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                                                        Orange Business News
                                                          “the VOiCe OF BUSineSS in the ORanGe COMMUnitY”


                                                                                                                                                                           VOLUMe 19 • ISSUe 1
                                                  THe ORaNge cHaMbeR OF cOMMeRce IS THe LeaDeR IN eNHaNcINg,                                                                 JULY/aUgUST 2010
                                               PROMOTINg, aND OPTIMIZINg THe bUSINeSS INTeReSTS OF THe cOMMUNITY.                                                     www.ORaNgecHaMbeR.cOM




Former U.S. Ambassador Orange Chamber Reps
Vasquez to Install Orange Travel to Sacramento for
Chamber Board of Directors Business Advocacy                                                                    Representatives from the Orange Chamber        The purpose of the trip was to have an
    The Orange Chamber of Commerce                Swearing in the new Board will be                          of Commerce traveled to Sacramento last        opportunity to learn more about the issues
 will be holding at our annual Installation/ For mer U.S. Ambassador Gaddi H.                                                                                                   that are affecting our
 Awards Dinner and General Membership Vasquez. Mr. Vasquez is vice president                                                                                                    businesses and to bring
 Meeting on Thursday, July 8,                           of Public Affairs for Southern                                                                                          the Chamber issues to
 2010 at the Doubletree Hotel,                          Califor nia Edison (SCE).                                                                                               our representatives.
 100 The City Drive, Orange.                            Pr ior to his cu r rent role,                                                                                              Tr avel i ng to
 The event will begin at 5:00                           Vasquez was appointed U.S.                                                                                              Sacramento were
 p.m. with a reception with                             Ambassador and permanent                                                                                                Orange Chamber of
 dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m.                          re pre se nt at ive t o Un it e d                                                                                       Commerce Board
    The event will included                             Nations Agencies based in                                                                                               members Laurie
 the installation of the new                            Rome. There he managed a                                                                                                We i d n e r, S c o t t
 Board of Directors for 2010-                           multi-agency team responsible                                                                                           Dutenhoefer, Chamber
 2011, honoring our outgoing                            for oversight and governance of                                                                                         President/CEO Heidi
 Chairman of the Board Chris                            UN Organizations.                                                                                                       Larkin-Reed and
                                     Gaddi H. Vasquez
 Horton and welcoming our                                   Vasquez was for merly                              Former Governor Pete Wilson (left) and Assemblyman Kuykendall    Ma rga ret Pash ko,
 new Chairman for 2010-2011                             director of the United States                        focus on business with Board Members Scott Dutenhoefer, Chamber L eg islat ive Act ion
 Doug Tipping.                                      INSTALLATION DINNER • PAGE 4                             President/CEO Heidi Larkin-Reed and Board Member Laurie Weidner
                                                                                                                                                                                committee member.
                                                                                                                         at a recent CalChamber Business Summit.



Orange Chamber
                                                                                                             month to participate in the California Chamber
                                                                                                             of Commerce annual Business Summit.                               SACRAMENTO • PAGE 3


Newsletter Going Green Informational Meeting
                       Held for Orange Chamber
    The Orange Chamber of Commerce
newspaper the “Orange Business News”
                                                           to their website and member and others
                                                           will be able to forward articles for greater

                       November 10 Trip to China
going green!                                               circulation.
    “Our newsletter will now be on-line                        If you would like your copy of the
and emailed to our members,” said Heidi                    Orange Business News mailed to you
Larkin-Reed. “We will still print hard                     instead of emailed, please contact the               If you ever wanted to climb the Great         opportunity is available through the Orange
copies to be distributed to various locations              Orange Chamber of Commerce office at              Wall, walk through the Forbidden City            Chamber of Commerce.
in town.”                                                  714/538-3581.                                     and explore the wonders of China, your               You can learn all about the trip by
    Adver tisers will receive g reater                                                                                                                        attending the Informational Meeting on
exposure as their ads will be now linked
                                                           Orange Chamber Golf                                                                                Wednesday, July 21, 5:00 p.m., at the Orange
                                                                                                                                                              Chamber of Commerce office, located at 439
                                                                                                                                                              E. Chapman Ave., Orange.
                                                           Tournament to Donate                                                                                   The trip to China will take place
   Permit No. 514
    Anaheim, CA
     US Postage




                                                                                                                                                              November 10 and returning November
      Presorted
      Standard




                                                           Dollars to YMCA of Orange
       PAID




                                                                                                                                                              18, 2010 leaving from LAX and flying to
                                                                                                                                                              Beijing, China.
                                                                                                                                                                  “The sign up deadline is fast approaching,
                                                           New Venue and Lower Cost to Play                                                                   so now is the time to learn more about this
                                                                                                                                                              outstanding opportunity,” said Heidi Larkin-
                                                               The YMCA has been selected by the             Black Gold Rated 4 1/2 Stars by Golf             Reed, President/CEO of the Chamber.
                                                           Orange Chamber of Commerce as the local           Digest                                                                CHINA TRIP • PAGE 5
                                                           charity to receive recognition at this year’s         Black Gold is a favorite of Orange
                                                           golf tournament. The Orange Chamber of            County Golfers. This Arthur Hills
                                                           Commerce 49th Annual Golf Tournament              designed par 72 layout stretches up to            Thank You to Our
                                                           will take place on Monday, September 20,
                                                           2010 at Black Gold Golf Course – a new
                                                                                                             6756 challenging yards and incorporates
                                                                                                             several water features including a stunning       Chairman’s Circle
                                                           venue this year.                                  waterfall off the 18th green, slight elevation       Members
  OBN, 439 E. Chapman Ave., Orange, CA 92866




                                                               “We selected the YMCA because of              changes, rolling hills, strategic bunkering
                                                           their youth programs and scholarships,            and the incredible vistas overlooking
                                                           said Heidi Larkin-Reed, President/CEO.            coastal Orange & Los Angeles Counties,                      SILVER MEMBER:
                                                           “Education of children and young adults is        including portions of the Newport Beach
                                                           a priority for our Chamber.”                      Coast, and Catalina Island and is located a
                                                               This year’s event allows golfers to enjoy     short drive from Orange in Yorba Linda, CA
                                                           a great course for less!                              The event will feature a helicopter drop,
                                                               “Blake Gold is a great course and golfers     a putting contest, hole-in-one prize, food
                                                           can play in the tournament for only $199 per      and more. After play, golfers can enjoy a                 TITANIUM MEMBER:
                                                           player – a $26 savings from last year,” said      buffet dinner, raffle prizes and awards.
                                                           Gary Remland, Chair of the tournament.                “The tournament is a great way to
                                                           “We think this is a very competitive, low cost,   make business contacts during a casual
                                                           way to have a great time out on the course        setting,” said Heidi Larkin-Reed, President/               BRONZE MEMBER:
                                                           and support the Chamber and the YMCA.             CEO. “Even if you only plan to play in one
                                                           Each year the Chamber selects a non-profit        tournament a year, this is the one not to miss
                                                           to provide a $500 scholarship at the event”.                GOLF TOURNAMENT • PAGE 5
PAGE 2 • JULY/AUGUST 2010                                PROMOt inG the C OMMUni t Y                                                                              ORANGE BUSINESS NEWS



                                                 Greetings from New Chairman of the Board
                                                     I am truly honored to be selected as Chamber, the Ambassadors, continues to                               The Joint Economic Committee with the
                                                 the new Chairman of the Board for the perform admirably at Ribbon Cuttings,                               City will continue to be a vital part of this
                                                 Orange Chamber of Commerce for the the Business Expo, Business Mixers and                                 effort. In June, a Manufacturers Council
                                                 year beginning July 1, 2010. When I began the Golf Tournament now scheduled                               Breakfast was held with the participation of
                                                 serving on the Chamber’s Board                          for September 20, 2010. The                       the City, the Chamber and the manufacturing
                                                 of Directors in 2004, I never                           Ambassadors provide excellent                     community. A key goal this year is to
                                                 expected to be the Chairman.                            visibility for the Chamber.                       further enhance the Manufacturer’s Council
                                                 Our Board of Directors recently                             Our Legislative Action                        and efforts to retain and attract business
                                                 returned from Avalon where                              Committee will shortly roll                       to Orange. The Chamber continues to
                                                 we held our two day planning                            out the Candidates Forum for                      deepen its relationship with the Econominc
                                                 retreat. There was plenty of                            this year’s election. This will                   Development Department of the City of
                                                 spirited discussion regarding the                       include an interview session and                  Orange and participate in broker’s lunches
                                                 Chamber’s mission and goals for                         a televised question and answer                   and other City / Chamber / Business
 ExECUTIVE COMMITTEE                             the 2010 / 2011 year. The new                           forum for candidates running                      initiatives.
 Chairman of the Board                           Board of Directors has been                             for Orange City Council, Orange                       The past few years have been difficult
 Doug Tipping – Citizens Business Bank           drawn from a cross section of         Doug Tipping
                                                                                                         Unified School District Board of                  for all stakeholders in the community.
                                                 our community including the Chairman of the Board Trustees and Rancho Santiago                            The Orange Chamber of Commerce has
 Past Chairman of the Board                      fields of business, education,                          Community College Board of                        emerged from the recession as a strong
 Chris Horton - PayRunner Payroll, Inc.
                                                 government and non-profit organizations.     Trustees. The Chamber will then endorse its                  force promoting business and employment
 Incoming Chairman of the Board                      Many of our major programs and slate of candidates for the November election.                         in the City of Orange. With the leadership
 Laurie Weidner - Rancho Santiago                initiatives will continue in their present The Chamber will also review and publish                       of our Board of Directors, the Chamber staff
 Community College District                      form. Leadership Orange and Junior its recommendations for business related                               and Heidi Larkin-Reed as our President, I
 CFO
                                                 Leadership Orange recently held their propositions on the ballot. This is consistent                      am optimistic the coming year will deliver
 Lamarr Banks - Impact Market Data-LCB           graduation ceremonies in June. We will with the Chamber’s goal of developing a                            many rewarding accomplishments for the
                                                 continue to refine and enhance these closer working relationship and dialog with                          Chamber, our members and the City of
 Public Policy                                   programs. The greeting ar m of the City Management and the City Council.                                  Orange.
 Scott Dutenhoefer - BCIS Insurance


                                                 Orange Chamber of Commerce
 Services, Inc.

 DIRECTORS

 Dr. Michael & Jean Abdalla - Citizens of
 the Year                                        Candidate Endorsement Process -
 John Aust - John Aust Real Estate Co.

 Pat Buttress - Southern California Edison       Finding the Pro-Business Candidates
 Jon Gilwee - UCI Medical Center                     With the June Primary election over         Action committee. After this process,                            By Heidi Larkin-Reed
                                                 it will now be the time for the November        the committee then recommends to the
 Bryan Gutierrez - Farmers & Merchants           elections to heat up. Candidates for city       Chamber’s Board of Directors their choice                     We are facing the
 Bank                                            council, school board and College Board         of the most pro-business candidates. The                  worst economy since
 Julie Holt - St. Joseph Hospital                and more will be working hard to get your       Board of Directors makes the final decision               the great depression
                                                 vote.                                           on the endorsements. We then publish our                  but the good news is
 Phil Hummel - Law Offices of Philip L.              Here at the Orange Chamber of               results in the Orange Business News and                   that we are heading
 Hummel, IV                                      Commerce, we want to encourage you to           the Inside Slice, our e-newsletter.                       out of the bottom.
 Nancy Ingram, National Oilwell Varco            vote pro-business. It is our believe that in         Through the Orange Chamber of                        We need wise leaders
                                                 order to improve the job market and the         Commerce political action committee,                      to encourage and not
 Jena Jensen - CHOC                              economy, we need to elect candidates that       COPAC, we have the ability to send out                    stop our growth.
                                                 have a plan on how to get small businesses      mailers or run ads listing the candidates we                  The Orange
 John Martin - JMI Real Estate
                                                 back on their feet and growing.                 support. COPAC has also sponsored candidate               Chamber of
 Rosalie Morris - CR&R                               How do you know which candidates            receptions where you can meet the candidates.             Commerce will be
                                                 are pro-business? The Orange Chamber                It is our hope that by electing pro-                                         Heidi Larkin-Reed
 Tom Richard - Old California Lantern Co.
                                                                                                                                                           announcing which         President/CEO
                                                 of Commerce has a process to assist you.        business candidates, they will make the                   c a nd id at e s h ave Orange Chamber of
      .K.
 Dr. P Shukla, Chapman University                    The Chamber does endorse candidates         right decisions to lead us out of our current             our endorsement in         Commerce
                                                 and supports the endorsed candidates with       economic troubles and work to assist small                September. How
 Bob Staup - Hwy AUTO Inc.                       our political action committee – COPAC.         and large businesses to be successful.                    can you help? When speaking to a candidate
 Laura Thomas - Prudential California Realty
                                                 The candidates we endorse are required              As you know, without a strong business                running for local or state office, remind
                                                 to fill out an application, go through an       community, the rest of our community                      them that your vote goes to the candidate
 Shannon Tucker - St. Joseph Hospital            interview and participate in the candidate’s    suffers – schools, police, fire, roads, parks             that supports business and the Orange
                                                 forum, run by the Chamber’s Legislative         and programs.                                             Chamber of Commerce.
 Dan Young - Morgan Stanley Smith
 Barney

 STAFF                                           That’s the Way--Uh Huh, Uh Huh--I Like it!
                                                 OCTA Teaches Jobs Creation 101
 Heidi Larkin-Reed – President/CEO, ACE
 Nancy Tilove – Director of Membership
 John Baker – Business Development
                                                                                                                                  By Lucy Dunn, President/CEO, OCBC
 Kellie Pitts – Operations Manager
                                                     You know the facts: nationally, about       recommendations to the board—the right                        In addition, opponents of Proposition
 Stephen Ponting – Administrative
 Assistant                                       370,000 government jobs were just “created”     workers for the right project.                            35—mostly government unions—have used
                                                 vs. only 41,000 private sector jobs. With            What is shocking is that more local                  every conceivable lawsuit and legal argument
 Carolina Vigiletti – Administrative
 Assistant
                                                 a real state unemployment rate nearing          t r a n s p o r t a t io n a u t ho r it ie s h ave n’t   to set it aside in court, but in the end, every
                                                 20% (counting those underemployed and           established this policy to help their own                 court at every level—including the California
 PUBLICATION INFORMATION                         those folks who just “gave up looking”),        local economies. Clearly, they have the                   Supreme Court twice unanimously—rejected
 The Orange Business News is the Western
                                                 California needs two million jobs right now.    authority to do so under Proposition 35,                  all of those legal challenges and upheld the
 Association of Chamber Executives award-
 winning monthly publication of the Orange           Even Orange County—damning by faint         passed by California voters in November                   provisions of Prop 35.
 Chamber of Commerce covering business,          praise with “only” a 9.5% unemployment          2000, where local and state agencies                          Let’s call it “The Cavecche Principle”—
 city, community, and Chamber news.              rate—has lost almost 175,000 jobs, with         have the “choice and authority” to use                    get your own local transportation authority
                                                 the transportation sector down over 40%.        private sector services. Furthermore, that                to pass this policy and help lead a statewide
 Distribution: 3,000.     Mailed directly to         But good news for new jobs is here          choice and authority exists regardless of                 movement to put folks back to work starting
 members and distributed city-wide at key        to share. Under the leadership of City of       funding sources, regardless of what agency                with each of our own local economies.
 distribution points each month.
                                                 Orange Mayor Carolyn Cavecche, who also         programs the project, and regardless of                       Our legislators can’t do it. The
 EDITOR / ADVERTISING                            serves on Orange County Transportation          whether the project is part of a state owned              government unions won’t do it. So let’s
 Heidi Larkin-Reed, President/CEO                Authority’s board of directors, a new OCTA      or operated facility, like a freeway.                     just do it ourselves.
 hlarkin-reed@orangechamber.com                  board policy was unanimously adopted
                                                 today: OCTA now has established as its
 Copy deadline is the 15th of the month          target that 100% of all professional services
 preceding publication. Advertising space        allowed be contracted to the private sector!
 reservation is the 10th of the month
 preceding publication and ad artwork,
                                                     We’re talking local projects, highway
 inserts, and flyers are due the 15th of month   projects and freeway projects—all projects,
 preceding publication.                          which in the past, have been divided between
                                                 Caltrans using its in-house staff and OCTA
 Send editorial and advertising material to:     using private firms to perform the work.
 ORANGE BUSINESS NEWS                                That doesn’t mean Caltrans doesn’t
 Orange Chamber of Commerce                      get any work, rather the OCTA “target”
 439 E. Chapman Ave. • Orange, CA 92866
 (714) 538-3581 • Fax (714) 532-1675
                                                 is to favor the private sector, with each
 www.orangechamber.com                           project looked at for its own unique needs
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                                                                         GOVeRnMent

News from Assemblyman RSCCD Board of
Curt Hagman           Trustees Appoint
                      New Chancellor
    Assembly ma n Cu r t Hag ma n has
proposed several bill this year. Below are
                                                  fingerprinted and registered at the time
                                                  of sale, mandates that dealers keep these
some of those bills.                              records and make them available for                        At a special meeting of the Rancho            district of our size
AB 1804 - Employee Training Panel                 inspection by the California Department                Santiago Community College District               and complexity,”
Funding Protection                                of Justice. Ammunition retailers would                 (RSCCD) Board of Trustees, the Board              s a i d P r e s i d e n t Rául Rodríguez, Ph., D.
    Assembly Bill 1804 will protect the           also have to store ammunition in such a                voted to appoint Rául Rodríguez, Ph.D.,           Labrado.
State’s Employee Training Panel (ETP)             manner that it would be inaccessible to                as chancellor of RSCCD, the third largest              In his most recent position with
funding. California businesses currently pay      purchasers and mail order ammunition                   community college district in California.         t he Sa n Joa qu i n Delt a Com mu n it y
a special tax assessment into a fund used to      sales would be prohibited. The laundry list            Dr. Rodríguez, who most recently served as        College District, Dr. Rodríguez initiated
train and enhance workers’ skills and keep        of new requirements in Assembly Bill 962               the superintendent of the San Joaquin Delta       new strategic planning methods that
business competitive in our global economy.       treats law abiding citizens like criminals.            Community College District and president          resulted in the adoption of strategies
When the tax was levied its purpose was           The only people this bill will affect are              of San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton,         to better address the learning needs of
not intended to back fill the State’s General     those already following the law. AB 1663               Calif., replaces Edward Hernandez, Jr., Ed.D.,    underserved student populations. He also
Fund. During 2009’s budget negotiations,          will ensure that California’s responsible              who retires on June 30 following 13 years as      implemented new processes to bolster
language allowing the diversion of EPT            gun owners are not punished by excessive               chancellor and a 21-year tenure at RSCCD as       employee engagement and participation,
money to the State’s General Fund was             regulation in Sacramento.                              a district administrator and college president.   and created a new collaborative budget
inserted into the state Unemployment              AB 1806 - Capital Gains Exclusion On                       “We were looking for a candidate with         process to open communication among
Insurance Code. Additionally, language            The Sale Of A Principal Residence                      a proven track record as an instructional         all constituency groups. In the area of
quietly inserted into the 2006 budget allows          AB 1806 will allow Californians who                leader. In addition, we hoped to find an          instruction, Dr. Rodríguez increased the
the diversion of funds to the Department of       have lost a spouse to exclude up to $500,000           experienced chancellor with demonstrated          college district’s online course offerings,
Social Services, specifically the CalWorks        in income from the sale of their home made             skill in partnership development, the             i nc rea sed st ude nt e n rol l me nt , a nd
program. AB 1804 will ensure Employee             within two years of the deceased spouse’s              college accreditation process and reporting       developed programs to support the success
Training Funds are used to train California’s     death on their state income tax. California            requirements, fiscal management, and              and transfer rates of students enrolled in
work force not as a slush fund to save            has the fifth highest unemployment rate in             the oversight of large-scale capital              science and mathematics courses.
CalWorks and low hanging fruit to fill            the nation, with many families struggling              improvement and new const r uction                     D r. Rod r íg uez hold s a Ph.D. i n
General Fund gaps. If we do not protect this      to make ends meet. The financial burden is             campaigns,” explained Lawrence (Larry)            Psychology from UCSC, a master’s in
important job creating resource now there         even greater for those who have lost a spouse          Labrado, Board president. “Dr. Rodríguez          School and Applied Psychology from
will be nothing left.                             and a potential source of income. AB 1806              has a statewide reputation as a community         Fairfield University (Fairfield, CT) and a
AB 1663 - Repeal Of AB 962                        will alleviate some of this financial burden           college leader, having served as a college        bachelor’s in Liberal Studies from Bowling
    AB 1663 will repeal of AB 962 by              by enabling grieving Californians keep                 president for more than 15 years. His             Green State University (Bowling Green,
Assemblyman De León. AB 962 requires              some of their hard-earned dollars during               professional experience demonstrates that         OH). He is also a graduate of the Harvard
individuals purchasing ammunition be              these tough economic times.                            he has the knowledge and skills to lead a         Institute for Educational Management.

SACRAMENTO • FROM PAGE 1
   The keynote speaker was Newsweek              in business, in the demographics of the                 and ran the state well – and copy
Senior Washington Correspondent and              country and the economics of the world,                 that formula.
Columnist Howard Fineman said America            Fineman told more than 400 Summit                           After the conference, the
has hit the “reset” button in many different     attendees.                                              chamber representative met
areas. Change is happening in the media,             At the event a panel of exper ts                    with the State elected officials
                                                               discussed the question “Is                for Orange, which included
                                                               Califor nia Gover nable.”                 Assemblyman Curt Hagman and
                                                               Panelist included Brulte Jim              Assemblyman Jeff Miller.
                                                               Brulte, partner, California                   The next morning included
                                                               Strategies; Gale Kaufman,                 a Host Committee Breakfast
                                                               Kaufman Campaign                          i n wh ich Gove r nor A r nold
                                                               Consult a nts a nd Ga r r y               Schwarzenegger spoke about his Assemblyman Miller (center) also visited with Chamber
                                                               South, California.                        goals and accomplishments and representatives Scott Dutenhoefer, Heidi Larkin-Reed,
                                                                   After the discussion,                 the current budget crisis.              Margaret Pashko and Laurie Weidner.
                                                               fo r m e r G ove r n o r Pe t e               The trip to Sacramento is part       please contact Heidi Larkin-Reed at the
                                                               Wilson proposed the idea                  of a program from the California Chamber Orange Chamber of Commerce at 714/538-
 Orange Chamber visited with Assemblyman Curt Hagman (right) of going back to the time                   of Commerce and is open for any member 3581 or contact the California Chamber of
in Sacramento. Representing the Chamber was Margaret Pashko,
    Laurie Weidner, Heidi Larkin-Reed and Scott Dutenhoefer.   when we met our budget                    or non-member. For more information, Commerce.


“Weak” Recovery Forecast for U.S. Economy
    Just as it drove the bubble that led to the        Joblessness will continue to rise                 Chapman pennant, which had just been              President Doti and his son Adam will
crisis, housing will fuel the U.S. recovery,      this year as well, with Orange County                  ret ur ned by mountaineers John and               carry it to the top of Mount McKinley
according to the midyear economic update          l o s i n g a n e s t i m a t e d 18 , 0 0 0 m o r e   Ryan Dahlem, who toted the pennant                in Alaska in an expedition beginning
released by the A. Gary Anderson Center           jobs, according to the report. But an                  to the top of Mount Everest last month.           next week.
for Economic Research at Chapman                  employment shift is expected in 2011
University.                                       with an expected 1.5% job growth, or
    “(Housing is) going to be a problem for       21,000 new workers.
a while still,” said Esmael Adibi, Ph.D.,              The unemployment rate will drop
director of the center and one of the chief       slowly, or “sticky-downward,’’ Adibi said,
experts who prepared the report, presented        suggesting that politicians and voters should
to a sold-out crowd of 750 business people,       not fixate on the numbers. The numbers will
local leaders and policy-makers at the Hilton     fall “very, very slowly,” he said.
Orange County/Costa Mesa.                              The national debt, the financial crisis
    But because of renewed consumer               in Europe and skittish foreign investors
confidence, government supports, extended         still continue to weigh heavily on the U.S.
unemployment benefits, a trickle of new jobs      economy, the economists said. But even
expected next year and a strengthening of         slow recoveries spark positive momentum,
median home prices, Chapman economists            President Doti said.
predict a steady, albeit soft, recovery.               The annual update reviews the annual
    “We see a weak recovery. Not dramatic         forecast delivered every December and
growth, but no double-dip” descent either,        provides a look into the remaining year. The
said Chapman President Jim Doti, the              breakfast event is also a major fundraiser
Donald Bren Distinguished Chair of                for Chapman’s general scholarship fund.
Business and Economics.                                The forecasts are generated by the
    But sluggish housing starts prevent a         Chapman Economic Model, created in
rapid or robust recovery.                         1978 by Dr. Doti and his students. It was
    “The major reason for the relatively          the first quarterly econometric model for a
weak recovery is the lethargic turnaround         metropolitan area. The model is still used
in residential construction,” the Anderson        to create the annual forecasts and updates.
Center report stated. Continued drops in               While the economy was the primary
construction are expected to reduce the           topic at hand, the event included a
gross domestic product by 2.5 percent,            celebrator y moment when President
according to the report.                          D o t i w ave d t h e f a m o u s t r avel i n g
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Members in the News                                                                                     City of Orange News
 All Green Electronics Recycling Keeping                                                                Election Information                               Citizen Police Academy
                                                                                                            The City of Orange General Municipal                Classes meet on Thursday nights for four
        E-Waste From The Landfills                                                                      Election will be held November 2, 2010 for         hours at the Orange Police Department, 1107 N.
    The Orange Chamber of Commerce free of charge and can be done at your                               the following offices:                             Batavia Street in the city of Orange. Participants
and All Green Electronics Recycling held a convenience. They currently collect over                     • Mayor - 2 year term                              will be given the opportunity to meet the Chief
e-waste event last month to assist in keeping one million pounds of electronics per                     • Two Council seats - 4 year terms each            of Police and ride-along on a shift in a patrol
of old computers, printers, monitors and month and have the capacity to process                           To run for office - a candidate must be          car. We are currently accepting applications
other electronic waste from the landfills. up to 100 Million Pounds of electronic                       18 years of age and a registered voter in the      for the Spring class. Class #27 begins February
The event was held at the Home Depot waste (e-waste) per year.                                          City of Orange. There is no filing fee to run      24, 2011 through May 12, 2011. For more
parking lot, located on Tustin Street, Orange.           All Green Electronics Recycling has            for office.                                        information call (714) 744-7328.
    Many thanks to Home Depot and the breadth of services, depth of resources                               The official period for filing Nomination      O-Zone Commercial Property Search
All Green Electronic Recycling for and nationwide partners and facilities                               Papers begins July 12 and runs through                  The City of Orange website can help
participating with the Orange Chamber of capable of serving the recycling needs                         August 6, 2010. All papers for public office       you find office space via O-Zone which lists
Commerce on this event!                              of all industries. All of the electronic           are picked up and filed in the City Clerk’s        vacant commercial properties in the City of
    Also our thanks go to                                                                               Office during that time.                           Orange. You can click on one of the property
Pete Maddox, Commerce                                                                                       Please contact the City Clerk’s Office at      types to view current listings. A search engine
Te c h n o l o g i e s , w h o                                                                          714-744-5500 to discuss legal requirements         is provided to help find specific properties
organized the event and                                                                                 and the nomination process.                        by size, and location. Listings are updated
to the volunteers who                                                                                       For voter registration information,            continually by sources deemed reliable. It is not
assisted at the event                                                                                   please contact the County Registrar of             an official listing and all information should be
including Frank Weston,                                                                                 Voters - www.ocvote.com                            verified prior to purchase or lease.
Emerald Green Solutions;
Brian Rapp, AdzZoo;
Kellye Van Dyk, AdzZoo;
Chris Travis, Farmers
Insurance Group; Marla
                                                                                                        Concerts in the Park!
                                                                                                            The City of Orange invites you to pack your    August 18 - Swing Cats Big Band - Big
Ladd, Mysterium; and
                                                                                                        picnic baskets, relax and enjoy fantastic free     Band Swing Music
He id i L a r k i n - Re e d , The volunteers had an opportunity to hand out their business cards
                               and met potential clients. “I got two solid leads”, said Frank Weston,   entertainment for all ages under the summer        August 25 - Stone Soul - Motown, Soul, R
O r a nge Cha mbe r of                      Emerald Green Solutions. “I enjoyed it.”                    starry sky! The concerts will take place at Hart   & B Classics
Commerce.
    All Green Electronic Recycling is products we handle are recycled and                               Park Bandshell, 701 South Glassell Street,
a full service electronics recycler and processed within North America using                            92866, Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m.
collector specializing in All Green our own processing centers and other                                    Bring your blankets or low lawn
electronics recycling. They offer pickup responsible recycling partner facilities.                      chairs and get ready for a great time!
services as well as hundreds of convenient They do not send anything to developing                      Reminder: Food will be available
drop off locations. Pickups are often nations for processing!                                           for purchase courtesy of Kiwanis of
                                                                                                        Orange and please leave your pets
Friendly Center’s 6th Annual Evening D’Vine                                                             at home.

    New and old friends of Friendly Center are      the lives of children, adults, and seniors by       2010 Concert Schedule
invited to an evening of wine tasting, delicious    helping them move toward self-sufficiency           Performers subject to change
food, and good company at Friendly Center’s         through immediate aid and a variety of              July 7 - Chico - Oldies, Latin, Dance
6th Annual Evening D’Vine fundraiser held           educational and life-skill programs. For            Favorites
July 14th at Opus Restaurant in Orange from         more information, please visit our website
                                                                                                        July 14 - Gold Rush Country -
6:00pm – 8:30pm.                                    at www.friendlycenter.org or call Cathy
                                                                                                        Contemporary Country
    Proceeds from Evening D’Vine will               Seelig, Executive Director, at 714-771-5300.
                                                                                                        July 21 - The Skinny Little Twits -
directly impact the lives of those most in              Find us on Facebook (Friendly Center)
need in our community. Friendly Center is           and on Twitter (Friendly_Center) where              Classic Rock
a comprehensive family and community                we post updates on events, volunteer                July 28 - Cold Duck - Oldies, Dance
resource center dedicated to improving              opportunities and photos.                           Favorites, Top 40’s
                                                                                                        August 4 - The Fenians - Traditional
       Santiago Canyon College Dedicates                                                                & Contemporary Irish Music
                                                                                                        August 11 - Upstream - Reggae & Steel
                                                                                                                                                               For more information call (714) 744-
                                                                                                                                                           5599 or email Emily Chacon at echacon@
              New Science Center                                                                        Drum                                               cityoforange.org.
    Santiago Canyon College (SCC),                 devices. The design maximizes natural
a college within the Rancho Santiago               lighting to reduce electricity, has been             INSTALLATION DINNER • FROM PAGE 1
Community College District (RSCCD),                equipped with outdoor watering systems               Peace Corps where he was responsible               official who has gone above and beyond
recently dedicated a new 60,000 square             to reduce water use and landscaped with              for the largest international volunteer            their call of duty to promote economic
foot science center. The new center will           heat tolerate shrubs.                                service organization with more than 10,000         development for the community of Orange.
allow the campus to offer a comprehensive              The Science Center, a $31 million                volunteers and staff serving in 78 countries.      Past winners include Mayor Carolyn
science and engineering curriculum,                project, was funded by Measure E ($21                Vasquez also previously worked for SCE             Cavecche, and Mayor Pro-Tem Tita Smith.
adding microbiology, organic chemistry,            million) and state construction funds
                                                                                                        from 1995 to 2002, serving as division Vice        Ambassador of the Year
and engineering to its current course              ($10 million). Measure E, a $337 million
                                                                                                        President of Public Affairs.                           Other presentations will include
offerings which include astronomy, biology,        general obligation bond, was approved
                                                                                                           Early in his career, Vasquez served two         the Ambassador of the Year. Current
chemistry, geology, physics and the physical       by local voters in 2002 to build new
sciences.                                          classrooms a nd moder n i ze ca mpu s                terms as an Orange County Supervisor, as           Ambassador of the Year Bob Staup will
Special features include:                          facilities to provide the best possible              Chief Deputy Appointments Secretary to             announce the winner, who is selected by
• Twelve laboratories                              learning environment for students. Since             the Governor, and as a police officer for          the Ambassadors by secret ballot.
• Six lecture classrooms                           the passage of Measure E, SCC students               the City of Orange. He is a graduate of the        Silent and Live Auction
• An auditorium, seating more than 180             and the community have benefited by the              University of Redlands and has served as a             The event will include a silent and
• Faculty offices                                  construction of the Orange Education                 trustee professor at Chapman University. In        live auction. The evening auctioneer will
   In keeping with the college district’s          Center, as well as a student services                addition, he has been the recipient of three       be Larry Dick, Board member, MWD.
commitment to environmental                        building, librar y, athletic f ields and             honorary doctorate degrees.                        Donations are being accepted.
responsibility, the Science Center has been        facility improvements on the main campus             Commerce Award                                     Sponsorships are available.
constructed with recycled and low-emitting         in east Orange. Construction will be                    At the Installation Dinner, there will be           For more information, please call
materials, energy efficient systems, water         underway soon on a humanities building               the presentation of the Commerce Award.            the Orange Chamber of Commerce at
efficient plumbing, and solar shading              and gymnasium/aquatics complex.                      The award is presented to the elected              714/538-3581.


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Mayor Cavecche
Discusses Business in
Orange at Broker Lunch
   Mayor Carolyn Cavecche discussed         from the City and
how the City of Orange is serious about     the Chamber of
bringing new businesses to town during      Commerce.
last month’s Broker Lunch. The lunch           The City of
was held at Grubb & Ellis Co. Mayor         Orange and the
Cavecche was joined by representatives      Orange Chamber of
                                                                                             Commerce are working together to
                             JULY 2010                                                       bring new businesses to Orange.
                                                                                             “The response from the brokers has                    CHAMBER
                                                                                             been great,” said Heidi Larkin-Reed,
JULY 7, 2010
12:00 pm Profit Connection
                                            JULY 15, 2010
                                            4:00 pm Executive Committee Mtg.                 President/CEO of the Chamber. “They                 AMBASSADORS
          O.C. Sports Grill                           Chamber Office                         are very pleased and surprised when                Thank you to those individuals who
          450 N. State College, Orange                439 E. Chapman, Orange                 we let them know of all the great                 serve as the “Welcoming Arm” of the
JULY 8, 2010                                JULY 21, 2010                                    programs available to them and their                Orange Chamber of Commerce.
5:30 pm Installation & Awards Dinner        12:00 pm Profit Connection                       clients to make it make sense to locate
          DoubleTree Hotel                            O.C. Sports Grill                      in Orange.”                                            Executive Committee:
          100 City Drive, Orange                      450 N. State College, Orange                                                                        President
                                                                                                 Several more lunches are planned
JULY 9, 2010                                JULY 22, 2010                                                                                               Shari Johns
7:30 am Government Affairs Council          7:30 am OCC Board of Directors                   in the near future with other broker
                                                                                                                                                      Reliv International
          Speaker: Former Senator Dick                Chamber Office                         houses. For further information, please
          Ackerman regarding                          439 E. Chapman, Orange                 contact Heidi Larkin-Reed at 714/538-
                                                                                                                                                Vice President/Special Events
          “The State Budget”                JULY 26, 2010                                    3581 or the City of Orange Economic
          P.J.’s Abbey                      11:30 am Economic Development                                                                               Tanya Salcido
                                                                                             Development Department.                                 Design Action Studios
          182 S. Orange Street, Orange                Committee Meeting
JULY 12, 2010                                         Chamber Office
11:00 am Ambassador Executive                         439 E. Chapman, Orange                 GOLF TOURNAMENT • FROM PAGE 1                                Secretary
          Committee Meeting                 JULY 27, 2010
                                                                                             because of all the possibilities to make great              Raquel Diez
          Pasta Pomodoro                    7:30 am Legislative Action                                                                             Rocky’s Insurance Agency
          2214 N. Tustin, Suite B, Orange             Committee Meeting                      business connections.”
JULY 14, 2010                                         Chamber Office                            “The Orange Chamber of Commerce
                                                                                             has hosted the golf tournament for 49                       Treasurer
12:00 pm Profit Connection                            439 E. Chapman, Orange
          O.C. Sports Grill                 JULY 28, 2010                                    years as a way for the business community               Diana Kawamoto
          450 N. State College, Orange      12:00 pm Profit Connection                       to network in a casual setting, while                American First Credit Union
                                                      O.C. Sports Grill                      supporting the Chamber of Commerce.
                                                      450 N. State College, Orange           Sponsors of the event make this long                       Ambassadors:
                                                                                             tradition possible”, said Larkin-Reed.
                         AUGUST 2010                                                         Many Thanks to Our Sponsors to Date
                                                                                                                                                          Linda Blair
                                                                                                                                                          Yellowbook
AUGUST 2, 2010                              AUGUST 18, 2010                                  Gold Sponsors
11:00 am Ambassador Executive               12:00 pm Profit Connection                       Data Aire, Inc.                                            Mark Chew
         Committee Meeting                           O.C. Sports Grill                       Citizens Business Bank                              Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
         Location TBA                                450 N. State College, Orange
AUGUST 4, 2010                              AUGUST 19, 2010                                  Sponsorship Opportunities:                                   Wen Huang
12:00 pm Profit Connection                  7:30 am OCC Board of Directors                   Presenting Sponsor - $7,500 ($8,500 for                      Made Media
         O.C. Sports Grill                           Location TBA                            non-members) - Includes two foursomes,
         450 N. State College, Orange       AUGUST 23, 2010                                  ba n ner display, one tee sig n, logo                        Marla Ladd
AUGUST 6, 2010                              11:30 am Economic Development                    recognition in printed materials                             Mysterium
7:30 am Government Affairs Council                   Committee Meeting
         Tustin Ranch Golf Club                      Location TBA
                                                                                             Platinum Sponsor - $2,500 ($3,000 for non-
         12442 Tustin Ranch Rd., Tustin     AUGUST 24, 2010                                  members) - Includes one foursome, banner                 Eva Lowenstein
AUGUST 11, 2010                             7:30 am Legislative Action                       display, one tee sign, logo recognition in             The Custom Goldsmith
12:00 pm Profit Connection                           Committee Meeting                       printed materials.
         O.C. Sports Grill                           Chamber Office                          Gold Sponsor - $1,500 ($1,750 for non-                      Gary Luisi
         450 N. State College, Orange                439 E. Chapman, Orange                  members) - Includes one foursome, one tee              PayRunner Payroll, Inc.
AUGUST 12, 2010                             AUGUST 25, 2010                                  sign, logo recognition in printed materials.
4:00 pm Executive Committee Mtg.            12:00 pm Profit Connection                       Silver Sponsor - $1,200 ($1,500 for non-               Linda McCracken-Ellis
         Location TBA                                O.C. Sports Grill                       members) - Includes one foursome, one                  Citizens Business Bank
                                                     450 N. State College, Orange            tee sign, and special recognition in event
CHINA TRIP • FROM PAGE 1                                                                     program.                                                 DeeDee Poole
                                                                                             Bronze Sponsor - $750 ($1,000 for non-                @HomeInMagazines, LLC
The tour includes:                          • Hangzhou • West Lake Cruise                    members) - Includes one twosome, one tee
• Roundtrip Airfare – LAX                   • Lingyin Temple • Shanghai City Tour            sign, special recognition in event program.              Grace Richardson
• Inter-Air Beijing/Shanghai                • The Bund • Garden of the Mandarin Yu           Putting Contest Sponsor - $500 ($600 for         Healthcare Business Resource Group
• International Air Departure Taxes         • Pudong Economic Development Zone.              non-members) - Includes prize for winner,
• 7 Nights First Class Hotels                   Cost for the trip is $1999 per person        banner display and special recognition in                  Jason Saltikov
• 20 Meals (7-B, 6-L, 7-D)                  double. ($500 single supplement). A deposit      event program.                                            Don Saltikov, CPA
• Comprehensive Sightseeing                 of $500 per person is due with reservation       Driving Range Sponsor - $500
• Admissions per Itinerary                  form to secure reservations. Final payment       Longest Drive Sponsor - $500 ($600 for                      Cathy Seelig
• Local Guide Services                      is due 75 days prior to departure.               non-members) - Includes one tee sign.                      Friendly Center
• Baggage Handling • Hotel Transfers            PASSPORT INFORMATION: A valid                Closest to the Pin Sponsor - $500 ($600
Highlights of the trip include:             passport is required for this tour and is the    for non-members) - Includes one tee sign.                    Nora Soto
• Beijing Touring • Tiananmen Square        responsibility of each passenger. Passports      Participation Bag Sponsor - $500/$600                      Pasta Pomodoro
                                                                                             non-members
• Temple of Heaven • The Forbidden City     should be valid for up to six (6) months
                                                                                             Hole Sponsor - $225 ($300 for non-                          Allen Taylor
• Summer Palace                             beyond the travel dates.
                                                                                             members) - Includes table top display at                   Waddell & Reed
• Welcome Dinner & China Briefing               CHINA VISA REQUIREMENTS: A                   hole and one tee sign.
• Beijing Olympic Tour                      visa is required for entrance into China. Visa   Participation Gift Sponsor - $100/$150
• China Economic Development Briefing       cost is additional and approximately $195                                                                   Sherry Taylor
                                                                                             non-member. Your opportunity to include
• The Great Wall • Peking Duck Dinner       per person. Please log on to Generations                                                                    Waddell & Reed
                                                                                             one promotional item per bag
• Suzhou • Lingering Garden                 Visa Service at www.genvisa.com to obtain        Tee Sign Sponsor – $125
                                                                                                                                                       Laura Thomas
• National Embroidery Institute             a China Visa Form and for additional             Foursome package - $850
                                                                                                                                                  Prudential California Realty
• Traditional Dinner & Music Show           information. The cost of your China Visa         Single Player - $199
                                                                       includes service          Our committee has started gathering
                                                                                             golfers, golf items, trips and more for this              Kerney Tindle
                                                                       fees, consula r                                                              A2Z WSI Web Services
                                                                       fees and ret ur n     year’s event. Now is the time to get you’re
                                                                       shipping to you.      4-some together and get ready.
                                                                                                 Golfer, sponsors and Chamber members             Ambassadors in Training
                                                                           If you are
                                                                                             are asked to mark the date on your calendar
                                                                       interested in                                                                   Frank Weston
                                                                                             and look for further information on this
                                                                       attending the         outstanding event.                                    Emerald Green Solutions
                                                                       I nfor mational           For further information, please contact
                                                                       meeting or have       Heidi Larkin-Reed at the Orange Chamber                     Travis Young
                                                                       any questions, you    of Commerce at 714/538-3581.                                   Staples
                                                                       can contact the
                                                                       Orange Chamber                                                           For information on how to become an
                                                                                                                                                    Ambassador, call the Orange
                                                                       of Commerce at                                                          Chamber of Commerce - 714-538-3581.
                                                                       714/538-3581.
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                                           Welcome to the Orange Chamber
                                           The Chamber is pleased to welcome the following businesses listed below who have recently made an important investment
                                           in their future by joining the Orange Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber encourages you to do business with them.
                                           Universal Bank - Banks & Credit Unions               Old Town Orange Automotive                           Law Offices of Kim W. Hansen - Attorneys
                                           Belinda Bacsikin, Vice President/Branch Mgr.         Automobile Repairs & Service                         Kim Hansen - Attorney at Law
                                           1249 E. Katella Avenue, Orange, CA 92867             Don Abernethy - Owner                                1700 W. Katella Ave., #200, Orange, CA 92867
                                           714-997-0040 - www.universalbank.com                 1439 W. Collins, Orange, CA 92868                    (714) 289-2662
                                           Universal Bank knows the most important              (714) 997-1955                                       We are a full service criminal defense firm that
                                           aspect of banking is YOU ... the customer.                                                                handles all traffic, misdemeanor and felony
                                           We are a small community bank that has               Back To Care Chiropractic - Chiropractors            matters. We can arrange bail at a discount or often
                                           maintained a hometown-banking atmosphere.            Bic Herring - Certified Massage Therapist            a release. You may not have to appear in court.
                                                                                                2950 N. Glassell St., Suite A, Orange, CA 92865
                                           European Cleaners - Dry Cleaners                     (714) 283-2225 - www.backtocarechiro.om              Designer Label Gal - Manufacturer
                                           William Alvarez - General Manager                                                                         Sherri Willson - Owner/Graphic Designer
            ANNIVERSARIES                  356 S. Main Street, Orange, CA 92868                 Foxborough Apartment Homes - Apartments              30012 Oak Lane, Silverado, CA 92656
   Congratulations to the following        (714) 978-6359 - www.drycleanerstogo.com             Laurie Ramirez - Community Director                  (714) 326-6433 - www.designerlabelgal.com
    businesses who have renewed                                                                 501 E. Katella Ave., Orange, CA 92867
         their investment in the           America’s Collision Center                           (714) 997-1491 - www.rentfoxborough.com              Law Offices of Bruce Eliason - Attorneys
                                           Automobile Repairs & Service                                                                              Bruce Eliason - Attorney at Law
   Orange Chamber of Commerce.
                                           Gonzalo Doffo                                        World Financial Group - Financial Services           1700 W. Katella Ave., #200, Orange, CA 92867
                 One Year                  533 W. Collins Avenue, Orange, CA 92867              Araceli Cano - Registered Representative             (714) 744-4411
          Action Note Funding              (714) 633-3633 - www.americascollision.com           23201 Lake Center Dr., #100, Lake Forest, CA 92630
            CruiseOne Travel               America’s Collision Center specializes in VIP        (562) 879-7994 - www.WorldFinancialGroup.com         Subway - Restaurants
     Lakeside Cosmetic Dentistry           service, discounts, rentals, claims assistance       We work with a team of experts who are helpng        John Asfour - Owner
     Law Offices of Cottle & Keen          and financing.                                       families and small businesses to save & grow         1506 E. Lincoln Avenue, Orange, CA 92865
   Old California Lantern Company                                                               their money, eliminate debt, protect their assets,   (714) 998-9930 – www.subway.com
                                           Hawkeye Media Inc. - Marketing Consultants           and to plan for a better retirement.
            The Perfect Event              Jonathan Campos, Director of Sales & Mktg.                                                                Subway (No. Tustin) - Restaurants
                Two Years                  120 Vantis Suite 500, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656          Merritt Communications                               John Asfour - Owner
  Consolidated Plumbing & Heating          (714) 322-5101 - www.hawkeyemediagroup.com           Networking Organizations                             2094 N. Tustin, Orange, CA 92866
         Rotary Club of Orange             Provide a full service line of e-mail marketing      Gary Rayner - Account Executive                      (714) 279-9501 - www.subway.com
            The Eli Home. Inc.             for any business. Full service includes full         7844 Madison Ave., # 172, Fair Oaks, CA 95628
               Three Years                 custom artwork on a gallery of 4 emails, along       (415) 632-1137 - www.merrittcomm.com                 Subway (E. Village Way) - Restaurants
       Ace Laser Printer Service           with scheduling, sending and back end reporting.     At Merritt Communications, we want you to know       John Asfour - Owner
                                                                                                that your total satisfaction is important to us.     1500 E. Village Way, Orange, CA 92866
          BusinessPlanMyWay
                                           Towneplace Suites by Marriott - Lodging              You will find that we offer a more personal touch    (714) 283-5946 - www.subway.com
    Hilton Suites Anaheim/Orange           John Dominguez - Sales Manager                       while providing leading edge communications.
             HwyAUTO, Inc.                 1730 S. State College Blvd., Anaheim, CA 92806                                                            Marketing Solutions Plus - Real Estate
 Western Advanced Engineering Co.          (714) 939-9700 - www.marriott.com/snats              Gold Coast Enterprises - Property Mgmt.              Loren Palmroth - Owner / Realtor
                Four Years                                                                      Mark Fragola - Property Manager                      265 S. CypressOrange, CA 92866
      Fluid Communications Inc.            Fresh Produce - Retail Sales                         200 E. Katella, Orange, CA 92867                     (714) 860-5485
             Newport Dental                Deanna Frieze - Owner                                (714) 288-2620 - www.goldcoastent.com
                Five Years                 109 North Glassell, Orange, CA 92866                                                                      Cambrian Homecare - Home Care / Hospice
                                           (949) 464-9888                                       Griffin Structures - Construction                    Rhiannon Acree - President
   Godfrey, Godfrey & Lamb, LLP                                                                                                                      469 S. Glassell Street, Orange, CA 92866
                                                                                                Roger Torriero - President
           Lucky Strike Lanes              Mr. Clean-Up - Janitorial Service                    385 Second Street, Laguna Beach, CA 92651            (714) 992-8000 - www.cambrianhomecare.com
                 Six Years                 Kevin Haskins                                        (949) 497-9000 - www.griffinholdings.net             Cambrian Homecare provides non-medical
           Killer Entertainment            1110 Country Club Lane, Corona, CA 92880                                                                  in-home care for seniors and developmentally
             Star Real Estate              (714) 720-9536 - www.mrclean-up.com                  Cream City Teddy Bears - Retail Sales                disabled adults/children to remain safe and
        The Aspens Apartments              Mr. Clean-up Inc. is a full service janitorial       Cecilia Gustausson - President                       independent at home.
               Seven Years                 company, specializing in janitorial and              8535 E. Kendra Loop, Orange, CA 92867
             D & T Dentistry               maintenance ser vice s for commercial,               (714) 998-5900 - www.creamcitybears.com              Empire Parking Lot Services - Parking Mgmnt
                                           industrial, medical, shopping malls and offices,                                                          Scott Flores - President
                Eight Years                in the Orange County.                                Dawood & Dawood - Attorneys                          1080 N. Batavia St., Unit N, Orange, CA 92867
               Data Aire Inc.                                                                   A. Nathan Dawood - Partner                           (714) 633-0300 - www.empirepls.com
Dynamic Termite & Pest Control, Inc.       Business Expo Center - Conference Rooms/Centers      101 1/2 E. Chapman Ave., Orange, CA 92866            Empire PLS offers complete parking lot
                Nine Years                 Jim Shaub - Owner                                    (877) 473-6029                                       maintenance to the So. Calif area. Empire’s
  CSIS-College Student Insurance           1960 Anaheim Way, Anaheim, CA 92805                                                                       services include asphalt and concrete repair,
      ServicesMatrix Service, Inc.         (714) 978-9000 - www.businessexpocenter.com          A-Fab Packaging                                      seal coating, parking lot striping, signage as
              Solo Tire Pros                                                                    Bryan Rogers - President                             well as ADA upgrades.
T.R. International/Coronet International   Pho Hao - Restaurants                                1208 W. Struck Avenue, Orange, CA 92867
                                           Khoi Vu - Owner                                      (714) 282-9311 - www.afabpackaging.com               Candace Earnhart
               Eleven Years                146 S. Main Street #T, Orange, CA 92868              We distribute packaging material: boxes, tape,       1768 N. Widdows Way, Orange, CA 92865
             Friendly Center               (714) 978-1453                                       cushion material, stickers and labels.               (714) 718-7978
         R.C. Hobbs Company                                                                                                                          I Heart Old Towne Orange
             Thirteen Years                Rand Aire - Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrig.      SouthCoast Mortgage & Investments, Inc.              Kelly Borgen - Buzz Creator
       Michael Merino Architects           Randy Miller - Owner                                 Financial Services                                   609 N. California Street
        Summerville at Orange              635 E. First St., Unit 246, Tustin, CA 92780         Gene Dorn                                            Orange, CA 92867
   The Exchange Fine Arts Gallery          (714) 747-5451                                       9801 Ludwig Street, Villa Park, CA 92861             (714) 222-4044 - http://www.
                                                                                                (714) 402-2578 - www.riverforestfinancial.com        iheartoldtowneorange.com
              Fifteen Years
                                           Censource, Inc. - Signs & Banners                    Private loan investments
     Tabassi Shell Service Station         Timothy Pitts - CEO                                                                                       Borgen Insurance & Investments
              Sixteen Years                1790 N. Case Street, Orange, CA 92865                It Works - Miraclewraps - Health and Wellness        Insurance
       Danny K’s Cafe & Billiards          (714) 637-5551 - www.censource.com                   Kim Runkle - Independent Distributor                 Chris Borgen - Owner
 Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV       As the official sign and graphic vendor of the       390 N. Ironpike Circle, Anaheim, CA 92807            609 N. California Street, Orange, CA 92867
      A Professional Corporation           Honda Center & Anaheim Ducks, Censource is a         (949) 235-3852 - www.miraclewraps.com                (714) 331-1222 - www.borgenfinancial.com
            Seventeen Years                full service manufacturer of signage and graphics.
     American Business Advisors                                                                                                                      Arnel Management Company - Casa Ciento
                                                                                                                                                     Apartments
          Donald Saltikov, CPA                                                                                                                       Lisa Gonzalez - Resident Manager
             Eighteen Years                                                                                                                          2627 N. Bourbon, Orange, CA 92865
           Office Depot #2789                                                                                                                        (714) 637-8321 -www.rentcasaciento.com
              Twenty Years                                                                                                                           Casa Ciento is a 100-unit apartment complex
            BASF Corporation                                                                                                                         in Orange. We have one and two bedroom
        Guzman & Gray, CPA’s                                                                                                                         apartment homes available for lease.
           Twenty-One Years
                Ricci Realty                                                                                                                         Bishop, Inc. - Roofing
                                                                                                                                                     Holly Pinedo - Co-owner
          Twenty-Three Years                                                                                                                         1445 W. Collins Avenue, Orange, CA 92867
    Assistance League of Orange                                                                                                                      (888) 681-1112 - www.bishoproofing.net
          Twenty-Four Years
  Park Plaza Retirement Residence                                                                                                                    LeTip of Orange - Networking
 Richmond & Richmond Law Offices                                                                                                                     David Hoeltzer - Membership Chairman
           Twenty-Five Years                                                                                                                         P. O. Box 6220, Fullerton, CA 92834
       Chapman Medical Center                                                                                                                        (714) 990-2699 - www.orangeletip.com
                                                                                                                                                     Looking for more business? LeTip is a business
Doubletree Hotel Anaheim/Orange Co.
                                                                                                                                                     networking organization that will put “Dollars
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California Chamber of Commerce                                                                                                    Want to
Governor, Republicans Urge Reforms, No New Taxes                                                                               Contact Your
   The state budget, taxes and massive     The $9.2 billion in loans from dedicated Reforms, No New Taxes
new debt have emerged at the top of the special funds are dressed up in elaborate      The Governor’s Office and legislative
                                                                                                                             Elected Officials?
Legislature’s agenda this month. Some               legal and financial finery that, taken             Republicans swiftly rejected the proposed          Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
wonder how the Legislature could have been          together, (1) punitively raises taxes on an        tax increases, recognizing that adding even        State Capitol Building
working on any issues other than jobs, the          important sector of the California economy         more new taxes during a recession would            Sacramento, CA 95814
economy and the budget, given the gravity           and would make California oil the highest          hobble the state’s tentative recovery.             (916) 445-2841 - Fax: (916) 558-3160
of the fiscal problem. But                                                                                                                                Los Angeles Office
making up for lost time, $350                                                                                        Comparison of oil production
                                                                                                                                                          300 South Spring Street, Suite 16701
                                                                                                                     taxes in top 10 oil producing
legislative leaders have                                                                                             states in December 2008 report       Los Angeles, CA 90013
laid on the table billions                                                      With 9.9% New Severance Tax
                                                                                                                     of LECG—a global expert
                                                                                Current Taxes                                                             (213) 897-0322 - Fax: (213) 897-0319
in new taxes and added $300                                                                                          services firm. Compares state
a stunning proposal for                                                                                              and local taxes (property,
new deficit spending into                                                                                            sales, corporate income and          United States Senator Barbara Boxer
                                                                                                                     severance taxes) assessed            Los Angeles
the mix.                       $250
                                                                                                                     on a representative company
Deficit Spending                                                                                                     producing 100,000 barrels of         312 N. Spring Street, Suite 1748
    A f te r t wo week s                                                                                             oil a day in each of the nation’s    Los Angeles, CA 90012
o f p r o p o s a l s a n d $200                                                                                     top 10 oil producing states. The     (213) 894-5000 - Fax (202) 224-0357
                                                                                                                     price of oil is assumed to be $58/
counter proposals, the                                                                                               barrel.                              Washington D.C.
Assembly Democratic $150                                                                                                                                  112 Hart Senate Office Building
lea de r sh ip t h is week                                                                                           Data sources: U.S. Energy            Washington, D.C. 20510
doubled dow n on the                                                                                                 Information Administration,
                                                                                                                                                          (202) 224-3553
def icit , proposi ng t o $100                                                                                       U.S. Census Bureau, State
                                                                                                                     Governments (Alaska, California,
bor row more than $9                                                                                                 Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana,         United States Senator Dianne Feinstein
billion to paper over part                                                                                           New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas,         Washington Office
of the cur rent def icit, $50                                                                                        Utah, Wyoming), Council
                                                                                                                                                          331 Hart Senate Office Building
avoid i ng t he toug h                                                                                               of Petroleum Accountants
decisions needed to bring                                                                                            Societies, Federation of Tax         Washington, D.C. 20510
                                                                                                                     Administrators                       Phone: (202) 224-3841
the budget into balance          $0

over the long term.                     AK     OK       KS      UT     CA      CO      TX      LA      NM       WY                                        Fax: (202) 228-3954
    The Assembly                                                                                                                                          TTY/TDD: (202) 224-2501
Democratic proposal funds existing programs         taxed in the nation (see chart); (2) places the        The kinds of deep cuts reluctantly             Los Angeles
for which California currently doesn’t have         state’s recycling program at risk for funding      recommended by the Governor are an                 11111 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 915
the resources by borrowing money and                shortfalls and the beverage manufacturers          inevitable consequence of the deep recession       Los Angeles, CA 90025
increasing taxes to pay that new debt off over      at risk for even higher fees and taxes; and        and a jobs and investment climate that will        (310) 914-7300 - Fax: (310) 914-7318
the next 20 years. All these programs will          (3) puts off tough decisions on $10 billion        unfortunately cause California to trail the
be left on the books with no revenues to pay        in ongoing programs for which there is no          nation’s recovery.                                 U. S. Representative Ed Royce
for them next year—other than more deficit          current funding by adding to the state’s debt          Not to be lost among the frenzy of             Orange County Office
financing and increased taxes.                      for the next 20 years.                             tax and debt proposals, the Governor two
                                                                                                                                                          1110 E. Chapman Ave., Suite 207
    The borrowing would be repaid by                Tax Increases                                      weeks ago released the May Revision of his
                                                                                                                                                          Orange, CA 92866
using fees and taxes that consumers and                 E a rl ie r, t he Se n at e D e mo c r at ic   budget proposal, identifying a nearly $18
manufacturers pay for recycling beverage            leadership, relying in par t on some               billion gap between projected revenues and         Washington, D.C. Office
containers, and disability insurance                suggestions offered last week by the               program demands.                                   2185 Rayburn House Office Building
premiums paid by California workers. The            Legislative Analyst, proposed nearly $5                He put forward no new taxes, set out           Washington, DC 20515
programs formerly supported by these                billion in tax increases to address the budget     an additional $4 billion in program cuts           CALL OR FAX:
revenues would instead be financed by               shortfall, including:                              beyond his January proposal, and insisted          Orange County:
proceeds from a new tax on oil extracted            • Delay by two years the business tax              on substantive budget and public pension           (714) 744-4130 - Fax - (714) 744-4056
only in California.                                 incentives adopted since 2008, including           reforms as a condition of signing a budget.        Washington, DC:
    A nt icipat i ng t h at t wo -t h i rd s of     the optional single sales factor for               Perception Gap                                     (202) 225-4111 - Fax - (202) 226-0335
legislators won’t vote for a tax increase           multistate corporate taxpayers (and                    In 2004, voters adopted constitutional
on California oil, the proposal relies on           making that mandatory), carry back of net          provisions to prevent borrowing to fund            California Senator Mimi Walters
a deliberately illegal maneuver: reducing           operating losses, and use of tax credits by        state budget deficits.                             Capitol Office
the sales tax by an amount matching the             corporate affiliates.                                  The events of the past two weeks               State Capitol
increase in the oil extraction tax to avoid the     • Continue suspension of the net                   highlight not just the state’s budget gap, but
                                                                                                                                                          Sacramento, CA 95814
people’s stated intent (placed in the state’s       operating loss carry forward deduction.            the gap between the real-world recession
                                                                                                                                                          (916) 651-4033
Constitution) to have all tax increases             • Extend for two years the temporary               experiences of taxpayers and employers,
approved by a two-thirds vote.                      one-quarter percentage point increase              and the other-world demands of public sector       Laguna Hills Office
    So, if you have a tax decrease equal to         in personal income tax rates originally            programs and government employees.                 24031 El Toro Rd. Suite 210
the amount you’re increasing, how does this         enacted in 2009.                                       The Democratic proposals also illustrate       Laguna Hills, CA 92653
get you additional money?                           • Extend for two years the temporary               the extremes to which the Legislature will         (949) 457-7333 - Fax: (949) 457-7305
    It doesn’t, but it gives you a revenue          reduction in the tax credit for dependents.        venture to avoid facing the simple truth that
stream to borrow against for the next 20            • Extend for two years the temporary               the public sector appetite for spending has        Assemblyman Curt Hagman
years to pay for programs that you can’t            increase in the vehicle license fee.               exceeded the economy’s capacity to satiate it.     State Capitol
otherwise afford without deficit financing.         • Increase the alcoholic beverage tax.                 When the economy was strong, there             Sacramento, CA 95814
                                                                                                       was plenty of money to pay for California’s        916-319-2060 - Fax 916-319-2160
                                                                                                       essential and necessary programs. When
CalChamber Releases
                                                                                                                                                          District Office
                                                                                                       the private sector economy isn’t strong,           Chino Hills Office
                                                                                                       all segments of government will suffer.            13920 City Center Drive, Suite 260

2010 ‘Job Killer’ List;
                                                                                                       We need to be focusing our efforts on
                                                                                                                                                          Chino Hills, CA 91709
                                                                                                       improving our economy, not barriers to
                                                                                                                                                          (909) 627-7021 - Fax (909) 627-1841
                                                                                                       job creation.
                                                                                                           Staff Contact: Loren Kaye, California          Capitol Office
37 Bills Threaten State’s Recovery                                                                     Foundation for Commerce and Education
                                                                                                                                                          Assemblyman Jeff Miller
     The California Chamber of Commerce
this week released its annual list of “job
                                                        “The only way out of these economic
                                                    hard times is a rebound of the private
                                                                                                                                 49th                     Capitol Office
                                                                                                                                                          State Capitol
killer” bills, calling attention to the negative
impact the proposed measures
                                                    sector. Our policy makers must focus on job
                                                                 creation, reducing regulatory
                                                                                                                                A
                                                                                                                                Annual                    Sacramento, CA 95814
                                                                                                                                                          (916) 319-2071 - Fax (916) 319-2171
would have on California’s                                       burdens and holding the line on                                Orange                    District Office
competitiveness and job climate
if they were to become law.             Job                      new costs. If enacted, these ‘job
                                                                 killer’ bills would make it even                              Chamber
                                                                                                                                                          Mission Viejo Office
                                                                                                                                                          20532 El Toro Road
     “This year’s CalChamber
‘job killer’ list includes 37
proposals that would make it
                                       Killers                   more difficult for us to solve
                                                                 the huge, gaping budget hole
                                                                 that Governor Schwarzenegger
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                                                                                                                 lf
                                                                                                                         mber
                                                                                                            Monday, September 20
                                                                                                                                                          Mission Viejo, CA 92692
                                                                                                                                                          (949) 598-7171 - Fax (949) 598-7170

even more difficult for California                               announced on Friday [May 14].”                                           Single          City of Orange
companies to remain viable in                                        CalChamber an nually                                                 Player          Mayor Carolyn Cavecche
this difficult economy,” said CalChamber            releases its list of “job killer” bills                                                Only           300 E. Chapman Ave., Orange, CA 92866
President and CEO Allan Zaremberg.                  to identify legislation that will harm                                                 $199           (714) 744-2200
     “Our businesses need to have certainty         economic and job growth in California.                    G O L F    C L U B
that they can be competitive before they            CalChamber will track the bills throughout                                                            City Council Members
will begin to reinvest in our economy. Not          the rest of the legislative session and work        A portion of the proceeds will benefit the
                                                                                                                                                          Mayor Pro Tem Tita Smith
only do these bills send the wrong signal           to educate legislators about the serious                                                              Councilmembers Mark A. Murphy,
and create an uncertain environment for             consequences these bills will have on the                         YMCA of Orange                      Jon Dumitru, Denis Bilodeau
investment, but, if passed, they would              state.                                                                                                (714) 744-2211
create new costs that would harm our ability            The full list and updates are available at
to recover and add new jobs.                        www.calchamber.com/jobkillers.
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New Members, New Locations Congratulations Leadership
Celebrated with Ribbon Cuttings Orange Class of 2010...




   HwyAuto celebrates it new locaton with a ribbon cutting and mixer last month. Owner and
  Orange Chamber of Commerce Board member Bob Staup, cuts the ribbon with many of his
 friends and customers, including Mayor Cavecche, assisting him. HwyAuto is now located at             The Leadership Orange Class of 2010 graduated in early June. Graduates are (l-r)
                               1119 W. Struck Ave., Orange, CA                                       Robyn Class, Ryan Hawkins, Jimmy Angelo, Craig Shipcott, Victoria Heidelman, Jessica
                                                                                                     Deakyne, Cynthia Goerke, Sheri Ledbetter, Doug Willits, Alicia Queen and David Shaper.


                                                                                                     ... And Jr. Leadership Orange!
                                                                                     The Leadership Orange
                                                                                      Class of 2011 is filling
                                                                                    up. For more information
                                                                                     regarding the program,
                                                                                       contact the Orange
                                                                                    Chamber at 714.538.3581.


                                                                                Flame Broiler celebrated their ribbon
                                                                                cutting last month to announce their
                                                                                grand opening. Please stop in and
                                                                                taste their great food! Owner Annar
                                                                                Karim help cut the ribbon. They are      Congratulations to the students from the Orange Unified School District
                                                                                located at 2139 N. Tustin #2, Orange,      who graduated last month from the Orange Chamber of Commerce
                                                                                CA 92865.                               Junior Leadership Orange program. Attending the graduation was Mayor
                                                                                                                          Carolyn Cavecche, Mayor Pro Tem Tita Smith, Principal S.K Johnson,
                                                                                                                         and Chairman of the Board for the Orange Chamber Chris Horton. The
                                                                                                                           students are Mark Bova, Jarique DeLeon, Jake Quach, Rosita Rios,
                                                                                                                        Barbara Walters, Tanya Lambaren, Tyler Simmering and Dustin Spence.
                                                                           Lynne Izzo, Owner
                                                                           of Debt Collection
                                                                           Consultants cuts the
                                                                           ribbon to celebrate
                                                                           her grand opening.
                                                                           Joining her is Mayor
                                                                           Carolyn Cavecche and
                                                                           Chamber Ambassadors
                                                                           and Board members.
                                                                           You can get the help
                                                                           you need by calling
                                                                           Lynn at (714) 368-7700.




 Joint Orange and Tustin Chamber Business Expo packed the ballroom at the Doubletree Hotel
            with booths and visitors. Approximately 500 people attended the event.


 Business Connections Made at
 May Orange/Tustin Chambers
           Business Expo


  Chairman of the Board for
   the Orange Chamber of
  Commerce congratulates
    Alex Brewsaugh, ower
     of the Law Offices of
  Alexander D. Brewsaugh,       Tom Richard, owner
 for signing up the most new      of Old California    Great food, served up by Chef Zafer
  members during the April       Lantern Company        Turkel and his assistant from the
 Membership Drive. He was        and new Chamber        Doubletree Hotel was one of the
   recognized at the Expo       Board member won       highlights of last month’s Business
  and received a free booth     Best Booth prize at    Expo, held at the Doubletree Hotel,
 at the event for winning the    last month’s Joint   Orange. The event featured food from
           challenge.             Business Expo.               ten local resturants.