Water Quality Issues On The Road To Being Resolved By Squaw Valley Officials

A rare rain event recently affected the Placer County home of the historic Squaw Valley Ski Resort and caused some issues with a small number of groundwater wells being affected by quickly spotted levels of E.Coli and Coliform. Squaw Valley officials, including Public Relations Director Liesl Kenney, have moved quickly to reassure visitors that the problems affecting the water quality for locations in the Upper Mountain area are being handled by qualified experts and will not affect the enjoyment of any skier.


An official from Placer County Environmental Health Department explained the water quality issues were reported to local government agencies as soon as Squaw Valley’s own testing procedures revealed the presence of E.Coli and Coliform. Placer County’s Wesley Nicks has already moved to reassure the public that steps have already begun to be taken to return the contaminated water wells to normal quality levels; in fact, three of the four affected wells already show no signs of E.Coli and lowered levels of Coliform as the measures taken to rectify the issue seem to be having a positive effect in a short space of time.


Squaw Valley officials had recently upgraded the water wells in the Summer of 2016 in a bid to make sure visitors were as safe as possible when they used this drinking water; officials at Squaw Valley identified the contamination through regular testing procedures that have shown their importance as no visitor was offered the contaminated water and no health issues have been traced back to the contamination.


As always, the safety and security of visitors to Squaw Valley remains of great importance to the resort officials who have revealed drinking water supplies will remain off limits until the all clear has been given by local officials and independent experts. Slopes remain open for visitors who are being offered complimentary bottled water if they visit the Upper Mountain area where restaurants will only reopen when the water quality issue has been resolved.

How Doe Deere Turned Her Unique Aesthetic Into A Highly Successful Brand

In 2008, a Russian-born girl with a bright and bold aesthetic decided to launch a cosmetics brand. Doe Deere had been playing around with colorful makeup and whimsical fashion since she was a little girl, and she was disappointed to find that popular makeup brands weren’t offering the bright and colorful products she was looking for.


Today, Lime Crime boasts millions of social media followers and its playful products fly off the shelves. Beauty bloggers can’t wait to get their hands on the newest Lime Crime products to share with their devoted readers. Retail giant Urban Outfitters has even taken an interest in Lime Crime’s coveted cosmetics, adding the brand’s famous lipsticks to its e-commerce website.


Deere can breathe a sigh of relief now that her entrepreneurial dream has paid off. By staying true to her own unique aesthetic, she has earned the loyalty of millions of fans who love her unique point of view and look up to her as a beauty guru. However, launching and maintaining such a successful company wasn’t always a piece of cake.


Deere is refreshingly candid about her past struggles and insecurities when it comes to Lime Crime. Notably, a security breach a few years back left an enormous number of Lime Crime customers vulnerable as their financial information was stolen. It took Deere considerable time to increase the security of her company’s website and earn back the trust of her followers.


Today, Deere knows her business like the back of her hand. Through trial and error, she has developed a keen understanding of how to maintain Lime Crime’s success through different business strategies. As the CEO, she has learned the importance of being the kind of boss who is fair and personable. By letting her employees know that they are valued, they are more productive and personally invested in the success of the brand.


Deere has also learned the importance of offering top notch customer service. She has realized that in order to keep customers coming back, good communication needs to be maintained and customers need to feel valued.


Perhaps the greatest asset to the company that has brought Deere so much success is her unique aesthetic vision. Instead of setting out to capitalize on current beauty trends, Deere introduced something fully unique to the cosmetics industry. She launched makeup products that feature playful imagery and unique color choices. By filling in this gap in the market, her brand is easily recognizable. Plus, the products are vegan and cruelty-free, appealing to animal lovers.


When asked if Deere has any advice for other entrepreneurs out there, she insisted that business-minded people trust their intuition. She credits her own success with her reliance on her gut feelings. Clearly, her gut feelings have been right so far.

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Adam Milstein Speaks On His Career

Ideamensch has interviewed many entrepreneurs and philanthropists over the years to find out what makes their business run the way it does, and how other aspiring entrepreneurs can learn from them. They recently sat down with Adam Milstein, the Managing Partner of Hager Pacific Properties in Los Angeles to find out what he believes makes his business unique.

According to Aish, Adam Milstein explained that the idea for Hager Pacific Properties came while he attended grad school at USC and was displeased overall with his job offers, thereby feeling he could go out on his own to establish a real estate brokerage company.

He believes in doing things that other people haven’t done yet or haven’t been willing to do. He has never had a job he doesn’t like, and says the best $100 he’s ever spent has been on dinner with his wife.

Adam Milstein is originally from Israel which he considers to be home, but has spent the last 36 years in the US. He was born to a building framer and homemaker, both of whom migrated to Israel in the late 1940s when the modern nation first began. Learn more about Adam Milstein: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20161005006343/en/Jerusalem-Post-Names-Adam-Milstein-World%E2%80%99s-Top

His father had fought in the war of independence before raising a family, and Adam Mistein would also follow in those footsteps when he fought in the Yom Kippur War of 1973. Adam got his bachelor’s degree at the Technion, Israeli Institute of Technology prior to relocating to the US to complete his MBA.

Milstein completed his MBA and then met David Hager who he helped form Hager Pacific Properties. He and his wife Gila started the Milstein Foundation in the year 2000, a non-profit family foundation that has three core beliefs of active philanthropy, path life impact and philanthropic synergy with other Jewish community leaders.

They also started Sifriyat Pijama B’America, a program for teaching Hebrew to Jewish Americans. Adam is also Chairman of the Board at the Israeli-American Council (IAC) and is a founding member of StandWithUs, Israel on Campus Coalition, Birthright Israel and AIPAC.

Securus Technologies Christmas Video Visit Helping the Handicapped

I am a disabled veteran. I wanted to take the time and write a letter of thanks to Securus Technologies Christmas Video Visit. Your program enabled me to spend time with my nephew who is doing a small stint in a state prison. I am aware that penalties must be paid when the law is broken. I am a strong defender of that policy. Because of Securus Technologies Video Visits, I am able to encourage my nephew to get on the right track and stay there. So far, he has been the model inmate. I want to always be around him physically to ensure he never gets caught up with the wrong crowd again. But due to me being in a wheelchair, I am extremely limited in everyday life. And the travel for a prison visit would just be too much for me.I am grateful that we have this very strong way of keeping in contact.


I had to make an effort to talk to the people in charge at the prison. I told them my plight and they were understanding. I asked them if there were any programs that catered to someone who had a disability such as myself.They told me right away of the Securus Technologies Christmas Video Visit. I met the requirements and was approved. Now all I had to do was wait for my specified time of the visit. When my nephew came on, he was so happy. Although we had talked on the phone many times, this Securus Technologies Christmas Video Visit was so much better. It was personal to me. I could see him. He could see me. I saw how he matured in the face. He got a little buff too. Our visit was great. We talked about his re-entry into the community. We talked and made plans for his future. I am so proud of him. And through Securus Technologies Christmas Video Visit he could actually see my face and expressions. I made sure he knew how happy I am with him.


I know it may not be easy, but we are getting a head start on his future.I wanted to say Securus Technologies has been a valuable tool that was used in communicating a positive outlook to my nephew. We are stronger as a unit. And that is because I am able to influence him thanks to Securus Technologies Christmas Video Visit.


Transportation Experts Propose Traffic Solutions For Williamson County At Panel

What Is The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority?


The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority was formed in 2002. Its mission is to improve transportation infrastructure in Travis and Williamson counties in Central Texas. The agency has the power to create roads, public transportation services, built airports and naval ports. It can also levy tolls, taxes and raise money through bonds to fund construction of roads, highways and public transit systems.


Reducing traffic congestion and and improving economic activity through more effective transit options are at the heart of the CTRMA goals. CTRMA is managed by a board of directors that has seven members. The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority has a professional staff that manages operations and does consulting work. Actual building projects are done by private companies paid by the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority.


Who Is Mike Heiligenstein?


Mike Heiligenstein is currently the executive director of the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority. He joined the authority in 2003 when he was selected by fellow peers to lead the agency after it was founded in 2002. Before joining the CTRMA Mike represented Williamson County in public office for over 23 years.


As a public figure in Williamson County, Mr. Heligenstein helped to expand the water, sewer and transportation infrastructure in the county. He also was on the regional metropolitan authority and was chairman of the Clean Air Force of Texas. Mike Heligenstein is an advisory board member of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute and is part of the Texas Department of Transportation’s Texas Technology Task Force. He has decades of experience in solving transportation problems.


Panel Gives Suggestions On Traffic Solutions For Williamson And Travis Counties


A panel on traffic problems impacting Williamson County and would could be done to address it convened at the Sheraton Georgetown Texas Hotel & Conference Center in Austin, Texas. Mike Heligenstein of the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority was a featured panelist at the event alongside Uber’s Texas representative and other transportation experts such as Jared Ficklin of the transportation design company Argo Design. Major suggestions made by the panel included expanding the lanes at routes 183 and 290 into and out of Austin. Expanding mass transit and building new roads in Williamson County was also looked at. The growth of the area was heavily discussed as Central Texas is a rapidly growing area in the nation.

Cotemar Is The Champion Of Weathering The Economic Storm

Companies throughout the world are dealing with cutbacks, and Cotemar is handling the situation like professionals on proveedores.cotemar.com. Pemex may have ended two contracts but Cotemar still operates some of their boats with extensive contracts with Pemex.

Cotemar didn’t renew a contract with the specialized firm of Prosafe. The company completed three semi-submersible work platforms for Cotemar that’s operating in Mexico. The Cotemar company has the largest fleet and still operates the Prosafe fleet. Cotemar’s specialized vessels transport, engineering, construction, maintenance and other personnel to the platforms.

The companies that have downsized their workforce to save money continue to depend on Cotemar’s reliability, trustworthiness and uphold their end of the contracts.

Cotemar was launched in 1979 and is based in Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateos Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche, Mexico. Cotemar built their brand for more than 35 years operating by a strict Code of Ethics. They respect the environment using technology that is eco-friendly. Their stakeholders, partners, and the community have reaped the benefits of their honesty and transparency of business operations. These traits are Cotemar’s Standard of Operation. Their clients know the company keeps abreast of regulations and the laws of compliance for paying taxes.

In addition to developing Oilfields, their business extends to Marine Support, offshore Food and Lodging, Engineering, Construction, Maintenance and Air Transportation services.
They provide specialized vessels with cranes that are easy to maneuver that can handle large heavy loads. The decks of the vessel have storage spaces and areas for construction of the prefabricated structures.

Cotemar’s has state-of-the-art advanced information systems on cotemar.com for planning a project from start to finish and on time.

The construction of the platforms and maintaining their upkeep is performed with modern equipment. To spacious platforms can transport large loads of cargo, storage for supplies and equipment and room for construction. Cotemar provides food for the vessels, platforms, and offshore employees.

The company is working toward their goal of being involved with the new sects of the oil industry worldwide.

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Manse On Marsh Announces New CEO

The Manse On Marsh

Located in San Luis Obispo Manse on Marsh is of the best award winning assisted living communities in California. For years the community has served those with the greatest need for professional assistance in living on a daily basis. The Manse on Marsh retirement community is undergoing changes with a new chief executive officer being one of these changes. Farron Bernhardt will now serve as the CEO of the assisted living community. Bernhardt chose the job because enjoys helping those in need and giving their families the comfort of knowing that their loved ones are getting the best care possible. Prior to this position Bernhardt worked for the Nevada Housing and Neighborhood Development where he focused on renovating older neighborhoods and creating new neighborhoods.

The Recognition Of Manse On Marsh

The help the Manse On Marsh provides for those in need of assistance has garnered praise and awards throughout the country. Last March Manse on Marsh received the “Caring Star” award for its excellence in assisted living services. Awards like these are frequently awarded to Manse on Marsh such as the 3 consumer awards it won in 2013. A trip to the assisted living community leaves no wonder as to why these awards are handed out. The residents of Manse on Marsh live in spacious furnished rooms, eat quality food at open dining facilities, and social activities to keep the residents busy all day. Indeed Manse on Marsh sets an entirely new standard.

Chris Burch Lectures Venture Capitalists on Developing a Sense of Urgency

Chris Burch has recently become the topic of media discussion after his lecture to venture capitalists regarding the development of a sense of urgency was released on the Burch Creative Capital website. The successful businessman, entrepreneur, and now venture capitalist, has participated in a series of events designed to educate future professionals about the skills and values necessary to develop and operate a successful business model. During his latest discussion with a group of venture capitalists, Burch stated that the development of an urgent mentality was vital to the venture capital industry because a company’s sense of urgency determines whether or not important projects are completed with the original impact they were developed with and because a venture capitalist’s sense of urgency determines whether or not potentially successful businesses are able to move forward.

Urgency Determines Whether or Not Important Projects Are Completed Correctly
Chris Burch has developed several reputable businesses from the ground up, and has been instrumental in the development of several others, making the business mogul an expert in the area of business establishment. Using his impressive background in business building, Burch explained to venture capitalists why a sense of urgency is so vital the completion of stated goals and company projects. According to Chris Burch, a company’s sense of urgency can dramatically influence the company’s ability to effectively conduct product research. When company employees do not feel a sense of urgency to complete tasks associated with the development of a larger company project, the larger project usually suffers. Even when tasks are completed on time within a company that has difficulty with the concept of urgency the company rarely communicates the intended purpose of the project with its consumers.

Urgency Determines Whether or Not Potentially Successful Businesses Move Forward
Chris Burch (http://christopherburch.com/) also discussed the role that urgency plays in the ability of businesses to expand and reach new markets. Venture capitalists have the unique ability to affect multiple businesses at one time in both negative and positive ways. By increasing the sense of urgency within a venture capital firm, business leaders can cultivate the success of the small business ventures in which they have invested time, money, and resources. Chris Birch stated that all business leaders should create effective strategies to increase the sense of urgency in their companies.

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SEC Whistleblowers Given Specialist Assistance By Labaton Sucharow

Each year the financial markets are examined for their adherence to the rules and regulations created by the U.S. Congress and administered by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Following the 2008 economic slowdown the Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act that was in part designed to make sure the highest level of progtections and rewards ever introduced were made available to whistleblowers who would bring evidence of the activities of individuals and companies mismanaging finances in the U.S.

The Dodd-Frank Act was passed into law with one of the authors, Jordan Thomas, heading to private practice with the Labaton Sucharow law firm where he assembled the first specialist department devoted to the development of SEC whistleblower activities. Thomas has been an outspoken supporter of the program and has used his position as an SEC whistleblower attorney to explain his view that the best possible evidence for almost every case comes from whistleblowers; Thomas explained the growing levels of financial rewards given to SEC whistleblowers will only attract more financial experts to the program and protect consumers around the world from having their finances mishandled.

Jordan Thomas and his team at Labaton Sucharow have been at the front of the push for greater levels of financial rewards and better protections of the anonymity of the individual whistleblower that are already at an all time high; Thomas has worked on cases where a whistleblower has been unmasked and targeted by their employer in a bid to halt a case.

Recently, the SEC Whistleblower lawyer Jordan Thomas has worked on a number of high profile cases that include an individual receiving a record $17 million reward for the information brought to the SEC. Thomas and his team are looking to work with whistleblowers from the very first steps they take in bringing their case to the attention of the SEC; Thomas and his team at Labaton Sucharow have the skills to examine evidence and ensure a case can be brought by the SEC before the whistleblower steps forward and places their reputation on the line.

The adventures of Helane Morrison

Helane Morrison is a businesswoman and lawyer from Brooklyn, NY who graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor’s degree and once worked as the editor-in-chief at the University of California. She started her law career in 1984 working for Richard A. Posner and in 1985 she became a law clerk for Harry Blackmun in U.S. Supreme Court. Now, she is currently a managing director and chief compliance officer for Hall Capital Partners LLC. Before she joined the company in 2007. Morrison has managed the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in San Francisco from 1999 to 2007, where she was responsible for litigation security enforcement and regulatory matters in Northern California and five Northwestern states. Morrison is set to manage the enforcement and examination programs with San Francisco’s jurisdiction.


She is also a member of the BRPF as well as the Hedge Fund Subcommittee of the American Bar Association. Where she occasionally speaks about subjects anywhere from compliance to the legal problems that affect private funds and investment advisers. Morrison is also known for representing clients who were sued by SEC, defending security clients in class action suits and security industry officers in certain SEC investigations. Not only that, but she defended brokers and stock broker firms who were sued by customers.  She stated that the San Francisco District Office has doubled from 30 to 60 in the last 5 years, which means extra work for the enforcement and examination staff members.