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Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley

San Fernando Valley Conference & Visitors Bureau

Valley International Trade Association

Fernando Award Recipients 2004

Fernando Award Video
Overview: 6 Min

Census Demographics News Clip KABC - 2005: 2 Min

Economic Alliance Annual Profile 2006: 9 Min

Economic Alliance Annual Profile 2001: 9 Min

Doing Business in the San Fernando ValleyAl: 30 Sec

Tourism in the San
Fernando Valley: 30Sec

 

The Mulholland Institute Library is a public service of CivicCenter Group

 

Available Official U.S. Census data for the San Fernando Valley region for the years 2005 and 2006. This includes the cities of Burbank, Calabasas, Glendale, Hidden Hills, San Fernando as well as portions of the City of Los Angeles and unincorporated Los Angeles County.web

 

Map of SFV CCD | 2005 Data for SFV CCD | 2006 Data for SFV CCD

 

REGIONAL PUBLICATIONS

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Healthcare

Healthcare and Access

 

Regional Solutions for a National Challenge

Contemporary Issues Policy Paper.
A discussion focused on analyzing the complex challenges of healthcare, wellness, status of the debate, hospital issues, insurance as a business, cost drivers, seniors, the uninsured, de facto cost controls. Part One of a series.

 

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Public School Choice

 

Los Angeles Unified School District Reaches "Tipping Point" with Competitive Campuses

Contemporary Issues Policy Paper. Change has come with the recent emergence of a reformist majority at the LAUSD. And 2009 may turn out to be a watershed year for the district, with the adoption of a series reform measures.

 

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EconSummit2009

Economic Summit 2009 - San Fernando Valley

 

This report focuses on current trends and the outlook for the economy and the real estate market in the Valley region.

 

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Interstate-5

Interstate-5 Corridor: Economic and Community Development Strategies

 

San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys

 

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Info Summit 2007 Abstract of Proceedings Transportation and Planning

INFO Summit 2007: Abstract of Proceedings

 

November 1, 2007. Remarks, reports and panels presented. Consensus findings in some respects and individual opinions in others. The goal is inform the public debate, presenting strategies and promoting sound public policies.

 

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Metro Long Range Transportation Plan 2008 - Draft - Los Angeles

L.A. METRO 2008 Long Range Transportation Plan

 

Metro’s 2008 Draft Long Range Transportation Plan through the year 2030. The Plan will establish priorities for funding a balanced transportation system addressing the County's transportation.

 

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Prosperity Tomorrow Economic Development Strategy for the San Fernando Valley

Prosperity Tomorrow: San Fernando Valley

 

Southern California's Region of Opportunity"
Economic Strategy: 2005-2020
Produced by the Mulholland Institute Statewide CalED Award Award

 

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Reforming Schools: Strategies for Restructuring the Los Angeles Unified School District

Reforming Schools: Strategies for Restructuring the Los Angeles Unified School District

 

Compendium of school reform initiatives, presented November 16, 2005 and August 16, 2006
Mulholland Institute

 

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Sun Valley Renaissance Concept Plan

Sun Valley Renaissance: Concept Plan

 

Revitalization Plan - Sun Valley, California - Developed by the American Institute of Architects and Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley, Urban Design Assistance Team

 

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Panorama City Commercial Area Concept Plan

Panorama City Commercial Area Concept Plan

 

Revitalization Plan - Panorama City, California - Developed by the AIArchitects and Economic Alliance Urban Design Assistance Team
National AIA Award Award

 

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Reports, Almanacs & Guides
Our Future Neighborhoods: Housing and Urban Villages in the San Fernando Valley

Our Future Neighborhoods: Housing and Urban Villages in the San Fernando Valley

 

Special Report on Housing - Released July 16, 2003

 

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Vision2020 a Vision for the San Fernando Valley

Vision2020: San Fernando Valley - Report

 

A vision for the San Fernando Valley Region through the year 2020. Collaboration of over 400 Valley leaders. Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley, through support from The James Irvine Foundation

 

 

Rightsizing Local and Regional Government: Methods & Models for Representative Local Governance

Rightsizing Local and Regional Government

 

Methods & Models for Representative Local Governance. A Compendium Reason Foundation/Reason Public Policy Institute, The James Irvine Foundation, Valley Civic Foundation, Economic Alliance SFV.

 

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Strategic Implmentation Plan education and workforce development

Education Strategic Plan for the San Fernando Valley

 

Vision2020 - One of three collaborative strategic
plans of Vision2020 and the Economic Alliance of the San Fernando
Valley

 

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Facts and Statistics for the Geographic San Fernando Valley. Burbank, Calabasas, Glendale, Hidden Hills, Los Angeles, San Fernando

San Fernando Valley Almanac 2000

 

Facts and Statistics for the Geographic San Fernando Valley. Burbank, Calabasas, Glendale, Hidden Hills, Los Angeles, San Fernando

 

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Cummunity Indicators for the San Fernando Valley - 2000

San Fernando Valley Indicators 2000

 

Quality of life in the San Fernando Valley
Community Indicators Project - Benchmarks for Sustainability

 

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The Changing Face of the San Fernando Valley

The Changing Face of the San Fernando Valley

 

By: Joel Kotkin, Erika Ozuna - A study of the ethnic evolution of the San Fernando Valley─where they've been─and where they're going.
Pepperdine School of Public
Policy, Economic Alliance SFV

 

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Midopolis

The Midopolis in the Digital Economy

 

The San Fernando Valley - Its Place Between Urban Los Angeles and Suburban Sprawl
Editorial by Joel Kotkin, Senior Fellow, Pepperdine Institute for Public Policy

 

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Biotechnology Cluster 101 Coridor Workforce and Training Infrastructure San Fernando Valley

Biotechnology and Biomedical Cluster - Workforce and Education

 

Infrastructure in the San Fernando Valley -Produced by the Training Alliance, Los Angeles Community College District

 

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Los Angeles in Context - Comparative Analysis of California Cities - Grants and Subventions

Los Angeles in Context - Comparative Analysis of California Cities

 

Rose Institute of State & Local Government - Analysis of efficiency in attracting and capitalizing on available grants and subventions

 

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Bob Hope Airport Economic Impact Report Study Burbank Airport

The Economic Impact of Bob Hope Airport Report - 2006

 

This study documents the economic impact of Bob Hope Airport in 2006, examining three key types of economic impacts.

 

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Bob Hope Airport Customer Satisfaction Report Study Burbank Airport 2008

Bob Hope Airport - Customer Satisfaction Assessment Report May 2008

 

This report presents demographic and economic characteristics of passengers, the nature of travel, use of facilities, patronage of local hotels, and overall impressions.

 

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CSUN Cal State University Northridge Economic Research Center Economic Report on the San Fernando Valley 2005-2006

San Fernando Valley Economic Report 2005-06

 

Data, Statistics and Demographics - San Fernando Valley Economic Research Center, Cal State University Northridge

 

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Visits Official Visitors Guide to the San Fernando Valley Convention Conference and Visitors Tourism

San Fernando Valley Official Visitors Guide

 

This beautiful, four-color, 56-page guide covers all the great attractions found in the San Fernando Valley - the "Valley of the Stars"

 

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Views: Lfestyle Guide for the San Fernando Valley

Views: Lifestyle Guide for the San Fernando Valley

 

This 76-page, four-color publication introduces the reader to the lifestyle of the "Valley of the Stars," a lifestyle that continues to draw people from all over the world

 

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Regional Housing Needs San Fernando Valley Dan Blake CSUN Cal State University Northridge Economic Research Center

San Fernando Valley Regional Housing Needs and Realities - PowerPoint

 

2005 Future Planning Daniel Blake Ph.D. Director of the San Fernando Valley Economic Research Center at California State University, Northridge

 

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INFO Summit 2003 Economic Outlook for the San Fernando Valley Region Jack Kyser

Economic Outlook for the San Fernando Valley Region - 2002

 

PowerPoint Presented by Jack Kyser, Chief Regional Economist, Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation

 

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One Out of Five - A report on out-of-school and out-of-work youth in Los Angeles and Long Beach

"One Out of Five" Report

 

A report on out-of-school and out-of-work youth in Los Angeles and Long Beach

 

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San Fernando Valley Hospital Report Healthcare Crisis

San Fernando Valley Hospital Report

 

Outlines the current situation in the Valley's hospital community and examines the factors contributing to the coming healthcare crisis.

 

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Healthcare Interpreter Survey

Health Care Interpreter and Translator Survey Results

 

Outlining the need and resources for translators in the region's health care system

 

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Surveys & Presentations
Business Enhancement Survey San Fernando Valley 2002 Rose Institute

San Fernando Valley Business Needs Survey 2002

 

PowerPoint
Poll of San Fernando Valley Businesses
Rose Institute of State and Local Government

 

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Community Survey of the San Fernando Valley 2003

Community Survey of the San Fernando Valley 2003

 

Opinions on community affairs, status, governance and leadership
Rose Institute of State & Local Government

 

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Rightsizing Symposium Conference Meeting Room

Rightsizing Local & Regional Government

 

Transcript of Day-Long symposium February 5, 2001 International experts discussing levels of local and regional governance and service delivery. Reason Institute, James Irvine Foundation, Economic Alliance SFV

 

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Rightsizing Local & Regional Government: Methods & Models for Rpresentative Local Governance

Rightsizing Local & Regional Government: Models for Local Governance

 

A compendium. Reason Public Policy Institute, James Irvine Foundation, Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley

 

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Biotech in the US-101 Corridor

Biotech in the 101 Corridor

 

San Fernando Valley Business Journal symposium - 2002

 

Biotech 101 Corridor - Download
Business of Biotech - Download
Biotech Insider View - Download

Vision2020: San Fernando Valley PowerPoint 2001

Vision2020: San Fernando Valley Kickoff Conference

 

Creating a new vision for the San Fernando Valley 2001

 

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San Fernando Valley Almanac 2000 PowerPoint - Valley Information Project - Findings

Findings of the Almanac 2000 Project

 

PowerPoint. Overview, findings and information developed in the course of the Valley Information Project

 

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Community Indicators 2000 San Fernando Valley Quality of Life Benchmarks

Findings of the Indicators 2000 Project

 

PowerPoint. Quality of life indicators, statistics and dialogue

 

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New Trends in Housing Construction - Henry Cisneros - 2003

New Trends in Housing Construction

 

Report to the Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley. Henry Cisneros 2003

 

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Assessing the Community's Needs 2004 SPA2

Assessing the Community's Needs

 

A Triennial Report on the Fan Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys - 2007 Valley Care Community Consortium

 

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Cost of Doing Business in Los Angeles - Kosmont - 2002

The Cost of Doing Business in Los Angeles 2002

 

Analysis of the comparative business burdens of the City of Los Angeles, compared to other jurisdictions - Larry Kosmont, Kosmont Companies

 

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Prevailing Wage Laws in California SB975 Goetz 2002

Prevailing Wages in the State of California

 

Effects of SB975 and other wage laws on commerce. Vocca, Carlson & Rauth

 

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Economic Alliance of teh San Fernando Valley - Strategic Plan - 1995

Strategic Plan - Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley - 1995

 

Historical document covering the formation of the organization and the development of its original initiatives

 

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Economic Development Strategy for the Northeast San Fernando Valley - Economic Development Action Collaborative

Northeast San fernando Valley Economic Development Assessment and Strategy

 

Prepared for the City of Los Angeles Economic Development Action Collaborative, by the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation and the Economic Alliance SFV

 

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Periodicals & Products
Alliance Newsletter

Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley Newsletter

 

The Alliance publishes an informative, up-to-date four-color newsletter

 

Call for information: 818-379-7000

Orange Crate Poster

Valley of the Stars, Orange Crate Art Lithographs

 

Lithographs commemorating the bicentennial of the Mission San Fernando Rey De Espana, from which the Valley acquired its name, are now available.

 

Call for information: 818-379-7000

Regional & Specialized Books & Publications
The San Fernando Valle - America's Suburb - Kevin Roderick

The San Fernando Valley: America's Suburb

 

by Kevin Roderick
The Valley, America's quintessential suburb, simultaneously a place and state of mind whose lifestyle and once-sprawling open spaces shaped our notions of middle class nirvana.

 

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Curbside L.A. Cecelia Rasmussen

Curbside L.A.

 

Cecelia Rasmussen - Los Angeles Times Books - An offbeat guide to the City of Angels. Enticing excursions into the city's peerless history and diversity. This book offers a time traveler's guide to Southern California, from ancient burial grounds to celluloid dream factories.

 

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L.A. Unconventional Cecelia Rasmussen

L.A. Unconventional

 

by Cecelia Rasmussen - Los Angeles Times Books - The stories of men and women from L.A.'s past who were not afraid to pursue their ambitions no matter how far beyond the realm of accepted behavior they veered.

 

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Other Papers & Treatises
Inc Magazine 200 Best Places for Doing Business in America

The Best Places for Doing Business in America

 

234 Population Centers Ranked for Business Appeal, by Sounthern California-based Joel Kotkin and Michael A. Shires

 

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