Monthly Archives: December 2020

The California Transportation Commission allocated more than $565 million for current projects and approved $2 billion in future improvements to address transportation needs across the state. This includes the following projects in our region: $42.5 million for the State Route 11/Otay Mesa East Land Port of Entry project (Otay 2). The investment covers energy, water, […]

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Chamber-endorsed Todd Gloria took the helm of the City’s government on December 10th, in a historic and virtual swearing-in ceremony. Mayor Gloria has announced the majority of his team, including former senior staff at the Chamber, Paola Avila as Chief of Staff. You can find additional information on the executive team at City Hall here. […]

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On December 7th, the California State Assembly and Senate reconvened for swearing-in of new members and the kick off of the 2021 legislative cycle. Of course, COVID will loom large in every major policy discussion, but the impact of COVID on the state’s budget remains a big question. The legislature wasted no time introducing priority […]

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Emergency COVID regulations were adopted for employers in the state of California. These regulations, designed to further protect the workforce and set clear COVID safety guidance, were quickly drafted and adopted. Additional discussion will be necessary to make adjustments as appropriate to ensure compliance. There will be one such discussion taking place on Friday, December […]

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LEAD San Diego has announced its five nonprofit partner agencies for 2021. Members of LEAD’s Impact San Diego Class of 2021 will form teams to gain hands-on experience by working with these organizations to accomplish vital projects that will benefit the agencies and our community. The five agencies and their projects are: The Armed Services YMCA […]

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Women of Impact

The San Diego American Heart Association launched an exciting new leadership and networking initiative called Woman of Impact. Cardiovascular disease is the #1 killer of women, with 1 in 3 deaths in women attributed to cardiovascular disease or stroke. This new initiative will help reverse those number and reach more women than ever before. Woman […]

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Giving Tuesday is an annual global generosity movement that allows communities to support transformational organizations through generous giving. This #GivingTuesday, we invite you to support the non-profit organizations within the Chamber membership. Find the full directory of Chamber members here. AARP American Academy of Pediatrics, CA Chapter 3 American Cancer Society Any Body Can Youth […]

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