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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The Economic Development Corp. of Shasta County is partnering with local web developers and area schools to strengthen Shasta County industries’ digital presence.Read More
Since 2017, businesses and organizations across Shasta County have been in collaboration on an effort to supercharge the area’s economy – Project Hometown. Right now, we at the Shasta EDC are witnessing first clear evidence that Project Hometown can deliver on its ambitious promises for the community, as trained students sell their first websites to county businesses.Read More
Video: Dr, Robert Eyler gives a Shasta County Economic Update presented by the investors of the Shasta EDC in Redding, CA on June 13th, 2018Read More
When companies need to position themselves in a central location in the Northwest, Redding has often been at the top of the list. That’s the way it was for Greg Hartley, founder of Global-Flex Mfg, a business specializing in metal hose assemblies and expansion joints that was formed in 2001. This past spring, Global-Flex was named the Small Business of the Year for the Sacramento District by the Small Business Administration. Hartley says that Global-Flex’s location has a lot to do with its success.Read More
Need more incentive to relocate your business to Redding? Three companies are making a difference to become more eco-friendly. Maas Energy Works, Electric Innovations, and Wes-Tec Industries have joined forces to turn methane gas produced by cow waste into electricity.Read More
REDDING, Calif. — The future of Shasta County’s economy was the focus of an event on Wednesday, organized by E.D.C., known as Economic Development Corporation of Shasta County.
A luncheon was held with over 70 attendees at the Holiday Inn in Redding, including Redding City Manager Barry Tippin and Redding Mayor Kristen Schreder.
Guest speaker Robert Eyler, Ph.D., a professor of economics at Sonoma State University, has 20 years of experience in regional economics. He discussed what types of industries he viewed as a potential for Shasta County.Read More
Over 100 Makers from across the North State will be providing hands-on activities at the Shasta County Mini Maker Faire on September 15!
What do crafters, tech enthusiasts, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, science clubs, authors, designers, engineers, artists, students, performers, farmers, woodworkers, mathematicians entrepreneurs, and chefs have in common?Read More