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VICA Applauds Burbank City Council’s Decision To Put Airport Terminal Vote On November Ballot

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SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA — The Valley Industry and Commerce Association (VICA) applauds the Burbank City Council for its leadership on supporting the construction of a replacement terminal at the Hollywood-Burbank Airport. The Council’s support for the project has paved the way for the Hollywood-Burbank Airport Replacement Terminal Project to appear on the November 8 […]

September 6th, 2016 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

Retail Federation CEO To Headline VICA Conference

The Valley Industry and Commerce Association’s (VICA) 23rd Annual Business Forecast Conference, Oct. 28, will feature National Retail Federation (NRF) President and CEO Matthew Shay. “The Business Forecast Conference is known for dynamic and informative speakers and this year’s lineup will ensure the conference continues to live up to that reputation,” said VICA 1st Vice […]

October 18th, 2011 | Posted in Politics Government | Read More »

VICA Conference Will Take a Close Look at California’s Economy

VICA Valley Industry and Commerce Association

VAN NUYS, CA – – The Valley Industry and Commerce Association’s (VICA) 23rd Annual Business Forecast Conference, Oct. 28, will examine solutions for improving the California economy and address the region’s most pressing public policy issues. This year’s conference is being presented in partnership with The Valley Economic Alliance. “California’s economic recovery is lagging behind […]

October 5th, 2011 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

VICA Urges Governor To Sign High Priority Business Legislation

VICA President

The Valley Industry & Commerce Association (VICA) is urging Gov. Jerry Brown to sign 10 pieces of legislation and veto 11 bills that made it through the Legislature as the regular session closed last week. Brown has 30 days from the end of the session to act on the bills that reached his desk. “These […]

September 20th, 2011 | Posted in Politics Government | Read More »

VICA Urges Valley Residents to Oppose Redistricting Plans

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SHERMAN OAKS, CA — Two L.A. County redistricting proposals would split the San Fernando Valley into three districts, hurting the ability of Valley residents to be properly represented at the county level. The Valley Industry & Commerce Association (VICA) supports reapportionment plans that keep the Valley whole. “The Valley is clearly a distinct community of […]

September 7th, 2011 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

VICA Announces Reform Package

VICA President

SHERMAN OAKS, CA — The Valley Industry & Commerce Association’s (VICA) is proposing eight reforms to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) that would streamline the environmental approval process, create greater investment reliability for businesses and make compliance timelines more manageable. “Since its passage, the business community has been working for reasonable CEQA reform,” said […]

July 4th, 2011 | Posted in Politics Government | Read More »

VICA Announces Reform Package

VICA

The Valley Industry & Commerce Association’s (VICA) is proposing eight reforms to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) that would streamline the environmental approval process, create greater investment reliability for businesses and make compliance timelines more manageable. “Since its passage, the business community has been working for reasonable CEQA reform,” said VICA Chair Daymond Rice. […]

June 29th, 2011 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

VICA Supports Bridge for Tax Extensions

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The VICA board of directors voted at its June 23 meeting (hosted by New Horizons) to support an extension of current tax rates until a special election can be held later in the year to let voters decide whether to continue the rates for the additional five years that Gov. Jerry Brown is requesting. The […]

June 27th, 2011 | Posted in Politics Government | Read More »

Redistricting is not Rocket Science

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By Horace H. Heidt When I ran for the Assembly in California in 1992 I was shocked to discover that the San Fernando Valley, a suburb of Los Angeles, was the most underrepresented land mass in the United States. At the time there were approximately 1.5 million people (about the size of Philadelphia, PA) residing […]

June 20th, 2011 | Posted in National News,Opinions and Editorial | Read More »

VICA Announces Inductees For Fourth Annual San Fernando Valley Business Hall of Fame

Gene Autry Inductee

SHERMAN OAKS, CA — The Valley Industry & Commerce Association (VICA) announces the inductees for its Fourth Annual San Fernando Valley Business Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees include Clay Lacy Aviation, Gene Autry (pictured right), Facey Medical Group, Sierra Canyon School and the Sheraton Universal Hotel. “The San Fernando Valley Business Hall of Fame […]

May 2nd, 2011 | Posted in Van Nuys Entertainment,Van Nuys News | Read More »

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