Category: San Diego

Board of Directors approves contract after nationwide search, starts new era The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today approved a contract with Sandra L. Kerl to be the new general manager of the region’s wholesale water agency, following a months-long national search. The Board approved the contract in open session during its […]

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After nine consecutive years of growth, California’s travel and tourism economy continues to surge.    Visitors pumped more than $140 billion in travel spending in the last year, stimulating business development and providing Californians with more than one million jobs. Tourism powers regional economies. In San Diego County alone, tourism generated $11.5 billion in travel-related spending, […]

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Per state legislation, the state of California launched a retirement savings program in November 2018. The program, known as CalSavers, is designed to provide employees who otherwise are not offered that benefit via their employer access to a retirement savings plan. Businesses who do not proactively offer retirement benefits are required to enroll, and the […]

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At the beginning of 2019, the Chamber’s Public Policy Committee recognized homelessness as one of the top three policy areas of priority. The City, throughout the year, and in coordination with various stakeholder groups including the San Diego Housing Commission, has taken a variety of steps to address the housing and homelessness crisis. Most recently, […]

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Elevate SD 2020

Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) is considering putting a measure on the November 2020 ballot that would create a dedicated funding stream for transit projects and MTS wants your feedback on which public transportation projects are your top priority. Take the Elevate SD 2020 Vision Builder Challenge here. Your input will inform which projects and services […]

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Help plan the future of transit in San Diego when you take the Elevate SD 2020 Vision Builder Challenge! The Vision Builder is an easy-to-use online tool for the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) to learn about your transportation priorities. The Vision Builder provides 17 different project concepts and a 1,000 coin budget where […]

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The significance of San Diego’s housing crisis has the attention of the region’s elected, business, and community leaders. And for good reason: it’s getting worse. Housing affordability and accessibility are a major bottleneck for the region’s growth and development. A new report by the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and Greater San Diego Association of […]

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Jump start 2017 with a focus on health and fitness by taking part in our 5th Annual Get Fit San Diego 30-Day Challenge. The Challenge, sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, is a fun and friendly fitness competition designed to help you become more active and healthy for 30 days so that you can continue long after […]

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