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Thursday, 02 August 2018 21:46

Taylor Chevrolet Celebrates 90 Years in Business in ID

Written by Lisa Dayley Smith, Rexburg Standard Journal

In 1928, the first air-conditioned office building opened in San Antonio; “Amos and Andy” debuted on NBC radio; Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean; the first talking movie called “The Lights of New York” debuted in the Big Apple; sliced bread was sold for the first time; “My Weekly Reader” debuted, and Delbert Taylor opened the aptly named Taylor Chevrolet Dealership.

Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton announced July 30 that her office, with 14 other District Attorney’s Offices in California, settled an environmental protection action against Cooks Collision, Inc.

Fix Auto USA recently announced its continued expansion with the addition of six franchise locations, bringing Fix Auto USA’s total number of locations to 132.

Tuesday, 24 July 2018 16:53

Orangevale, CA, Body Repair Shop Burns in 2-Alarm Fire

Written by Rachel Zirin, The Folsom Telegraph

With help from the Folsom Fire Department, Sacramento Metro Fire was able to extinguish a well-involved structure fire at 9:40 p.m. on Thursday, July 12, in Orangevale, CA.

Thursday, 19 July 2018 18:30

Billings, MT, Auto Body Shops Soup Up Wheelbarrows for Meals on Wheels

Written by Matt Hudson, Billings Gazette

The Adult Resource Alliance of Yellowstone County, MT, will auction off another group of customized wheelbarrows later in July during its major fundraiser.

If Assembly Bill 2825 (authored by Assembly member Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer, Sr., Los Angeles) passes, auto repair shops, including collision repairers, will turn into debt collectors---a job that they're not suited for, according to Jack Molodanof, head lobbyist for the California Autobody Association.

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