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 Government Affairs Committee Recap: Orange County CEO Frank Kim

OCBC's Government Affairs meeting on Friday, March 3 featured perspectives from elected officials in local, state and federal government, including Frank Kim, CEO, County of Orange. Kim explained Orange County’s plan of action for regional planning in Orange County’s jurisdiction; regional & county resources; business...

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...

Message from OCBC CEO: OCBC is Open for Business

Dear Orange County Community Leaders, Business, government and academic leaders in Orange County are at the forefront of monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely. As are you, OCBC is implementing protocols and processes to avert spread of this virus, especially to vulnerable populations. We will help manage issues...

2020 Orange County Primary Election

On March 3, 2020, California held its 2020 primary election.  Traditionally, the California primary is held in June, but the state moved it to March in 2017 to wield greater influence over presidential elections.  Official results will take up to a few weeks for close...

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...