Action Alert: Tell SCAQMD to Keep CA Oil Refineries in CA

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) mandates a California-only fuel standard that is the strongest in the world to reduce emissions and protect the environment. "Alkylate" is needed in fuel production to meet this standard. Two California refineries (Torrance and Wilmington) that make use a...

Ca Treasurer John Chiang Visits OCBC on Gubernatorial Campaign Trail

On January 5, OCBC's Advocacy and Government Affairs Committee welcomed 2018 Gubernatorial Candidate John Chiang, California State Treasurer. During the meeting, Chiang discussed his top priorities should he become governor of California, which include enhancing educational opportunities for all of the state accompanied with accountability...

Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec has an Invitation for You!

[video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://www.ocbc.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Robert-Herjavec-OCBC-Annual-Dinner-Invitation.mp4" autoplay="true"][/video]   Robert Herjavec stepped away from Shark Tank for a few minutes to let you know why you don't want to miss OCBC's 2018 Annual Dinner and Board Installation!  The famed Shark will be our Keynote Speaker for the evening!   The event will...

IRWD recognition program helps companies improve water efficiency

Irvine Ranch Water District's WaterStar Business Recognition Program helps companies improve water efficiency, obtain financial incentives for efficiency improvements, and save money on water bills.The program is open to all IRWD commercial, industrial and institutional customers, including commercial landscape companies managing irrigation sites within the...

2017 CSUF International Trade Forecast report released

CSUF's Center for economic Analysis and Forecasting released the 2017 International Trade Forecast Report.  Dr. Mira Farka and Dr. Adrian Fleissig provided an extensive analysis of merchandise export in the Southern California Region by total volume, by region and by main sectors. US exports were...

New CSUF’s second startup incubator at the Irvine campus

On November 15, CSUF opened the doors to their second Startup Incubator. The new, 1,200 square foot incubator will choose local entrepreneurs for a six month residency. The facility on the university's Irvine campus houses space to provide coaching to entrepreneurs, host seminars and bring...