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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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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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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Fairfield Business Makes Inc. 5000 List

Fairfield, California-based advertising firm, Before the Movie, ranked 1,166th on the Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fasting-growing private companies. Founder and Chief Executive Office Corey Tocchini opened his business in 2008.  His family has had a history in cinema...
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Ken Cantrell Joins Fairfield Economic Development Team

With a continued focus on economic development Fairfield has filled the vacancy resulting from the departure of Charles Ching by hiring Ken Cantrell as a senior economic development project manager. Ken’s duties include industrial and office recruitment and retention as well as...
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Use Reusables Campaign Offers Businesses Grants up to $30K

StopWaste and the Reusable Packaging Association have gotten together to create Reusable Transport Packaging Grants. The grant will provide up to $30,000 per project to businesses that decide to switch from disposable packing materials such as cardboard boxes, wood pallets, film...
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Fairfield Attracts Food Manufacturers

Fairfield is home to some of the world’s top name-brand food manufacturing companies, including Jelly Belly Candy Company, Abbot Nutrition (makers of Similac and Pedialyte), Englehart Gourmet Foods, Guittard Chocolate Company, and Calbee America, Inc. What makes Fairfield...
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CITY OF FAIRFIELD RETURNS FROM FURLOUGHS

Employees for the City of Fairfield returned from a four-year furlough on June 26, 2014.  City Hall hours have remained 8:00am to 5:30pm, and is now open on the second, fourth and fifth Fridays of the month as well.  This increase in hours has allowed the City of Fairfiel...
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Apartment Market Heating Up in Fairfield

On June 25, 2014, the Fairfield Planning Commission approved Green Valley Apartments, a proposed 286-unit development on Business Center Drive near Solano Community College. A.G. Spanos Construction was the applicant. Spanos also built the similarly sized Park Crossing and...
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Fairfield Welcomes Wind Energy Developments

City of Fairfield Welcomes Wind Energy Developments – The City of Fairfield has always been a big proponent of renewable energy, particularly wind, which has benefitted our industrial business parks.  InBev Anheuser-Busch in Fairfield’s Solano Business Park recently installed a...
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