News & Updates

In March, Impact’s class visited Las Colinas Detention and Reentry Facility for their seminar on Law and Society. The class heard from Sheriff Bill Gore, as well as Rob Smith from Center for Employment Opportunities, which helps formerly incarcerated individuals find employment. Another presenter was Bishop Cornelius Bowser, who is one of LEAD’s 2019 Visionary […]

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Star Club has been serving the downtown San Diego for over 45 years. Owner, Star Thompson and her staff celebrated with long time customers with a ribbon cutting and party on March 19th, 2019. 

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Since 1992 Civic San Diego and its predecessor CCDC has helped to guide the development of Downtown San Diego into the thriving and successful downtown we see today. The pending settlement between the City and Labor provides an opportunity for the City to integrate the success learned by Civic San Diego into the larger City […]

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Earlier this month, Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Marcelo Ebrard, presented a strategy to increase assistance provided to Mexican citizens living abroad. The 10-point plan included a series of citizens’ forums which provide Mexicans abroad an opportunity to participate in Mexico’s national development plan. This document is generally designed within the first semester of each […]

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan has been appointed as acting Secretary of Homeland Security following the resignation of Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. The Chamber has appreciated having a long standing relationship with McAleenan and looks forward to working with him in this new role.

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President Trump has nominated Christopher Landau to serve as the U.S. Ambassador to Mexico. The position has been vacant since Ambassador Roberta Jacobson left the post in May of 2018. Christopher Landau is a partner at the law firm of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, and previously partner and associate at Kirkland & Ellis, […]

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With a $230 billion economy, the Cali-Baja Mega-Region represents a tremendous growth opportunity for all industries, including manufacturing, biotech, agriculture, clean tech, and more. Through the Cross-Border Business Forums, the Chamber provides business leaders the essential knowledge and resources needed to thrive within the binational marketplace. Meetings are held quarterly, and alternate between the San Diego Regional Chamber office […]

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We welcome to our region, Ambassador Carlos Gonzalez Gutierrez who will serve as the new Consul General of Mexico in San Diego. He currently serves as Consulate General of Mexico in Austin, Texas, and previously served in Sacramento’s consulate. Our Chamber had the opportunity to meet with Ambassador Gonzalez during our delegation trip to Mexico […]

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