January 19, 2016 by Ed Coghlan

VIDEO: How California can make it easier to do business

Assemblymember talks about how streamlining regulations could help boost economic outcomes for all Californians Read More »

Two ways for cities to reduce the cost of housing and make homes more affordable
September 08, 2015 by Mark Pisano

Two ways for cities to reduce the cost of housing and make homes more affordable

Paired together, streamlining regulations and using infrastructure districts to bring down costs would have a big impact on California housing, all without raising taxes. Read More »

California opens one-stop website for info on launching a business
July 01, 2015 by Ed Coghlan

California opens one-stop website for info on launching a business

Entrepreneurs get help starting and growing their business and navigating California's regulatory environment Read More »

Summit unveils five-year roadmap to shared prosperity for California
January 11, 2015 by By Paul Granillo and Eloy Oakley

Summit unveils five-year roadmap to shared prosperity for California

Plan proposes right next steps toward sustainable growth Read More »

Summit calls for review of CEQA Guidelines
July 30, 2014 by Justin Ewers

Summit calls for review of CEQA Guidelines

Effort to update interpretations of key environmental regulation near completion Read More »

How next Secretary of State will make California more business friendly
May 05, 2014 by Ed Coghlan

How next Secretary of State will make California more business friendly

Candidates for state elections office talk streamlining business filings Read More »

California Competes boosts transparency in state incentive programs
April 13, 2014 by Colin Parent

California Competes boosts transparency in state incentive programs

How state's new business incentive program is better than Texas Enterprise Fund Read More »

Report: California’s aerospace industry bigger than Hollywood
February 28, 2014 by John Guenther

Report: California’s aerospace industry bigger than Hollywood

Aerospace creates more revenue than agriculture and entertainment combined Read More »

Runaway film and TV jobs not just a Los Angeles problem
February 27, 2014 by Ed Coghlan

Runaway film and TV jobs not just a Los Angeles problem

State economy lost 10,000 middle-class jobs from TV shows leaving Read More »

Solar shines while manufacturing needs some polishing in California
February 13, 2014 by John Guenther

Solar shines while manufacturing needs some polishing in California

Forward thinking that put 1/3 of US solar jobs here is needed for manufacturing sector Read More »

How to ensure California’s regulations support the triple bottom line: An action plan
October 31, 2013 by Justin Ewers

How to ensure California’s regulations support the triple bottom line: An action plan

This may be one of California’s most complicated, perennial policy challenges Read More »

New bills hope to make luring California business away harder
October 08, 2013 by Cheryl Getuiza

New bills hope to make luring California business away harder

Legislation signed by Brown take on state's business climate Read More »

State revamps one-stop-shop for permits, goes mobile
September 03, 2013 by Matthew Grant Anson

State revamps one-stop-shop for permits, goes mobile

Creating CalGOLD in the first place is significant but that’s only part of the battle Read More »

CEQA Roundup: Reform bill amendments reveal what’s been taken off the table
August 07, 2013 by Justin Ewers

CEQA Roundup: Reform bill amendments reveal what’s been taken off the table

Changes to CEQA bill ratchet back reforms Read More »

Santa Clarita gets big economic boost from film industry
August 01, 2013 by Cheryl Getuiza

Santa Clarita gets big economic boost from film industry

The city felt a $25.7 million impact from filming of TV shows and movies Read More »

Californians love green energy but willing to explore oil options
May 07, 2013 by Ed Coghlan

Californians love green energy but willing to explore oil options

Survey on state energy economy shows some practical leanings Read More »

Small business applauds signing of filing backlog bill
May 02, 2013 by Cheryl Getuiza

Small business applauds signing of filing backlog bill

Governor Jerry Brown just signed legislation to help businesses get started and hire more quickly. Read More »

Video: Orange County won’t take attempted job stealing sitting down
April 10, 2013 by Cheryl Getuiza

Video: Orange County won’t take attempted job stealing sitting down

Two governors are convening in the area to lure businesses away Read More »

What does a Chief Innovation Officer do exactly? City of Davis to find out
March 15, 2013 by Cheryl Getuiza

What does a Chief Innovation Officer do exactly? City of Davis to find out

A CIO is on its way to Davis Read More »

San Francisco, notorious for business regulations, opens up one-stop permit shop
February 21, 2013 by Alexandra Bjerg

San Francisco, notorious for business regulations, opens up one-stop permit shop

Refined permitting rewards entrepreneurs Read More »

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