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Category: Policy

ICYMI: For years (and years and years) we’ve been waiting for real solutions to the Tijuana River Valley pollution problems. When $300M was allocated to help chip away at those issues, it was a moment of celebration. But then? The money got stuck in policy mumbo-jumbo and couldn’t get unstuck. Until… a holiday miracle! The […]

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This newsletter serves to remind you that it is, indeed, Thursday. We think? Happy new year. We missed you. Our new years resolution is to not lose the umbrellas we bought this morning.   Business Updates: Sharp Grossmont Hospital has completed their Central Energy Plant, which was financed through Proposition G – passed by voters […]

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We have SIGNIFICANT doubts that this last of the year newsletter will be read. But alas, like the Elves on the Internet Shelf, the Snoops on the Website Stoop, holiday cheermongers that we are…. We couldn’t help but gift you with one last love letter to the news. …What would the Chamber version of that […]

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We’re freezing. San Diego became a winter wonderland of sorts with the rain, hail, and even snow this week! Four schools throughout the county were even closed for a Snow Day on Monday! Looking for the perfect gift for that special person? We’ve got you covered…. Just reach out to our Membership Team, let them […]

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* As of publishing time, Chief Justice Roberts paused the lifting of Title 42, keeping migrant policy in place. Click here to read more. This month, Governor Newsom visited Mexicali ahead of the anticipated lifting of Title 42. He was joined by the Governor of Baja California, Marina del Pilar Avila-Olmeda, to visit a migrant […]

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The City of San Diego swore in the 74th City Council  last week. All seats are now represented by democrats as they welcomed Councilmember Kent Lee to represent the AAPI empowerment district (Thank you for representing District 6, Chris Cate!). The new council districts, which were approved by the Redistricting Commission last year, also went […]

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Supervisor Nathan Fletcher announced that he will not be seeking the Chair position of the County Board of Supervisors and will be nominating Supervisor Nora Vargas to lead in January 2023.  Below is a written statement from Supervisor Fletcher:  “It has been a privilege to serve as Chair of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors […]

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December 12 marked 200 years of the U.S.-Mexico diplomatic relationship and to celebrate, the Chamber team joined regional stakeholders and local elected officials, including Tijuana Mayor Montserrat Caballero, to unveil a commemorative sculpture at the San Ysidro Port of Entry, made by the artist Enrique Chiu.    The sculpture honors the synergy that exists between […]

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We’ll keep this short and sweet because we’re sure you’re all still catching up from last week! We hope to see you at this year’s International Tribute Awards next week!  Join us to recognize regional leaders and their contribution to expanding binational ties as we celebrate 200 years of the U.S.-Mexico diplomatic relationship. Sorry to break […]

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Are you limping or skipping to the finish line of 2022? Are you the company grinch or are you Buddy the Elf-ing it at holiday gatherings? Snazzy holiday coffee drink or hardcore coffee black in a paper cup (cough, Jerry, cough)? We got you a gift: another ship got stuck (!) but in Chesapeake Bay. […]

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