Do Cities Really Want Economic Development?

A poor economy and all the problems that come with it actually benefit some people, giving powerful players less incentive to improve the status quo for the rest.

State Officials Complete GO-Biz Lean 6-Sigma Efficiency Training

Sacramento, California - Building on the Administration's efforts to make state government more efficient, the Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) announced that 26 state officials across various agencies and departments completed the Lean 6-Sigma training program administered by GO-Biz to help streamline permitting and make state government more effective.

Study: California Is Building Once Again

New commercial space is expected to increase through 2017 across most California real estate markets, thanks in part to job growth and goods moving through the state's ports, according to a recent report by Allen Matkins, UCLA Anderson Forecast Commercial Real Estate Survey.

InnovationLab Opening in Tuolumne County

As the nation pushes for higher academic standards with an emphasis on science, technology, engineering and math, economic development leaders in Tuolumne County are taking it a step further by getting the community involved in STEM-related innovation projects. The goal is to spark new business ventures and spur job growth.

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