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January 16

Marketing Committee at 11am

Chamber Boardroom


January 16

Ribbon Cutting at 3pm

Palm Springs Library

300 S. Sunrise Way 


January 16

Ribbon Cutting at 4pm

Design Pure + Simple

301 N. Palm Canyon Drive


January 17

Board Meeting at 8am

Chamber Boardroom


January 22

Ribbon Cutting at 3pm

Golf with Freedom

28555 Landau Blvd 

Cathedral City


January 22

After Hours Mixer at 5pm


155 S Palm Canyon Drive 


 Lead$ Lunches

Tuesdays (Jan 22, 29) at Noon

Rock Garden Bar & Grill

777 S Palm Canyon Drive 


Palm Springs Chamber 

Executive Board


Andrew Starke, President

Palm Springs Power Baseball Club


Tim Ellis, Past President

Palm Mountain Resort and Spa


Ulrich McNulty, President Elect

Schlecht, Shevlin & Shoenberger


John Dahlin, Treasurer

Maryanov, Madsen, Gordon & Campbell


James Canfield, Vice President

Palm Springs Convention Center


David Gandolfo, Vice President

Palm Springs Airport Self Storage


Jerry Noonan, Vice President

Fisherman's Market & Grill


Ken Wheat, Vice President

Desert Regional Medical Center

for hosting wonderful 
Chamber Mixers!
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Drop off your updated Rack Cards and To Go Menus to the Chamber Office at 190 W Amado Road in Palm Springs.
Annual Golf Tournament

Friday, March 22
1pm Shotgun

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Palm Springs Chamber 

Board of Directors


Ryan Brown, Classic Party Rentals


Mary Jardin, The Palm Springs Follies


Mike Keane, Groove Marketing


Martin Massiello, Eisenhower Medical Center


Joel Ontiveros, Airport Quick Car Wash


Aftab Dada, Hilton Palm Springs


Jeff Grubbe, Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians


Keith McCormick, Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions


Michael McGlashan, Las Casuelas Terraza


Tammy Perezchica, Canyon Commercial Services, Inc.


David Portener, TravelHost Magazine


Email your logo (in .jpg format) 
and we'll upload it to our online
Business Directory. 
Also a good time 
to update your business description 
(up to 25 words) seen online at: 
Send updated info to Lisa:

AAA Travel - Automobile Club of Southern California

Shana Perettie

300 S. Farrell Drive

Palm Springs CA 92262

(760)318-2303 www.AAA-Calif.com


AES Wind Generations

Cinda English

19435 Ruppert Street

North Palm Springs CA 92258

(760)329-6431 www.aes.com


Airport Quick Car Wash

Joel F. Ontiveros

4144 E. Ramon Rd.

Palm Springs CA 92264




American Medical Response Corp.

Wayne Ennis

1111 Montalvo Way

Palm Springs CA 92262

(760)883-5010  www.amr.net


Bank of Southern California

Christy Majors

333 N. Palm Canyon Drive, #102

Palm Springs CA 92262

(760)325-7520 www.banksocal.com


Cabazon Outlets

Caroline Thalasinos

48750 Seminole Dr. Ste 100

Cabazon CA 92230




Camelot Theatres

& Camelot Int'l Cafe

Jeremy Proctor

2300 E. Baristo Road

Palm Springs CA 92262




Center for Orthodontics

Dr Mina Narula

71949 Highway 111, Suite 200

Rancho Mirage CA 92270




Club Trinidad Resort

Art Brigman

1900 E. Palm Canyon Dr

Palm Springs CA 92264




Courtyard by Marriott

Vanessa Perera

1300 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way

Palm Springs CA 92262




Desert Adventures

Robert Schneider

74-794 Lennon Place, Suite B

Palm Desert CA 92260

(760)340-2345 www.red-jeep.com


Desert Art Center Inc

Sally Hedberg

550 N. Palm Canyon Dr.

Palm Springs CA 92262




Desert Lexus

Ed Atwood

68068 Kyle Road

Cathedral City CA 92234

(760)321-5750 www.desertlexus.com


Desert Oasis Healthcare

Sharon Walters

275 N. El Cielo Rd

Palm Springs CA 92262

(760)320-8814 www.mydohc.com


Desert Regional Medical Center

Ken Wheat

1150 N. Indian Canyon Dr

Palm Springs CA 92262

(760)323-6511 www.desertregional.com


Desert Water Agency

David K. Luker

1200 S. Gene Autry Trail

Palm Springs CA 92264

(760)323-4971 www.dwa.org


Doral / Desert Princess Resort Palm Springs

Elie Zod

67967 Vista Chino

Cathedral City CA 92234




Eisenhower Medical Center

Maria Moses

39000 Bob Hope Drive

Rancho Mirage CA 92270

(760)834-7903  www.emc.org

European Touch Custom Cabinets & Countertops

Samija Ajanic

19020 N. Indian Canyon Drive

Palm Springs CA 92258




Fey's Canyon Realtors

Julie Fey

1001 S. Palm Canyon Dr

Palm Springs CA 92264

(760)325-0905  www.feys.com


Forest Lawn - Cathedral City Funeral Directors

Cary Boisvert

69855 E. Ramon Road

Cathedral City CA 92234

(760)328-3112  www.forestlawn.com


Garcia Insurance Inc

Joseph A. Garcia

2099 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way

Palm Springs CA 92262

(760)320-1111 www.garciains.com


Glory to God Ministries

Randy Brodhagen

67399 E. Palm Canyon Drive

Cathedral City CA 92234

(760)321-5222 www.glorytogod.org


Hyatt Regency Suites Palm Springs

David Rijos

285 N. Palm Canyon Dr

Palm Springs CA 92262




Jensen's Finest Foods /

Smoketree Commons

Todd Hodges

2465  E. Palm Canyon Drive,  Bldg. 7

Palm Springs CA 92264

(760)325-8282  www.jensensfoods.com


Keller Williams Realty

Alvin Fuchs

70005 Mirage Cove Dr

Rancho Mirage CA 92270

(760)219-1504 www.alvintherealtor.com


Lloyd Pest Control

Howard Jacobs

19020 N. Indian Canyon Dr, # 2-K

N. Palm Springs CA 92258

(760)460-1181 www.BadBugs.com


Lori E. Weigant, CPA

400 S. Farrell Drive, Ste #B-200

Palm Springs CA 92262

(760)327-5674 www.lweigantcpa.com


LSA Associates, Inc.

Lyn Calerdine

901 E.Tahquitz Canyon Way Ste. B-200

Palm Springs CA 92262

(760)416-2075 www.lsa-assoc.com


Lund & Guttry

Gary Dack

39700 Bob Hope Dr Ste 309

Rancho Mirage CA 92270

(760)568-2242    www.lundandguttry.com


Maracas Mexican Restaurant

Todd Flood

155 S. Palm Canyon Dr, Suite B1

Palm Springs CA 92262




Maryanov, Madsen, Gordon & Campbell

Steven T. Erickson, CPA

801 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Ste. 200

Palm Springs CA 92262

(760)320-6642 www.mmgccpa.com


Michael S Kahn, Attorney at Law

2825 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way  Ste 202

Palm Springs CA 92262



Miracle Springs Resort & Spa

Sandy Vrabel

10625 Palm Drive

Desert Hot Springs CA 92240




O'Donnell Golf Club

Sally Mahoney

301 N. Belardo Rd

Palm Springs CA 92262




Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Lena Zimmerschied

1 Tramway Rd

Palm Springs CA 92262

(760)325-1449 www.pstramway.com


Palm Springs Cyclery, Inc.

Chris Cross

611 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Ste 24

Palm Springs CA 92264

(760)325-9319 www.pscyclery.com


Palm Springs Disposal Services

Rick Wade

4690 E. Mesquite Ave

Palm Springs CA 92264




Palm Springs Florist Inc

Jordan Hall

894 N. Palm Canyon Dr

Palm Springs CA 92262




Palm Springs Motors Inc

Mike Beaty

69200 Highway 111

Cathedral City CA 92234




Palm Springs Nissan

Paul Connolly

68-177 Kyle Road

Cathedral City CA 92234




Palm Springs SunUp Rotary

Kevin Taylor

PO Box 558

Palm Springs CA 92263




Palm Springs Walk of Stars

Robert Alexander

PO Box 1156

Palm Springs CA 92263





Matt Fess

39-830 Portola,  Suite 1

Palm Desert CA 92260

(760)636-2462 www.paychex.com


Plaza Investment Company

Michael Pitts

115 S. Indian Canyon Drive

Palm Springs CA 92262

(760)325-1347 www.laplazaps.com


Prudential California Realty

Louise Hampton

2905 E. Tahquitz Canyon

Palm Springs CA 92262




Quality Inn - Palm Springs

Art Flores

1269 E. Palm Canyon Drive

Palm Springs CA 92264

(760)323-2775 www.chmhotels.com

Randy Burke

601 Kuenzli Street, Reno NV 89502




Realty Rentals Palm Springs

Reagan Richter

515 N. Palm Canyon Dr,  Bldg. C

Palm Springs CA 92262




Renaissance Palm Springs

John Daw

888 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way

Palm Springs CA 92262




Sammy G's Tuscan Grill

Sal Zavala

265 S. Palm Canyon Drive

Palm Springs CA 92262




Savoury's Catering

Lynne Toles

611 S. Palm Canyon Dr, Ste. 7-442

Palm Springs CA 92264

(760)778-2740 www.savourys.com


Schlecht, Shevlin & Shoenberger

Daniel T. Johnson

801 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way  #100

Palm Springs CA 92262

(760)320-7161  www.ssslaw.com



Ned Roache

43100 Cook St., Suite 104

Palm Desert CA 92211

(760)773-6507  www.scorecv.org


Scott M Aaronson,  MD

1221 N. Indian Canyon Dr

Palm Springs CA 92262

(760)325-5255 www.saaronson.com


Spotlight 29 Casino

Marie Gonzales

46200 Harrison Place

Coachella CA 92236

(760)775-5566 www.spotlight29.com


Stater Bros. Markets

Adam Brown

1717 E. Vista Chino

Palm Springs CA 92262

(760)416-2551 www.staterbros.com


Sullivan's Steakhouse

Colby Hosking

73505 El Paseo, Suite 2600

Palm Desert CA 92260




Sun and Fun Vacation Rentals

Kirk Harris

1051 S. Palm Canyon Drive

Palm Springs CA 92264

(760)322-7961 www.sandFVR.com


Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort

Brandon Alexander

1885 Golf Club Dr

Palm Springs CA 92264



The Annenberg Retreat At Sunnylands

Mary Perry

37977 Bob Hope Dr

Rancho Mirage CA 92270




The Center (Golden Rainbow)

John O'Connor

611 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Suite 201

Palm Springs CA 92264

(760)416-7790 www.grcps.org


The City of Palm Springs

David H. Ready

3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way

Palm Springs CA 92263

(760)323-8299 www.palmspringsca.gov


The Curve Palm Springs

Jennifer Masten

333 E. Palm Canyon Drive

Palm Springs CA 92264




Virginia Waring International Piano Competition

Ann Greer

73-710 Fred Waring Drive, Suite 201

Palm Desert CA 92260

(760)773-2575 www.vwipc.org


Weingarten & Hough Insurance

Hunter Hough

610 S. Belardo Rd Ste 300

Palm Springs CA 92264

(760)325-2526  www.whinsurance.com


Wells Fargo Bank

John Paul Heffington

543 S. Palm Canyon Drive

Palm Springs CA 92264

(760)416-3087 www.wellsfargo.com


Wessman Development Company

Michael Braun

555 S. Sunrise Way, Ste.200

Palm Springs CA 92264



Williams Properties

Gene & Ron Williams

4511 E. Sunny Dunes Rd Ste B

Palm Springs CA 92264



Zelda's Night Club

Mike McCormick

611 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Suite 16

Palm Springs CA 92264



January 2013 Newsletter
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President's Circle Sponsors
TOPPresident's Circle Sponsors

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New Members
Fast Forward Breakfast Meetings
Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings
2 New Discrimination Laws
State of the City Luncheon
CVB Achieves Marketing Accreditation
DRMC Recognized for Performance
Athena Awards 2012
Mixer at Matchbox
Past Ribbon Cuttings
Lead$ Lunches at Rock Garden
Travel with Us!
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Carlos Camacho Insurance ~ Carlos Camacho

 462 Village Square W, Palm Springs CA 92262 (760)327-3757


Casa De Frida ~ Kimberly Durkin 

450 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs CA 92264

(760)459-1681 www.casadefrida.com


Desert City Cab ~ Mabu Sarker

36-555 Bankside Dr, Cathedral City, CA 92234 

(760)328-3000 www.desertcitycab.com


Design Pure & Simple ~ Michael Thomas

301 N Palm Canyon Drive, Ste. 103, Palm Springs CA 92262

(760)322-3784, www.shopdesignpureandsimple.com


Dezart Performs ~ Michael Shaw

611 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Ste 7538, Palm Springs CA 92264

(760)322-0179 www.dezartperforms.com

European Touch Custom Cabinets & Countertops ~ Samija Ajanic

19020 N. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs CA 92258

(760)329-1133 www.europeantouchps.com


Gillespie's Air Conditioning ~ Jeff Gillespie

2303 Viminal Road, Palm Springs CA 92262

(760)779-1616 www.gillespiesair.com


Golf with Freedom Lesson CenterBrandon Richardson

31-200 Landau Blvd., Cathedral City CA 92234 

(541)954-7684 www.golfwithfreedom.com


Kenny Irwin Jr. Palm Springs Artist ~ Kenny Irwin Jr.

1077 E. Granvia Valmonte, Palm Springs CA 92262-6104 



Lake La Quinta Inn ~ Chris Chmielak

78120 Caleo Bay Drive, La Quinta CA 92253

(760)564-7332  www.lakelaquintainn.com


Miro's Restaurant ~ Miro Terzic

1555 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs CA 92264

(760)323-5199 www.mirospalmsprings.com


Palm Springs Animal Hospital ~ Peter Henein

4771 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs CA 92264 



Palm Springs Cultural Center ~ Michael Green & Paul Palodichuk

2100 E. Tahquitz Canyon, Palm Springs CA 92262

(760)880-4921 www.thepalmspringsculturalcenter.org


Palm Springs Masonic Lodge #693 ~ Luther Wood

450 S. Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs CA 92262

(760)327-6693 http://www.palmspringsmasons.org/contact-lodge-693.html 


Palm Springs Vacation Home Rentals ~ Bill Hunt

40R Merrimac Street, Newburyport MA 01950 (800)710-2755 



Random Haus Palm Springs ~ Paul Caudell

588 E. San Lorenzo Road, Palm Springs CA 92264

(855)341-0784 www.randomhauspalmsprings.com


Senior Living Options of the Desert ~ Rick Peterson

PO Box 5795, Palm Springs CA 92263

(760)322-0322 http://www.securecaresolutions.com/


Spectrum Business Solutions, LLC ~ John M. Diviggiano

363 Andorra Way, Cathedral City CA 92234

(760)328-9983 www.spectrumbusinesssolutions.biz


Stone Brewing CompanyLindsey Sylvester

1999 Citracado Pkwy., Escondido CA 92029 

(760)471-4999 www.stonebrew.com


Sunnyvale Garden Suites Hotel ~ Tony Naraval

73843 Sunnyvale Drive, Twentynine Palms CA 92277

(760)361-3939 www.sunnyvalesuites.com


Two Springs RV Resort ~ Mark Abercrombie

14200 N. Indian Canyon Drive, N. Palm Springs CA 92258

(760)251-6162 www.twospringsrv.com


Western Dental ~ Jacqueline Hernandez

555 S. Sunrise Way,  Ste 400, Palm Springs CA 92264

(714)571-3656 www.westerndental.com

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Starting in March, the Palm Springs Chamber will sponsor quarterly meetings to update our Chamber members on important City issues.  


Representatives from Palm Springs will give you a Quick Look at Business in the Valley.  These important updates will come personally from representatives such as: City Manager David Ready, Police Chief Al Franz and Fire Chief John Allen.



First breakfast meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 5th from 8:00am - 9:30am at the Spa Resort Hotel.  Reservations and details will be available soon on our website. 

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Palm Springs Library - Wed, January 16 at 3pm

300 S. Sunrise Way , Palm Springs

Design Pure + Simple  - Wed, January 16 at 4pm

301 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs


Golf with Freedom  - Tues, January 22 at 3pm

28555 Landau Blvd, Cathedral City

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Two New Discrimination Laws Mean Changes 
for Policies, Posters



            How will Discrimination and harassment laws passed this year affect employer requirements?



            Employers will need to change notices, postings and employee handbook policies related to discrimination and harassment prevention to reflect the changes specified by AB 1964 and AB 2386. Continue Reading Here


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State of the City 2013
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Great Palm Springs CVB Achieves International Marketing Accreditation

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The Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) announced today that it has been awarded accreditation from the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP), the industry-wide accreditation program designed to recognize destination marketing organizations (DMOs) that meet or exceed industry standards. Continue Reading Here.


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Desert Regional Medical Center recognized in California Awards for Performance Excellence 

for second consecutive year


For the second year in a row, Desert Regional Medical Center has been recognized for its commitment to continuous improvement and business leadership in the California Awards for Performance Excellence (CAPE.)  

The award program, which emulates the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, recognizes organizations that demonstrate superior performance in seven key business areas including leadership; strategic planning; customer and market focus; measurement, analysis and knowledge management; workforce focus; process management; and results.  Continue Reading Here.  

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Barbara Sinatra, Annette Bloch and Melissa Desmarais!

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Palm Springs Air Museum






The Curve
Casa de Frida

Twin Palms Bistro

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Lead$ Lunch January 2013
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Your business will be automatically entered into a Raffle for a FREE
Business Card sized E-newsletter advertisement when you 

Like us on Facebook    from now until January 31. 

Image courtesy of Amado / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

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DMAP is an international accreditation program developed by the Washington, DC based Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI).  In earning the DMAP accreditation, DMOs communicate to their community, buyers and potential visitors that they have achieved a significant measure of excellence. 


"This is an important milestone for our organization and Greater Palm Springs as a destination," said Scott White, President and CEO, Greater Palm Springs CVB.  "We are honored to be recognized in the destination marketing community for providing outstanding services in accordance with international standards and benchmarks in this field."


"By applying for and receiving DMAP accreditation, the Greater Palm Springs CVB has demonstrated a commitment to quality programs and services," said Shelly Green, DMAP Board Chair.  "Earning DMAP accreditation tells the community and potential visitors that your DMO has attained a measure of excellence assuring that their trust is well placed and their business in good hands."


To become accredited a DMO is required to provide evidence of compliance with 58 mandatory standards and 30 voluntary standards. The standards set by DMAP cover a wide variety of topics including governance, finance, management, human resources, technology, visitor services, group services, sales, communications, membership, brand management, destination development, research/market intelligence, innovation, and stakeholder relationships.


About DMAP

DMAP is an independent international accreditation body and a leader in defining quality and performance issues in destination marketing.  For information about DMAP visit www.destinationmarketing.org.


About Greater Palm Springs CVB

The Greater Palm Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is the official tourism agency for the entire Coachella Valley, providing sales, marketing and promotional efforts targeted to potential leisure and convention group markets.


The CVB serves more than 1,300 business partners throughout Riverside County's nine-city region of Palm Springs, Desert Hot Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta, Indio and Coachella.


Tourism in Greater Palm Springs generates over $5 billion in business sales, and contributes an estimated $450 million in state and local taxes and $343 million in federal taxes. One in four jobs is sustained by the tourism industry, amounting to over 43,000 jobs with an associated income of $1.25 billion.  Greater Palm Springs welcomes an estimated 11.5 million day and overnight visitors each year. (*Economic Impact statistics are based on a 2011 research study conducted by Tourism Economics - An Oxford Economics Company)For information about Greater Palm Springs visit www.palmspringsoasis.com.


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For 2012, Desert Regional received a Silver-level Eureka Award. The Eureka is one of three tiers of awards bestowed by the California Council for Excellence. The other tiers include the California Prospector Award and the California Challenge Award. The Eureka award most closely emulates the Baldridge program, considered one of the most rigorous reviews of business competitiveness. In 2011, the hospital was awarded the Bronze Eureka in its first-ever application.


"We are excited to be awarded the Silver Eureka because it means the judges for CAPE recognize that we have advanced from last year in our commitment to continuous improvement," said Carolyn Caldwell, president and chief executive officer for Desert Regional Medical Center. "Our staff, physicians and management team strive for excellence in clinical quality and smart business leadership every day. I am particularly proud of our quality team, who worked so hard on this process."

The Quality Team is led by Sandy Martin, director of clinical quality improvement, and Dave King, quality analyst. The CAPE Award recipients will be honored at the 19th Annual Best Practices and Awards Conference, which will be held on Feb. 4 and 5, 2013 at the Irvine Marriott.

The CAPE Awards are organized by the California Council for Excellence. Founded in 1992, the California Council for Excellence is a nonprofit educational foundation dedicated to helping California-based organizations achieve world-class results through the principles and criteria of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. The organization oversees programs such as CAPE and California Team Excellence Awards (CTEA), as well as the Governor's Award for Excellence and the United States Productivity Award. CAPE honors California's leading organizations in seven areas: large and small service, education, health care, non-profit, government and military.

Congress established the Malcom Baldrige Award program in 1987 to recognize U.S. organizations for their achievements in quality and to raise awareness about the importance of performance excellence as a competitive edge.

Desert Regional Medical Center is a comprehensive health care institution that includes a 387-bed hospital, which is home to the Coachella Valley's only designated trauma center and its only Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The medical center is recognized for its Comprehensive Cancer Center, Institute for Clinical Orthopedics and Neurosciences (ICON) and offers outpatient medical imaging at both its Palm Springs campus and its satellite facility in La Quinta. Desert Regional has received recognition for programs in Advanced Congestive Heart Failure and been named an Advanced Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, the nation's leading hospital accrediting body.

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Laws Back to Top
for Policies, Posters (continued)

Religious Dress/Grooming


AB 1964 amends Government Code Sections 12926 and 12940 and clarifies that the Fair Employment and Housing Act's (FEHA) discrimination protections and reasonable accommodation requirements cover religious dress practices and religious grooming practices.


As stated in the analysis of the bill, the intent is to "provide clarity and ensure that all religions receive equal protection under the law." The added language states:

  • "Religious Dress Practice" is construed broadly to include the wearing or carrying of religious clothing, head or face coverings, jewelry, artifacts and any other item that is part of the observance by an individual of his or her religious creed.
  • "Religious Grooming Practice" is also to be construed broadly and includes all forms of head, facial and body hair that are part of the observance by an individual of his or her religious creed.

Importantly, the law specifies that an accommodation is "not reasonable" if the accommodation requires segregation of the individual from other employees or the public.


Employers are required to make reasonable accommodations unless an accommodation is an undue hardship. The amended statute clarifies that the "undue hardship" definition that applies to other types of discrimination, also applies to religious discrimination.


Breast Feeding


AB 2386 amends California Government Code Section 12926 and makes it clear that breast feeding is protected by law and discrimination on that basis is illegal.


The new legislation was enacted, in part, to reflect a decision by the Fair Employment and Housing Commission (FEHC) in 2009 in which an employee was terminated because she was nursing her baby during her lunchtime break.


The FEHC's decision was designated as having precedential authority, thus such discrimination is a violation of FEHA.


The amended Government Code definition of "sex" includes, but is not limited to:

  • Pregnancy or medical conditions related to pregnancy.
  • Childbirth or medical conditions related to childbirth.
  • Breastfeeding or medical conditions related to childbirth.

The rest of the definition of "sex" remains unchanged."Sex" also includes a person's gender identity and gender expression. "Gender Expression" means a person's gender-related appearance and behavior whether or not stereotypically associated with the person's assigned sex at birth.