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The 2014 Economic and Real Estate Conference will be held on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
The 2014 program will once again include a Keynote Forecast from Dr. Mark Schneipp, Executive Director of the California Economic Forecast. Schneipp’s team developed a micro-economic statistical model that utilizes sixty-five regression equations to develop the SCV economic forecast. The team will work with the SCVEDC staff to identify, organize, and present employment and income data for the region’s targeted industry clusters.
In addition, platinum sponsor Wells Fargo, has put together an insightful presentation by Economist Mark Vitner that will review recent events in the U.S. economy. Topics will include how the economy performed during the fourth quarter of 2013 and how much momentum it will carry over next year. Also, an update on the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy will be shared alongside some telling statistics on job and income growth in California and the local economy.
California Senate Bill 545, a measure to provide additional resources to struggling students, has received unanimous support from the Senate Education Committee, announced Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita).
The Executive Office of the Board of Supervisors announced the leadership team of the newly formed Probation Oversight Commission who will be tasked to lead efforts to monitor the Probation Department’s progress on systemic reform.
The Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons will host a virtual Open House on Wednesday, April 28 to help those interested in advancing their careers by earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
The Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective, coordinated by the Department of Arts and Culture, and KCET have joined forces to create a new documentary that explores the value of arts education for the youth, communities, and creative economy of L.A. County.
The Santa Clarita Valley League of Women Voters, partnering with College of the Canyons Center for Civic Engagement and its Engage the Vote Student Action Team, is sponsoring a virtual, “Conversation with Mayor Bill Miranda,” on Monday, April 19, from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.