Palmdale to offer free state labor law, payroll tax seminar
Larry Chimbole Cultural Center
Palmdale will host a free “State Labor Law and Payroll Tax Seminar” today from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Larry Chimbole Cultural Center, located at 38350 Sierra Highway in Palmdale. The seminar is a cooperative effort between the Employment Development Department (EDD) and the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement.
“We’re encouraging the entire business community to take advantage of this free opportunity to learn about labor laws and payroll taxes,” said Senior Economic Development Project Manager Kari Blackburn.
The seminar will provide information on record-keeping, reporting requirements, employer obligations, payment requirements, common wage and hour law application, employer and employee rights and responsibilities, and ways to differentiate between an employee and an independent contractor.
For more information on this upcoming seminar, call 661/267-5440. For more information about EDD, visit the website at www.edd.ca.gov.
PALMDALE, Calif.—Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford and American Red Cross Antelope Valley Chapter CEO Jeff Baumgartner signed two new agreements on April 7 allowing the Red Cross to utilize the City of Palmdale’s buildings and facilities during an emergency. With formal agreements in place, the Red Cross will be able to more quickly open shelters during disasters.
Keller Williams Realty, in conjunction with Palmdale and the Antelope Valley Mall, announced the results of their recent Red Day events.
Between their food drive and Red Day Walk, the groups raised $12,645 in cash and more than 10,000 pounds of food for local charities including South Antelope Valley Emergency Services (SAVES), Grace Resources, the WAVE Foundation and the American Cancer Society.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — Peter Sagan of Slovakia sprinted past Australian Michael Matthews to win today’s third stage of the Tour of California, the nation’s largest cycling event.
Sagan completed the 110.3-mile stage from Palmdale to Santa Clarita in four hours, 20 minutes, 31 seconds. Each of the next 99 cyclists were credited with the same time.
“The last three kilometers were crazy with all the sprinters who wanted to win,” Sagan said.
PALMDALE, Calif. — The eighth edition of the Tour of California begins two days of racing in Los Angeles County today with a 110.3-mile stage from Palmdale to Santa Clarita.
The 121 cyclists will leave from Marie Kerr Park at 11:20 a.m. for a stage that will feature racing through the hills north of Santa Clarita along San Francisquito Canyon and a 22-mile climb up Lake Hughes Road, followed by a gradual 18-mile descent down Spunky Canyon and Bouquet Road.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — The Southland again will bake in dry heat today, creating what the National Weather Service (NWS) called an “elevated fire danger” falling short of red flag conditions.
“A strong upper-level high-pressure system in combination with weak onshore flow near the surface brought record-breaking triple-digit heat to portions of the valleys and foothills on Sunday,” noted an NWS advisory.