Monthly Archives: July 2019

At the June Education and Workforce Roundtable meeting, members engaged in a lively discussion on child care facilities. Representatives from the Department of Social Services Child Care San Diego Office presented on child care licensing, highlighting the challenges in opening new facilities. Navy Region Southwest also presented on their child care needs, including their lack […]

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Mayor Faulconer signed the FY 2020 budget for the City of San Diego on June 20. The new budget significantly expands the “Clean SD” program to remove trash and debris from communities across the city. The budget also funds the largest infrastructure investment in City history while directing more funding toward homelessness, housing reforms, climate […]

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At its July 9 meeting, of the Chamber’s Public Policy Committee heard from the Building Industry Association and the Raise the Balloon organization on SB 330 (Skinner): the Housing Crisis Act of 2019. SB 330 restricts actions by cities and counties that would reduce the production of housing. The bill states that for the next […]

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On June 18, the Chamber’s Infrastructure, Housing, and Land Use Committee heard from Mayor Faulconer’s team on their strategy to establish permanent supportive housing. The Mayor identified eight city-owned properties, to spur development of roughly 200 new housing units. These permanent supportive housing sites would provide on-site assistance to seniors, veterans, and others who would […]

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On July 2, the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority announced a new 10-year funding agreement between the Airport Authority and its airline partners. The commitment will facilitate an investment of a half-billion dollars into improving traffic congestion and transit options to the airport. The details will be approved as part of the larger Airport […]

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The Chamber is partnering with Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) to hold business outreach workshops on MTS’s potential ballot measure to increase funding for transit around the region. This is a rare opportunity for employers and employees to provide feedback on what kinds of transit projects they would like to see in a ballot measure. The […]

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Garry Ridge (16), a former LEAD Board member, will become Chair of the WD-40 Company Board of Directors in December. Steve Brass (17) has been named President and Chief Operating Officer for WD-40 Company. James Madaffer (89), former San Diego City Councilmember, has been appointed to the Colorado River Board of California. And Phil Senescall […]

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We are Aeris Home – a boutique interior design firm in our beloved North Park. We love kitchen and bathroom remodels, but can fix up your whole house. We are proud to give a space its own unique atmosphere. After studying the client, their needs, their home, and their way of life, we curate a […]

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