Vets show up for entrepreneur conference

A large group of military veterans attended the Foothill Workforce Investment Board’s conference today (Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013) providing multiple seminars about forming their own business. The Arcadia Chamber was a primary sponsor. Congresswoman Judy Chu, a longtime supporter of small business, offered opening welcome remarks at Chamber member Embassy Suites, updating attendees on a…

New Arcadia Business Icon tribute

The Arcadia Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Arcadia Historical Society to pay tribute to longstanding businesses in Arcadia for their ongoing contribution to the financial health of the City and to the historical cultural fabric of the community. See profile of April 18 Business Icon recipient here – Fasching’s Car Wash. The first business…

Gov Brown touts job creation via GO-Biz

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) serves as California’s single point of contact for economic development and job creation efforts. GO-Biz offers a range of services to business owners including: attraction, retention and expansion services, site selection, permit streamlining, clearing of regulatory hurdles, small business assistance, international trade development, assistance with state government,…

LAEDC 3Q report

Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation – San Gabriel Valley Region 3rd Quarter: October through December 2012 To: San Gabriel Valley Region Strategic Partners From: Bob Machuca, LAEDC Regional Manager, San Gabriel Valley Business Assistance Highlights The mission of the LAEDC is to attract, retain and grow businesses and jobs for the regions of Los Angeles…