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Construction Rock Star shares how a good coach can change your life

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Jan 15, 2020

SAN JOSE – As Rene Rascon will tell you, a good coach can change your life.
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Construction executive shares common bond with migrant children

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Dec 23, 2019

WATSONVILLE – The son of Mexican immigrants who labored in the fields and canneries, Graniterock Executive Vice President Henry Ramirez is sincere when he tells Watsonville High School students, “I’m just like you.”
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New law AB5

The new law AB5 is here. What's in store for the construction industry?

Posted by Kevin Jeffery on Dec 17, 2019

Governor Newsom signed AB 5 into law in September 2019.AB 5 is a broad, sweeping law that changes the bottom-line test for determining whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor in California.This new law has spawned a lot of rumors throughout the construction industry.
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Holiday spirit

Construction industry shows up strong for KSBW's Share Your Holiday

Posted by Graniterock on Dec 12, 2019

The annual Share Your Holiday collaboration between Graniterock, KSBW and the Salvation Army was an event for the record books.
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Home field advantage

Building the home field advantage for Pajaro Valley High School

Posted by Graniterock on Dec 10, 2019

WATSONVILLE – Pajaro Valley High School students will have something to cheer about when Graniterock construction crews cross the finish line on the nearly $15 million sports stadium in 2020.
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Share Your Holiday

Share Your Holiday fundraiser coming soon to help Central Coast families in need

Posted by Graniterock on Nov 11, 2019

Graniterock's annual holiday fundraiser with the Salvation Army Monterey Peninsula Corps and KSBW is Friday, Dec. 6 at our building materials design center in Seaside.
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Veterans Day Rock Star

Veteran's Day: What this construction foreman learned from time as Green Beret

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Nov 8, 2019

FREMONT – There was a moment on the grueling road to become a member of the U.S. Army’s Special Forces where Nick Garza almost caved, where the exercises designed to test pain, endurance and intelligence pushed him to the brink.
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Net zero energy

Graniterock takes the lead on sustainability with net zero energy headquarters

Posted by Jon Erskine on Oct 31, 2019

The PG&E bill at Graniterock's headquarters in Watsonville is about to go way down.
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Truckers plan AB5 protest

Independent truckers plan protest over state law AB5

Posted by Graniterock on Oct 31, 2019

Independent truckers from across our region plan to protest the new California law, known as AB5, aimed at regulating independent contractors. 
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The sign of a solid mixer truck driver

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Oct 15, 2019

SEASIDE – Risa Lock is more apt to remember your zodiac sign than your name.
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