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October 2018

Notes from Ish

Ismael HerreraWhile seasons inevitably change, it’s a blessing when you have partners who remain constant year in, year out. As the weather cooled and leaves began to change color and fall, our team spent the month of October. ...

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OCED Helps Deliver 7th Annual SJV Affordable Housing Summit in Stockton


The Future Valley was an incredible success

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OCED Partnering with USDA to Expand Renewable Energy Among Rural Business and Farmers

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OCED is utilizing a $75,000 investment from USDA to provide renewable energy

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Fresno State Continues to Train Economic Development Professionals

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This past week OCED helped deliver the 9th edition of the Fresno 

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Staff Spotlight: Meet Frida Cardoza 

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Frida graduated from Fresno State with a Bachelors in Commercial Recreation and Event Planning and interned at OCED in fall 2016

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OCED Teams Up with UC Cooperative Extension to Showcase Local Value-Added Products

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Are you familiar with moringa, one of 2018's hottest new super food ... Read More UC Cooperative Extension

ACE 10 Delegation Visits Fresno State

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This past week Fifty high-level delegates from 24 nations visited the heart of California’s Central Valley... Read More ACE 10 Delegation



Upcoming Events


2nd Annual South Valley Industrial Summit
Date: November 14 - 15, 2018
Location: Tulare, CA
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Workshop to Discuss the Accessibility of CPUC Proceedings
Date: November 7, 2018
Location: Fresno, CA
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Voting Meeting
Date: November 8, 2018  9:30 am
Location: Fresno, CA
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Public Forum on Increasing Access to Energy in the San Joaquin Valley
Date: November 1 &7 , 2018  
Location: Fresno, CA
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Unity Disconnection Workshops
Date: November 19, 2018  3-7pm
Location: UC Merced Center for Educational Partnerships, Inyo/Kern Room, 550 E. Shaw Ave., Fresno

More info to come.