Monthly Archives: July 2022

The city of San Diego is behind the pace of home-building it needs to keep in order to hit a state-imposed housing target of 108,036 new homes by 2029. The city issued only 5,033 building permits for homes last year, falling short of the 13,505 permits the city needs to issue each year in order […]

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At only 3.2%, San Diego’s unemployment rate is lower than both the state and federal unemployment numbers. California currently stands at 4.2% and the country as a whole stands around 3.6%. Overall unemployment rose slightly, with San Diego’s lowest unemployment coming in at around 2.7% in May. The increase in unemployment comes from the loss […]

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The City of San Diego will be considering a citywide proposal to require more transparency and accountability of contractors and subcontractors on a development project with the goal to create a culture of safety and legal compliance on a job site. The current proposal will require permit applicants to provide information about their contractors and […]

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection will implement a SENTRI reservation pilot program in the next couple of weeks. Pedestrians crossing the US-Mexico border at the San Ysidro Ports of Entry in the 4:00 AM to 8:00 AM time frame will be able to use the CBP One app to cross at a specified time. This […]

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Presidents Biden and Lopez Obrador Discuss Partnership President Lopez Obrador met with President Biden on July 12. The two leaders agreed on reaffirming their partnership in addressing inflation, the Russian invasion of Ukraine, migration, and the surge of fentanyl trafficking. In addition, President Obrador pledged to spend $1.5 billion over the next two years to […]

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FVSAI d/b/a The Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT) is a 501(c)(3) organization that condemns violence and oppression in all its forms. They stand with all who work for equality and peace. IVAT is a leading international resource and training center, founded in 1984 as FVSAI and headquartered in San Diego, California with a […]

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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. Ryan Maxon (15) is the new Director of Government Relations at California State University San Marcos Tana Lorah (13) now serves on Palomar College Foundation Board Amanda Cheney […]

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Apply now! Applications for the Chamber’s Small Business Awards close by the end of the day today – which includes the Outstanding Emerging Business award (a small business that has operated for < 5 years). So go ahead and nominate a friend (or yourself) and join us on July 13th at Harbor View Loft.   Business Updates   We and our friends at the San […]

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On Saturday June 18th, The Relationship Marriage and Family Therapy celebrated an expansion of their practice AND a community mental health fair. The Relationship Place, with locations in Bankers Hill and Encinitas, specializes in couples therapy utilizing an evidence-based type of couples therapy known as The Gottman Method. The practice offers warm and inviting offices […]

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inewsource is a local investigative news outlet focused on bringing light to inequities and injustices that impact San Diego communities and neighborhoods. Through its investigative journalism, inewsource aims to build trust with its readers and strive to develop relationships with its audience by uncovering the issues that matter to the San Diego community. inewsource believes […]

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