Monthly Archives: March 2021

It started in Morocco with Meme Masouda. A native healer, Meme used local herbs to form a uniquely powerful blend that provided instant and gentle digestive relief to ailing local women. 40 years later her family continues her healing legacy. Organza produces the only herbal blend geared to the female digestive system — DigestLive™. For […]

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The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing has provided updated vaccine guidance for employers. In summary, the fact sheet clarifies that yes, employers can require employees to get a COVID vaccine. However it does state that protected classes must remain free from harassment, and that accommodations must be made to certain extents. The fact […]

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The state’s tier-based system that dictates the level of restrictions for businesses and schools may be getting an addition soon: a green-tier that is essentially an “all systems go” standard where the virus is in total retreat. As of now, the tiers that a county could possibly land in are purple (most restrictive), red (less), […]

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Despite mortgage rates being near all-time lows, one of the biggest challenges in buying a new home is the upfront costs. Bank of America’s Community Homeownership Commitment addresses this barrier by providing grants toward down payment and closing costs, along with low down payment mortgage options.  Initially launched in 2019, Bank of America has already helped nearly 21,000 […]

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Mexican Congress passed an energy bill that will change the distribution rules under which electricity is fed to the power system. Specifically, the bill prioritizes energy plants owned and operated by the Federal Electricity Commission, followed by solar, wind, and combined cycle stations owned by private entities. As a result, no new renewable energy projects […]

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Baja’s State Government announced the following changes to restrictions and precautionary measures following a statewide decrease of new COVID-19 cases: Restaurants, retailers and hotels may operate at up to a 75% capacity, including access to common areas. Gyms, public pools, spas, and sport centers may operate at up to a 65% capacity. Public transportation vehicles, […]

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Presidents Biden and Lopez Obrador met virtually on Monday to advance joint efforts to address migration and development in Southern Mexico and Central America. Both Presidents reaffirmed their commitment to bilateral collaboration to fight the pandemic, reactivate our shared economy, and address climate change. This includes efforts to deepen cooperation on the COVID-19 response by enhancing […]

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Time To Vaccinate

Our business community plays a critical role in getting our region open and back in business – safely. A key part of this is ensuring our workers get the vaccine as soon as it’s their turn. To help our business community in this effort, we are proud to launch Time To Vaccinate. This new education and awareness program […]

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Our partners have opportunities to get involved in our region and are looking for knowledgeable and driven individuals to fill those spots. Explore the open board seats below. The San Diego County Air Pollution Control District is looking for qualified candidates, within the following areas of expertise: One physician or public health professional who actively […]

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LEADers On The Move

We enjoy seeing what our graduates are doing and how they are making an impact on the world. Share your good news with us via email: lead@sdchamber.org.   Maggie Schroedter (Impact ’14), President-Elect, Lawyers Club of San Diego Mary Rose McDermott (Impact ’20), Director, Philanthropy, Rady Children’s Hospital Foundation Shawn VanDiver (SDYL Board Member), Board […]

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