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Service King Collision Repair Centers, through the volunteer efforts of its Southern California teammates, proudly presented a fully restored 2016 Chevy Colorado pickup to deserving U.S. Military Veteran Michael Spencer on Friday, Dec. 8. 

Monday, 18 December 2017 23:22

Techs Teach Disadvantaged Youth How to Restore Classics

Written by Victoria Antonelli

Volunteers from the collision repair and mechanical industry are teaching disadvantaged youth how to refurbish classic cars through a nonprofit organization called Team Restorations.

Fix Auto USA announced its continued expansion with the addition of Fix Auto Moorpark, bringing the total number of Fix Auto franchise locations to 120.

Monday, 11 December 2017 18:27

South Valley, CA, Locals Charged With Auto Insurance Fraud

Written by Brad Kava, Gilroy Dispatch

Five South Valley men, including two from Gilroy, CA, and two from San Martin, CA, were charged with running a $235,948 insurance scam in which they faked 18 car accidents and billed insurance companies for work that was never done.

The Boyd Group Inc. announced the Dec. 5, 2017 acquisition of a collision repair center in Tumwater, WA, which previously operated as Bernie's Custom Paint and Collision Repair and has served the community for 43 years.

On Nov. 10, Mike’s Auto Body celebrated Veteran's Day by participating in Fairfield's annual Veteran's Day Parade and presenting two completely refurbished vehicles to active military families stationed at Travis Air Force Base. 

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Friday, 01 December 2017 19:25

Arson Suspected in Auto Body Shop Fire in Bassett, CA

Written by Brian Day, San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Authorities suspect arson after a fire gutted a Bassett, CA, auto body shop during the early morning of Nov. 26, destroying six cars parked inside.

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Friday, 01 December 2017 18:26

Driver Crashes Into Portland, OR, Auto Body Shop

Written by Staff, KATU

A driver may have fallen asleep behind the wheel during the early morning of Nov. 26 when he crashed into an auto body shop in southeast Portland, OR.

Monday, 27 November 2017 23:49

New Push for Not Your Grandfather’s Vocational Training in CA

Written by Rachel Raskin-Zrihen, Vallejo Times-Herald

Shop classes. Vocational training. Career Technical Education. Career Education programs.

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Pete's Auto Body, an automotive repair shop specializing in collision repair services, is pleased to announce it has partnered with BizIQ, a Phoenix-based web marketing company that works with small businesses throughout the United States and Canada.

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