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  • The California Competes Tax Credit is Cash to Help You Grow!

    Now is open season to apply—by August 20, 2018—for the California Competes Tax Credit(CCTC), a state income tax credit for businesses that are expanding in or relocating to California or that are at risk of leaving the state. CCTC was created by Read More
  • Millions secured for energy, water

    McCarthy, Cook champion legislation that preserves locally generated revenue for China Lake interests Rebecca Neipp News Review Staff Writer Dave Janiec of China Lake Alliance (left) and Scott O’Neil of IWC Economic Development Corp. address the media Thursday morning about the newly Read More
  • City of Palmdale: We’re Hiring!

    Public Works Inspector Come work for a City with a bright future! Palmdale is hiring a Public Works Inspector. For information, qualifications and to apply, click here. SHARE Connect with us  ‌  ‌  ‌
  • Advance Kern incentive program aims to bolster industries throughout county | August 2, 2018 By DAKOTA ALLEN The county has been drawing attention with its new Advance Kern business incentives, and hopes to soon have companies sign up for this program, which allows eligible companies to earn tax Read More
  • 2018 Kern County Job Fair at Sheriff’s Office Headquarters

    The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce it will be hosting a county-wide job fair on Saturday September 8, 2018, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. The event will take place in the large grass area in front of Sheriff’s Office Read More
  • CALED Rural Economic Development Exchange

    In May of 2018, the CALED Board approved the creation of a Rural Economic Development Exchange that allows CALED to direct some resources to support our efforts to help rural economic developers connect, share resources, and engage in policy conservations/initiatives. Read More
  • Jobless rate in Valley drops- Antelope Valley Press

    By: Jim Skeen | Antelope Valley Press | July 21, 2018 Unemployment held at a record low level statewide and improved throughout the Antelope Valley in June. Lancaster’s unemployment rate edged down from 6.5% in June 2017 to 6.4% this Read More
  • CalCompetes Legislative & Regulatory Changes

    California Competes Tax Credit Interested Parties: The California state budget signed at the end of June, along with the corresponding trailer bills, made the following changes relating to the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC): Extended the program for 5 fiscal Read More
  • As Temperatures Soar: Tips from Kaiser Permanente Define Heat Stroke Symptoms vs Heat Exhaustion

    Hello! As temperatures across the Southland continue to soar (especially in the Antelope Valley), I thought you might find the attached infographic and below tips useful. Please feel free to use! Kaiser Permanente physicians are available to give you tips, Read More
  • Final Call on Leadership Ridgecrest Applications

    The deadline for getting a Leadership Ridgecrest Application to the Chamber office has been extended to Friday, July 20, 2018 at 5pm. Please have any potential applicant from your organization complete the fillable pdf Application at Leadership Ridgecrest Application. The completed application needs Read More