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    Tuesday, April 24, 2018
    Students from California State University, Fullerton’s School of Engineering and residents from Morningside retirement community in Fullerton, California, recently teamed up to test new technology that can help seniors and disabled individuals with daily living. The residents tested devices ranging from a mind-controlled robotic arm to a facial recognition memory aid that helps people with ...read more
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    Monday, April 23, 2018
    WHAT: Stater Bros. Markets Corporate Office and Distribution Center will be a destination point for PepsiCo’s fourth annual “Rolling Remembrance” relay. The relay is held in remembrance of military members who have lost their lives while serving the United States, and in honor of their surviving families. The “Rolling Remembrance”, which benefits the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation will ...read more
    Monday, April 23, 2018
    The California Chamber of Commerce has released its list of job creator bills, calling attention to 11 bills that will stimulate the economy and improve the state’s jobs climate. Since 2008, the CalChamber has identified bills that will encourage employers to invest resources back into the economy and local communities rather than spend them on unnecessary government-imposed costs. Job ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Chamber News
    Monday, April 23, 2018
    Alexei Koseff,Sacramento Bee  California State University has abandoned its plans to raise tuition next year. Chancellor Timothy White announced Friday that the CSU Board of Trustees will no longer consider a proposal to hike student fees by 4 percent in the 2018-19 academic year, which was set for a vote next month. The 23-campus system will instead focus on lobbying the state for more ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Member News, Legislative and Advocacy
    Friday, April 20, 2018
    Believing that Americans are becoming too cynical about the change their collective voices can bring, Cal State Fullerton student April Shelby sought to learn more about the role of advocacy in the political process.   The communications major enrolled in a political science course called “Journey in Advocacy,” which each spring, teaches students how to have a voice in California policymaking. ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Thursday, April 19, 2018
    The Gianneschi 2018 Fellowships in Nonprofit Leadership are designed to jumpstart the nonprofit career of a graduating student by providing them a paid summer internship with on OC-LA nonprofit organization. The student will receive $1,500 for completing a 120-hour internship with the host organization who will receive $1,000 in support. The Fellowship recipients will be introduced on May 21st. ...read more
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    Two California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills that will provide much-needed scheduling flexibility for employers and employees will be considered in the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee. AB 2482 (Voepel; R-Santee) allows for an employee-selected flexible work schedule and relieves employers of the administrative cost and burden of adopting an alternative workweek schedule on a per ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Legislative and Advocacy
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    Placentia-Linda Hospital is offering sign-on bonuses on select positions at a job fair for experienced registered nurses and allied health professionals on Wednesday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Applicants must have at least one year of experience. The event will be held in the Conference Room at the hospital, which is located at 1301 N. Rose Drive in Placentia, CA. To register for the ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Monday, April 16, 2018
    Planning international travel this summer? Buena Park is making those plans easier by now offering passport services by appointment. The City of Buena Park City Clerk's Office is designated as an authorized United States Passport Acceptance Facility. Hours of operation for passport acceptance services are by appointment only, Monday through Thursday and alternating Fridays, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Monday, April 16, 2018
    Fullerton School District has been recognized as a Common Sense District by the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of digital media and technology.    Fullerton School District has demonstrated its commitment to taking a whole-community approach to preparing its students to use the immense power of digital media to explore, create, connect, ...read more
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    Monday, April 16, 2018
    State law mandates electronic submission of tax returns, wage reports, and payroll tax deposits for all employers. In August 2015, California passed Assembly Bill (AB) 1245 requiring all employers to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage reports, and payroll tax deposits to the Employment Development Department (EDD). This law became effective for employers with 10 or more employees ...read more
    Categories: Business Training, Member News, Legislative and Advocacy
    Friday, April 13, 2018
    After 18 months of building and planning, Tacos la Calle has opened its first location at 8600 Beach Blvd., Suite 101, Buena Park CA 90620. To celebrate this momentous occasion, they will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony in conjunction with the North Orange County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at 11:30 a.m.    Tacos la Calle offers authentic Mexican street tacos, tortas, ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Thursday, April 12, 2018
    Make a difference this April! We have SO MUCH planned for this year's Love Fullerton with options for people of all ages, skills, and talents! It does not matter how old or young you are because there is something for everyone! Make sure to sign up as soon as possible to get into the project of your choice!
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    Acacia and Robert C. Fisler Schools have been named 2018 California Distinguished Schools by the California Department of Education.  This is the State’s top honor for public schools and is based on a school’s overall achievement or significant improvement in scores.  Statewide, 287 schools received the honor, which returned after a three-year hiatus, and replaced the California Gold Ribbon ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Legislative and Advocacy
    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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    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    SACRAMENTO - California’s total revenues of $8.02 billion for March were higher than estimates in the governor’s 2018-19 proposed budget by 6.0 percent, and above 2017-18 Budget Act projections by 10.8 percent, State Controller Betty T. Yee reported today. For the fiscal year overall, the “big three” sources of General Fund revenue–personal income tax (PIT), retail sales and use tax, and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Legislative and Advocacy
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    This week, Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D - Orange County) engaged the California National Guard and Governor Jerry Brown about the impact of homelessness in Orange County, and was instrumental in securing the approval of an extension of the Orange County Cold Weather Armory Emergency Shelter Program for at least 90 days past the scheduled April closure. The Fullerton and Santa Ana armories ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Chamber News
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California voted to support the advancement of the two tunnel option for the California WaterFix project. California WaterFix will modernize and upgrade key sections of the state’s primary water delivery system, ensuring greater reliability and flexibility from the system that provides water from the Sierra Nevada mountains to Southern California, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Member News
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    Many highways and railways are built near natural or manmade slopes or on top of soil conditions, which during an earthquake or rain-induced landslide, could cause major damage to roads and tracks.   With society depending on efficient transportation systems, and to find ways to minimize damage to existing transportation systems when natural disasters occur, three Cal State Fullerton civil ...read more
    Categories: Business Training, Member News
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    Sign up to help Buena Park! Invite your family, friends, co-workers, sign up for a project together & be a part of giving back to your great community on April 28! These are the current projects in need of sign-ups:Love Buena Park Take-Down TeamMetrolink Station Clean UpBuena Terra Spring CleaningRaymond Temple PathwayYardwork for Senior Resident on Ridgeway Love Buena Park begins at 8:00 ...read more
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    Friday, April 06, 2018
    Are You in Need of New Appliances or Other Home Improvements but Upfront Costs are Putting Your Comfort on Hold? Affordable Comfort is Available through REEL The Residential Energy Efficiency Loan (REEL) program offers attractive lending solutions for energy improvements to make your home more comfortable and more energy-efficient.  REEL financing also has options for borrowers with limited ...read more
    Friday, April 06, 2018
    The California Chamber of Commerce released its annual list of job killer bills. The list of 21 bills have been identified as those that pose the greatest threat to California’s job climate and economy.   In releasing the job killer list, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg said, “Each bill on this year’s job killer list poses a threat to certainty for employers and investors in our ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Friday, April 06, 2018
    Don Lee, Los Angeles Times - U.S. job growth slowed sharply in March, offsetting the hiring spurt in the prior month. The unemployment rate remained at 4.1% for the sixth straight month, and wage gains went up slightly for workers. The Labor Department's latest snapshot of the labor market on Friday came in well below analysts' expectations. Employers added a relatively modest 103,000 jobs last ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Member News
    Thursday, April 05, 2018
    The Municipal Water District of Orange County (MWDOC) Board of Directors voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s (Metropolitan) additional investment in the California WaterFix, to build the full two tunnel project. The California WaterFix is a cutting-edge solution proposed by state and federal agencies to upgrade the State Water ...read more
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    Thursday, April 05, 2018
    Join us for the Children's Art Festival and Jr. High Art Show Celebrate Earth Day while discovering the arts at this year's Children's Art Festival on Saturday, April 21, 12:00-5:00 p.m. at the Buena Park Community Center, 6688 Beach Blvd. Buena Park, Calif. - The saying goes - recycle, reduce, reuse - and we invite you to do just that. Celebrate Earth Day while discovering the arts at this ...read more
    Thursday, April 05, 2018
    The Fullerton Market Begins April 5th, 2018 4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Band Line-up April 5th: Bubba and the Big Bad Blues April 12th: Kid Ramos and Friends April 19th: Deke Dickerson and the Ecofonics April 26th: The Actors FMC Beer Garden Buy or Renew your membership at the FMC Membership Booth to receive a complimentary Beer Mug  For more information please call (714) ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Member News
    Tuesday, April 03, 2018
    The North Orange County Chamber and California State University, Fullerton are coming together to host a Total Internship Management Workshop on May 4, 2018. The event will feature Dr. Robert Shindell from Intern Bridge, the nation’s leading research & consulting firm to share a newfound approach to internships based on in-depth research and proven strategies. The workshop, which runs from 8:30 ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Chamber News
    Tuesday, April 03, 2018
    The Fullerton Museum Center is expected to open the Starstruck: Vintage Movie Posters from the Mark P. Miller Collection from May 12th, 2018 until August 5, 2018. The exhibit will open on Saturday, May 12th, 2018 with a reception from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m, where patrons can enjoy an evening of dance, food, specialty cocktails and glamour. The reception is free to museum members, $20 for the general ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 03, 2018
    Known for her work in developing novel robotics technologies to assist those with neurological disorders, such as strokes and spinal cord injuries, Cal State Fullerton’s Nina Robson has been awarded a $500,000 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation.   Robson, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is the first woman in CSUF’s College of Engineering and Computer Science to ...read more
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    Friday, March 30, 2018
    Public relations industry insiders from Disney, Taco Bell, Sony, Nederlander, Nike and the NFL are set to share tools of the trade April 6 and 7 at the “Next Generation PR” conference at Cal State Fullerton.   The campus Public Relations Student Society of America will host a crowd of 300 at its sold-out regional event, which draws students from universities throughout California, Arizona, ...read more
    Wednesday, March 07, 2018
    The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) is currently recruiting members for the Taxpayer Oversight Committee (TOC). The TOC is an independent committee formed after the passage of Measure M in 1990. The committee upholds the integrity of the measure by monitoring the use of OC Go (formerly Measure M) funds and ensuring that all the revenue collected from OC Go is spent on voter-approved ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    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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