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Residents incorporated the City of Commerce, California half a century ago to avoid tax annexation form neighboring cities. They created their own “Model City” with...
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Posted on Feb 26, 2018
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Bell Gardens, California is located 11 miles southeast of Los Angeles. The city’s beautiful parks and lake offer wonderful opportunities for recreation, such as soccer,...
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Posted on Feb 19, 2018
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On the eastern end of Catalina Island, 22 miles off the coast of Southern California, sits the picturesque Village of Avalon. One million people visit...
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Posted on Feb 12, 2018
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Studies have shown people with access to green space and waterways are healthier and happier. Parks provide a space to relax and recreate, while trees...
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Posted on Feb 05, 2018
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Bellflower, California was founded around the turn of the century. Before it was urbanized, the area was a rich agricultural center, which brought Dutch, Hispanic,...
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Posted on Jan 29, 2018
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Artesia is a small community located 15 miles southeast of Los Angeles that was originally built around artesian wells. The city is sometimes referred to...
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Posted on Jan 22, 2018
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The Board of Directors of the Gateway Cities Council of Governments on December 6, 2017, voted to appoint Nancy Pfeffer as its Executive Director. Ms....
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Posted on Jan 19, 2018
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When choosing where to locate a business, there’s much more to consider other than available real estate. The more an entrepreneur knows about the demographics...
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Posted on Jan 15, 2018
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Savvy entrepreneurs know a great deal of research goes into choosing a business location. In recent years, the benefits of business clusters — concentrations of...
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Posted on Jan 08, 2018
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“In just a couple more days they’re going to close the freeway, and you won’t be able to go anywhere on the 405. As opposed...
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Posted on Jan 01, 2018
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“The world needs new leadership, but the new leadership is about working together.” ~Jack Ma The Gateway Cities Council of Governments embodies this quote from Alibaba...
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Posted on Dec 25, 2017
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“I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day you bet on people,...
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Posted on Dec 18, 2017
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When deciding on the location of a business, demographics of the community can be as important as the physical address. Is there an adequate workforce...
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Posted on Dec 11, 2017
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It’s expected that 60 percent of the world’s population will live in cities by 2030. Cars are typically the most convenient option to get from...
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Posted on Dec 04, 2017
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Good access to transportation networks is critical for any business. A location where goods can be transported swiftly and economically is a big advantage. Quality...
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Posted on Nov 27, 2017
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Finding the right location is a key consideration for those looking to build or grow a business. Whether a venture succeeds or not can depend...
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Posted on Nov 20, 2017
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The World Health Organization estimates that 92 percent of people live in places with poor air quality. This contributes to serious cardiovascular and respiratory problems....
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Posted on Nov 13, 2017
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Long-term transportation planning is a challenge. It aims to make the movement of goods and people more efficient. Yet, to be truly effective, it must...
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Posted on Nov 06, 2017
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