Inland Empire business activity headed for moderate growth

Labor shortages will be region’s key restraint on economic growth

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

UC Riverside program for high school students aims to diversify STEM workforce

Underrepresented students will participate in carefully designed summer research and educational activities at UC Riverside

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Agricultural pest control and energy storage startups win Riverside Angel Summit

Two Riverside startups receive over $80,000 in seed capital from Citrus Seeds

By Holly Ober | | Business

Inland Empire Economic Forecast Conference finds near term outlook strong but long run risks loom large

Labor shortage will place upward pressure on wages in 2022

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Inland Empire business activity growth outpaces U.S. GDP in latest numbers

‘Hot’ IE housing market still has room to grow

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

UC Riverside supports equitable recovery of the Inland Empire with $900,000 CARES Act EDA grant

UCR will provide technical assistance to 1,000 small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

By Holly Ober | | Business

Inaugural Riverside Angel Summit brings region together to invest in its own startups

The most promising startup as judged by Angel Investors will receive over $100,000 in investment

By UCR News | | Business

Job recovery, housing demand, consumer demand heating up Inland Empire economy

Region is outperforming along multiple measures

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

UC Riverside wins grant from Southern California Energy Innovation Network

A $450,000 grant lets UCR continue helping clean energy entrepreneurs advance their ideas

By Holly Ober | | Business, Science / Technology

Inland Empire business activity poised for strong growth in 2021

Pandemic underscores essential quality of life need for arts, entertainment

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Sustained economic growth finally in sight

Vaccines to the rescue

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Inland Empire business activity rebounds

Regional employment recovered more than 54,000 jobs

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

‘The Cost of Free Shipping’ lifts curtain on Amazon

A new book alleges worker exploitation at Amazon, and shows how communities are resisting it

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

New economic forecast is both upbeat and cautionary

The California labor market is recovering but rate of job growth has slowed

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

IE students disciplined disproportionately, study finds

A report from the UC Riverside Center for Social Innovation finds disproportionately high discipline for Black and Native American students in Inland Empire schools. “These racial disparities persist, even though there have been some notable reductions in overall suspension rates due to changes in state policy and local practices,” reads...

By J.D. Warren | | Social Science / Education

Resurging virus could throw burgeoning economic recovery off its rails

Across U.S., California, and Inland Empire, chance of a rapid bounce dims

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Inland Empire business activity blown off its years-long growth run

Healthcare under pressure as pandemic exposes critical industry shortcomings

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

The shutdown brought bluer skies but more nighttime ozone to the Inland Empire

Air quality improvements lead to unique atmospheric chemical behavior

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Hot in 2020: Riverside’s startup scene

UC Riverside has helped the city become a testing ground for the technology of the future

By Holly Ober | | Business