News & Updates

Last night, the U.S. Congress approved a five-year reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank as part of the $305 billion U.S. highway funding plan. The Ex-Im Bank, which previously expired in June, has played a vital role in expanding our binational region’s economy by allowing small and large businesses to expose their products to the […]

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The City of San Diego is expected to consider approval of its draft Climate Action Plan by the end of this year, outlining a series of steps to reduce local greenhouse gas emissions over the coming decades. Creating a healthier and more sustainable environment is a goal that should unite all San Diegans, and is […]

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ACTION ALERT: We need your help to ensure our policy leaders hear directly from the business community on how the Trans-Pacific Partnership will benefit them. To get involved, contact our staff to sign-on to the Chamber’s open letter of support and/or participate in a quick survey from Business Forward on how the Trans-Pacific Partnership will affect […]

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Yesterday, Councilmember Mark Kersey announced Rebuild San Diego, a ballot measure that – if passed – will secure $4-5 billion to finance infrastructure improvements over the next 30 years. The secures funds through three revenue streams: Future sales tax growth, Savings from voter-approved pension reform, and Half of all new major general fund growth. A tax increase is […]

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Last month, the San Diego City Council voted to increase water rates by 16 percent in 2016. Although the new rates will affect both businesses and residents, the Chamber is in support of the measure, as it is necessary to create a safe and reliable water supply for the region. Up to 90 percent of […]

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Wednesday, Chamber staff attended a State of the City address from Tecate, a long-time partner of the Chamber. The Mayor mentioned several binational accomplishments, including those achieved in partnership with the Chamber, such as the Mayor of Tecate’s first visit to the White House during September’s DC delegation trip.

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The Chamber’s recently launched San Diego Regional Chamber Young Leaders (SDYL) is driving young professional growth in the San Diego-Baja region by providing the relationships, mentoring and community awareness necessary to become an influential business leader. SDYL is made up of a diverse group of 21 to 40 year-old professionals who are emerging leaders in […]

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Stellar Solar, one of California’s leading commercial and residential solar installers since 1998 has won the prestigious UT San Diego Readers Poll again in 2015, marking the third year in a row. The award, announced August 23 by the San Diego Union Tribune, has become an annual achievement for the highly regarded solar company headquartered […]

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La Jolla Vein Care is a specialty medical clinic dedicated exclusively to the management of vein conditions such as varicose veins, spider veins and venous leg ulcers. The specialty medical center offers the latest technology in the diagnosis and treatment of varicose veins and offer duplex ultrasound scanning on-site. The staff consists of board-certified Vein […]

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United Valet Parking, Inc. has been doing business in the Southern California for over 30 years, and is also operating at more than 100 locations in and around the Los Angeles area servicing restaurants, high-end hotels, and commercial buildings. United Valet Parking, Inc. provides prompt, courteous, and professional assistance, knowing that our service is a reflection […]

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