Monthly Archives: August 2022

Congratulations to Supervisor Nathan Fletcher, the awardee of this year’s Ronald Kendrick Memorial Award for Regional Collaboration! As the Chair of the County Board of Supervisors, Supervisor Fletcher has been on the front lines, leading in collaboration across our region’s communities through the COVID-19 pandemic. Supervisor Fletcher took action to make funding and support services […]

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Back to school is upon us (anyone else thinking of that Staples commercial about the most wonderful time of the year?) We’re sending you and your little, or even your kind of big, ones good wishes for an uneventful school year.   Business Updates UC San Diego continues to be recognized as a global research […]

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The City of San Diego is in the beginning stages of updating its Economic Development Strategy and the Chamber is taking the lead on feedback collection through a monthly working group that will produce formal recommendations for the new strategy. One of the major focuses of the working group is supporting small businesses and the […]

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Earlier this month, San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria unveiled a series of proposed reforms that aim to produce more affordable housing, including incentives for student housing, single-room-occupancy hotels, and projects on underused commercial sites. The second Housing Action Package under his “Homes for All of Us” initiative seeks to address the housing crisis by making […]

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  This month, Mayor Todd Gloria signed the City’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) update, which will guide many aspects of City policy and operations toward meeting an ambitious new emission-reduction target. The Mayor’s CAP update puts San Diego at the forefront of climate action nationwide, setting an aggressive target of net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions […]

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President Biden signed the historic Inflation Reduction Act on Tuesday. Highlights include faster tax refunds, rebates on green energy upgrades, and cheaper prescription medications for seniors.   The bill is an accomplishment for Democrats who have been struggling for months to pass Biden’s ambitious social and climate policies, as well as his vision to raise taxes […]

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This week, the Chamber joined Caltrans, SANDAG, and regional leaders to celebrate the groundbreaking of a key highway connector in Otay that will significantly improve cross-border traffic. The $28.9M project connects to key highways, which in turn connect to the San Ysidro and Otay Mesa ports of entry. Construction of the new project is set […]

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President López Obrador designated a task force led by the Secretary of Economy Tatiana Clouthier and Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard to follow up on concerns expressed by the U.S. over Mexico’s energy policies. Both the U.S. and Canada argue that these policies undermine foreign investment and competition and fail to comply with Mexico’s commitments […]

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Anatomy Chiropractic opened doors at the HUB in Hillcrest with a Grand Opening performed by the San Diego Chamber of Commerce on August 20, 2022. The Board-Certified Upper Cervical doctors have brought the first Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic Clinic to San Diego! This specialty focuses on aligning the upper neck first then the rest of the […]

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