Napa Sonoma SBDCSanta Rosa and Napa, California

News and Announcements

Beginning January 1, 2017, Assembly Bill 1254 stipulates that all employers in California will be required to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage reports, and payroll tax deposits to the Employment Development Department (EDD).
Posted On: October 10, 2016

SACRAMENTO  – According to a recently completed annual report compiled by the California Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) from small business client surveys, small businesses experienced substantial growth opportunities due to increased financing in 2014.  

Posted On: April 06, 2015

ARCATA — After a lengthy and intense review process, the Norcal Small Business Development Lead Center has been reaccredited for its core business assistance program as well as distinguishing itself as the eleventh accredited SBDC technology program in the country.

Posted On: September 30, 2014

PETALUMA— North Bay Area Small Business Development Center Advisor, John DeGaetano, has earned the national designation of being Northern California’s State Star for his outstanding performance in assisting small businesses in 2013.

Posted On: July 16, 2014

California Small Business Development Centers have a tremendous impact on the individual communities they serve, as well as the economy of California as a whole. In 2012, California SBDC's helped client businesses add more than 5,000 new jobs and retain more than 3,200 existing jobs.

Posted On: May 23, 2012

Humboldt State University business senior Melanie Barnett has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship by Business Matchmaking, a California non-profit that links small business suppliers with state and federal buyers.

Posted On: May 01, 2012

SACRAMENTO  – According to a recently completed annual report, California Small Business Development Centers are reporting substantial small business growth in 2011 – helping entrepreneurs create 5,900 new jobs and retain an additional 3,200 jobs that were previously slated for elimination.

Posted On: March 22, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO -  San Francisco Small Business Development Center’s Charles Spencer and Tom Camerato have been recognized by the Northern California SBDC Regional Network for their outstanding performance in 2011.

Posted On: February 24, 2012

SACRAMENTO — The California Small Business Development Center (SBDC) network has hired Michele Gault as its new statewide director of outreach and partnerships in Sacramento.

Posted On: October 03, 2011

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Funded in part through cooperative agreements with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the California Governors Office for Business and Economic Development, and other private and public partners;  and nationally accredited by the association of SBDCs.