This is Startempire’s latest Wire’s Weekly Wire Roundup.
The City of Ontario Announces the Downtown Ontario Retail Pop-up Program The City of Ontario has officially revealed the Downtown Ontario Retail Pop-up Program. Two qualifying small companies that want to expand into brick-and-mortar locations will get help from the program. A short-term rental of City-owned commercial tenant space will be made available to qualified candidates for $1 per month for six months.
Helicoid Industries Fiber Architecture Technology has Three New Applications of it Helicoid, a company founded in 2019, aims to market its biomimetic fiber-reinforced composite technology. The Helicoid architecture drastically enhances impact toughness, reduces weight, and saves material costs compared to conventional composite laminates. The first use case involved a partnership between Helicoid Industries Inc., TPI Composites Inc. (Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.), and Saertex GmbH (Saerbeck, Germany). This collaboration aimed to enhance the mechanical performance of underbody protection plates for electric vehicles (E.V.) battery packs.
Jennifer Lilley: The New Head of Riverside Community and its Economic Development Department The City of Riverside has chosen Jennifer A. Lilley, AICP, as its community and economic development director. She has more than 30 years of experience in both the public and private sectors of economic development and planning. Jennifer’s expertise includes nearly eight years as the president of her own company, where she led over 50 professional planners who served more than 60 municipalities throughout California.
Inland Empire Multifamily Shows Solid Market Performance in 3Q of 2022 Although the rent growth rate slowed during the third quarter, property performance indicators in the Inland Empire remained solid. In Q3’22, the rent increased to $1,854 per month. The current rentals have increased by 8.1 percent from a year ago despite a slight increase in the past three months. The median sales price for a single unit is $335,500, an increase of more than 25% from the median price in 2021.
Three Good Things Helen Tran May Do as Mayor of San Bernardino San Bernardino voters handily supported Helen Tran in the last election season as the city’s Mayor. Tran is also set to become San Bernardino’s third female Mayor. She will primarily work on housing problems, public safety, economic growth, and increasing money for schools and parks. Preliminary election results suggest Tran won the mayoral position with 62% of the vote, defeating longtime City Atty. James “Jim” Penman, who got just under 40% of the vote.
Ten Regional Clean Energy Companies Graduate from Cleantech San Diego Startup Incubator SCEIN (Southern California Energy Innovation Network) is a clean energy business incubator program in San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Imperial counties. Cleantech San Diego celebrated the graduation of 10 local, sustainable energy startups from its Southern California Energy Innovation Network: Chilldyne, Controlled Thermal Resources, Ivy Energy, NeoCharge, Occuspace, South 8 Technologies, Qubitekk, UCAP Power, VLI-EV, and XENDEE.
(Tuesday) Making Dust, Mentoring & Teaching Trades With Jan Steiner of Tradeworks USA
– Jan Steiner
(Thursday) Providing Early Education & Care with Harry Jackson of Jackson Family Human Services
• 2022 State Of Riverside County – Thur Dec 8 – 8 Am [Morongo Casino Resort & Spa]
• Caltrans Hiring Info Session – Thur Dec 1 – 11:30 Am [Moreno Valley Business & Employment Resource Center]
• BCCIE Multicultural Chamber Holiday Mixer – Fri Dec 2 – 6 Pm [Cafe Organix]
• Holiday Market Day Event – Sun Dec 4 – 11 Am [4922 Arlington Avenue]
• #IEWP Monthly Meetup (General Meetup) – Tue Dec 6 – 7 Pm [Riverside Excite]
• What You Need To Know When Filing Your Taxes – Wed Dec 14 – 6 Pm [12625 Frederick St. Suite K-3]
• UC Riverside Apprenticeship Info Session – Mon Dec 19 – 11 Am [Moreno Valley Business & Employment Resource Center]