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October 10, 2013
 Weekly Wins
Great projects, initiatives and successes are happening in Riverside everyday; highlights for this week:


 Riverside Voice Coach Has Surprise Hollywood Bowl Debut


UCR Rises to the Top in Annual Socially Conscious Ranking List


Athletes from Riverside Official Training Facility Win Big


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 Trade Networking Mixer
Sept 19
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 'Pick Power Breakfast':
Steve Pontell
Sept 19
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 'Que Pasa Riverside' Quarterly Business Series
Sept 25
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The Americas Business Forum

Sept 25-26
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City of Riverside, CA
Office of Economic Development News
August 27, 2013
New Riverside Microbrewery Lets Customers Craft Their Own Beer
(As written by Laurie Lucas and published on August 14, 2013 by the Press-Enterprise)
(Photo Credit: Stan Lim,

A new Riverside microbrewery has given a different spin to the initials, "BYO." 

At Wicks Brewing Company, it means "Brew Your Own," making it one of a few brewpubs in the state to offer a supervised on-site experience.

After years of talking about it, Brad Wicks, 62, and his family, opened their microbrewery on April 22 in a building they own at 11620 Sterling Avenue. Sons Ryan, 30, and Cole, 28, also work at the brewpub, which is located on a quiet, dead-end street with freeway visibility. (Read more...)

Have You 'Greened' Your Business? Nominate Your Company in the 4th Annual Small Business Awards! 

The 4th Annual CoolCalifornia Small Business Awards Program recognizes California small businesses that reduced their greenhouse gas emissions, promoted climate and environmentally friendly practices, and integrated the tools on into their business operations during 2012-2013. The application deadline is November 1, 2013 and winners will be announced in January 2014. 

Awards will be given in two categories: CoolCalifornia Small Business of the Year and CoolCalifornia Climate Leader of the Year. (Read more...)

Hong Kong Association of Southern California to Host Networking Mixer in Riverside

On September 19, 2013, the Hong Kong Association of Southern California will be hosting a free networking mixer on the Grier Pavilion of Riverside's City Hall from 6 to 8 p.m.

The directors of Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, San Francisco and Hong Kong Trade Development Council will be giving presentations on the latest updates of trade opportunities between the U.S. and China, as well as the services that they can provide in assisting your business to expand into Hong Kong and China. (Read more...)

Riverside is being recognized worldwide for its forward looking, cutting-edge approaches to economic development, education, sustainability and technology. Discover the possibilities within this City of Arts & Innovation. 

We invite you to celebrate the achievements and our continued progress. Please contact the Office of Economic Development for more information.


Scott C. Barber

City Manager 
City of Riverside 

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