January 9, 2023

Your Business News & Updates

The City of Laguna Niguel proudly provides timely news, information, resources, programs and updates for our business community.
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Congratulations to Brooklyn City Pizza for being our first Featured Business of 2023. 

Our free Featured Business program highlights Laguna Niguel's spectacular restaurants, stores, establishments, and companies.

Take a moment to check out the video we produced on this wonderful Laguna Niguel business.

If your business is interested in being featured, contact econdev@cityoflagunaniguel.org or 949-362-4300.

California Competes Tax Credit

The next California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) application period is underway, with $120 million in available tax credits. Businesses interested in applying can register to view a live webinar explaining the application process.


The deadline to submit applications is Monday, January 23 at 11:59 pm, and the online application website closes once this deadline has passed. The online application is available at www.calcompetes.ca.gov.

Calling All Employers

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Women in Business Breakfast Feb. 3

Business owners and professionals are invited to learn how to propel their business and career success by attending the Women in Business Breakfast on Friday, February 3. Hosted by SCORE, the event is from 7:30-10:30 am at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge located at 1751 S. Lyon Street in Santa Ana. 

Networking starts at 7:30 am. You will learn how to:

  • Overcome your self-doubt and tap into your full potential in your career and life.
  • Control and manage negative self-talk that prevents you from being your best.
  • Learn the C.O.R.E. of confidence that will help propel you forward.

You can also share your knowledge and expertise through the opportunity of exhibiting at the breakfast.

For more information and to register, visit this link

Enroll Today to Get Started Tomorrow

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New Worksites Sought for Beneficial Program

Businesses can provide participants training and work experience they can add to their resumes. The County’s work experience program promotes good work habits and teaches new skills to people who have limited work experience.


The County is seeking new worksites to host participants in roles that would provide them with marketable job skills.

If you are interested in hosting a Work Experience or learning more about the program, contact Business Solutions Manager Elyzabeth Hoy at elyzabeth.hoy@occr.ocgov.com.

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