Economic Forecast Conference highlights strength in OC economy

On October 25, OCBC and CSU Fullerton held the 23rd Annual Economic Forecast Conference at Hotel Irvine with over 700 business, academic and community leaders in attendance, sponsored by US Bank. The conference theme was "Sustainable Growth? Adapt, Connect and Transform in a Shifting Global Economy." The...

OCBC had an 86 percent kill rate on bad legislation in 2017

OCBC's advocacy efforts proved effective this legislative session in advocating for the passage of bills critical for the business community, and in killing legislation harmful to Orange County's economic prosperity. OCBC took a position on 67 bills throughout the 2017 legislative session: 32 bills in support, 35...

Senator Tony Mendoza Announces Governor’s Approval of SB 4 to stabilize CalOptima, Orange County’s Managed Health Care System

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) announced Governor Jerry Brown’s approval of Senate Bill 4 (SB 4) today. SB 4 preserves the stability and continuity of the CalOptima board by codifying the existing membership and qualifications to serve on its board of directors and by...

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Conference delves into changing workforce trends in OC, how best to prepare STEAM workforce

IRVINE, CA — Orange County Business Council presents the 2017 Orange County Workforce Development Conference, focusing on “Elevate Engineering: Adapt, Connect and Transform OC’s Workforce.” A panel featuring engineering, training and recruitment professionals will discuss Southern California’s booming STEAM industry sectors and how to prepare...

Lucy Dunn quoted in ‘Orange County’s Irvine Co. plans to bid for Amazon’s second headquarters’ – LA Times

Orange County’s Irvine Co. said Friday it plans to bid for Amazon.com’s second headquarters, which Amazon says will employ up to 50,000 people.Privately held Irvine Co. said it would work with the city of Irvine, a master-planned community developed by the company, to “submit a responsive...