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How to help your local community keep the lights on

The United States Department of Energy has put out an invitation to volunteer in your area.In the last year, more than 1.1 million volunteers have been deployed to more than 50 million households.In that time, they’ve worked to make our homes more energy efficient, save energy and reduce carbon emissions.But when you’re helping someone out,

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Volunteer welding jobs in San Jose get ‘vastly more’ in 2016

Volunteer welding is a relatively new industry in San Francisco, but it’s getting bigger, and its expanding rapidly.In the first quarter of 2016, the number of volunteer welders in San José County jumped from 2,717 to 3,971, according to the San Jose Mercury News.That’s up from 1,907 in the first half of last year.That means