News & Updates

Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the United States, opened a new club in National City, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and official grand opening celebration on November 15, 2021. The new club is located at 34 N Euclid Ave, National City, CA 91950. “We are very […]

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Baja’s new state administration took office this month for a six-year tenure. Marina del Pilar Avila became the first female and youngest governor in the state’s history. She introduced members of her cabinet including Jorge Alberto Gutierrez, incoming Director of the State’s Sustainable Mobility Institute; Jose A. Medina as Secretary of Health; Netzahualcóyotl Jáuregui as […]

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The World Design Organization (WDO) announced that San Diego and Tijuana have been selected as the 2024 World Design Capital (WDC). Our region will become the first binational capital, selected as a result of our commitment to human-centered design and legacy of cross-border collaboration to transform our natural and built environments. WDC is a biennial […]

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Local Legislative Update

Here’s what happened at this week’s San Diego City Council and Committee hearings: City Council unanimously approved a change to the municipal code to eliminate minimum parking requirements for businesses located in transit priority areas and neighborhood-serving commercial areas. The Chamber was proud to support this item.  Here’s what happened at this week’s Board of […]

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On November 8, the U.S. lifted travel restrictions impacting our land ports of entry and allowed fully vaccinated travelers from Canada and Mexico to enter the country by land or ferry. In addition, starting January 2022, all inbound foreign travelers crossing into the U.S.– whether for essential or non-essential reasons – will be required to […]

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Legislative Lounge 2021

Thank you to those that were able to join us at this year’s Legislative Lounge and congratulations to our award winners! In case you missed it, we recognized:  “Victory Lap”—Jay Goldstone, Interim COO, City of San Diego  “Staffer Who Gets S&!t Done”—Mabi Castro, Office of County Supervisor Nora Vargas “Bridge Builder”—David Pasquini, Consul, Business and […]

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Cal/OSHA Update

Today, Cal/OSHA met for their regularly scheduled meeting. Upon introduction of the Federal Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), this meeting was expected to include a higher adoption of that guidance, which means just a wholesale inclusion of the federal language. This is hardly a controversial move as it’s legally required for states to adopt within 30 […]

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Registration is now open for this year’s International Tribute Awards taking place on Tuesday, December 7 at the Westgate Hotel. Join us to recognize the individuals and businesses that lead binational initiatives bridging the U.S. and Mexican economies. This year’s award recipients are: International Business of the Year: Taylor Guitars International Leader of the Year: […]

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Do you ever wonder if your policies and procedures are compliant with California requirements? Does your team need training on best management practices? Are you overwhelmed with HR projects and deadlines? The San Diego Employers Association can help!  Since 1914, San Diego employers have relied on them to provide essential HR services and programs that […]

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LEADers On The Move

We enjoy seeing what our graduates are doing and how they are making an impact on the world. Share your good news with us via email: lead@sdchamber.org. Influence 2012 graduate Clark Crawford is now the General Manager & Vice President, Business Development Hydrogen Americas for GKN Hydrogen. Impact 2022 participant Ellyn Caprara is now the […]

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