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The Torrance Area Chamber prides itself in taking action on issues that matter, in ways that matter. That’s why the TACC is the Take Action Chamber of Commerce. Discover how the TACC is supporting the South Bay business community, creating opportunities, and moving mountains.

Official Blog

The Torrance Area Chamber prides itself in taking action on issues that matter, in ways that matter. That’s why the TACC is the Take Action Chamber of Commerce. Discover how the TACC is supporting the South Bay business community, creating opportunities, and moving mountains.

News, Events, Opportunities

Local Elections Directly Affect Your Life, Please Vote on June 7th

It is a common myth that important elections only take place every four years. Local Elections take place every two years, sometimes every year. Local elections generally have lower voter turnout, so your vote can make a huge difference. One (1) vote can be the...

Job Killer Update: 4 Bills Stopped, 1 Tax Bill Stalled

California Chamber of Commerce policy advocates working alongside advocates from allied business groups succeeded in stopping four CalChamber-job killer bills from advancing in the legislature this year. One of these job killer bills has been gutted and amended, and...

 Out & About

      With President & CEO Donna Duperron

Donna Visits Cowork South Bay

Donna Visits Cowork South Bay

Sandra Plata, General Manager Cowork South Bay The coronavirus outbreak caused several disruptions to Los Angeles county’s workforce. Thousands of employees lost their jobs because of layoffs and business closures, and thousands began working from home, a new...

Donna Visits Dream Dinners

Donna Visits Dream Dinners

Dream Dinners is a business in Torrance that embraces a core family value which is often put aside due to time constraints and busy schedules. “The mission of Dream Dinners is to make gathering around the family table a cornerstone of daily life.”  Arriving at Dream...

Donna Visits Banter and Bliss Candle Company

Donna Visits Banter and Bliss Candle Company

Sheena Tahilramani, Founder, Banter and Bliss As I entered Del Amo Fashion Center, Sheena Tahilramani, Founder, Banter and Bliss Candle Company greeted me. Walking through the mall, I became inspired by the positive welcome Sheena provided. As we entered her store, I...

Donna Visits Arjay Plaza

Donna Visits Arjay Plaza

I am often asked why I am so enthusiastic about my work. My response has always remained the same, I have the opportunity to meet extraordinary people each day. These are people who have influence in our community, people who put their thoughts and words into action...

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Advocacy in Action

Halvorsen Receives Shaun Lumachi Advocacy Award

Halvorsen Receives Shaun Lumachi Advocacy Award

Larry Halvorsen Board Member President, Express Employment Professionals Larry Halvorsen, Expressed Employment Professionals, received the Shaun Lumachi Advocacy Award at the South Bay Association of Chambers of Commerce luncheon. Larry was presented this recognition...

Chamber to Weigh Support of Sales Tax Increase

Chamber to Weigh Support of Sales Tax Increase

David Gambia, Vice Chairman Government Affairs, will welcome Aram Chaparyan, Torrance City Manager and Sheila Poisson, Finance Director to the Thursday, October 14th Government Affairs Policy (GAP) meeting. The Torrance City Council has approved placing a ¾-cent sales...

Duperron Testifies on Two Pieces of Legislation

This past Thursday, Donna Duperron, President & CEO, testified at hearings on AB61 (Gabriel) Business Pandemic Relief and AB650 (Muratsuchi) Health Care Workers Recognition and Retention Act. Although the hearings were held in Sacramento, Duperron was able to...

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