Inside This Issue:
EXECUTIVE Q&A Read what President of Greiner Buick GMC, David Greiner says is going on in the community that we're NOT talking about. - Page 5
Silver Lining for Small Business Owners
How Small Business Owners Can Utilize the SBA 504 Loan Program as a Strategy to Come Out of the Recession Stronger Than They Went Into It - Page 12
HDBJ ASKS THE LEADERS
Their forecast on growth, business, jobs and economy - Page 11
Turning the Corner...but “Where are We Headed?” The Status of SCLA - Page 14
State of Water
How several HD water projects will keep our community aﬂoat - Page 15
Once again, no HighDesert hospitals will receive honors or distinction for healthcare, according to the new 2013 Healthgrades Report to the Nation. Unlike other distinguished” honors hospitals like to use for marketing purposes, Healthgrades ‘America’s 50 Best Hospitals’ is the only national hospital quality rating based solely on clinical outcomes.Read more...
SCLA -Turning the Corner ...but “Where are We Headed?”
The Status of the Southern California Logistics Airport
As the new year has rapidly passed us by, many of us, including our local businesses feel relieved that we have gotten ourselves through another year during a period of time that has been considered by many as our harshest economic recession.Read more...
Harmful Effects of CA's Corporate Tax Breaks
Sacramento — A new study released today by the Reason Foundation and the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Foundation shows why many California tax breaks given to corporations constitute corporate welfare and demonstrates how they actually impede economic growth and contribute to the state's poisonous political environment.Read more...