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CLCA Offers October Harassment Prevention Training Webinars in English, Spanish

Do you have five or more employees? By law, you must provide harassment prevention training for employees and supervisors. Join us for a CLCA Member Advantage webinar. MORE >>

Air Resources Board: Know Your Clean-Air Requirements

Did you know that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has requirements for your commercial trucks and self-propelled off-road vehicles with diesel engines? There’s also regulations

In Memory: Tom DeLany, Mary Lyngso and Frank Dell

With much sadness, we report the passing of long-time CLCA members Tom DeLany, Mary Lyngso and Frank Dell Tom DeLany, ACLS, Inc. In addition to serving

Request For Proposals: Green Industry Education Workshops

The California Landscape Contractors Association is looking for a high-energy speaker to present a series of green industry business development workshops statewide. MORE >>

Heat Warning! Proactively Protect Workers To Avoid Cal/OSHA Citations

As temperatures soar this summer, Cal/OSHA safety inspectors will be blanketing California to ensure that job sites are complying with “high heat” procedures to protect outdoor workers. MORE >>

CLCA Capitol Delegation Educates Lawmakers

Supporting water conservation, combatting the underground economy and getting ahead of blower bans topped the agenda when members of the CLCA Legislation Committee visited lawmakers at the state capitol in mid-April. MORE >>

Social Security Administration Sending More ‘No Match’ Letters This Year

The Social Security Administration is sending more ‘No Match’ letters this year. What steps should you take if you receive one? MORE >>

Recycle Your Green Waste Or Else

An increasing number of cities are threatening to fine landscape companies that are not complying with a 2014 California law mandating increased recycling of landscape and pruning waste. MORE >>

Last Landscape Industry Certification Hands-On Test Successful

The CLCA Certification Committee celebrated the last hands-on Landscape Industry Certified Technician test in California April 6. The test was held at Cuyamaca College in San Diego, CA. MORE >>

New Foothill College Horticultural Training Site Honors Gachinas

After noting that there is a big difference between a classroom environment and actually working in the field of horticulture, long-time CLCA member and college instructor Frank Niccoli led the February 21 dedication of a new certificate program and hands-on horticultural training site at Foothill College. The site is named in honor of the late John Gachina and his wife Jaclyn Ishimaru Gachina, two long-time supporters of green industry education. MORE >>

Burns Elected President Of California Landscape Contractors Association

Elizabeth Burns of Zone 24 Landscaping, Inc. has been elected 2019 President of the California Landscape Contractors Association. MORE >>

Mike Baron Wins 2018 Allegiance Award, CLCA’s Top Honor

In recognition of his years of service and leadership, the California Landscape Contractors Association has presented Mike Baron with its Allegiance Award, the association’s most prestigious honor. MORE >>

We Have Lift-Off! New Website Launched

Same great association, but snazzy new website. Built to be very fast, and very secure. Click a few links — we think you’ll enjoy what you find. MORE >>