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State’s film director to speak at SCV economic conference

Published Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Among the keynote speakers to address the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp’s annual Economic Outlook Conference is Amy Lemisch, executive director of the California Film Commission.


EDC updates City Council on its progress

Published Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. was back before the Santa Clarita City Council on Tuesday night as part of its agreement to present annual updates in exchange for $200,000 in funding per year, for three years, as approved in April 2015.


SCV Firms Breathe a Sigh of Relief as Export-Import Bank is Revived

Published Friday, January 1, 2016

After having been shut down for nearly five months when Congress allowed the Export-Import Bank’s charter to expire for the first time in its 81-year history, President Obama signed legislation in late November reviving the federal bank. A measure extending the charter through 2019 was included in a massive transportation bill that both the House and Senate finally passed.


Outlook 2016: Jobs and Connecting with Employees

Published Friday, January 1, 2016

Job growth will be strong in 2016 for the Santa Clarita Valley, said Holly Schroeder, president and CEO for the SCV Economic Development Corp. It’s been running in excess of 1.5 percent for the past couple years and she said that pace should continue in the new year.


California’s Not So Bad

Published Thursday, December 17, 2015

I hear it every day: California is a tough place to do business. Some would say the worst. Sometimes I think we just believe the stories and reputation without thinking about it analytically.


Startup Weekend launches new intern concept business

Published Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Commuting from all areas of the greater Los Angeles market, and even the state of Nevada, startup enthusiasts arrived at Santa Clarita Valley Startup Weekend to pitch their ideas and build a business in the weekend event which began Friday night on the campus of College of the Canyons.


Local EDC Involved in Push to Bolster Bioscience Cluster

Published Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Los Angeles County has launched an initiative to grow the region’s bioscience industry cluster. On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors selected the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation to lead a diverse coalition of bioscience-related stakeholders, including SCVEDC, in the development of an implementation plan for the region’s bioscience industry cluster.


EDC president appointed to county board

Published Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Holly Schroeder, president and CEO of the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation, has been appointed by Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich to a county-wide board that focuses on creating real jobs through economic growth.