Chamber hears updates from Los Angeles City Planning

Center for Business Advocacy on May 22, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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The Land Use, Construction & Housing Council heard updates from two deputy directors from the City of Los Angeles' Department of City Planning, Tricia Keane and Arthi ...arrowRead More

Government & Fiscal Affairs Council welcomes L.A. City Councilmember Monica Rodriguez

Center for Business Advocacy on May 21, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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This week, the Chamber's Government & Fiscal Affairs Council welcomed L.A. City Councilmember Rodriguez, chair of the City’s Public Safety Committee, to speak on enforcement policies against illegal cannabis businesses.

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Chamber members discuss advancing the energy talent pipeline

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on May 17, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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The Chamber and the California Community Colleges’ Energy Skills Collaborative hosted a business roundtable to discuss ways in which the region’s community colleges and industry leaders can work together to build a stronger workforce pipeline for the region’s advanced energy sector.

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Chamber hosts special discussion on the Our County sustainability plan

Center for Business Advocacy on May 17, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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The County of Los Angeles' Chief Sustainability Officer Gary Gero, along with Sustainability Program Directors Kristen Pawling and Rita Kampalath, discussed the County's draft sustainability plan, Our County.

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Vote No on Measure EE

Maria S. Salinas on May 17, 2019 at 9:00:00 am in The Business Perspective 
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On June 4, Los Angeles voters will decide the fate of Los Angeles Unified School District’s Measure EE, a $500 million per year property tax. Measure EE would tax structures on properties annually at a rate of 16 cents a square foot for 12 years on top of the 12 cents currently paid by property owners.  

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Bixel Exchange hosts first Bixel After Dark at Aliso Apartments

Center for Innovation & Technology on May 16, 2019 at 10:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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On May 16, Bixel Exchange's Startup LAunch Tech SBDC hosted the first Bixel After Dark event at Aliso Apartments.

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Chamber joins Collective Impact Forum in Chicago

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on May 15, 2019 at 10:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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Juana Hernandez, L.A. Compact’s senior manager of higher education, moderated a session at the Collective Impact Forum in Chicago on the importance of engaging the public sector in order to make real headway in addressing complex social change.

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Chamber delegation meets with key members of Gov. Newsom's administration during ACCESS Sacramento

L.A. Area Chamber on May 15, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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This week, the Chamber convened 80 business leaders in Sacramento to meet with Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration during the annual ACCESS Sacramento advocacy trip.

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Investing In Futures addresses higher education challenges for justice-involved individuals

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on May 14, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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On March 14, the Chamber, in partnership with Bank of America, Corrections to College California and the Vera Institute of Justice, hosted a breakfast briefing on the importance and significant benefits to the business community of expanding access to postsecondary education for justice-involved individuals.

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Chamber's World Trade Week initiative recognized by County Supervisor Kathryn Barger

Center for Global Trade & Foreign Investment on May 14, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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This week, the Chamber was presented with a Certificate of Recognition by County Supervisor Kathryn Barger at the L.A. County Board of Supervisor's meeting for its annual World Trade Week Southern California initiative and the program's dedication to promoting the positive aspects of international trade that are vital to a strong local and national economy for the past 93 years.

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