Major Layoffs and Furlough’s Continue to Stack Up

The spread of the coronavirus is projected to impact millions of jobs worldwide. In 23 weeks, more than 58 million Americans have filed for unemployment insurance — that's more than the number of claims filed during the Great Recession. The travel and hospitality industries have taken a significant hit. In...

July 25, 2017 Indicator

Breaking news: OC Board of Supervisors delays vote that could change CalOptima Board; e-Commerce means new paradigm for shoppers, retailers, developer and government; OCBC games plans next steps on North OC Groundwater Basin; OCBC in the news: Check out these recently published article from Lucy...

July 11, 2017 Indicator

Breaking news:  OCBC urges for SoCal to receive fair share of cap and trade funds; Rep. Lou Correa, 46th District, visits with OCBC Government Affairs committee; OCBC honors OCAR, discusses cost of homelessness; News you can use: OCBC’s Economic Development Forum – July 20; Nominations open...

June 27, 2017 Indicator

Breaking news:   Big win! CA Water Fix gets authorization from U.S. Endangered Species Act; Peter DeMarco joins OCBC as Sr. VP of Government Affairs; Coming to your business site soon: Superfund listing?; Will San Diego Water Authority and MET finally resolve decades of litigation?; Santa...

June 13, 2017 Indicator

Breaking news:  Breaking News: Rep. Correa introducing JWA Port-of-Entry Amendment Tomorrow; OCBC Asks Gov. Brown to deny OCWD superfund designation request; OCBC welcomes CA Gubernatorial Candidate Villaraigosa; Take a one minute survey to help OCBC improve its content; After five years of environmental review, Cadiz...

May 30, 2017 Indicator

Breaking news: Friday marks deadline for bills to make it out of house of origin; Fed update: Proposed budget cuts health care, education and infrastructure spending; OCBC challenges report saying SoCal can make it another summer without Aliso Canyon; Report reveals SoCal low-income housing shortage...

May 16, 2017 Indicator

Breaking news: Cyberattacks mean this week cannot be business as usual; OC Community Indicators released at OC Forum, housing dominates conversation; OCBC commends Gov. Brown’s priorities on Catrans oversight, education in May revise; 2016 Annual Tourism Report show OC hit record number of visitors; CA...