The Kerman City Council approved a new Economic Development Strategy on February 24, 2021. The City initiated the strategy to focus on business retention, expansion, attraction, entrepreneurship and customer service. The purpose of the strategy is to identify steps that can better position Kerman for future growth that will provide further opportunity to all of [...]
Governor Gavin Newsom previewed his Equitable Recovery for California’s Businesses and Jobs plan, the business and workforce recovery elements of his 2021-22 State Budget that will help California through the COVID-19 pandemic and advance an equitable, broad-based recovery. […]
CALED, working in conjunction with the California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA) in the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development and Lendistry, held a webinar on December 29 on the $500 million grant program for small businesses prior to releasing the application on December 30. To access the recording of this webinar, click here.
Paul Saldana, who has served as President & CEO of the Tulare County Economic Development Corporation for the past 20 years, will be retiring from his position effective October 31 to pursue projects to advance emerging industries in the post pandemic economy. Hired just before the 9/11 economic downturn, Saldana has shepherded the EDC through [...]
Washington, DC – Tulare County Economic Development Corporation was recognized by the International Economic Development Council as an Economic Development Organization of the Year for organizations serving a population between 200,000 and 500,000 people. The EDC received the award along with the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission and the New Orleans Business Alliance in this population category. [...]