The EconomyBy Dave Kilby -September 28, 2022 The Drumbeat of a Recession Is Growing Louder, But It Is Probably Not Here Yet We are sure in an odd place, economically speaking. Job growth is solid, and households keep spending money. Yet the world seems to think we are in a recession. Question: What is the opposite of a jobless recovery? A recession without layoffs? Is that a recession? We are also in a quirky time with data continuing to be volatile due to the ebbs and flows of consumption and supply
By CalChamber -September 26, 2022 Governor Gavin Newsom has signed 8 California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills and has vetoed three opposed bills. More than 20 CalChamber priority bills and one job killer bill remain to be decided on. Governor Newsom has until Friday, September 30 to sign or veto the bills remaining on his desk. Vetoed Oppose Bills The Governor has vetoed the following CalChamber-opposed bills:AB 1880 (Arambula; D-Fresno): Would have increased health care costs for employers by
By CalChamber -September 6, 2022 AB 152 (Committee on Budget) COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave passed the Legislature on August 31 and awaits action by the Governor. The bill establishes the COVID-19 Relief Grant Program within the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) to help qualified small businesses or nonprofits with grants up to $50,000 to reimburse COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave provided between January 1, 2022 and December 31, 2022. Continue
Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector, is in the process of mailing approximately 83,000 Statements of Prior Year Taxes with the attached Special Notice to Los Angeles County property owners. The statement alerts property owners that they have unpaid Annual and/or Supplemental Secured Property Taxes for prior year(s), and their property may become subject to the tax collector’s power to sell. If residential or agricultural property remains tax defaulted for more than five years, and commercial
SoCalGas Breaks Ground on First-of-its-Kind Technology to Produce Clean Hydrogen for SunLine Transit
Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) announced the official groundbreaking on the construction of a first-of-its-kind advanced hydrogen generation system at SunLine Transit Agency in Thousand Palms, California. The project, called H2 SilverSTARS, will produce hydrogen from renewable natural gas (RNG) and help fuel SunLine’s fleet of 17 hydrogen fuel cell electric buses.At scale, this demonstration project has the potential to provide clean hydrogen at any location adjacent to a natural gas pipeline, which
SoCalGas Champions Restaurant Recovery with Additional $525,000 in Support for the Restaurants Care Resilience Fund
SoCalGas today announced a second $525,000 donation to the California Restaurant Foundation's (CRF) Restaurants Care Resilience Fund. Last year, SoCalGas co- founded the Fund to help small businesses recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic and was also a leading donor, committing $525,000 in 2021. Qualifying restaurants throughout SoCalGas’ service area are encouraged to apply for a $3,000 grant starting April 15th. These grants aim to support equipment upgrades, employee retention, and deferred
Senate Bill 1177, introduced by State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) which seeks to create an affordable housing regional trust between the cities of Burbank, Glendale, and Pasadena and SB 1067, which restricts parking minimums in cities, passed the Senate Governance and Finance Committee. “SB 1177 helps tackle the affordable housing crisis with a long-term regional approach and provides three cities the opportunity to address affordable housing needs,” stated Senator Portantino.
Senator Portantino, SF Supervisor Safai, Gary Payton II, & Education Advocates Rally in Support of U
Senator Portantino, SF Supervisor Safai, Gary Payton II, & Education Advocates Rally in Support of Universal Screening for Risk of Dyslexia Today, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) joined San Francisco County Supervisor Ahsha Safai and Gary Payton II of the Golden State Warriors for a rally on the steps of San Francisco City Hall to support universal screening for risk of dyslexia. Also joining the rally were representatives from Decoding Dyslexia CA, California State Parent Teacher
SoCalGas, OPAL Fuels, and Young’s Commercial Transfer Showcase Conversion of Fleet to Renewable Nat...
SoCalGas, OPAL Fuels, and Young’s Commercial Transfer Showcase Conversion of Fleet to Renewable Natural Gas at World Ag ExpoYCT is a leading nationwide hauler and is transitioning its fleet to RNG-fueled trucks in the San Joaquin Valley TULARE, Calif. February 8, 2022 – Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas), Young’s Commercial Transfer (YCT), one of the largest agricultural trucking companies in the United States, and OPAL Fuels, a leading producer and distributor of renewable natural gas (RNG), are