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Steve’s Imports in Portland, OR, offers import auto repair, restoration, collision and performance improvements.

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 18:26

CA Teen Finds Self-Discipline, Motivation in Auto Repair Work

Written by Jenna Hunt, The Desert Trail

Virtual education is the key to success for Israel Ruiz as he strives to overcome challenging health hurdles he has faced since birth.

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 21:28

Truck Hits Herd of Elk on U.S. 26 Near North Plains, OR

Written by Rachael Rafanelli and Christine Pitawanich, KGW

The driver of a pickup truck hit a herd of elk the morning of Jan. 4 near North Plains, OR, on U.S. 26.

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 19:58

OR Audit Targets DEQ's Air Quality Permit Backlog

Written by Staff, KTVZ NewsChannel 21

Secretary of State Dennis Richardson released an audit Jan. 3 of the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s Air Quality Permitting Program, finding a "significant" processing backlog that needs addressing.

In November, Kurt Money of Shotwell's Auto Body in Petaluma, CA, was named the I-CAR Platinum/ASE Master Collision Repair and Refinish Technician of the Year for 2017 for the second time by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. 

Monday, 08 January 2018 21:41

Auto Shops Play Role in Math, Science Education in CA Schools

Written by Carolyn Jones, EdSource

Thirty years ago, auto shop was as much a part of California high schools as frog dissection, typing classes and Friday night football.

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