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September 2018

Notes from Ish

Ismael HerreraThe seasons will change this month as we say goodbye to summer and welcome fall on September 22. Those cooler temperatures will definitely help our team carry out its work in Farmersville, CA, a project we introduce you to this month. We also have some good news to share... Read more



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OCED Helping City of Farmersville Reach ADA Compliance

Farmersville ADA Compliant Sidewalk

OCED staff kicked off a months-long project with the City of Farmersville in late August. The assignment: to determine the extent of... Read More

OCED Awarded Grant to Help Disadvantaged Business Enterprises small business logo

OCED has been awarded a Caltrans Disadvantaged Business Enterprise/Supportive Services (DBE/SS) program grant in the amount of... Read More

Affordable Housing Summit Coming to Stockton this October

The Future Valley SJV Housing Summit

A recent report issued by California Housing Partnership has revealed that lower income renters in the San Joaquin Valley are... Read More

Partnership Receives Financial Support from State of California

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As the Secretariat for the California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley (Partnership), OCED is pleased to share that the regional... Read More

Staff Spotlight: Meet Nicholas Martinez

Nicholas Martinez

Nicholas Martinez is the Student Assistant for the Community and Regional Planning Center (CRPC) at OCED. He is currently in his first semester as a transfer student to Fresno State... Read More




Upcoming Events


3rd Quarter Partnership Board Meeting
Date: Sept. 21, 2018
Location: Fresno, CA
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Livingston Small Business Resource Workshop
Date: Sept. 25, 2018
Location: Livingston, CA
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7th Annual San Joaquin Valley Affordable Housing Summit: "The Future Valley"
Date: Oct. 2, 2018
Location: Stockton, CA
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