The Daily Mash-Up

Tuesday, December 06, 2016 This Week's Paper
Regal Logistics opens new Fife warehouse

Regal Logistics has opened a 100,000-square-foot warehouse at its Fife headquarters Distribution Center and is hiring for all positions.

The facility grows Regal's total capacity to 1.4 million square feet of full-service warehousing in the Pacific Northwest, and its nationwide footprint to 2.4 million square feet in major logistics hubs across the country including Tacoma/Seattle, Los Angeles and Charleston.

“The new warehouse will meet growing customer demand in an expanding logistics market during our busiest season of the year, when Regal is distributing huge volumes… Read More

State Farm to hire 200 employees in Tacoma

State Farm plans to add more than 200 new employees in Tacoma this fall, and will host a career fair on Aug. 9 at Hotel Murano in downtown Tacoma.

State Farm also announced the starting pay for entry-level careers has been increased $2.26 an hour to $16 an hour.

“We’re seeking applicants for full and part-time positions in claims,” said Brad Hilliard State Farm Spokesman. “We provide opportunities and benefits that attract and retain talented individuals who provide service to our customers.”

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Tacoma Avenue South Bridge on Aug. 4

Join the City of Tacoma to commemorate the completion of the Tacoma Avenue South Bridge Rehabilitation Project at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 4, from 2 – 3 p.m. The ceremony will be held on the bridge located on Tacoma Avenue South between Center and South Delin streets.

The program will include a speech from Mayor Marilyn Strickland and project staff will be available to answer questions.

After a nearly 16 month closure, the City reopened the bridge this past June. The closure was necessary to reconstruct the bridge deck, guardrails, replace the girders… Read More

State AG files $100 million lawsuit against Comcast

Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a lawsuit against cable television and Internet giant Comcast Corporation in King County Superior Court, alleging the company’s own documents reveal a pattern of illegally deceiving their customers to pad their bottom line by tens of millions of dollars.

The lawsuit accuses the company of more than 1.8 million violations of Washington’s Consumer Protection Act, including misrepresenting the scope of its Service Protection Plan, charging customers improper service call fees and conducting improper credit screening practices.

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Save Tacoma Water files appeal for initiatives

The grassroots effort Save Tacoma Water has filed a notice of appeal in hopes of changing Pierce County Superior Court Judge Jack Nevin's decision that haulted their efforts to put ballot measures up for a vote that would require a vote on high-water using projects.

In filing this appeal, Save Tacoma Water seeks a hearing on its argument that the lower court’s decision was a violation of the people’s democratic rights including that of free speech, political speech, and a direct violation of the people’s fundamental right to local community self-government.

“The courts… Read More

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