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2021 Friends of Steven’s Creek Trailblazer Run

2021 Friends of Steven’s Creek Trailblazer Run Due to uncertainty around the COVID-19 pandemic, this will be a Virtual Race event this year to ensure participants remain safe. The Trailblazer Race is a morning of fun and healthy activities for the whole family. The USATF certified 10K & 5K races are scenic, fast and flat…

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Sunnyvale Business Survey: Employer Vaccine Mandate. Help or Hurt?

Business Survey Update: Employer Vaccine Mandate As legislators Nationwide consider how best to get our citizens vaccinated, one option under consideration is creating an Employer Vaccine Mandate.  We want to understand your considerations as a Business Owner.  We asked, and hundreds of Sunnyvale business owners answered. Would requiring that your employees be vaccinated as a…

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Sunnyvale Business Snapshot

Sunnyvale Business Snapshot Information priovided by US Census Bureau 2020: 500 New Businesses opened in Sunnyvale 90% of these businesses reported 5 or less employees 40% of these new businesses are home-based (consulting, photography, real estate agents, business support services) Largest new employer: Whole Foods Market who reported 175 employees 2nd largest new employer is a…

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Got edible food that’s going to waste? Help feed the hungry and meet new state law by donating it!

Got edible food that’s going to waste? Help feed the hungry and meet new state law by donating it! As restaurants and other food generating businesses slowly get back to normal, we know both food waste and recoverable edible food will increase. There is a recycling solution for food waste at your business (see last…

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Hiring Homeless Tax Credit: Here’s what you need to know…

Hiring Homeless Tax Credits: Employer Eligibility Guidelines Official Press Release Available HERE Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill 150, as part of the overall budget package, that included the language to set up a Homeless Hiring Tax Credit (HHTC) with the Franchise Tax Board (FTB).  Here is what you need to know so that you can…

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Plan for Sunnyvale’s Next Economic Powerhouse District Moves Forward

Plan for Sunnyvale’s Next Economic Powerhouse District Moves Forward In May, the Sunnyvale City Council approved a conceptual land use option for the Moffett Park Specific Plan’s Draft Environmental Impact Report, paving the way for what could become the city’s most vibrant economic center. The effort is geared to redefine the Moffett Park Specific Plan…

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And the winner is….

And the winner is…. Which logo won your heart?  Here is the big reveal! Thank you to all the community members that voted,  we officially have a winner! Winning logo below The logo you selected will be featured on Sunnyvale branded hats, mugs and stickers and available for purchase at local Sunnyvale retailers. 30% of…

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Assemblymember Berman and Sunnyvale Mayor Klein: Coffee & Conversation

Assemblymember Berman and Sunnyvale Mayor Klein: Coffee & Conversation Wednesday, July 7th. 12-1 pm All Sunnyvale residents are invited to attend Assemblymember Marc Berman’s virtual Sunnyvale Community Coffee this Wednesday, July 7th from 12-1pm. We are excited to announce we will be joined by special guest Sunnyvale Mayor Larry Klein. It will be an opportunity…

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Food Recycling Requirements: Are you prepared?

Food Scraps Recycling starts in January, will you be ready?  Link to the Recycling Guide and the resources you need to prepare Starting January 1, 2022, California’s Short-lived Climate Pollutant law (SB 1383) requires most businesses to separate food and landscape materials from the garbage. Your business needs to set up this weekly service once…

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Chamber Spotlight: Hobee’s in Sunnyvale

Chamber Spotlight: Hobee’s in Sunnyvale Meet Camille Chijate, President of Hobee’s, Chamber Member Hobee’s customers have always enjoyed fast and friendly service in a casual atmosphere. An integral part of our Sunnyvale community, Hobee’s often donated sheets of their world-famous blueberry coffeecake to local 5Ks, school walk-a-thons, fundraisers, and more. While COVID-19 restrictions changed all…

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