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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Starting today, May 24, Southern California Edison is offering a $450 reward to customers who drive all-electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles. The incentive, which is being offered through SCE’s Clean Fuel Rewards Program , applies to new, used and leased vehicles. Unlike most rebate programs, second and third owners of a vehicle are also eligible for the payment. “We hope that making ...read more
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Monday, May 22, 2017
This week at the capitol, there are seventeen bills that will reach their respective committees and/or the senate and assembly floors. The North Orange County Chamber has expressed support and/or opposition to each of them and has provided opportunities for business leaders to send letters opposing these bills. More information and the links to send in a letter are below. SUPPORT AB 912 ...read more
Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
Monday, May 22, 2017
The City of La Palma will be hosting the annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 29, 2017. A musical interlude, performed by J.F. Kennedy High and Walker Jr. High School Bands, will begin at 9:15 a.m., with the Ceremony beginning at 9:30 a.m. in front of City Hall (7822 Walker Street) at the Eternal Flame. Due to the somber and reflective nature of this event, Walker Street will be closed ...read more
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Friday, May 19, 2017
Fullerton City Councilman Jesus Silva has announced the next line up for his informal “Walk and Talks” held within the city of Fullerton. Talks are held on monthly on Saturdays at 8:00 a.m. and are free to attend. The following schedule has been finalized: May 13th at Craig Regional Park (Park on St. College, Meet at Entrance) June 10th at Ward Nature Preserve (Meet at Laguna Lake ...read more
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Friday, May 19, 2017
The Fullerton Museum Center will host Acoustic Concert Fridays beginning at 7:00 p.m. on June 16, 2017 in the museum auditorium. Acoustic Concert Fridays is a series of concerts with leading Orange County musicians and will take place on three consecutive Fridays. The following lineup is confirmed: June 16 - Old Dogs, New Tricks (This Laguna Beach based bluegrass ensemble draws heavily from the ...read more
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Thursday, May 18, 2017
6th Annual Awards Celebration Highlights Ingenious Initiatives with Focus on Taxpayer Savings and Efficacy The Association of California Cities- Orange County ( ACC-OC )- the region's leading public policy, strategy, education and advocacy group-has announced the winners of the organization's lauded Sixth Annual "Golden Hub of Innovation" awards at a vibrant lunch ceremony on ...read more
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
OC Forum hosted the Community Indicators Report Luncheon Thursday, moderated by Samantha Gowen, Business Editor of the Orange County Register. Featured panelists included OCBC's Lucy Dunn, President and CEO; Steven PonTell, President, La Jolla Institute; and Randy Barth, Founder and CEO, THINK Together. Housing for middle-skill, middle-class, and millennial residents in Orange County ...read more
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Monday, May 15, 2017
This week at the capitol, there are seven bills that will reach their respective committees and/or the senate and assembly floors. The North Orange County Chamber has expressed opposition to each of them and has provided opportunities for business leaders to send letters opposing these bills. More information and the links to send in a letter are below. OPPOSE SB 538 (Monning; D-Carmel) ...read more
Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Chamber News
Monday, May 15, 2017
At the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, nothing is bigger than small business -- 67% of America’s job opportunities come from small business employers! To recognize outstanding achievements small businesses, the U.S. Chamber encourages businesses to apply for their Dream Big Small Business of the Year Award . The Small Business of the Year Award winner will receive a $25,000 CASH PRIZE and will ...read more
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Friday, May 12, 2017
The North Orange County Chamber of Commerce has identified several bills as job killers that would have a negative impact on California’s economy if they become law. To view those bills and learn more about the impact that they could have on the California economy visit Job Killers Overview & Top Stories Sample letters to legislators are available at www.calchambervotes.com .
Categories: Chamber News, Legislative and Advocacy
Friday, May 12, 2017
City Council authorized the Transportation and Circulation Commission to appoint an ad hoc Overnight Parking Advisory Subcommittee of no more than three members to conduct a study, including an extensive community engagement process, of the City’s existing overnight parking policies and develop recommendations for revisions. Residents who are interested in providing input are encouraged to ...read more
Thursday, May 11, 2017
The Fullerton Public Library Board of Trustees will be recognizing the service of longtime volunteer and former Library Board Trustee Ginger Britt with the dedication of a plaque and photograph on the library’s Honor Wall at 5 p.m. on May 17, 2017. Britt served three terms on the Fullerton Public Library Board of Trustees from the years of 2000 and 2011 and continues to be an active member ...read more
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Thursday, May 11, 2017
As the state's economic recovery stretches into an eighth year - two years short of the longest on record - and with increasing uncertainty from Washington, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today released a revised state budget that continues to plan for tougher times ahead, while maintaining spending on core programs such as education and child care. "Over the past four years, we have ...read more
Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Cal State Fullerton President Mildred García welcomed Mario Cuevas Zamora, consul of Mexico, to campus for a special ceremony to celebrate a partnership and donation to support The Abrego Future Scholars Program, named after CSU Trustee Silas Abrego. The consulate’s donation of $23,000 is being matched by the University so that 23 Abrego scholars each receive an additional $2,000 ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Member News
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Opposition from the North Orange County Chamber of Commerce (NOCC), CalChamber, and the business community helped to stop two job killer bills in their policy committees this week. AB 479 (Gonzalez Fletcher; D-San Diego) would have exempted feminine sanitary products and infant diapers from sales tax and instead raised the excise tax on alcoholic products to offset the cost of exempting these ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Legislative and Advocacy
Friday, May 05, 2017
Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to certain private nonprofit organizations in the additional counties of Alameda, Calaveras, Contra Costa, Inyo, Modoc and Mono following the amendment to President Trump’s March 16, 2017, major disaster declaration for Public Assistance as a result of severe winter storms, flooding and mudslides that occurred Jan. 18-23, 2017, announced ...read more
Categories: Member News, Legislative and Advocacy
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Theresa Harvey, President and CEO of the North Orange County Chamber, joined 54 fellow graduates inducted into the California State University, Fullerton Department of Communications Wall of Fame . The ceremony recognized the department’s 55 years of providing high quality, accessible and affordable education to students seeking communications and media careers. “Many of these ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
The City of Buena Park and Orange County Fire Authority officials are breaking ground Tuesday, May 2, 10:00 a.m. on the new Fire Station 61. The event will kick off construction for the 18,000 square foot station on La Palma Avenue, replacing the 50 year-old Station 61 on Western Avenue. The new single-story facility, set on a 1.25 acre site, will house firefighters as well as OCFA administrative ...read more
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
On Thursday, April 20, 2017, Junior and Senior students at J. F. Kennedy High School in La Palma witnessed the dangers of drinking and driving. Every 15 Minutes was a 2-day program that began with a reconstruction of a DUI crash scene in front of Kennedy High School, on Walker Street. The crash scene required three students to participate, one as the DUI suspect, and the other two as victims of ...read more
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
A bright cloud-free sky greeted competitors at 26th Annual Fullerton Track and Field City Championships sponsored by the Rotary Club of Fullerton. The meet, hosted by Troy High School and held at Fullerton College attracted students from Troy, Fullerton Union and Sunny Hills High Schools. The annual competition provides an opportunity to challenge local opponents in events ranging from the ...read more
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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
​Stater Bros. Markets announces the promotion of John Ciraulo to the position of Senior Vice President Fresh Foods, demonstrating Stater Bros.’ commitment to being Best in Fresh as the preferences of our “valued” customers continue to shift to healthier options. In this new role, Ciraulo will oversee and manage the interplay between our perishable departments to expand our ...read more
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