Monthly Archives: December 2021

The Cal/OSHA Standards Board met for the second readoption of the Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) related to COVID-19. Procedurally, this means that there are rules on the books that employers are required to abide by regarding workforce protection from COVID-19 through April 2022. In April 2022, a permanent standard will be adopted, and language for […]

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The US Supreme Court is going to pass on hearing an environmental challenge on immigration. Ranchers and environmental advocates have said that DHS policies on immigration, including DACA, violate NEPA (the federal version of CEQA). The suit was originally brought in 2016 and has finally made its way to its end at the Supreme Court. […]

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This Monday, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced that an indoor mask mandate is being reinstated from December 15 through January 15, regardless of vaccination status. After that, health officials will determine further recommendations as needed.  CDPH cites rising case rates after the Thanksgiving holiday and anticipates cases to surge again following holiday […]

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President Lopez Obrador was in the border region this week and held a press conference in Tijuana highlighting his commitment to addressing insecurity in the border region and federal funding for migrants. He stated that federal personnel and resources will be sent to the migrant camp at the San Ysidro land port of entry.  Read […]

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San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce celebrated the region’s outstanding commitment to binational collaboration and honored those from San Diego and Baja who are leading the way at the International Tribute Awards. This year’s International Tribute awardees are: International Business of the Year – Taylor Guitars the leading global producer of acoustic guitars with international […]

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Last Friday, the SANDAG Board of Directors approved the 2021 Regional Plan and directed staff to explore alternatives to the proposed road user charge within six months. The San Diego City Council elected Councilman Sean Elo-Rivera as council president, replacing Councilwoman Jennifer Campbell, who held the role for the past year. Elo-Rivera also announced appointments […]

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Federal, state, and city officials held a groundbreaking celebration for the new Terminal 1 at the San Diego International Airport on December 13.  The New T1 project includes the replacement of the outdated Terminal 1, improvements to the airfield, improved transportation connectivity to the airport, and a new facility for the Airport Authority administration. The […]

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Small Business Awards

    Do you have a business success story? Is your business/minority business leading in your field? Or maybe you’re a nonprofit whose mission is all about the community… If so, you should consider applying for the Chamber’s Small Business Awards, where we honor our region’s top small businesses that are driving the San Diego economy […]

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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. Advance class of 2021 graduate Andrea Caldwell now serves as Director, Government Relations of San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance. Impact class of 2017 graduate Jenna Harris now serves […]

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