Category: Policy

As part of our mission to further economic development and national and international commerce, we know travel is a large part of our members’ business operations. With the REAL ID deadline of October 1, 2020 fast approaching, we encourage our members to avoid waiting until the last minute to obtain the new federal ID. Avoid […]

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On March 10, the San Diego City Council approved the Mount Etna proposal with an 8-1 vote. The project, which will build over 400 affordable homes – many of which will be designated for seniors and individuals with developmental disabilities – required Council approval to rezone the land from commercial to residential. The Mount Etna […]

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The Chamber will host the California Veterans Board Meeting on Wednesday, March 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m..  The California Veterans Board is an entity of the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet). The Board advises Governor Newsom and advocates for the needs of California veterans and their dependents. Chamber members and members of […]

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The Chamber will continue to share information received from our partners regarding best practices and guidance around Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). In accordance with directives from state and local leaders, we have cancelled all Chamber meetings, programs, and events through the end of March and are monitoring the situation going forward. For more on this, […]

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Earlier this year, Governor Newsom announced his 2020-21 budget which included a significant investment in the Tijuana River Valley. Regional stakeholders, including the Chamber, issued letters of support for the budget request of $35 million for the construction, operation, and maintenance of a series of pollution capture devices and infrastructure projects on the U.S. side […]

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With U.S. and Mexico’s approval of USMCA, the last step for the new trilateral agreement to move forward is Canada’s ratification. The trade deal was approved Friday by Canada’s House of Commons and the Senate in their final day in session before adjourning until April 20th due to Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The agreement has one final […]

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From incubators to manufacturing, marketing, sales, and customer service… our Cali-Baja region has it all. Companies from around the world are tapping into the business expertise that exists in our binational region. Learn how you can make the most of existing opportunities from regional industry experts and business leaders who have successfully leveraged Cali-Baja’s integrated […]

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Many of our local businesses rely on air travel to keep their operations running smoothly. Starting October 1, 2020, a REAL ID will be required for all domestic travel. If you haven’t already applied for or obtained your REAL ID, make an appointment with your local DMV branch today. Avoid costly delays to your business […]

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With a $255 billion economy, the Cali-Baja Mega-Region represents a tremendous growth opportunity for industries including manufacturing, biotech, agriculture, clean tech, and more. Through the Chamber’s International Business Affairs Forums, business leaders gain the essential knowledge and resources needed to thrive within the binational marketplace. Forum attendees have the opportunity to build and strengthen new relationships, exchange […]

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As we continue our region’s work to promote trade, reduce congestion at our ports of entry, and reduce transboundary pollution, we invite you to join our delegation trip to Mexico City and make a lasting impact. The 15th Annual Binational Delegation to Mexico City will take place from March 22 to 25 at the Four Seasons […]

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