In this edition:                                         January 14, 2016

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City Offices Closed on Monday, January 18
In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

City offices and libraries will be closed in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  Read below for information about celebratory events in the Bay Area.
Calling All Businesses
California Competes Tax Credit applications due January 25

The Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development is currently accepting applications for businesses interested in applying for the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC). The CCTC is an income tax credit available to businesses that  want to come to California or stay and grow in California.
 
The deadline for the application is January 25. Information about the tax credit and application process can be found hereBusinesses may also call at (916) 322-4051 or email CalCompetes@gov.ca.gov with any questions they may have.
EventsEvents Around Town
Start Smart - Starting a Business Workshop
January 14, 21, 28 and February 4 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Burlingame Public Library, upper level meeting room

Funded by the Burlingame Library Foundation and Phase2Careers, this interactive workshop will help participants develop their vision, mission, objectives, strategies and plans.  It will also help in developing an entrepreneurial mindset.  Each class is part of a four week series.  Participants are expected to attend all four classes.   Register or click here to learn more about Phase2Careers.
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(The community events listed here are not sponsored or endorsed by the City of Burlingame)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration
Monday, January 18 at 8:30 a.m.
San Mateo Caltrain Station

Participate in the 17th Annual San Mateo County MLK, Jr. Day Celebration at 8:30 a.m. then
join the delegation and head to the SF March and Celebration on the new "MLK Celebration Train". Tickets are free and ONLY available on line at here. Train time 10:22 a.m. For more information about the SF March and Celebration, click here.
Sea Level Rise Open House
Saturday, January 30 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Genentech Conference Center, Bldg 31, Room 21-1A/B, 1531 Grandview Dr., South San Francisco

Join San Mateo County's Office of Sustainability for a family-friendly Open House to learn about sea level rise and what San Mateo County is doing about it. The Open House will feature a number of interactive information stations, experts on hand to answer questions, light snacks, and a free raffle with eco-friendly prizes. Click here for more information and to register for this free event.  To learn more about Sea Change San Mateo County, click here.

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