage of interruptions.
I was shocked when I read that, and didn’t quite believe it. But then I paid attention to how much typing I did in this article before my attention …

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Ribbon Cutting: Carniceria El Matador

We recently welcomed Carniceria El Matador to the Chamber with a ribbon cutting! Located at 101 N Depot #B in Santa Maria, the local business has a 24 year history in the community and offers grocery items, fresh meats and bakery items, and lunch and dinner specials.
The Diaz family, who has owned and operated the …

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Ribbon Cutting: CalStar/AirMedCare Network

We recently welcomed CalStar/AirMedCare Network celebrate their merger with Reach with a ribbon cutting! The merger makes CalStar/AirMedCare Network part of the largest helicopter EMS Program in the country.
CalStar has a helicopter abulance at the Santa Maria Airport that provides emergency care services to people up and down the central coast. They have been in …

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The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce helped SM Tire celebrate the opening of the new location for their tire retread plant with a ribbon cutting and industry tour. SM Tire recently moved the facility to 619 S. Oakley after over 50 years at their other Santa Maria location. A few fun facts about the …

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5 Fire Safety Tips to Keep your Business Thriving

What was it that had you heading straight to the pub for a well-deserved glass of wine and a good rant after work today?
A difficult client? Frustrating computer problems? The longest, most mind-numbing eight hours of office drudgery ever?
No matter how bad you think you have it right now, it’s nothing compared to the nightmare …

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