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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Crittenton Services in Fullerton is a 501©3 nonprofit organization originally founded in 1966 to help unwed mothers. Since that time, Crittenton has expanded to serve hundreds of children, youth, and families in a multitude of programs.  We have two residential campuses in Fullerton, caring for abused or troubled teens, some of whom are pregnant or parenting. We have specialized programs for those ...read more
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
AtWork Personnel, the La Palma branch of AtWork Group, an award-winning national staffing franchise, recently celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony in conjunction with the North Orange County Chamber of Commerce. The event was held on November 14th at the AtWork Personnel, La Palma office.  “We are excited to have had such an outpouring of support from the local community ...read more
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
The City of Fullerton has selected Edward “Ted” White, AICP, as the new Director of Community Development. White is slated to begin employment on December 15, 2017. White replaces Karen Haluza, who held the position from December 2014 until May 2017.  The search for a replacement began in August with the recruiting firm Ralph Andersen & Associates. White has over 20 years of experience in ...read more
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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Today, November 16, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) announced that the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) committee approved $69 million in tax credits for 90 companies projected to create 6,236 jobs and make $1.2 billion worth of new capital equipment investments across California. View the complete list of approved companies and award amounts.   “The ...read more
Categories: Business Training, Legislative and Advocacy
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West announced today that SBA has approved more than $30 million in federal disaster loans for California businesses and residents impacted by wildfires in Butte, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Sonoma and Yuba counties that occurred Oct. 8-31, 2017.   According to Garfield, SBA has ...read more
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
​All employers will be required to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage reports, and payroll tax deposits to the Employment Development Department (EDD) beginning January 1, 2018. This requirement was already in place for employers with 10 or more employees.  All remaining employers are required to begin reporting and paying electronically with their 2018 payroll or as soon as they ...read more
Categories: Business Training, Chamber News, Legislative and Advocacy
Monday, November 13, 2017
North Orange County Chamber (NOCC) recently launched the North Orange County Chamber Political Action Committee (NOC imPACt) to support  pro-business candidates in local city council races. Advocating for positive economic growth in the region and to support local communities, NOC imPACt will begin working closely with local businesses to understand where they believe their cities can be more ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Legislative and Advocacy
Monday, November 13, 2017
North Orange County Chamber (NOCC) President & CEO, Theresa Harvey, was honored for her Outstanding Service in Business by the Fullerton College Foundation on Saturday at the Inaugural President's Gala.   "I'm humbled and honored to be recognized with the 2017 President’s Award for Outstanding Service in Business and grateful to all those who came to support me," said Harvey. Through her time ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, November 13, 2017
The City of Fullerton has achieved the level of Fit designation by Healthy Eating Active Living Cities (HEAL) and finalized the milestone with a proclamation at the City Council meeting on November 7th, 2017. Healthy Eating Active Living Cities Campaign is a partnership of the League of California Cities and the Public Health Advocates. Cities are recognized for adopting healthy eating and active ...read more
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Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Last week in this space we summarized the findings of the Third Annual CalChamber Poll, which found California voters generally anxious about the future. Voters are very concerned about the cost of living – especially as it might affect the ability of their children to live in California. They cite the cost of housing, taxes and crime as concerns that are not being adequately addressed by the ...read more
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Wednesday, November 08, 2017
The Fullerton Community Center will host the 3rd annual Burn the Bird Workout from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 23, 2017. The pre-registration deadline is Wednesday, November 22 with a cost of $10 per person, or $15 on the day of the workout. Advanced registration is highly recommended. This event is suitable for persons ages 13 and up. Out of town guests are welcome to attend. ...read more
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Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Friday, December 8, 2017 Fullerton Community Center hosts - 'Home Alone’ Merry Nite Dive-In. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with showtime and the movie begin at 6:15 .pm.  Santa Claus will drop in for a special photo session from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Bring a blanket for the family to sit on the lawn or relax while the kids work out their energy watching the film in the indoor swimming pool. The water ...read more
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Tuesday, November 07, 2017
California State University Chancellor Timothy White said today that California State University-Fullerton President Mildred García will be the next president of the Washington, D.C.-based American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). Garcia will leave Fullerton at the end of January. She became the seventh president in school history in June 2012. The association she will ...read more
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Monday, November 06, 2017
Throughout the months of November and December, Stater Bros. in conjunction with its charitable arm Stater Bros. Charities will be “Harvesting Hope“  in the valued communities Stater Bros. serves. All 171 Stater Bros. supermarket locations will provide four convenient ways for customers and employees to help their friends and neighbors in need this holiday season.“Bag of Hope” Donation Cards - ...read more
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Monday, November 06, 2017
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced fiscal year 2017 lending numbers showing increasing loan levels in small business lending through the 7(a) and 504 loan programs, as well as increases in lending to women, veterans and emerging  communities.  Nationally, SBA approved over 68,000 loans in the 7(a) and 504 loan programs in FY17.  These programs provided over $30 billion to small ...read more
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Monday, November 06, 2017
The 26th Annual “First Night Fullerton” will begin at 7:00 p.m. December 31, 2017 in Downtown Fullerton, and end with a spectacular firework show at midnight. The New Years’ Eve celebration will feature plenty of entertainment, including live bands, zip lining, kids activities, food booths and much more. Admission is free to the public, but some activities may have additional fees. The "First ...read more
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Friday, November 03, 2017
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra joined a bipartisan coalition of 36 attorneys general in filing an amicus brief to urge the U.S. Supreme Court to grant review and reconsider the Court’s outdated “physical presence” rule, which restricts states’ ability to collect certain taxes from out-of-state retailers. In 1967, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in National Bellas Hess v. Department of ...read more
Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
Thursday, November 02, 2017
The California Chamber of Commerce has released the list of new employment laws scheduled to take effect in 2018 and beyond that will affect California employers’ daily operations and policies. Some new laws made significant changes while others made small changes to existing law. CalChamber’s new white paper, which summarizes the new laws’ effects on California employers, is available for ...read more
Categories: Business Training, Chamber News, Legislative and Advocacy
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
The Fullerton Museum Center will host its final installment of the Fullerton Market on November 2, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The concluding event will feature live music by Bubba and the Big Bad Blues, a beer and wine garden, fresh produce for sale, arts and craft vendors and “Day of the Dead” festivities. The event wraps up a seven month long season of the Market held each Thursday at ...read more
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Monday, October 23, 2017
District Director J. Adalberto Quijada of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Santa Ana District Office today announced the opening of a Disaster Loan Outreach Center in Anaheim to meet the needs of businesses and individuals, who were affected by wildfires that began Oct. 8, 2017. The center will be located at the East Anaheim Community Center beginning Monday, Oct. 23.   “SBA customer ...read more
Categories: Business Training, Legislative and Advocacy
Monday, October 23, 2017
Stater Bros. is pleased to announce the grand opening of its Tustin location. This will be the 30th Stater Bros. supermarket in Orange County and second supermarket to serve Tustin residents.  Local residents are promised a conveniently-located, full-service shopping experience along with Stater Bros.’ exceptional customer service and expanded fresh offerings.  The new supermarket is located at ...read more
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Monday, October 23, 2017
In an era spanning the early 20th century, through depression ridden times and a dust bowl, one form of revelry thrived – the circus. Traveling from coast to coast, rail cars packed with canvas, exotic animal menageries, strongmen, fat ladies, and roustabouts brought a much needed relief to millions of Americans. Now visitors to the Fullerton Museum Center’s new exhibition, Step Right Up! ...read more
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Monday, October 23, 2017
Eleven bills authored by Fullerton Senator Josh Newman and sent to Governor Brown’s desk this year, have been signed into law. The final bill awaiting Brown’s signature, Senate Bill (SB) 673, was signed into law on Saturday. The measure will allow the Department of Food and Agriculture to distribute funds collected by Pet Lovers Specialized license plate to low and no cost spay and neuter ...read more
Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
Monday, October 23, 2017
Federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits are now available for workers and self-employed individuals who lost jobs or had work hours substantially reduced as a result of the devastating California wildfires (Butte, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Sonoma and Yuba counties). Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced and the California Employment Development Department ...read more
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