GO-Biz Announces Manufacturing Community Designation

GO-Biz Announces Southern California Awarded National Manufacturing Community Designation by U.S. Commerce Secretary Pritzker Building on California’s national leadership in manufacturing, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) today announced that Southern California has been designated a national ‘Manufacturing Community’ by Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker as part of the federal Investing in...

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Macy’s Annual Flower Show
Feb21

Macy’s Annual Flower Show

San Francisco’s Union Square Macy’s welcomes spring with the annual Macy’s Flower Show®, a gift to the city of San Francisco and surrounding Bay Area, from Sunday, March 23, through Sunday, April 6, 2014. The Secret Garden, this year’s floral extravaganza, will offer spectators a peek behind the magic and majesty of a variety of lush landscapes. Macy’s Flower Show will showcase two weeks of in-store special events, with music,...

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Maria Anguiano named UCR Vice Chancellor for Planning and Budget
Dec16

Maria Anguiano named UCR Vice Chancellor for Planning and Budget

Following a national search, UC Riverside Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox today announced the selection of Maria R. Anguiano as Vice Chancellor for Planning and Budget. Anguiano is currently Interim Deputy Chief of Staff – Strategic Planning and Analysis at the University of California Office of the President.  Prior to that, she served for four years as Chief of Staff and Director of Strategic Initiatives in the office of UC’s Chief...

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Sentencing in CalTrans Fraud Case

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced a nine-year state prison sentence of a man who defrauded the California Department of Transportation (CalTrans) out of nearly $1.9 million. Eric Hodgson, 43, of Elk Grove, agreed to a plea deal that in addition to the nine-year prison sentence, included forfeiture of his personal and real property, which includes two residences, two cars, several retirement accounts and a collection of...

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A Record Year MBDA

The numbers are in and the report is out! Last month, the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) released its Annual Performance Report for Fiscal Year 2012 and we are proud to report that FY 2012 was another successful year for the Minority Business Development Agency, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and most importantly for the American business owners that we serve. In FY 2012, MBDA helped create and retain 16,730 jobs, the...

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