Monthly Archives: February 2020

With a $255 billion economy, the Cali-Baja Mega-Region represents a tremendous growth opportunity for industries including manufacturing, biotech, agriculture, clean tech, and more. Through the Chamber’s International Business Affairs Forums, business leaders gain the essential knowledge and resources needed to thrive within the binational marketplace. Forum attendees have the opportunity to build and strengthen new relationships, exchange […]

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As we continue our region’s work to promote trade, reduce congestion at our ports of entry, and reduce transboundary pollution, we invite you to join our delegation trip to Mexico City and make a lasting impact. The 15th Annual Binational Delegation to Mexico City will take place from March 22 to 25 at the Four Seasons […]

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The Mexican Consulate in San Diego invites you to join the Spanish Learning Experience 2020. The program takes place from July 2 to July 31, 2020 in Ensenada (Mexico) and is hosted by Baja California’s State University (UABC). This learning experience is designed to get students to an A1-A2 Spanish level in four weeks through […]

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The Chamber’s 2020 Primary Voter Guide is now available for review. As voters prepare to go to the polls on March 3rd (note an earlier primary date this year), the Chamber has compiled a guide of our endorsed candidates and recommendations for initiatives appearing on the ballot at the federal, state and local levels. Feel […]

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New legislation went into effect specifying lactation policies for employees. All California businesses, except those which have proactively pursued and have been awarded an exemption, must abide by Labor Code Section 1030. The new law outlines time for employees to express milk, minimum requirements for the designated space, and streamlined accommodation requests. A useful FAQ […]

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The City of San Diego is requiring property owners of commercial, multifamily, and mixed-use properties of more than 50,000 sq. ft. to report their energy usage. The compiled data can be used to help meet the City’s Climate Action Plan. Businesses who are subject to the benchmarking regulations have an annual reporting deadline of June […]

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Following the release of the Supporting Working Families Study, the Chamber team identified some specific opportunities for legislative and programmatic engagement to bolster employer engagement in the childcare arena. To continue the momentum, Chamber staff is creating an ad hoc group of subject matter experts and employers to serve as advisors for policy activity and […]

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On January 28, The International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) convened the first public meeting of the Binational Core Group (BCG) at Tijuana’s City Hall. The BCG is comprised of representatives from federal, state, and local government, nongovernmental organizations, and binational private sector stakeholders. In accordance with Minute 320, the group’s purpose is to identify […]

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Swinerton Management & Consulting (SMC) is a consulting firm, located throughout California, with over 20 years of experience and industry presence. SMC is a member of the Swinerton family of companies, which is a EBR Top 20 General Contractor and boasts over 130 years of service. Alongside their parent company, they offer the bonding capacity […]

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Make the best moments stand still and delight in every savory, delicious bite of Blanco’s fresh twist on Mexican food favorites. Blanco is more than your typical Mexican restaurant, it’s an escape from the ordinary, a happy hour hang out, a place to sit back, recharge, and party. It’s a vacation in your neighborhood where […]

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