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GRANT WRITING CLASSES OFFERED IN CALIFORNIA California Business Minute to Present Daylong Workshops
Starting in 2014, the experts in grant writing from the California Business Minute will begin to offer grant writing workshops across the state. The daylong workshops will provide a extensive handbook and presentation materials engaging participants on debunking myths on grant writing on how to write need statements to workplans to finding funding. E-mail Tim Johnson firstname.lastname@example.org details and to schedule a workshop in your community.
CALIFORNIA EMPLOYMENT Unemployment Drops Fractionally
But Number of Jobs Grows
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EXODUS OUT OF CALIFORNIA CONTINUES Texas Picks Up Schwab & Occidental Petroleum
Los Angeles- based Occidental Petroleum announced it will move its HQ to Houston and spin off its California assets into a separate company for natural gas exploration. However, the new spin off will employ 8,000. Meanwhile, San Francisco-based Charles Schwab announced it is moving 1,000 jobs to Texas.
GERMAN GROCERY STORE CHAIN TO OPEN IN CALIFORNIA
Aldi To Pick Up Where Tesco Left Off - Open Stores and Distribution Facility
The German-based grocer Aldi has announced that it will build a regional headquarters and distribution facility in Moreno Valley as it plans to open 650 new stores in the US over the next five years. Aldi is primarily located in the East Coast and Midwest. This will be their first forray into the Golden State. Company officials did not identify when or where they plan to locate stores.
JAPAN COMPANY LOCATES NEW FACILITY Shinmei to Open in West Sacramento
The Japan-based company Shinmei announced it will open a production facility in West Sacramento. It will produce rice-based sandwich buns - a gluten free alternative. The 28,000 sq. ft. facility will be the company's first US facility. It will initially employ 100 with a potential of 500 employees.
SACRAMENTO AREA COMPANY MOVES HQ TO TEXAS Revionics Leaves for Austin
The software firm Revionics based in the Sacramento suburb of Roseville has announced it is moving its headquarters to Austin, Texas. The company identified that Austin has a lower cost of living. It is one of the the several companies that have moved to Texas since the Great Recession.
It is also joined by the Sacramento area firm Waste Connections which left in 2011.
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ECONOMIC FORECASTS FOR CALIFORNIA, 2014 The Economy is in Gear, But Low Gear
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