Monthly Archives: July 2017

About Ms. Swonetz: Josi Kennon Swonetz is a senior counsel in the San Diego office of Allen Matkins. Her practice focuses on labor and employment law and commercial litigation.  Ms. Swonetz represents employers in state and federal court, in arbitration, and before administrative agencies on a broad range of employment matters, including discrimination and harassment based […]

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Housing Action Day was a major success with all three pro-housing policies passing with either unanimous or significant support. Thanks to your participation in our campaign to contact a Councilmember, together we were able to show City leaders how important these policies are to the greater business community. To recap, those policies are: Streamlining of […]

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It’s not too early – Summer is the BEST time to start planning holiday parties! Get the best selection from the in-demand December dates like Fridays and Saturdays, receive early booking incentives, PLUS check it off your to-do list and add it to ours! Located in the heart of the Gaslamp District, the event venues […]

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The significance of San Diego’s housing crisis has the attention of the region’s elected, business, and community leaders. And for good reason: it’s getting worse. Housing affordability and accessibility are a major bottleneck for the region’s growth and development. A new report by the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and Greater San Diego Association of […]

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Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute (HSWRI) is a non-profit scientific research organization committed to conserving and renewing marine life to ensure a healthier planet. Our team of experts provides innovative scientific solutions to challenges threatening ocean health and marine life in our rapidly changing world. We partner with other nonprofits, government, businesses and donors to feed a […]

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The San Diego Padres are seeking nominations for the 2017 Hispanic Heritage Comunidad Awards. The awards honor community leaders or organizations that have made significant contributions to the region’s Hispanic community within the Padres Foundation’s four focus areas: LIVE (health & mentorship), LEARN (education), PLAY (recreation), and SERVE (volunteerism, military, and first responders). One nominee […]

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The 2017 U.S. – Mexico Border Mayors Association Binational Summit will begin with a welcoming reception the evening of July 26th at the San Diego – Hilton Bayfront. The following day will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the Hilton with welcoming remarks by Mayors Faulconer and Gastelum and feature panel discussions on economic development, border […]

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Last month over 1,100 biotech companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers, and related organizations from across the United States and more than 30 other countries gathered in San Diego for BIO International, the largest biotech industry gathering in the world. The San Diego Regional Chamber met with the French-American and the South-Africa Chambers of Commerce […]

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The Chamber Board of Directors voted unanimously to oppose H.R. 1813, a bill introduced by Representative Mike Rogers (AL) to impose a 2 percent tax on remittance transactions sent from the United States to certain foreign countries. Double taxation of our workforce, U.S. relationships with affected countries, and an increase in utilization of grey market […]

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