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How to deal with annoying coworkers | Bad habits and backstabbers

How to deal with annoying coworkers | Bad habits and backstabbers

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We're on week three of annoying coworkers! We've already covered the downer, the bulldozer, the oversharer, and the eager beaver. Today's topic: people with annoying bad habits and backstabbers.

Bad Habits


  • Smelly
  • Loud chewer
  • Hums, whistles, or talks to themselves
  • Foot-tapper
  • Loud phone talker

How to deal with annoying coworkers | Oversharers and eager beavers

How to deal with annoying coworkers | Oversharers and eager beavers

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In part 2 of the annoying coworkers series, we're going to tackle oversharers and eager beavers.

The Oversharer


  • Offers unsolicited personal information
  • Inappropriate conversation or behavior (often sexual or flirtatious)
  • Sometimes also a downer
  • Spends a lot of time talking rather than working

American Public Works Association Honors Elk Grove’s Cedar Kehoe as Manager of the Year

American Public Works Association Honors Elk Grove’s Cedar Kehoe as Manager of the Year

The American Public Works Association (APWA) Sacramento Chapter recognized Cedar Kehoe as one of three outstanding individuals who represented the best management professionals in public works for 2011 at an annual awards dinner on Thursday, May 19. 

Before starting her current position as program manager with the City of Elk Grove six years ago, Kehoe was the general manager at the San Francisco Solid Waste Transfer Station.  She was instrumental in the development of the nation’s first Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility and managed the recycling of 59 percent of the waste received at the facility. 

“Cedar inspires excellence and dedication in the public sector,” said APWA Sacramento Chapter President Matt Brogan.

Elk Grove Chamber presents Small Business Expo

Elk Grove Chamber presents Small Business Expo

The Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce presents the 2nd Annual Elk Grove Small Business Expo, Wednesday, May 11th from 8:00am to 5:00pm at the Wackford Complex in Elk Grove.

JB Radiator Specialties Inc. holding May 6 job fair

JB Radiator Specialties Inc. holding May 6 job fair

JB Radiator Specialties Inc. is a diversified manufacturer of engine cooling, oil cooling, and air cooling products.

JBRS is one of the largest, technologically advanced metal fabrication heat exchange manufacturers in the Western United States and are corporate headquarters is right here in Sacramento!

Elk Grove sports complex workshop set for May 4

Elk Grove sports complex workshop set for May 4

ELK GROVE - A Special City Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 4 for a workshop to provide information and gather feedback about a future sports complex in Elk Grove. The meeting will begin with a reception at 6 p.m. and the workshop starting at 6:30 p.m., at the city council chambers located at Laguna Palms Way.

The Elk Grove City Council provided direction in March on the layout concept of the future Elk Grove Civic Center, including a sports complex. This public workshop will allow participants to assist in establishing a vision for a future sports complex and provide input into what amenities the complex may include. The meeting will also include a panel discussion from various Elk Grove sports leagues.

For more information, contact the city manager's office at (916) 478-2201. 

First Elk Grove Tweet Up a community success

First Elk Grove Tweet Up a community success

ELK GROVE - Local bloggers, business owners and residents gathered together Thursday evening to celebrate the area's first "Elk Grove Tweet Up & Community Meet Up" event at Strikes Bowling on Laguna Boulevard.

The event brought together folks who may have interacted with each other on Twitter, Facebook, Elk Grove Online or other social media websites, in efforts to meet face-to-face in a fun, interactive environment.

Using Twitter hashtag #elkgrovetweetup, participants Tweeted about the experience, organized by co-founders Rodney Blackwell (@ElkGroveCA) and Krista Guerrero (@getkdm).

"Met some great people last night at #elkgrovetweetup thx to @ElkGroveCA for hosting," Tweeted @ThatGirl_D.

Explore Sacramento, an online informational website about what's new and happening in Sacramento, Tweeted "Met