Temping in the New Age

U.S. staffing companies are reporting strong growth in the number of temporary workers employed in the second quarter, according to survey data released by the American Staffing Association. America’s staffing companies employed an average of 2.4 million temporary and contract workers per day from April through June, an increase of 23.3% from the same quarter …

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Library to Welcome Author Ellen Hopkins
Bestselling author for teens, Ellen Hopkins, will come to the Santa Maria Public Library to talk about her experiences as an author.  Mrs. Hopkins’ novels are gritty, real-life based tales of teens facing the horrors of addiction, abuse, and the struggles of growing up.  Three of her books Crank, Glass, …

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We are registering folks for the 3rd Annual Santa Maria Dance Days on November 13th. Richard Kear will be the guest instructor for the 3 workshops. Richard came to Santa Maria the first year & we are so happy to have him back again this year.

The day also includes a dinner show plus an …

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One of the most elegant nights of the year
A Benefit for Community Partners in Caring
Community Partners in Caring’s (CPC) 11th annual Clergy Waiters’ Night will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at the Radisson Hotel 3455 Skyway Drive in Santa Maria. The event begins at 5:00 p.m. and includes a silent and live auction, …

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There are three common misconceptions consumers have about the real estate market right now:
(1) people can’t get a loan,
(2) affordability is out of reach, and
(3) consumers should wait for rates to go lower.
The truth of the matter, however, is that money is available for those who meet basic requirements, affordability today is better than it …

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