A fig tree that’s nearly as old as the City of Los Angeles has finally met its end. The tree snapped during a line dance performance for the 2019 Los Angeles Lantern Festival on March 2.
The City of Milpitas is currently searching for its new Fire Chief. Located at the southern tip of the San Francisco Bay, Milpitas is a progressive community that is an integral part of the Silicon Valley. With a diverse resident population of 75,521, the City of Milpitas sees each of the 339 full-time employees as committed to accomplishing the community’s vision by providing fiscally sound, superior services. The Fire Department is dedicated to providing quality and responsive service for the Milpitas community, preserving life, property, and the environment. The City is seeking a strong leader and experienced fire management professional to serve as its new Fire Chief. The Fire Chief will have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in fire science, public or business administration or management, and twelve (12) years of broad experience in all phases of municipal fire suppression and prevention work, including five (5) years in a responsible management capacity. The possession of a California State Chief Officer Certification, California State Fire Chief Certification, or National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Certification are highly desirable. The annual salary range for the Fire Chief is $167,780.08-$234,892.06; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications and experience. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at www.bobmurrayassoc.com. Please contact Mr. Regan Williams at (916) 784-9080 should you have any questions. Filing deadline is August 3, 2018.
Governor Gavin Newsom is giving cities and counties four years until his threats to withhold transportation funding comes into effect.