This is our latest Weekly Wire roundup.
Pete Aguilar Announces $1.4M for Renovation of Historic Roosevelt Bowl at Perris Hill Park San Bernardino
The Roosevelt Bowl at Perris Hill Park in San Bernardino, CA, is a historic outdoor amphitheater built in 1934 as part of the Federal Work Progress Administration during the Great Depression. Recently, Congressman Pete Aguilar announced $1.4 million in funds from the newly passed federal budget for the Roosevelt Bowl. In 2022, the city allocated $600,000 to clear the area, secure the backstage, replace fencing, and address electrical issues.
Entrepreneurs and Industry Experts to Gather at the Riverside County Small Business Conference
This year, the Riverside County Small Business Conference will take place on 17th February 2023 at Marriott Riverside at the Convention Center. This conference is hosted yearly by OCIE SBDC to provide an unmissable opportunity for small business owners to learn and grow. The event brings together industry experts, entrepreneurs, and other regional small business leaders to share knowledge and experiences.
Dalfen Industrial Acquires Inland Empire Industrial Property
Dalfen Industrial, the nation’s largest buyer of industrial real estate, has purchased a brand-new, 95,922-square-foot industrial building in Moreno Valley. The Inland Empire has the highest year-over-year growth of any region in the nation, solidifying its position as one of the most attractive markets for institutional investment. Dalfen Industrial is a pioneer in the last-mile commercial real estate market and one of the country’s largest industrial property buyers. They concentrate their investments on well-placed urban infill warehouses and distribution facilities.
CSUSB Ranks Among Nation’s Best for Online MBA and Criminal Justice Degrees
CSUSB ranks 124th in the Best Online MBA Program and 36th in the Best Online Criminal Justice Degree. The rankings are published by U.S. News & World Report, one of the most respected publications for colleges and institutions. The rankings placed the online MBA program first among public colleges in California and fourth overall in California.
Riverside by Design: Five Startups Highlighted
The State of the City Address was held on Thursday, January 26, 2023, at the Riverside Convention Center. Riverside’s mayor, Patricia Lock Dawson, noted that the city is distinct, prosperous, and “amazing” and that all of it was “by design.” As per Mayor Patricia Lock Dawson, the City of Riverside has innovative entrepreneurs who choose this city to operate in.
Riverside County’s 2021 GDP is larger than 13 states: Three Main Sectors of Riverside Economy
According to the data of the US Bureau of Economic Analysis compiled by EDC Valley of Innovation, Riverside County’s economy is larger than 13 states and growing at a rate of 11.5%. From 2020 to 2021, annual GDP growth in Riverside County was 11.5% which represented the 8th largest numeric change of any California County. (10.8 Billion). Riverside County’s year-over-year increase ranked 33 out of 3,115 U.S. counties or top 1.2% of counties in the U.S. for GDP growth.
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1) Black History Fair – Sat, Feb 11 – 12 pm [Ringsley St. Montclair, CA]
2) Fontana State of the City – Thu, Feb 16 – 5 pm [Water of Life Community Church ]
3) Community Conversations: Black History Month – Thu, Feb 16 – 6PM [Council Chambers at Corona City Hall]
4) March Mixer – Thu, Mar 2 – 5:30 pm [Kalmia Street, Murrieta]
5) Annual LEILA Awards by National Latina Business Women Association – Inland Empire – Fri, May 12 [DoubleTree Hotel / Ontario Convention Center]
6) The CBU Family Business Center Breakfast Series – Thu, Mar 16 – 7AM [Innovators Auditorium]