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California GC Builds Construction Tech Program by Kathy Price-Robinson Today's lack of skilled construction labor is like miserable, wet weather — everyone's complaining, but nobody's doing anything about it. There's always the time-honored method of getting into construction — arrange to be born into the family of a craftsman or a general contractor. But many of the hands-on training methods past generations took for granted, such as union apprentice programs, have gone the way of single-pane windows. All this tends to make GCs and their subs wonder, "Where will I find my workers in the future?" One place to look is your local community college. If the school has a vocational bent, you might be lucky enough to