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    Thursday, June 21, 2018
    The City of Fullerton is slated to host the 29th annual 4th of July Festival and Fireworks Show on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. – 9 p.m. The festival is located at the Fullerton Union High School Softball Fields, located on Lemon Street, between Berkeley and Chapman, and will have free admission.  Inside the event area, participants can find kids’ activities, including face painting, ...read more
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    Thursday, June 21, 2018
    The Fullerton Public Library’s Thursday Matinee film series offers a free classic movie each week. The selected films are usually chosen with a theme in mind, often representing a popular genre, actor, director, or subject. For July, the theme of the series is “American Dreams.” The selected films are: Jaws (1975, Rated PG)                                                             July 5Forrest ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 20, 2018
    Orange County bosses added 17,300 workers in the 12 months ended in May as unemployment remained at 2.6 percent. Here are eight trends to know about the Orange County job market in May from the state Employment Development Department’s monthly jobs report: Last month’s data compared with a year ago and the average of the previous five years … 1. Unemployment rate: 2.6 percent, flat compared to ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Chamber News
    Wednesday, June 20, 2018
    Day of Music Fullerton (DoMF) is a unique festival of 150+ free concerts in over 40 venues throughout the city of Fullerton, California, on June 21st, during the Summer Solstice.DoMF takes place simultaneously with similar festivities, currently in more than 700 cities globally in alliance with the internationally renowned Fête de la Musique — the music festival heard around the world!Completely ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 19, 2018
    California lawmakers approved and sent Gov. Jerry Brown a $200 billion state budget on Thursday, using revenue from a rosy economy to build $16 billion in reserves and steer hundreds of millions of dollars in new funding to universities and programs for the homeless. The budget agreement passed both houses easily despite some Republican opposition. Democratic majorities highlighted a projected ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
    Tuesday, June 19, 2018
    Trial Attorneys Benefit from Agreement Ban The California Chamber of Commerce and a large coalition of employer groups and local chambers of commerce are opposing a job killer bill that bans settlement and arbitration agreements. Today the Senate Judiciary Committee will consider AB 3080 (Gonzalez Fletcher; D-San Diego), which significantly expands employment litigation and increases costs for ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
    Tuesday, June 19, 2018
    The key to California’s long-term economic growth can be found in the classroom. Job growth in California has been robust since the last recession. But recently that growth has slowed because of the lack of employable workers. The projected shortage of skilled workers in the state through 2030 is more than a million graduates with bachelor’s degrees as well as hundreds of thousands of workers ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Legislative and Advocacy
    Tuesday, June 12, 2018
    Harbor Implant and Cosmetic Dentistry (HICD) recently celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony in conjunction with the North Orange County Chamber of Commerce held on Thursday, May 31, 2018.   "Like many things in life that are special, moving to Fullerton was pure serendipity," said Dr. Michael Han, owner, and dentist of HICD. "I wished to be in the warm sun of Southern ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Chamber News
    Tuesday, June 12, 2018
    The City of Stanton's "Wake Up Stanton" events will be taking a break for the summer and will resume later this year in September.  The City, the Stanton Business Alliance, and the North Orange County Chamber of Commerce would like to thank you for your involvement with our business community and hope you have a productive and fun-filled summer.
    Categories: Chamber News, Member News
    Monday, June 11, 2018
    iFLY Oceanside is the newest attraction to join the coastal community in Oceanside, CA. A Family and Veteran-Owned small business, found between the Oceanside Pier and LEGOLAND, brings the fast-growing sport of indoor body flight and fun to North County San Diego, just 30 minutes south of Orange County.  For June, Dads and Grads can celebrate with a First Class flight experience at the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Member News
    Friday, June 08, 2018
    A coalition led by the California Chamber of Commerce has stopped legislation that would have created an extraordinary new scheme of product liability resulting in thousands of new lawsuits holding entities retroactively liable for alleged harms those entities did not cause. Rejected in an Assembly vote last week was AB 2995 (Carrillo; D-Los Angeles), which sought to significantly expand tort ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Friday, June 08, 2018
    Voters Tuesday removed Democratic state Sen. Josh Newman from his north OC-based seat and replaced him with a Republican, eliminating the Democrats’ supermajority control of the state Senate. As of the latest results at 5 p.m. Wednesday, 59.5 percent of voters supported removing Newman from his 29th District seat, and 40.5 percent opposed the recall. About one-third of ballots countywide ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
    Friday, June 08, 2018
    Two teetering Orange County primary election races, one for Congress and one for county supervisor, remained too close to call Thursday evening, two days after the primary election, even as thousands of additional ballots were counted. In the fight between two Democrats for second place in the coastal 48th Congressional District, stem-cell biologist Hans Keirstead slightly widened his lead to ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
    Friday, June 08, 2018
    Both houses of the Legislature last week approved California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills that will help ease the state’s housing crisis. Moving from the Assembly to the Senate on May 31 was a bill to spur housing development, AB 3194 (Daly; D-Anaheim). The bill encourages much-needed residential housing construction in California by closing two loopholes often used by local governments ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
    Friday, June 08, 2018
    California voters agreed with California Chamber of Commerce positions this week, passing CalChamber-supported Propositions 68, 69, 71 and 72. CalChamber-supported Proposition 70 was behind in the vote count as Alert went to print. More than 19 million Californians were registered to vote in advance of the Primary Election, according to the final Secretary of State report before June 5. ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
    Friday, June 08, 2018
    A wage statement penalty bill opposed by the California Chamber of Commerce as a job killer was stopped in the Assembly last week. June 1 was the deadline for bills to pass the house in which they were introduced. Only five job killer bills subject to the first house deadline have passed to the second house. Not brought up for a vote was AB 2613 (Reyes; D-Grand Terrace), which would have ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
    Friday, June 08, 2018
    California elections officials have another 2.6 million votes to count from the June primary – and that number could grow by the end of the week. Secretary of State Alex Padilla's office on Thursday released its first report of the estimated number of unprocessed ballots across the state, including more than 2.1 million vote-by-mail ballots and nearly 380,000 provisional ballots. The total ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
    Friday, June 08, 2018
    Election officials haven't even finished counting the votes from Tuesday's primary, but the campaign has already begun for the November general election. Here are some key races to keep an eye on over the next five months, and why they could have a huge impact on California politics. Gas tax repeal You will probably have an opportunity this November to vote on proposals to make it harder ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
    Thursday, June 07, 2018
    Summer is finally here and the City of Stanton invites the public to celebrate by popular Movie Nights Under the Stars that will be returning on Friday, June, 22, 2018 at Stanton Central Park. The City of Stanton's Community News and Activities guide offers a complete list of summer events and activities. The guide can be at the City of Stanton website here.The City of Stanton wishes all the ...read more
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    Thursday, June 07, 2018
    The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has voted to oppose the Three States Initiative and the repeal for the legislatively approved increases in gas and car tax ballot measure. The measures are expected to appear on the November general election ballot.Three New States: Oppose The CalChamber Board of Directors voted to oppose the Three New States Within the Current Boundaries of ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Tuesday, June 05, 2018
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce Sean Hackbarth, Senior Editor, Digital Content How high can small business optimism go? That’s the question that comes from the latest MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index. The index hit 68.7 in Q2, up 2.4 points from Q1 – another record high – driven by confidence in local economies. Forty-eight percent felt good about their local economies. That’s ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Member News
    Tuesday, June 05, 2018
    On October 6, 2017, SoCalGas® filed a rate request with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). The request is a detailed projection of what it will cost to dependably and safely deliver affordable natural gas to our 21 million customers from 2019 to 2022. The CPUC invites you to attend a Public Participation Hearing (PPH) where you may comment or listen to what your community members ...read more
    Monday, June 04, 2018
    Strong opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce helped stop three more job killer bills from continuing past the Assembly Appropriations Committee last week. Held in the committee on May 25 were proposals that would have interfered with an employer’s ability to provide a drug-free workplace, interfered with personal service contracts, and led to increased health care costs. • AB 1902 ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
    Monday, June 04, 2018
    Friday, June 1, was the deadline for bills to pass the house in which they were introduced. Only five job killer bills subject to the first house deadline have passed to the second house. A bill dealing with wage statement penalties was stopped on the Assembly Floor. Job Killers in Second House Moving on to the second house are the following CalChamber-opposed job killer bills:AB 2384 (Arambula; ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Monday, June 04, 2018
    National origin protection changes amended into California's Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) were approved recently by the Office of Administrative Law and will take effect on July 1, 2018. Although California already has strict rules that prohibit harassment and discrimination based on protected classes, including national origin, the new regulations expand those rules. The regulations ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Friday, June 01, 2018
    Summer Concerts in the Park begins at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6 at Boisseranc Park, 7520 Dale St. Summer Concerts take place every Wednesday night (except July 4) until Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at Boisseranc Park, and then continues through August 29, 2018 at Buena Park Downtown, 8038 On The Mall. The 2018 musical lineup includes long-time favorites and some new treats. Before the musical ...read more
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    Thursday, May 31, 2018
    Stater Bros. is celebrating Founders Cleo and Leo Stater and late Executive Chairman Jack H. Brown's legacy's 82-years of serving families and services of Southern California. Since its inception, Stater Bros. Charities has raised funds to provide support for our nation’s veterans and active military members. Stater Bros. Charities is partnering with Operation Community Cares to prepare and send ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 30, 2018
    ​Skyhound Internet, a digital marketing firm that offers website design and development services announces the completion and launch of a new website for Crittenton Services for Children and Families, an Orange County non-profit. The new website, located at http://www.crittentonsocal.org features an updated modern design and a fully mobile friendly responsive experience.   The site also features ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    Strong opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce helped to stop three job killer bills from continuing past the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Friday to reach the Assembly floor. CalChamber continues to call attention to the negative impacts the remaining job killer bills would have on California's job climate and economic recovery should they become law. Following are job killer ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Chamber News
    Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    Buena Park Police Association is hosting their 21st Annual “Fallen Four Memorial Golf Tournament." The tournament will be honoring four police officers who made great sacrifices to protect the City of Buena Park: Bud Cate, Shayne York, Tyler Pinchot, and Daniel Ackerman.   Through the game of golf, fellow law enforcement personnel and community members will gather together to pay continued ...read more
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    Monday, May 28, 2018
    The Internal Revenue Service provided information to taxpayers and employers about changes from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that affect: Move related vehicle expensesUn-reimbursed employee expensesVehicle expensingChanges to the deduction for move-related vehicle expenses The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspends the deduction for moving expenses for tax years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017, and goes ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Monday, May 28, 2018
    Members of the North Orange County Chamber (NOCC) traveled to Sacramento to participate in CalChamber's annual summit for business and local chamber leaders from throughout the state, which took place May 23-24. Among those traveling with the delegation were Chair, Marty Burbank (OC Elder Law), Vice Chair, Michael Williams (Williams Insurance); Christine Mishreki  (Rowntree Gardens), Juan Garcia ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Member News, Legislative and Advocacy
    Friday, May 25, 2018
    Business, civic and legislative leaders gathered in Sacramento this morning for the 93rd annual Sacramento Host Breakfastfeaturing remarks from CalChamber Board Chair Terry MacRae and Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. The annual breakfast was attended by more than 1,400 guests from throughout California including representatives of the North Orange County Chamber. The Sacramento Host Breakfast ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Chamber News, Member News
    Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    The community is invited to join together on Memorial Day at Bellis Park in honor of the brave men and women who have sacrificed to protect our democracy, freedom, and liberty. This event honors family members who have lost loved ones, as well as those who are currently serving this great nation. A picnic in the park will follow the event. The Buena Park Rotary is proud to be the host ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    Stater Bros. Markets to Deliver Fresh Apples to Kids’ Produce Market in Riverside, CA Nearly 29,000 Pounds of Fresh Apples to be donated to Local Food Bank     Stater Bros. Markets is making a donation of nearly 29,000 pounds of fresh apples to Feeding America Riverside I San Bernardino (FARSB). This donation is a result of Stater Bros. Markets’ participation in the Take a Bite Out of Hunger™ ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    The City of Fullerton today announced that its next City Council Special Regular meeting will now begin at 5:00 p.m. PST on June 5, 2018. The adjustment is being made to accommodate the June 5th Statewide Primary Election. In order to maximize discussion time on items such as the city budget and other relevant topics of city business, the Fullerton City Council will not have a closed session on ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    Wake Up Fullerton is an opportunity for you to network with local business leaders and hear from Director of Community Development, Ted White, on what's happening in our community. Join us for your morning coffee and pastry and "Wake Up" with us! Location: Classic Rock Coffee 1015 N. Harbor Blvd. Fullerton, CA 92832 Date & Time: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.  
    Categories: Chamber News, Member News
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    The Center for Digital Education announced the 2017-2018 Digital School Districts Survey Awards in recognition of commendable use of technology by school boards and districts.  Fullerton School District is one of sixteen large districts (12,000+ students) receiving this honor.  These districts are innovating in examplary ways by investing in tools and learning models for next-generation ...read more
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    Monday, February 05, 2018
    CENTURY 21 Discovery announced today that John Shipley has retired from his position as founding Broker of the firm. Joe Lins has purchased the company and will remain President and CEO of CENTURY 21 Discovery. Stephanie Goedl will continue as Chief Operating Officer and become Broker and a Partner of the firm.   “We are an agent-centric company,” said Lins “and will continue to provide the ...read more
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