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Save water, save money

California is a state of extremes. Those who live in the Golden State know there are flood years and droughts, fiscal booms and fiscal busts. With the devastating economic effects of California's current drought, who doesn't want a plan that will save water and money? Proposition 1, known as the Water Bond, and Prop. 2, known as the Rainy Day Fund, provide help in both areas. Vote YES on Prop. 1 and Prop. 2.

Endorsement listLocal 3 Endorsements - Nov. 4, 2014

Get the endorsements for your state and district and make sure to vote in the Nov. 4 General Election.

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Click to read the articleLocal 3 recipes from 1972

As mentioned in the October issue of the Engineers News, we have some additional recipes to share with you.

From the late 1960s to the early 1970s, the yearly calendars included favorite recipes and historical union facts on the back of each month's photos. Read the story now!


Folsom Lake

California's Water Bond: What you need to know

The Water Bond or Prop. 1 on the Nov. 4 Ballot is a good beginning and will help address California's water crisis – and it means lots of jobs for us! Vote YES on Prop. 1! Get more details about the water bond now.

San Clemente DamSan Clemente Dam

Get even more info and pictures in this web exclusive on the removal of the San Clemente Dam. Read the story now!

click to read storyPAC Committee

Read more details about what your Political Action Committee (PAC) does and how important of a role they play. Read the story now!

September 24, 2014: Job Opening - Crane/CEO Instructor - Hydraulic, Lattice Boom, Tower Cranes and Overhead Crane a plus. Must also have ability to substitute and teach other earth moving equipment (i.e. Loader, Dozer, Scraper, Backhoe, Forklift, etc.). 10 years journey-level experience directly related to hydro, conventional, tower, truck cranes and heavy equipment operation, safety and testing. General knowledge of the construction industry required. Knowledge of ANSI and OSHA standards. Teaching and/or supervisory experience a plus. Applications, available at any district office or by clicking here must be submitted to Tammy Castillo, Director of Apprenticeship, at the Rancho Murieta Training Center by 5:00p.m. on Friday, October 17, 2014.

September 22, 2014: Did you miss this year's September Semi-Annual Meeting? Log on now to the Members-Only website to review Business Manager Russ Burns' slideshow that was presented at the Semi-Annual.

New California Training Center begins moving dirt

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Russ BurnsAug. 22, 2014: Lawsuit Update
Court issues favorable ruling for Local 3

Visit the Members Only website to read a statement from the union with a link to the full decision of the court regarding this latest favorable ruling. Log in now. Not registered? Members in good standing can register for the Members Only website by Clicking here.

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