A Growing Fairfield

Fairfield continues to grow by welcoming new businesses and their employees to the city.  The City of Fairfield Planning Department issued over 500 new business licenses in 2014.  Included in the total were 256 business licenses for commercial locations including Access Dental...
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Truffle Berries Expands in Downtown

The downtown sweet shop, Truffle Berries, completed its expansion project last month and has increased the overall size of the shop from 800 square feet to 1,600 square feet. Wendy Diavatis opened her business on Texas Street in downtown Fairfield back in February, 2010.  Since...
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Go-Biz to Issue Its First of Three Tax Credits for 2014/2015

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (Go-Biz) was authorized to award $151.1 million in California Competes Tax Credits this fiscal year.  Twenty-five percent ($37.7 million) of these credits are reserved for small businesses. Go-Biz received over 286...
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Solano College Small Business Development Center Gets a New Director

In August of this year, the Solano College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) welcomed Kelly Penwell as its new Director. Kelly comes to SBDC from the University of Memphis where she was first the Assistant Director of the Center of Entrepreneurship and Innovation and later...
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Super Bowl 50 Contracting Opportunities for Local Businesses

On October 23, 2014, the National Football League (NFL) and the San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee launched their Business Connect Program to link Bay Area diverse businesses with the contracting opportunities related to Super Bowl 50.  This is a chance for the...
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Regional Business Talk Interviews the City of Fairfield’s Economic Development Manager, Karl Dumas

Bruce Levine of Regional Business Talk recently interviewed the City of Fairfield’s Economic Development Manager, Karl Dumas.  Karl has an extensive background in real estate and land development, as well as an appreciation for the role that government plays in the overall...
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Haunted House Comes to Downtown Fairfield

Demon Dreamz Haunted House is located in downtown Fairfield at 1001 Texas Street, Suite A.  The event began on October 10th and is open every Friday and Saturday night from 7pm to 10pm through November 1st.  Admission is $10 per person. Demon Dreamz owner, Eric Land, has been...
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United Heart Training Center Celebrates 4th Anniversary

United Heart Training Center opened its 8,200 square foot state-of-the-art training facility at 420 Executive Court in Fairfield in 2013.   United Heart provides physicians, nurses, paramedics, EMTs, firefighters, police officers, CERT members, military personnel and everyday...
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Vacant Kmart Building Gets a Face Lift

Originally approved in 1969, the Kmart building located at 2505 North Texas Street, closed its doors back in 2013.  Now, the owners of the largest commercial space on the block are proposing some very exciting renovations to the building and the property. The proposal divides the...
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Fairfield Based Calbee Inc. Set to Expand

The Fairfield, California based healthy snack food company, Calbee Inc., is working with the City of Fairfield to expand its current 37,00 square foot building located at 2700 Maxwell Way by an additional 46,000 square feet.  This additional space will allow Calbee a much larger...
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