Weekly Wire RoundUp Economic Mobility Task Force, Employment Rate, Uber’s Public Support for KIGT, and more

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Nov 6, 2022


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CalOSBA Announces 2022 Entrepreneurship & Economic Mobility Task Force (EEMTF) At the California Economic Summit hosted by California Forward, Tara Lynn Gray, Director of the CalOSBA, a division of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), introduced the full roster of the 2022 Entrepreneurship & Economic Mobility Task Force (EEMTF) on 27th October 2022.

California Signs Toll Revenue Sharing Agreement with Mexico The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) and a delegation of regional leaders signed a new toll revenue-sharing agreement on 24th October 2022 with Mexico in Mexico City to promote the development of the Otay Mesa East Port of Entry at the San Diego-Tijuana border.

The Employment Rate of Riverside County is Down By 4% According to the California Employment Development Department, increases elsewhere in the area economy offset losses in the construction, hospitality, and other sectors, pushing Riverside County’s unemployment rate back to 4% last month. Coachella had the highest rate in the county, with a 10.8% unemployment rate in the previous month. Unclassified industries saw an overall rise of 1,600, according to the EDD. 

California Energy Commission Awards KIGT $1.9M Supported by Uber KIGT, an Electric Vehicle-charging startup based out of Ontario, California, powers vehicles through smart EV charging stations. The startup will have an EV charging microgrid for reservations for ridesharing drivers. California Energy Commission and Uber are backing this project (the latter providing public support to KIGT).

Jurupa Valley Planning Commission Permits New Shops in the City A 32-acre retail, dining, and commercial development on the intersection of Pyrite St. and Mission Blvd. was given the go-light by the City Council. When it is complete, the Shops at Jurupa Valley project will have more than 20 new structures and more than 230,000 square feet of retail and commercial space.

Top 20 Fiscally Healthy Cities of Inland Empire: Eastvale Leads the Pack Financial comparisons and calculations, sometimes known as risk indicators, were used by the State Auditors’ office to examine economic issues. As per the high-risk fiscal health for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, the City of Eastvale is ranked No. 1 out of all cities in the Inland Empire. It is the city with the lowest risk in the Inland Empire.


(Tuesday) Helping Creators Turn Ideas Into Physical Things with Zef Neemuchwala of Be A Maker Club 

– Zef Neemuchwala

(Thursday) Elevating The IE Business Community’s Executive Skills with Eugene Valdez of CEO 2 Rainmaker Podcast

 –  Eugene Valdez 


1) Murrieta/Wildomar Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast – Thurs Nov 10 @ 7:30 AM [The Corporate room]

  • https://business.murrietachamber.org/events/details/networking-breakfast-11-10-2022-18290?calendarMonth=2022-11-01

2) Inland Empire Apprenticeship Expo – Tue, Nov 15 @ 1:30 PM [Moreno Valley Conference & Recreation Center]

  • https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inland-empire-apprenticeship-expo-tickets-415479970777


  • https://www.spiritawardsie.com/

4) 30th Anniversary Festival of Lights Switch-On Ceremony – Fri Oct 21 – 4:30 PM [DT Riverside]

  • https://www.riversidefestivaloflights.com/

5) 2022 State of Riverside County – Thur Dec 8 – 8 AM [Morongo Casino Resort & Spa]

  • https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2022-state-of-riverside-county-registration-440071805617


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