Local 40 Gets Sunset Glenoaks Studios Camera Ready

Local 40 Gets Sunset Glenoaks Studios Camera Ready

By Oren Peleg On the site of an old gravel pit in the northern reaches of the San Fernando Valley, Local 40 members are wiring up a state-of-the-art soundstage facility to meet increasing demand for next generation production techniques. Though the project was first approved in 2015, shovels only hit the dirt in 2020 after…

Local 40’s Edgar Figueroa Named 2023 Journeyman Mentor of the Year

Local 40’s Edgar Figueroa Named 2023 Journeyman Mentor of the Year

Every weekday IBEW 40 Journeyman Electrician Edgar Figueroa drives more than 260 miles to work as a wireman, shop steward and mentor. The commute, which can creep close to three hours on the way home, doesn’t faze him. It would take a lot more to deter Figueroa from a mission that has defined his union…