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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.

San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Helps C-PAK Industries Inc. Hire the Right People at the Right Time

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- C-PAK Industries, Inc., a leading custom rotational molding company in San Bernardino, recently expanded its team by hiring eight employees through the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board's On-the-Job Training program.
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

Calif. Governor Brown to Lead Trade and Investment Mission to The People's Republic of China

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he will lead a trade and investment mission to The People’s...
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

San Francisco Mayor Lee's Statement on SF Unemployment Rate Dropping to 6.5 Percent

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Friday (Jan. 18) issued the following statement on San Francisco's unemployment rate dropping...
Assemblyman Jeff Gorell

Calif. State and Local Officials Join Local Chambers of Commerce to Unveil Plans for Oxnard / Port Hueneme Enterprise Zone

OXNARD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Speaking together in a joint press conference, state and local government officials joined community and business leaders today in...
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

S.F. Mayor Lee Announces Open Data Partnership with Yelp to Improve Public Health and Transparency

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Yelp CEO and Co-founder Jeremy Stoppelman announced at the U.S. Conference...

San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board helps Patton Sales Corporation Expand

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Patton Sales Corporation, a steel service center and manufacturer based in Ontario, has expanded its business, the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced today. Two years ago, Patton Sales Corp. was in danger of laying off employees.
Assemblyman Jeff Gorell

Gold Team California Attracts Major 3-day Aerospace UAV Conference to Ventura County

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Office of Assemblyman Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo) announced today that he and Calif. Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, co-founders of the economic development effort "Gold Team California," will be hosting a 3-day conference on future civilian applications and job creation opportunities for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Non-military application of this technology is the fastest growing manufacturing sector in the global aerospace industry and expected to grow by 700% between 2012 and 2018.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SF Mayor Lee and Supervisor Chu Launch Invest in Neighborhoods Pilot to Protect Small Businesses

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and District 4 Supervisor Carmen Chu announced the launch of a new Invest in Neighborhoods pilot program called the Americans with Disabilities Act Small Business Assessment Program. The pilot will begin in District Four and will provide small businesses with an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) assessment report, a plan for compliance, and access to new grant funding and loan programs to make upgrades.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SF Mayor Lee Announces Landmark Local Hiring Agreement Between Golden State Warriors, Labor and Community to Build Waterfront Arena

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced an agreement between the Golden State Warriors, local building trades unions and community groups to hire a minimum number of San Francisco residents for the construction of a proposed basketball and performing arts venue on San Francisco’s waterfront.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SF Mayor Lee Launches TechSF Workforce Training Initiative to Train, Place 2,500 San Francisco Residents in High Tech Jobs

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Joined by dozens of high tech student trainees and representatives of San Francisco’s major technology companies, Mayor Edwin M. Lee launched TechSF – a citywide workforce initiative that aims to train and place 2,500 San Francisco residents from diverse backgrounds in high technology jobs over the next five years.
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa

L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa and Councilmember Huizar Announce Winner of Design Competition for 6th St. Bridge

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Villaraigosa today joined Councilmember Jose Huizar to announce that the architecture firm HNTB is the winner of the international design competition for the redesign of the 6th Street Bridge.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SF Mayor Lee Announces San Francisco to Submit Bid to Host Super Bowl 'L'

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced that San Francisco, in partnership with the San Francisco 49ers and a San Francisco Bay Area regional bid committee, will submit a formal bid to the National Football League (NFL) to host Super Bowl L in 2016.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SF Mayor Lee and President Chiu Announce New Open Data Legislation for San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday S.F. Mayor Lee and Board of Supervisors President David Chiu announced introduction of new Open Data legislation to strengthen San Francisco’s landmark Open Data initiatives, including the creation of a Chief Data Officer and encouraging the use of information for more efficient government services.
Senator Alex Padilla

Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Padilla Bill to Spur Job Creation in California – Incentivize Investment in Advanced Manufacturing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Jerry Brown today signed Senate Bill 1128 authored by State Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima). The bill will encourage investment, job creation and economic growth in California by allowing sales and use tax exemptions on the purchase of manufacturing equipment in the advanced manufacturing sector. The bill will go into effect on January 1, 2013.

California Opportunities Knocking Career and Entrepreneur Fair, October 4, 2012

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sponsored by the City of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board, the Opportunities Knocking Career and Entrepreneur Fair will be held at the National Orange Show Events Center on Thursday, October 4, 2012 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Closely Watched California Homemade Food Act Signed into Law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) Assembly Bill (AB) 1616, the California Homemade Food Act, was signed into law today. The California Homemade Food Act legalizes the sale of homemade, “non-potentially hazardous” foods by creating a two-tier system of “cottage food operations” based upon the point of sale
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SF Mayor Lee Announces Accelerator That Will Help Minority Entrepreneurs Break Into Tech Sector

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced that NewME Accelerator, an accelerator for businesses led by underrepresented minorities in the technology industry, moved to the Bayview. NewME signed a three-year lease at 1552 Yosemite Avenue and is housing their members on nearby on Third Street.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

S.F. Mayor Lee Signs San Francisco Transit Center District Plan

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Edwin M. Lee today signed the San Francisco Transit Center District Plan after the Board of Supervisors...
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa

L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Signs Ordinance Reforming Tax Structure for Auto Dealers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Villaraigosa on Monday signed a City ordinance exempting new car dealers from the City's gross receipts tax,...
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SF Mayor Lee and US Transportation Secretary LaHood Break Ground on New SFO Air Traffic Control Tower

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, Acting Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator...
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

San Francisco, China's NDRC Sign Agreement to Strengthen Ties in Sustainability

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that San Francisco signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the 3rd Annual...

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