This year’s Father’s Day may look a little different than in years past, given that more dads are now working from home, many have dealt with employment challenges, and some have even taken on the role of overseeing their kids’ remote learning. In fact, one recent Harvard study reports that a majority of dads (70%) feel they grew closer to their children during the pandemic.
ValleyGuard, our virtual guard monitoring service, is an outstanding alternative to traditional video surveillance for licensed cannabis businesses in Southern California. If you’re a legal cannabis entrepreneur, here are some reasons to consider making ValleyGuard part of your cannabis business security regimen.
Despite having no connection to retail business, criminal activity near office complexes is becoming more common in California. One recent example is the tragic shooting in downtown Sacramento on April 3. However, there are lower profile cases of vandalism, intrusion and other crimes near office buildings throughout Southern California. All things considered, it’s a risky time to operate an office complex.
Theft prevention is a must for all retail industries, but a deep need for better business security tools exists in the rental industry as well. If rental equipment theft is a concern for you, the information here may be helpful as you weigh your business security options and learn more about services like remote video monitoring.
Remote guard video monitoring, also known as virtual guard monitoring, is quickly growing as a more dynamic alternative to traditional video surveillance. This makes it a perfect security solution for cannabis businesses, which are constantly at risk of being targeted by thieves. If you own a licensed cannabis operation in Southern California, here are some of the advantages we can offer you with ValleyGuard, our virtual guard monitoring service.
Virtual guard monitoring is one of the fastest-growing security solutions available to commercial and government properties. Business owners, building administrators and security managers are quickly waking up to the benefits of this innovative service. Here are some of the questions they ask most frequently.
Catalytic converter theft has become so common that California lawmakers have drafted a bill, SB 919, that will require both new and used auto dealerships to place a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) stamp on each catalytic converter on their premises before a vehicle is sold. The bill also specifies that metal recyclers would only be allowed to buy catalytic converters with these VIN numbers on them; meanwhile, recyclers would be required to keep records of sale that could be accessed by police departments.
Los Angeles Unified is the country’s second-largest school district, and yet it employs fewer than 300 school police officers. With approximately 440,000 students enrolled, that roughly equates to one school police officer for every 1,500 students. The numbers don’t lie; our school police forces need supplemental security support. Fortunately, Valley Alarm can provide it with ValleyGuard, our remote guard video monitoring service that’s ideal for school campuses in Los Angeles.
The headlines don’t lie: The price of lumber has fluctuated greatly over the past year, hitting multiple peaks before quickly sinking as mortgage rates change. In just the past month, lumber prices have nearly tripled, only to crash again by 30% as the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate increased by 50 basis points over the new year.
COVID-19 has made an indelibly detrimental mark on the film and television production industry. In the Motion Picture Association’s most recent annual THEME Report, one of the most unfortunate details included the fact that movie theater releases have declined by 66% since the onset of the pandemic.