May 8, 2014 

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 Weekly Wins
Great projects, initiatives and successes are happening in Riverside every day; highlights for this week: 




Planned Psychiatry Residency Training Program Receives Accreditation



 Local Students Participate In State Competition



  "Project Lead The Way" Paves Way To Engineering Careers





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App of the Week:
Google+ Hangouts is a messaging app that lets you send and receive messages, photos and videos, animated stickers, and even start free video calls - one-on-one or with a group!
Riverside County 
Small Business Fair
April 30
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 Good Morning Riverside
May 8
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TriTech's Funding
the Big Idea
May 8
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SmartRiverside E-Waste Drive
May 10  
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City of Riverside, CA
Office of Economic Development News
April 22, 2014
Governor's New Hiring Credit Pilot Program Includes Riverside

Building on efforts to grow California's economy and help businesses create jobs, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced Thursday, April 24, 2014 new tax incentives for employers hiring workers in Riverside, Fresno and Merced.  

"The state's economy is steadily improving and more than a million Californians are back to work after the massive mortgage meltdown," said Governor Brown. "These tax credits will spur new jobs and help communities hardest hit by the recession." (Read more...) 

Entrepreneur Launches Startup Digest For Riverside County


A new tool for entrepreneurs has just been created called Startup Digest for Riverside County. This online digest began in Silicon Valley and has spread all over the world and provides incredibly useful resources and news for entrepreneurs. Every two weeks, subscribers will get an update on high value activities going on in the Riverside County area. (Read more...)

Business Spotlight:
Ben Clymer's The Body Shop


Ben Clymer's The Body Shop was founded in 1972 with the goal of enhancing and delivering true automotive repair through the use of cutting-edge technology without sacrificing customer satisfaction. Ben Clymer, has been in the Auto body industry for a little over 37 years. His inspiration came from his knowledge of the body shop industry and his passion for customers. (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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