Tag Archives: California

CASINO TO BREAK 29-PALMS GROUND

The following is a direct copy of the PRESS RELEASE excluding the graphic. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Therese Everett-Kerley / Lisa Herman 760-834-8599 / PR@CordMedia.com TWENTY-NINE PALMS BAND OF MISSION INDIANS TO BREAK GROUND ON NEW CASINO Project Will Bring … Continue reading

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ENDEAVOUR’s FINAL FLIGHT – September 20 & 21, 2012

Channel 7 (ABC-TV) will have complete coverage of its “display trip” or “fly-by” around Southern & northern California at an altitude of about 1500 feet above ground level before settling down at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Later, the Shuttle will … Continue reading

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EDISON SMART METER OPT-OUT RULES SET

One of many styles of Electric Smart-Meters Thursday, April 19, 2012 – California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) votes on Smart-Meter ”Opt-Out” rule-making. CPUC APPROVES ANALOG METER OPTIONS FOR EDISON CUSTOMERS WHO DO NOT WISH TO HAVE A WIRELESS SMART METER   The California … Continue reading

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Calif to charge you USE TAX… Update Mar 2012

All Calif residents to pay USE TAX whether you owe it or not. Oct 2011: Gov Brown signed into law a scheme to collect $mega-millions from California residents to offset the $multi-billion debt. What is USE TAX? A short answer: … Continue reading

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What is an NCHR?

  This article is ”almost” an answer to a JoshuaTreeStar visitor’s question posted under the “Poll-FAQs” heading: http://wp.joshuatreestar.com/?page_id=4471 “What is a NCHR? Do my taxes go up? Who’s in charge? What happens to my property value? Does it create jobs? I have … Continue reading

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REMINDER: UPDATE TAX RETURN SOFTWARE

Several “late-breaking” changes in tax forms and laws may not have gotten into your software before they shipped it… or you downloaded it into your computer. Be certain to UPDATE your software before entering your tax return information. On-Line (the … Continue reading

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HR-3860 Bill to force rehiring more Vets

Employers claim economic hardship for not hiring Vets By Rick Maze – Staff writer – ARMY TIMES Posted : Thursday Feb 2, 2012 A California lawmaker wants to block most U.S. companies from using the excuse of poor economic times … Continue reading

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USE TAX – You’ll pay it even if you don’t owe it

California’s clever new way of collecting more taxes you may not actually owe.   The California state Board of Equalization (BOE) proposes to amend Regulation 1685.5, Calculation of Estimated Use Tax – Use Tax Table.  A public hearing regarding the proposed amendments … Continue reading

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PROPERTY TAXES – Many changes for 2012

  The laws that affect property taxes undergo several important changes for 2012. By Debra C. Cohen Special to the Camarillo Acorn – Jan 27, 2012 Certain portions of property tax bill payments still qualify as itemized deductions on income … Continue reading

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2012 Travel/Adventure show features Calif Deserts

California Deserts Visitors Association returns from the 2012 Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show January 21, 2012 By Steve Brown   The California Deserts Visitors Association has returned from the 2012 Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show, marking the association’s … Continue reading

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Desert Photo Contest

Amateur & Pro SAVE OUR DESERT photo competition 2012   Permanently attached to your camera?   Out in all weather clicking away? Then here’s your chance to share your outdoor photos with the world. Save Our Desert is pleased to announce … Continue reading

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INDIAN and MILITARY TAX EXEMPT

Sales & Use Tax: Military & American Indian Exemptions January 18, 2012 – 8 a.m. The California Board of Equalization (BOE) announces an amendment to Sales & Use Tax Regulation 1616 with respect to FEDERAL AREAS as in U.S. Military … Continue reading

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Gov Brown may kill TRANSITIONAL KINDERGARTEN

Gov Brown plans on pulling the plug on new Transitional Kindergarten law A 2010 Senate Bill 1381 “The Kindergarten Readiness Act“   (Story Excerpt:) “   The governor’s plan would impact an estimated 40,000 children eligible for transitional kindergarten this fall … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree Barnstormer reveals Desert projects

New Blog presents deep research into Desert construction projects Numerous solar energy projects, chain-stores and similar issues are at the heart of a new WordPress blog, the “Joshua Tree Barnstormer“,  hosted by a well written, albeit mystical author, “The Strategist“.  The “blog” … Continue reading

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Calif 2012 Employer Laws now in effect

Summary of 18 most important CALIFORNIA EMPLOYER LAWS …. for 2012. More next year. The California Legislature passed a number of measures impacting employers during the 2011 legislative session. Those bills were signed into law by the Governor. A summary of … Continue reading

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