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    Thursday, May 23, 2019
      By Judy Lin | May 22, 2019 | ECONOMY, INSIDE THE CAPITOL, LEGISLATURE, POLITICS Aiming to short-circuit an idea that has long captured the imagination, if not yet the votes, of legislators, a study backed by California Chamber of Commerce has found that adopting a business service tax—i.e., a tax on lawyers, accountants and consultants—would hurt the economy and put the state at a competitive ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
    Wednesday, May 22, 2019
    The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses economically impacted by the severe winter storm in Riverside County that occurred Feb. 13-15, 2019, SBA acting Administrator Christopher M. Pilkerton announced today. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster following a request received from Gov. Gavin ...read more
    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    SEAACA is having a promoition with "Spring on in to Adopt". Now through June 1st, SEAACA is offering reduced pet adoption fees. April 30, 2019 - June 1, 2019 Dogs 5 years and older $55 Dog Adoption Fees* Cats 1 year and older $5 Cat Adoption Fees* *Adoption Fee Include:Spay/NeuterMicrochipFirst set of vaccinesFlea TreatmentSome pets may require a refundable spay/neuter deposit *Excludes ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    The 2019 G3X Conference for the Social Sector will take place on August 8-15 at Cal State Fullerton’s Mihaylo College of Business & Economics. G3X stands for “Growing Exciting, Excellent Exempt Organizations.” This year the conference has expanded to include preconference trainings including grant writing, board development and a CEO Accelerator for prospective social impact CEOs. The conference ...read more
    Categories: Business Training, Member News
    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    More than 12,600 Titans — graduates and candidates for graduation — are eligible to participate in Cal State Fullerton’s May 17 – 19 commencement ceremonies. Attendees are expected to number more than 60,000 during the weekend festivities. The Titan success stories include a team of assistant deans for Student Affairs who collaborated to supply commencement caps and gowns to 97 students in need ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    The 2019 G3X Conference for the Social Sector will take place on August 8-15 at Cal State Fullerton’s Mihaylo College of Business & Economics. G3X stands for “Growing Exciting, Excellent Exempt Organizations.” This year the conference has expanded to include preconference trainings including grant writing, board development and a CEO Accelerator for prospective social impact CEOs. The ...read more
    Categories: Business Training, Member News
    Monday, May 20, 2019
    In celebration of National Pet Month, Senator Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) and animal advocates gathered to host a free “Microchip Your Pet Day.” Veterinarians and staff implanted nearly 100 microchips. Experts say microchipping of pets is the easiest and most effective way to help them in the tragic event they become lost or separated, but many pets in California have never undergone this ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
    Monday, May 20, 2019
    Last week President Trump made two major trade announcements delaying EU and Japan auto tariffs for six months and lifting steel and aluminum tariffs on Mexico and Canada. The U.S. Chamber released the below statements on Friday commending the President for the decisions and their positive impact on the business community.Statement on Administration Lifting the Steel and Aluminum Tariffs U.S. ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Monday, May 20, 2019
    The West Orange County Community Emergency Response Team or CERT Program is comprised of those who live and/or work in Buena Park, Cypress, La Palma, Los Alamitos, Rossmoor, Seal Beach, Westminster and their attached communities. The West County CERT Program’s primary purpose is to educate people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact them at home, at work, or at play. The ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Monday, May 20, 2019
    May 20, 2019 Leah Silverthorn Environmental Regulation, Transportation   In my last post, we looked at SB 44 (Skinner; D-Berkeley) and how it went from Job Killer status to a support position from CalChamber by including balance and looking at ways to encourage, rather than punish trucking fleets for early adoption of new technology. SB 210 (Leyva; D-Chino), billed as “Clean Trucks, Clean ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Monday, May 20, 2019
    By ANDREW OXFORDMay 16, 2019   California lawmakers blocked an effort Thursday to expand the state’s sweeping new data privacy law, handing a victory the tech industry as it faces mounting scrutiny over how it collects, stores and sells consumers’ information. The state that is home to Silicon Valley and tech giants such as Facebook passed the country’s most sweeping data privacy law last ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
    Monday, May 20, 2019
    By Julie Cart May 16, 2019 | CLIMATE CHANGE, ENVIRONMENT, TRANSPORTATION It is tempting to employ any number of puns when considering California’s transportation future:  The state is at a crossroads, its policies could run out of gas, dangerous curves lie ahead. But keeping in mind that the state’s climate policies demand the wholesale electrification of transportation, here’s another: ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
    Friday, May 17, 2019
    The California Chamber of Commerce, a business lobby group, has said it thinks giving consumers the right to sue would primarily benefit trial lawyers. It “will not only hurt and possibly bankrupt small businesses in the state, it will kill jobs and innovation,” the Chamber said in a statement. CNBC  Read Article
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Friday, May 17, 2019
     May 14, 2019 Susanne T. Stirling The California Chamber of Commerce reminded the state’s representatives in Congress this week of the importance of the pending U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) to the U.S. and California economies. The CalChamber continues to urge all members to ask their California congressional representatives to support the USMCA. Send a letter
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Friday, May 17, 2019
    May 16, 2019 CalChamber The fate of 12 bills identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as job killers depends on decisions today by fiscal committees in the Assembly and Senate. The Assembly and Senate Appropriations committees face lengthy agendas as they consider bills previously sent to the suspense file pending a review of the legislation’s fiscal impact. Read more. For more ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Legislative and Advocacy
    Friday, May 17, 2019
    Much like customers anticipate the arrival of an Uber, watching as the tiny image of a car winds its way across a map on a phone, Uber drivers say they have also been anticipating (and predicting) the National Labor Relations Board's decision denying them recognition as employees. The NLRB released the advisory memo on Tuesday, nearly a month after it was originally issued. It concludes that ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    This week is National Police Week. Grab a ticket for the 2019 Police Department Appreciation Brunch for Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the Knott's Berry Farm Resort Hotel to honor the outstanding service of the Buena Park Police Department. The brunch offers an “experience” in addition to the food and awards presentation. The various aspects of the Police Department is showcased through a ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    Fullerton, CA—The North Orange County Chamber (NOCC) proudly honors local businesses including Hapa Cupcakes & Cakes, Pendarvis Manufacturing, Porto’s Bakery & Cafe and The Cellar Restaurant and Spirit Room for their long-term commitment to supporting, developing and improving the local economy and contributing to the community. Recognitions will be presented at NOCC’s annual Business Excellence ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News
    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
     May 15, 2019 CalChamber Finding novel ways to increase efficiency or prevent workplace harassment can create serious problems for employers if not properly executed or thought out. In this week’s episode of The Workplace, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law attorney Jennifer Shaw discuss the implications of events highlighted in three recent ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Business Training, Member News
    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    Published On May 14, 2019 - 1:29 PM Written By Gordon Webster, Jr. Some of California’s top companies, including Blue Diamond Growers and Albertsons — as well as the California divisions for Ernst & Young and AT&T — have signed on to a new campaign to promote inclusiveness and prevent harassment in the workplace. The #RespectWorks campaign provides California companies with proven best ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Legislative and Advocacy
    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    You depend on us for the safe, affordable delivery of your electricity every hour of every day. That's what is important to you: to run your home, to power your business, for the refrigerator that stores your family's food, for all of your technology. At Southern California Edison (SCE), we understand that. As one of the largest electric utilities in the nation, SCE serves nearly 15 million ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Tuesday, May 14, 2019
    Stater Bros. Markets recently recognized its 273 Truck Drivers for safely transporting merchandise from the Company’s 2.1 million sq. ft. Distribution Center to your local Stater Bros. market. The 35th Annual Driver’s Safety Awards Breakfast was recently held at the Riverside Convention Center. At the breakfast, Raymond Fernandes, Manuel Garcia, Steven Powers, Dan Rosetti and Kirk Sumpter were ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Tuesday, May 14, 2019
    May 13, 2019 Loren Kaye Taxes continue to pour into the state treasury. Thanks to the engine of California’s private economy – the creativity of business leaders and productivity of employees – and the wealth it creates, Governor Gavin Newsom last week announced that revenues exceeded earlier budget estimates by more than $3 billion, enabling him to propose reserves, paying down debt, and ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Tuesday, May 14, 2019
    The California Chamber of Commerce has released its list of Job Creator bills, calling attention to nine bills that will stimulate the economy and improve the state’s jobs climate. The 2019 job creator bill list includes the following proposed legislation: AB 23 (Burke; D-Inglewood) Workforce Coordination.  Establishes the Deputy of Business and Workforce Coordination, which will help provide ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Legislative and Advocacy
    Tuesday, May 14, 2019
    On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, students, staff, parents, district leaders, school board members and community members will celebrate the selection of Nicolas Junior High School as one of California’s 2019 Schools to Watch-Taking Center Stage model middle schools. The school will also be recognized in Virginia in late June by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. “We are so honored ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Chamber News
    Monday, May 13, 2019
    Legislators recently took aim at diesel trucks with a series of bills that would impact the cost of goods across California. Billed as “Ditching Dirty Diesel” and “Clean Trucks, Clean Air,” SB 44 (Skinner; D-Berkeley) and SB 210 (Leyva; D-Chino) created regulatory hurdles, cost increases, and burdens that would make transportation of California products costly, risk losses of crops and ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Monday, May 13, 2019
    Inside the Capitol features hot legislative issues for the week along with CalChamber call to action requests on business legislation. Hot Issues for the Week of May 13, 2019 Monday, May 13 Labor and Employment OPPOSE SB 142 (Wiener; D-San Francisco): Lactation Accommodation — Significantly amends current law regarding lactation accommodations by implementing new building code requirements, ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Friday, May 10, 2019
    If you’ve lived or worked in Orange County for any length of time, chances are good that you’ve traveled Beach Boulevard. This major north-south thoroughfare crosses all the county’s major freeways – SR-91, I-5, SR-22, I-405 – on its way from La Habra to Huntington Beach, passing through the cities of La Mirada, Fullerton, Buena Park, Garden Grove, Anaheim, Stanton, and Westminster. It’s packed ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Legislative and Advocacy
    Friday, May 10, 2019
    Orange County, CA elections has been proactive in maintaining its voter database despite challenges of locating voters SANTA ANA, CA - May 10, 2019 - Today the Orange County Registrar of Voters released its updated 2019 Voter List Maintenance report. As detailed in the report the Registrar of Voters has employed the use of third-party data to maintain the accuracy of its voter registration ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Legislative and Advocacy
    Thursday, May 09, 2019
    By David Kersten: Fox and Hounds Daily Thursday, May 9th, 2019 David Kersten is an independent political consultant who lives in the Bay Area. Kersten is also an adjunct professor of public budgeting at the University of San Francisco. A new study on California’s minimum wage policies raises serious questions about whether the state’s minimum wage makes good economic sense. The April 2019 ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
    Tuesday, May 07, 2019
    Energy Futures Initiative, a research center founded by former Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz, recently released its anticipated report on the pathways for achieving deep decarbonization in California.  The report’s findings are in line with SoCalGas’ vision for a broad, integrated and inclusive energy future.   Some of the key takeaways from the report are:Energy efficiency is likely to ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Chamber News, Member News
    Tuesday, May 07, 2019
    Fullerton School District is the proud recipient of seven Community Investment Award grants from the Rotary Club of Fullerton. The purpose of the grants is to fund youth, community, and senior citizen activities that support educational, cultural, health or athletic programs that advance the aims of the Rotary Club of Fullerton. Three schools and four programs administered by the District Office ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Monday, May 06, 2019
    Capitol Weekly BY SCOTT SORIANO POSTED 05.02.2019 Voter participation dramatically increased in California in the 2018 midterm elections, part of a nationwide trend. About 51.9% of California’s 25.1 million eligible voters hit the polls in the 2018 general election, up from 36.6% in 2014, the previous midterm election, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Just as impressive, California’s 2018 ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
    Monday, May 06, 2019
    Los Angeles Times  By Margot Roosevelt MAY 02, 2019 In a decision opening yet another front in the battle over how to classify workers, a federal appeals court Thursday ruled that an international franchiser could be forced to treat its California janitors as employees rather than independent contractors. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the California Supreme Court’s landmark ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
    Monday, May 06, 2019
    Inside the Capitol features hot legislative issues for the week along with CalChamber call to action requests on business legislation.  Hot Issues for the Week of May 6, 2019 Monday, May 6Labor and Employment:  OPPOSE SB 135 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) JOB KILLER: Significant Expansion of California Family Rights Act — Significantly harms small employers in California with as few as 5 employees ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Monday, May 06, 2019
    Starting Monday, May 6, 2019, the Fullerton FitClub will be adding several new outdoor classes which will be held at various city parks in Fullerton. The following classes will take place at Hillcrest: Hillcrest Stairs, Baby Boot Camp, and Hillcrest Boot Camp. Sunrise Yoga will be held at the Fullerton Community Center and a Circuit Training class will take place at Independence Park. A new LIIT ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Monday, May 06, 2019
    With over 50 million visitors traveling to Orange County in 2018, it was a record breaking year for tourism. This record number of visitors spent $13 billion across the County, an increase of 4.2% over last year. To learn more about the trends affecting the hospitality & tourism industries in Orange County, join OCBC for the 2019 Economic Development Forum on Wednesday, May 29, at the Anaheim ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Business Training, Member News
    Monday, May 06, 2019
    Drivers are encouraged to “Share the Road” May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and the Fullerton Police Department is taking the opportunity to remind drivers and motorcycle riders to share the road and look out for one another. “Motorcycle riders are out in the open and are harder to see,” Fullerton Police Chief Robert Dunn said. “Drivers and riders should take extra precautions by ...read more
    Categories: Business Training, Member News
    Monday, May 06, 2019
    The California Chamber of Commerce this week released its list of job creator bills, calling attention to nine bills that will stimulate the economy and improve the state’s jobs climate. The 2019 job creator bill list includes the following proposed legislation:  2019 Job Creators • AB 23 (Burke; D-Inglewood) Workforce Coordination. Establishes the Deputy of Business and Workforce ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Legislative and Advocacy
    Monday, May 06, 2019
    Legislation identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as a job creator because it will minimize frivolous litigation that blocks infill housing projects won bipartisan approval from a Senate policy committee and is headed for a vote by the entire Senate. The Senate Judiciary Committee approved SB 659 (Borgeas; R-Fresno) on a vote of 5-4 on April 30. In testimony to the committee, ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Legislative and Advocacy
    Monday, May 06, 2019
    A local credit union is eager to help small businesses with an account that has no monthly service fees. The Totally Free Business Checking account from American First is perfect for the home-based or small to mid-sized businesses.  American First understands that every dollar counts especially for small businesses and non-profit groups, so they have introduced a Totally Free Business Checking ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Friday, May 03, 2019
     May 2, 2019 Adam Regele Legislation identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as a job creator because it will minimize frivolous litigation that blocks infill housing projects won bipartisan approval from a Senate policy committee and is headed for a vote by the entire Senate. The Senate Judiciary Committee approved SB 659 (Borgeas; R-Fresno) on a vote of 5-4 on April 30. In testimony ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Friday, May 03, 2019
    Medicare for All Builds a Risky Contraption on a Cracking FoundationJ.D. FOSTERSenior Vice President, Economic Policy Division, and Chief EconomistKATIE MAHONEYVice President, Health Policy   A popular new theme in American politics is the promise of “Medicare for All”, commonly designated as M4A. Exactly what this means precisely is still TBD as various proposals vie for the role of ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Friday, May 03, 2019
    CORDELL EDDINGS Pretty much everything in a brewery that isn’t an ingredient or a stool is made of metal. It’s a lesson Sam Masotto, the owner of Bonn Brewing, a small brewing company on the south side of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania has learned well. The end of the month will mark the two-year anniversary since he went from brewing beer in his kitchen with his wife to a small brewery with eight ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Legislative and Advocacy
    Friday, May 03, 2019
    Acting Administrator Chris Pilkerton, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, will kick off the 2019 National Small Business Week events in Washington, D.C. on May 5-6. Small business owners, industry leaders and other award winners from around the country will gather in D.C. to be recognized by the SBA for excellence in entrepreneurship, exporting, federal contracting, lending and ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Thursday, May 02, 2019
     Apr 30 2019 -  Reporting Requirements -  Vannessa Maravilla April 30 is the last day employers have to post the 2018 Cal/OSHA Form 300A Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses (Form 300A). Tomorrow, employers can take down the notice. The annual, mandatory posting is displayed from February 1 to April 30, but employers can’t get rid of the Form 300A once it’s taken down. After ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Thursday, May 02, 2019
     May 1, 2019 CalChamber CalChamber has released its 9th episode of The Workplace, a podcast on issues important to California employers and our economy.  The subject of this week’s episode is proposed legislation that threatens to establish new challenges for employers by expanding California’s already long list of protected leaves of absence programs.  The podcast features Erika Frank, ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Business Training, Member News
    Thursday, May 02, 2019
    Move in Buena Park is part of new construction trend of turning ’em into homes By Susan Christian Goulding sgoulding@scng.com @scgoulding on Twitter While other Orange County cities are busily turning warehouses into homeless shelters, Buena Park decided to take a different approach — repurposing freight containers instead. The city joins the cutting-edge trend of turning shipping containers ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Legislative and Advocacy
    Thursday, May 02, 2019
    On Thursday, American First Credit Union awarded a $10,000 prize to Cynthia S. of La Habra, Calif. Cynthia's prize came thanks to the credit union's Big Prize Savings account, which earns accountholders chances to win cash prizes as a reward for building their savings account balances. Cynthia is the winner of the biggest cash prize to date under the saving program, which awards $1,000 prizes ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Thursday, May 02, 2019
    Big dreams deserve big rewards! The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is proud to partner with MetLife to recognize the very best in American small business. Every year at the Small Business Summit, the Dream Big Awards program honors the achievements of small businesses and highlights their contributions to America’s economic growth. Nominations and applications for the 2019 Dream Big program are open! ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Thursday, May 02, 2019
    J.D. FOSTER, Senior Vice President, Economic Policy Division, and Chief EconomistKATIE MAHONEY,  Vice President, Health Policy   A popular new theme in American politics is the promise of “Medicare for All”, commonly designated as M4A. Exactly what this means precisely is still TBD as various proposals vie for the role of prototype. Placed in context, however, it’s hard to take these proposals ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Legislative and Advocacy
    Wednesday, May 01, 2019
    Ocean Subaru of Fullerton presented the Woman’s Club of Fullerton with a large check on Friday, April 26, 2019. During the Subaru Share the Love Event, which ran from November 15, 2019 to January 2, 2019, Ocean Subaru of Fullerton generated a percentage of sales to return to the community through the Subaru Love Promise. This pledge to collaborate with local charities and nonprofits guaranteed a ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Tuesday, April 30, 2019
     April 30, 2019 CalChamber The California Chamber of Commerce has released its list of Job Creator bills, calling attention to nine bills that will stimulate the economy and improve the state’s jobs climate. The 2019 job creator bill list includes the following proposed legislation: AB 23 (Burke; D-Inglewood) Workforce Coordination.  Establishes the Deputy of Business and Workforce ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Monday, April 29, 2019
    April 29, 2019 Leslie Leder General, Workplace Safety In the wake of recent devastating wildfires, California’s homeowners, businesses, and local governments have been left to clean up the devastation and rebuild their lives.  While rebuilding, Government agencies regulating water and waste disposal are engaged, and recently labor groups petitioned OSHA for emergency rulemaking to create ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Monday, April 29, 2019
    In the first gift of its kind for Cal State Fullerton, retired U.S. Rep. Ed Royce has donated his congressional papers to the university’s Lawrence de Graaf Center for Oral and Public History. A longtime supporter of his alma mater and the first Titan elected to Congress, Royce ’77 (B.A. business administration) recently retired after 13 terms in the U.S. Congress. The congressman’s ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Friday, April 26, 2019
    Voice of OC By  SPENCER CUSTODIO April 25, 2019 Old Town Placentia will see some street and sidewalk upgrades, along with other infrastructure, after County Supervisors took the initial step to partner with the city to help fund the state’s first redevelopment through county-city tax increment financing.   The move is the result of a state law former Gov. Jerry Brown signed in 2014, which ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
    Friday, April 26, 2019
     April 25, 2019 Susanne T. Stirling Dr. Matt Beech (pictured left), founding director of the Centre for British Politics, senior fellow at the Institute of European Studies, UC Berkeley Brexit is the latest phenomenon in the western world presently characterized by shock and schism, a leading scholar explained yesterday at the California Chamber of Commerce. “Brexit is the most profound ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Thursday, April 25, 2019
     Apr 23 2019 -  Discrimination, Harassment -  Katie Culliton The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released detailed breakdowns of the 76,418 workplace discrimination charges the agency received in fiscal year (FY) 2018. Retaliation continues to be the most frequently filed charge for the agency. In FY 2018, the EEOC resolved 90,558 discrimination charges and secured ...read more
    Categories: Business Training, Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Thursday, April 25, 2019
    California’s complex employment laws prompted 22,000 calls to the CalChamber Labor Law Helpline in 2018. On the latest episode of CalChamber’s The Workplace podcast, CalChamber President Allan Zaremberg and Erika Frank, CalChamber Executive Vice President of Legal Affairs and General Counsel, discuss the most frequently asked questions—a good indicator of the compliance issues that are the most ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Tuesday, April 23, 2019
    Regular school attendance is a necessary part of the learning process and the means to graduation with a good education.  Students who are frequently absent may be putting their future in jeopardy.  Regular school attendance is essential for student success in school.  It increases the bond students have with their schools, teachers and peers which helps to increase future productivity.  Missing ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Tuesday, April 23, 2019
    EDD reported total employment (seasonally adjusted; March preliminary) was down 16,900 from February, while the number of unemployed rose 14,400. Unemployment rate rose to 4.3%. The unadjusted rate was up 0.2 point from the year earlier to 4.6%. California had the 12th highest unemployment rate. Total US employment saw a seasonally adjusted drop of 201,000, with the number of unemployed ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Legislative and Advocacy
    Thursday, February 21, 2019
    Brea Improv combines stand-up comedy with tasty food and cocktails for laughter-filled nights.  The popular club has now moved to a larger, expanded theater - on Brea Boulevard, just four doors down from its former location on Birch Street. Founder Robert Hartmann opened the comedy club in 1989. According to management, the club continues to receive support from Brea and surrounding communities ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Member Highlight, Member News
    Wednesday, February 06, 2019
     February 6, 2019 CalChamber The EEO-1 submission deadline has been extended to May 31, 2019. The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has delayed the “opening day” of the 2018 EEO-1 Survey to early March 2019 and moved the due date to May 31, 2019. The recent government shutdown caused this postponement. The EEO-1 is an annual survey that requires all private employers with ...read more
    Categories: Business Training, Legislative and Advocacy, Member News
    Monday, January 14, 2019
    Ocean Subaru of Fullerton: Share the Love  Ocean Subaru of Fullerton, located on Euclid in Fullerton, shares the love with customers and the community. While the dealer offers a variety of new and used Subaru models, loan and lease options, and car service and maintenance, they also support partnerships benefiting organizations throughout the community. According to General Manager, Kevin Kim, a ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Member News, Member Highlight
    Monday, January 07, 2019
    Pickled Monk: A Little Spot for Everybody   A neighborhood hub for folks to drink and grub, Pickled Monk is “a little spot for everybody,” described Chelsea Coltman, general manager of the new downtown Fullerton establishment.   Upon entering, guests are directed to the host stand by black carpet and deep orange railings. There, they are welcomed with warm smiles and greetings from the staff ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Member News, Member Highlight
    Tuesday, August 28, 2018
    Today, SBA Administrator Linda McMahon announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses economically impacted by the Cranston Fire that occurred July 25 - August 15, 2018. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster following a request received from Gov. Edmund G. Brown, Jr.’s designated ...read more
    Categories: Member News