Weekly Wire RoundUp Festival of Lights, $1.2B for Supply Chain Upgradation, $384 Million in ZEV Funding, and more

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Oct 30, 2022


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California’s Transport Agency to Pump $1.2B into Supply Chain Upgradation of the State California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a one-time state financial commitment of $1.2 billion for port and freight infrastructure improvement projects in the State. California ports are critical to exporting and importing goods both abroad and throughout the United States, said Governor Newsom.

$384 Million in ZEV Funding! And 2022 AltCar Expo The 2022 AltCar Expo will take place on October 27, 2022, at the Moreno Valley Conference and Recreation Center as part of the WRCOGs Clean Cities Coalition initiative. Apart from AltCar Expo, $384M in Zero Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) funding was announced. This will be funded by the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 (IIJA).

Festival of Lights Riverside 2022: The Essential Guide The City of Riverside has recently announced the celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Festival of Lights! This year’s switch-on ceremony takes place on Friday, November 25, at 4:30 pm. The 30th Anniversary lighting displays and décor along Main Street will be brand-new for the Festival of Lights at the Mission Inn in 2022.

2022 State of Riverside County on Dec 8 at Morongo Casino Resort The State of the County event program for 2022 will take place on Dec 8, 2022, at 8.00 AM at Morongo Casino Resort & Spa. The event will emphasize upcoming initiatives and goals while concentrating on year-to-date updates.

Founders First Capital Partners Awards $100K to 30 Entrepreneurs in SoCal The Inland Empire Business Journal has partnered with Founders First Capital Partners. As a result of this partnership, a total of $100,000 will be awarded to 30 diverse-led business owners in Southern California.

$7 billion in DOE funding Up for Grabs: Inland Empire Stratos Fuel Operating in the Same Niche Many organizations plan to develop regional hubs that will provide clean hydrogen production, industrial use cases, and other end-uses. The United States Department of Energy (DOE) provided a draft standard for clean hydrogen, which gave examples of technology that could meet it.


Understanding Intergenerational Business with Keanon Alderson Ph.D. of The CBU Family Business Center

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Educating & Connecting Student Entrepreneurs with Francisca Reyes of UCR Blackstone Launchpad

  • Francisca Reyes


1) Murrieta/Wildomar Chamber of Commerce November Mixer – Thu Nov 3 @ 5:30PM [Temecula]

2) “I CARE” Collection Art Exhibit – Reception | Arts Walk – Thu Nov 3 @ 6PM [Riverside ExCITE]

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

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


6) 30th Anniversary Festival of Lights Switch-On Ceremony – Fri Oct 21 – 4:30PM [DT Riverside]

7) 2022 State of Riverside County – Thur Dec 8 – 8AM [Morongo Casino Resort & Spa]


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