OCBC Government Affairs Committee Recap: Congressman Harley Rouda

OCBC's Government Affairs meeting on Friday, March 3 featured perspectives on the COVID-19 crisis from elected officials in local, state and federal government, including Congressman Harley Rouda. Congressman Rouda provided an overview of the three bills passed in response to COVID-19, including the $2.2 trillion stimulus...

OCBC COVID-19 Resources Page

  OCBC is committed to providing you the best information in these difficult times fighting COVID-19, its health and economic impacts.   In addition to timely newsletter resources, OCBC has created a COVID-19 Resources page on our website, updated daily, allowing you to access all of the most...

New “Building a Modern CEQA” E-News Segment

Homelessness and housing are defining issues shaping California’s future. Those in the housing sector—developers, contractors and housing advocates—are all too familiar with abuses of the California Environmental Quality Act, or CEQA. CEQA was enacted in 1970 and remains a landmark law intended to protect California’s environment...

Local Leaders Talk Defensibility and the Future of Work

On June 17, OCBC‘s Workforce Development Committee welcomed Amy Kaufman, President and Global Co-Chair of the VR/AR Association Orange County. Ms. Kaufman addressed the Committee on society’s current place in the timeline of the industrial revolution, noting that we are currently in the fourth and final...

CalSTA Secretary David Kim Talks Earthquake Preparedness, SB1

On July 18, the OCMoves and Infrastructure Committees held a joint meeting welcoming David Kim, Secretary of the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA). Secretary Kim is newly appointed after a successful career in government relations, working for each level of government and for the private sector....