Monthly Archives May 2019

Intel announces plan to add 300-plus jobs in NM

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — The Intel manufacturing plant in Sandoval County will see a boost in hiring as the company continues to grow beyond its traditional PC and server businesses into data-rich markets, the company and Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced Tuesday.

Intel’s New Mexico facility. File photo.

Intel plans to expand its New Mexico workforce by more than 300 employees in 2019.

“Intel has long been a valuable community partner, and this is excellent news for New Mexico,” said Tiffany Avery, Sandoval Economic Alliance director of marketing and communications. “These are important, economic-base jobs for our community, and they positively impact the metro area and state as well. Jobs like these generate wealth, and additional jobs both directly and indirectly.”

Avery said SEA has worke...

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McDonald’s helps pave way for learning in Rio Rancho

Clemy Garza, seated at right in the front, beams as “English Under the Arches” graduates gathered to receive their certificates of completion and hold two generous checks written by Clemy and her father, Julian, franchise owners. (Gary Herron/Rio Rancho Observer)

No business that locates in Rio Rancho is mandated to be a good community partner, and there’s no law that it give back in any way, shape or form.

McDonald’s franchise owners Julian Garza and his daughter, Clemy, do those things anyway.

Remember when the commercials for the “hamburger joint” proclaimed, “At McDonald’s, we do it all for you”?

It seems they’re still trying.

The McDonald’s on NM 528 in Rio Rancho hosted a graduation ceremony on April 11 for 39 “English Under the Arches” (EUA) graduates.

The 39 celebrants, McDonald’s ...

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