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In an effort to serve more of the East Bay, Mike's Auto Body recently opened its 16th location in Alameda, CA. 

Monday, 16 April 2018 21:18

OR Auto Body Repair Program Receives $250,000 Donation

Written by Simon Gutierrez, Fox 12 Oregon

Several Salem, OR-area businesses are making a hefty investment in a different side of public education.

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Named one of America’s fastest-growing companies in 2015 by Inc. 5000, New Look Collision has been referred to as a model collision repair center by its peers, customers and insurance partners. 

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Since 2001, David McClune has been the Executive Director of the California Autobody Association (CAA). Last month, he stepped down to focus on his health and family. 

Monday, 09 April 2018 21:23

Former Auto Body Artist Explores Mediterranean Cuisine in WA

Written by Wendy Culverwell, Tri-City Herald

The newest European restaurant in the Tri-Cities combines the arts of auto body repair and cooking Mediterranean dishes.

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Friday, 30 March 2018 18:13

Car Fire Burns Auto Body Shop Owner in Yakima, WA

Written by Marie Schurk,

A man has been burned after a car inside his auto body shop caught fire in Yakima, WA.

Monday, 26 March 2018 20:30

NV Body Shop Donates Handicap-Adaptive Vehicle to Teen After Accident

Written by Teri Vance, Nevada Appeal

After four months of intensive-care treatment and rehabilitation following a rollover accident in Kings Canyon that left her paralyzed, Stefanie Schmidt is now home in Carson City, NV, adjusting to her new life.

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 23:01

$2.5 Million Blaze Destroys Auto Shop at Mt. Whitney High School in CA

Written by Ashleigh Panoo and Lewis Griswold, The Fresno Bee

A fire that started at Mt. Whitney High School in Visalia, CA, the evening of March 19 destroyed the auto body shop on campus, according to Principal Rick Hamilton.

CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts recently announced the opening of CARSTAR Auto World Collision, located at 1100 San Mateo Ave., South San Francisco, CA, 94080. It is owned by Jason Wong.

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 16:45

Walla Walla, WA, Community College's Try-A-Trade Draws Crowd

Written by Annie Charnley Eveland, Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

More than 60 individuals from the community visited Garrison Middle School on a recent Friday evening to learn about trade careers, said Walla Walla Community College Educational and Career Navigator Cristie Crawford in a release.

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