Creating Jobs

VIDEO: California Community Colleges create task force on jobs

The 24 member group is charged with developing policies to prepare more students for existing high value jobs and to promote job creation with workforce training. Read more

Categories: Economy, Creating Jobs

VIDEO: Helping social entrepreneurs create more impact

Summit event in Los Angeles brainstormed ideas for boosting impact economy. Read more

Categories: Economy, Creating Jobs

VIDEO: Millennials face uphill battle in today’s economy

We asked a gathering of sub-40-year-old representatives from a range of public policy groups to give us a rundown of those problems and where the opportunities are for fixing them. Read more

Categories: Economy, Creating Jobs, Smart Investment, Californians, Millennials

Inland Empire to host 2015 California Economic Summit

Economic Summit, co-hosted by CA Fwd, will be held in Ontario on November 12-13, 2015. Read more

Categories: Economy, Creating Jobs, Regional Economies

California farmers unite to adapt to climate change

Farmer-led group is collaborating to seek out innovations worldwide to tackle the potential impact of climate change on agriculture in California and nationwide. Read more

Categories: Economy, Creating Jobs, Regional Economies

Reader Poll: Millennials optimistic about future but down on present economy

The biggest, most diverse generation has witnessed the boom and bust of recent years. Not surprisingly, they're worried about their economic future. An economic summit in Los Angeles this week looked to start a conversation on making a difference in that outlook. Read more

Categories: Economy, Creating Jobs, Californians, Millennials

STEAM-powered carnival seeks to create tomorrow’s engineers

A new kind of show is coming to town. But instead of being wowed by lion tamers and cycling clowns, a group of mad scientists entertain the future of technology. Read more

Categories: Economy, Creating Jobs

Do you accept the California Water Challenge?

Nonprofit group creates an online game that lets Californians learn about the state's daunting water challenge and then make some tough decisions about water policy. Read more

Categories: Economy, Creating Jobs, Smart Investment, Infrastructure

What Tesla’s choosing of Nevada over California really means

Tesla’s decision to build its $5 billion gigafactory in Reno, Nev. is disappointing – but not the loss decried by its harshest critics Read more

Categories: Economy, Creating Jobs

Lawmakers approve legislation giving cities more robust tools for building infrastructure

The power of local financing can fund roads, transit-oriented housing and much more Read more

Categories: Community Services, Economy, Creating Jobs, Smart Investment, Infrastructure

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