Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Chamber’s 12th Annual Binational Delegation to Mexico City – March 26 through 29, 2017 – brought nearly 90 business and community leaders as well as elected officials from San Diego and Baja, California to Mexico’s capital. The focus of our trip was to reaffirm our region’s commitment to binational collaboration, strengthen diplomatic and economic […]

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In 2011, Chef Hanis Cavin and Sara Stroud opened Carnitas’ Snack Shack, their first joint venture in the North Park neighborhood of San Diego. The “Snack Shack,” as it’s affectionately called, serves up thoughtfully-sourced, pork- centric American cuisine and local craft beers in a fun, no-fuss environment. Over the years Hanis and Sara (and Carnitas–their […]

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Tips & Strategies for Small Business Owners to Survive Tax Season By: Jorge Ceballos, Bank of America Vice President-Small Business   A new year brings a new tax season. April 18th is only a few weeks away – D-Day for many small business owners who are filing taxes. Whether you are a sole proprietor an […]

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California’s Earned Income Tax Credit (Cal EITC) is designed to put money in the pockets of working families and individuals. Claiming this credit is easy. Eligible taxpayers just need to file a state tax return. If you do not owe taxes, Cal EITC will provide you with a tax refund when you file your return. […]

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What: Special Hearing of the Smart Growth and Land Use Committee When: Friday, March 24th, 9:00am Where: Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, 404 Euclid Avenue, San Diego, CA 92114 For nearly two years the Chamber has participated in the conversation regarding short-term rentals and the importance of the sharing economy in San Diego. On March 24, the City […]

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The Chamber joined member, San Diego Unified School District, at Crawford High School for a national project that gives free mobile hotspots to students whose family can’t afford Internet access. The 1Million Project, in partnership with Sprint, addresses the “digital divide” contributing to the achievement gap among students in San Diego. The district initially provided […]

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On February 23rd, U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Diego hosted a ceremony highlighting San Diego’s recently awarded U.S. Coast Guard City Designation. Jerry Sanders, Congressmember Scott Peters, Mayor Kevin Faulconer, and the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard all spoke to the strong partnership between the Coast Guard and San Diego, and how the Coast […]

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Public Policy Committee welcomed newly elected Councilmember Barbara Bry to the February meeting. She shared a refreshing view on economic development, stemming from her impressive background in tech startups. She mentioned the Chamber’s Job Strategy as being an impactful product for the region. Councilmember @barbarabryd1 briefing our Public Policy Committee. Thank you for being here! […]

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