Jake Hinton: Hey guys, my name is Jake, and I’m here with Todd, who is the Director of...Read More
Category: Economic Development
REDDING, Calif.—Simpson University has signed an agreement with 511 Enterprises, a professional marketing, sales and customer success leader, to operate an Entrepreneur Tech Hub on campus that will provide learning, internship and job opportunities for students.Read More
Even when an area has an impressive employment rate, it can be difficult to get those employees engaged in their jobs. While the employment in Shasta County grew by 2.33% between 2015 and 2016, and that growth is no small accomplishment, the actual engagement of employees at their jobs is harder to measure. Worldwide research has estimated that just 13% of employees are engaged while at work, with 33% of United States residents feel engaged at work. Learn these strategies and you can better engage your employees and promote entrepreneurial development at the same time.Read More
News Release: U.S. BANK INVESTS IN THE CONTINUED GROWTH OF OUR LOCAL ECONOMY THROUGH ITS ONGOING SUPPORT OF THE SHASTA EDC
Today, the Shasta EDC announced that it received a $10,000 Work grant from U.S. Bank. U.S Bank’s...Read More
NEWS RELEASE: NORTEC EXTENDS SUPPORT TO SHASTA EDC FOR THE SHASTA GROWING MANUFACTURING INITIATIVE (GMI) THROUGH JULY
NEWS RELEASE December 4, 2018 Economic Development Corporation of Shasta County Shasta Venture...Read More
To help residents of Shasta County rebuild their homes after the Carr Fire, Shasta County officials are allowing them to use certain older construction regulations. By using these older standards rather than some of the ones currently in place, homeowners can potentially save thousands of dollars in construction costs.Read More
Jake Hinton: Hey, my name is Jake, I work with Cloud Potential. I’m here with Todd Jones, with Shasta EDC, and Todd is going to share with us an upcoming event, Startup Weekend Redding.
Todd Jones: Yes.
Jake Hinton: So, Todd, why don’t you tell us what the event is, and then tell us a little bit about it.
Todd Jones: Yeah, so this is our fourth annual Startup Weekend Redding, and it’s going to take place November the 9th to the 11th, which is just over two weeks away. Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event, starting Friday night at about 6:00 PM, and going until Sunday night at about 8:00 PM or so.Read More
Shasta County boasts a workforce full of educated and highly skilled workers. The workforce in Redding did not just appear out of thin air at this level but was cultivated by the concentrated work of Shasta EDC.Read More
Todd Jones: Alright, so as of Saturday, flights went live for Redding to LAX direct starting March 9th of 2019, so just about six months away or so. And it’s pretty exciting. United’s been in Redding for several years flying to SFO, four times a day. But our business community, and our tourism – really everybody – has wanted this direct flight back to LA that we lost in 2011, because we think it’s going to be a big economic driver, and we’re really excited to have it back.Read More
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