Monthly Archives: March 2018

Tijuana River Valley

Kenia Zamarripa, Chamber Director of International Business Affairs, was appointed to a two-year term on the eleven member Citizens Forum under the International Boundary and Water Commission. , In her role on the forum, Zamarripa will be pushing to minimize transboundary pollution on the Tijuana River Valley and promote the exchange of information between the […]

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From international trade to the wall, the U.S. and Mexico relationship and our Cali-Baja region is at the forefront of the national political stage. With this has come a growing uncertainty for the future of our binational relationship. As a national model for productive and collaborative cross-border trade and commerce, it is critical that Cali-Baja […]

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On March 2nd, Mayor Kevin Faulconer, along with Jerry Sanders, met with Mexicali Mayor Gustavo Sanchez to expand binational collaboration between the two cities. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by both Mayors and Jerry Sanders signing as a witness, committing to generate, promote, and strengthen cross-border commerce between the two cities. Mexicali is the […]

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Chamber President Jerry Sanders led a press call discussing the negative impact the dissolution of DACA would have on our labor force. Business and community leaders called on Congress to pass legislation that provides permanent protection for Dreamers. To underscore the important fact that immigrants make up nearly one-third of San Diego County’s workforce, Sanders […]

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Case-Shiller Index

Home prices in the San Diego region rose 7.4 percent in the past year, according to the latest data in the S&P CoreLogic Index released February 27th. Only Seattle, Las Vegas, San Francisco, and Los Angeles had larger increases in the 20-city index. Home prices continue to rise substantially faster than inflation in metropolitan areas […]

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The Water Reliability Coalition, of which the Chamber is a co-chair, hosted the first of two workshops on water rate reform on March 1. These educational events aim to inform the diverse coalition and members of the public on how to incentivize water conservation while keeping cities fiscally stable. The second workshop, on April 5, […]

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Earlier this month the San Diego City Council voted to approve a variety of land use policy changes targeted at making it easier to do business and to operate within the City of San Diego. Chief among these policy proposals are regulatory changes to live/work developments to allow specified neighborhoods to maximize the opportunity of […]

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The Chamber is pleased to welcome Jennifer Hernandez of HK Law to San Diego on April 3rd as part of thei Good Government Speaker Series. Hernandez is a sought-after expert on CEQA and its implications to business and is highly regarded for her legal expertise and depth of knowledge about CEQA and its many uses. […]

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On February 27th and 28th, the Chamber brought its largest-ever delegation to Sacramento for advocacy meetings, educational panels and the latest information about policy priorities poised to impact San Diego businesses. The delegation heard from Senator Toni Atkins, who will assume her role as Senate Pro Tem on March 21st, Assemblymember Todd Gloria and, Board […]

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Mobile Groovin Bus is San Diego’s only mobile photo booth & mobile DJ entertainment all within a classic 1960’s restored Volkswagen Bus. We can either be that amazing photo booth or high energy DJ and musical entertainment with lighting for your next day or evening event. Pat Connolly Owner, Mobile Groovin Bus 619-972-6086 | info@mobilegroovinbus.com […]

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