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.
This summer, the Board of Regents for The California Academy for Economic Development (The Academy) awarded Gurbax Sahota, President and CEO of the California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) an Honorary Accredited California Economic Developer (ACE) designation for her statewide leadership in economic development policy and programs. Past Academy Regents Chair Bruce Kern noted [...]
*From LocalIntel Economic Development California’s metropolitan areas continue their road to recovery by adding 30,100 manufacturing jobs last month. Using Localintel’s free and publicly accessible Industry Job Tracker, this report provides 7 observations highlighting changes in manufacturing employment levels for the state’s metro areas. At the time of writing, the Tracker draws on the data from [...]