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California Competes Tax Credit Application

Dear California Competes Tax Credit Interested Parties: As a reminder, the deadline to submit a California Competes Tax Credit application for the current application period is 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) today (Monday, August 20, 2018). Applicants are encouraged to review the FAQs, Application Guide, and other technical assistance documents prior to submitting an application.  These resources can…

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City of Lancaster Testing CoolSeal Asphalt Designed to Absorb Less Heat

Lancaster, CA. August 20, 2018 – The City of Lancaster is continually looking for ways to improve residents’ quality of life, enhance infrastructure, and promote healthy lifestyles throughout the community. This test project could potentially assist with all three. “It is impossible for an organization to advance if it remains stuck in the status quo,…

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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 California to boost business in the Golden State. It can be used to offset California…

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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 approved funding. — Photo by Laura Austin —— Legislation passed through both the U.S. House…

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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  ‌  ‌  ‌

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Advance Kern incentive program aims to bolster industries throughout county

Bakersfield.com | August 2, 2018 By DAKOTA ALLEN dallen@bakersfield.com 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 rebates when they relocate to the county or expand their operations here. The program is…

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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 Headquarters, 1350 Norris Road, Bakersfield, California 93308. There will be representatives present from ten Kern County…

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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. Specifically, CALED is committed to: Exchange Goals: Convene rural economic development stakeholders at least one…

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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 June. (Antelope Valley data is not seasonally adjusted. The Antelope Press uses only year-over-year comparisons…

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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 years.  GO-Biz will now be able to allocate tax credits through fiscal year 2022-23. Set…

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