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U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

AMP SoCal : Cárdenas, Southern Calif. Reps Push For Manufacturing Jobs In Southern California

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) led several of his fellow Southern California Representatives in supporting...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles)

California 'X-Prize' Bill Clears Committee – Gatto's Legislation Would Offer Prize for Innovative Ideas to Streamline State Government

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California took one small step today in what could be a giant leap for good-government advocates, passing Assemblyman Mike...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. State Assembly Arts and Entertainment Committee Green Lights the Film and Television Job Creation Act by Bocanegra and Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- AB 1839, the California Film and Television Job Retention and Promotion Act of 2014 passed the Assembly Arts, Entertainment,...
L.A. Mayor Garcetti

L.A. Mayor Garcetti names Ken Ziffren to Manage Entertainment Industry Initiatives

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday appointed Ken Ziffren to be his chief advisor on motion picture and...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cardenas Meets with Local Business Leaders for National Association of Manufacturers Congressional Dialogue series

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) participated in the National Association of Manufacturers Congressional Dialogue series Monday,...

Food Philippines makes its way to 2014 Winter Fancy Food Show with finest organic and specialty foods and beverages

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry, through the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions, and the Philippine Trade and Investment Centers in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles, is gearing up for the Philippine participation at the 2014 Winter Fancy Food Show on January 19-21, 2014.
Lee and Mewawalla Nov 2013

First San Francisco Entrepreneurship-in-Residence Program in Collaboration with The White House Announces Finalists for 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Inspired by President Obama's call, "We've got to have the brightest minds to help solve our biggest challenges,"...
Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi

Stakeholders agree that the Aerospace Industry is critical to California's economy and additional resources are needed

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi (D-Torrance), joined by Michael Rossi, Senior Advisor for Jobs and Business Development for Governor Brown,...
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SF Mayor Lee Launches Nation’s First Living Innovation Zone

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee, as part of Innovation Month, officially opened the nation’s first...
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SF Mayor Ed Lee Launches New Microloan Pilot Program for San Francisco to Invest In Neighborhood Commercial Districts

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week, S.F. Mayor Ed Lee announced the launch of the StepAheadSF Microloan Pilot Program, a new...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

California Film and Tax Credit Legislation to be Crafted by Assembly and Senate Appropriations Chairs

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) and Senator Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) announced today that they will introduce...
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Signs Bill to Increase Minimum Wage in California

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Acting to help California’s working families, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed AB 10 by Assemblymember...
SF Mayor Edwin Lee

San Francisco's EIR program offers opportunities for government and Calif. startups to collaborate

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to an announcement from the S.F. Mayor's Office of Civic Participation today, San Francisco’s first entrepreneurship-in-residence (EIR)...
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SF Mayor Lee Breaks Ground on New Ocean Avenue Housing Project for Low Income Families and Transitional-Age Youth

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee with District 7 Supervisor Norman Yee, the Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center, Mercy...
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SF Mayor Lee Announces Filming of New HBO Series 'Looking' in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and HBO announced the signing of a lease for stage and...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Resolution on International Wage Parity Adopted by California Legislature, Protect American Jobs and Industries, Stop Outsourcing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, the California State Senate overwhelmingly adopted a resolution authored by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) that directs...
Calif Gov Brown

Gov. Brown, Senate President pro Tempore and Assembly Speaker Support Raising California Minimum Wage

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg and Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez...
Assemblyman Ken Cooley

Calif. Assembly Select Committee Pursues Revitalizing Established California Communities

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, Assemblyman Ken Cooley chaired the first hearing of the Assembly Select Committee on Community and Neighborhood Development....

San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board helps S & S Trucking deliver skilled employees

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- When S & S Trucking expanded its warehouse operation to Ontario, it needed to hire skilled employees to open the new location. The expert recruiters at the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) referred two qualified candidates to S & S Trucking as well as provided On-the-Job training funds. These two candidates were hired and have since been promoted. Today they oversee the entire operation as assistant managers.

San Bernardino County's Sandy Harmsen to lead California Workforce Association for second term

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board today announced that executive director, Sandy Harmsen, was elected Chair of the California Workforce Association's Executive Committee. Harmsen will be serving her second term in this role.

San Bernardino training and employment assistance no-cost program offers mentorship, work experience, and skills training for youths 17-21

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board today announced that it is accepting applications for its 2013 youth training and employment assistance program. The program has 503 openings for youth ages 17 to 21.

Desert Cities Dialysis gets help from San Bernardino Workforce Programs saving employer $7,000 in hiring and training costs

VICTORVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Desert Cities Dialysis needed to hire new employees; however all of its applicants were recent graduates who required extensive training. Manager Zabelle Cosson recognized that the County of San Bernardino's recruitment services and On-The-Job Training program could offset costs of finding and training the right people. The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board screened all applicants and referred the most qualified.
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown, Business Leaders and Workers Call for Action on Economic Development Plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. joined the region's business leaders and workers to call for action on...
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

S.F. Mayor Lee Announces Spotify Becomes Eleventh Tech Company to Move to the Central Market Neighborhood

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that four new businesses have signed leases in the Central Market...
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

S.F. Mayor Lee Announces New QB3 Biotech Incubator in Central San Francisco Waterfront

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week, Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) announced that QB3...
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) Ten-Year Capital Improvement Plan announced by SF Mayor Lee

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced a $4.1 billion capital improvement plan for San Francisco International Airport...
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

San Francisco Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.4 Percent in April 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee issued the following statement on San Francisco’s unemployment rate dropping to 5.4...
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

San Francisco Mayor Lee Announces Plans for New Apple Retail Store in Union Square

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Board of Supervisors President David Chiu announced plans for a new Apple...

County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board helps MedRevenu Inc grow with its no-cost On-The-Job training program

UPLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Back in 2012, MedRevenu, Inc. founder John Alvarez faced increasing demand for his company's services. This challenged MedRevenu's capacity; Alvarez had to turn business away. When the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board contacted Alvarez about its no-cost On-The-Job training program, he recognized that the program would be a valuable resource for expansion.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

Kicking off San Francisco's Small Business Week, SF Mayor Lee Announces New Loans to Boost Small Businesses

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced the launch of the "Emerging Business Loan Fund" which will make...
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

San Francisco Submits Bid to Host NFL Super Bowl L/LI in 2016/2017

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SF Mayor Edwin M. Lee today celebrated the submission of the San Francisco Bay Area regional bid in...
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SF Mayor Lee Launches Summer Jobs + 2013 Initiative to Create Unprecedented 6,000 Jobs

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the United Way of the Bay Area - along with City...

Students learn about career opportunities at Y4 Youth Resource Event hosted by San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- At the April 27 Y4 Youth Resource Event hosted by the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board, Candice Fedrick took the stage to tell her story. Y4 stands for 'Why Youth? Why wait? Why now? Why not? Because the next generation is already here!' It is an event for at-risk youth to celebrate launching careers and advancing their education.
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Legislation to Help Businesses Get Started, Hire More Quickly in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Moving to help California businesses get started and hire more quickly, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Wednesday signed...
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Commits to Expanding Cooperation on Trade, Investment and Climate Change with China's Largest Provincial Economy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and GUANGZHOU, CHINA /California Newswire/ -- Today, the Governor's Office announces that on day six of California’s trade and investment mission to...
California Gov. Brown

California-China Office of Trade and Investment announced during Governor Brown's Visit to China

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- During his trip to China this week, and positioning California to attract a growing share of China’s massive foreign...
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Meets with China's Premier Li Keqiang

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and BEIJING, CHINA /California Newswire/ -- Further strengthening the bond between California and China, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. met with China's...
Calif. Governor Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Joins Ambassador Locke at U.S. Embassy Reception, Announces $1.5 Billion China-California Investment Deal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and BEIJING, CHINA /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. joined U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke, Chinese Vice Minister...
Credit Nova Wang

Calif. Gov. Brown and China Ministry of Commerce Partner to Boost Bilateral Trade and Investment

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and BEIJING, CHINA /California Newswire/ -- Kicking off California’s trade and investment mission to China, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. met with...

County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board surveys 1400 local businesses to identify trends in future hiring and growth

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board surveyed 1,400 local Calif. businesses to identify trends in future hiring and growth. The results indicated that companies are recovering and beginning to hire in the County's top demand industries: manufacturing, health care, transportation and logistics, energy and utilities, and construction.
Calif. Governor Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 29, 2013 to the California Workforce Investment Board

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Roberto Barragan, 52, of North Hills, has...
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Signs Compact with Wiyot Tribe

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed a tribal-state compact between the State of California and the Wiyot...
Assemblyman Jeff Gorell

Jobs Potential for a FAA UAV Test Site in California to be discussed at Assembly Select Committee on Aerospace

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo) stated today that he was very bullish on the job and commerce opportunities for...

Hi-Desert Medical Center Meets Staffing Needs with Help from San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Leveraging the Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County's On-the-Job Training program, the Hi-Desert Medical Center has recently added 6 full-time registered nurses and saved $25,000 in hiring and training costs.
Downtown Burbank Partnership

Downtown Burbank Announces 2013 Events Lineup including ARTS Festival, Car Classic, and Turkey Trot 5K/10K Run

BURBANK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, the Downtown Burbank Partnership is pleased to announce the dates for five key events in 2013. A...
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SF Mayor Lee Celebrates Phase One Completion of Pier 27 James R. Herman Cruise Terminal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee celebrated the completion of Phase One of the James R. Herman...

Northwest Pipe employees complete San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board process improvement program

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Employees of Northwest Pipe, a leading manufacturer of welded steel pipe, have completed the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (SBCWIB) process improvement program. Completion of this program has done more than increase employee productivity and safety, it has created new jobs.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SF Mayor Lee Announces Online Tool to Help Local Entrepreneurs Start, Stay and Grow in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Edwin M. Lee today launched an online tool to help new businesses navigate the City’s permitting and...
Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Gatto Appointed to Commission to Keep Film and Television Jobs in California

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) has been appointed to the California Film Commission (CFC). The Film Commission enhances...

San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board Recruits Unemployed Young Adults for @LIKE Project

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board is recruiting unemployed young adults, ages 18 to 24, for the launch of the Linking Innovation Knowledge and Employment project (@LIKE). @LIKE is a collaborative effort among three of the region's Workforce Investment Boards, San Bernardino, Riverside and Imperial Counties.

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