SD Regional Chamber https://sdchamber.org Tue, 11 Aug 2020 16:49:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Forbes Top Employers /2020/08/forbes-top-employers/ Mon, 10 Aug 2020 22:13:02 +0000 /?p=36464 Forbes recently surveyed 75,000 Americans, including 45,000 women, across 31 industries to find America’s Best Employers for Women. The Chamber Members listed below have been named on that list. Having diverse and balanced leadership is a key is a key focus of the Chamber’s All Our Talent: Women on Boards and Commissions initiative, an effort of […]

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]]> Member Spotlight: Dalrada /2020/07/member-spotlight-dalrada/ Wed, 22 Jul 2020 18:51:29 +0000 /?p=36272 Dalrada Financial Corporation is a publicly traded company delivering science, engineering, and technology solutions.  The company owns and operates multiple subsidiaries based in the US, EU, Malaysia, and India.  Dalrada’s mission is to make a significant impact on people’s lives by providing alternative solutions in the healthcare, low carbon clean energy, sanitization, precision manufacturing, and […]

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Schools Ordered to Begin School Year Online /2020/07/schools-ordered-to-begin-school-year-online-2/ Wed, 22 Jul 2020 17:41:19 +0000 /?p=36269 Early last week, San Diego Unified School District announced that the new school year will start with online-only classes, with instruction resuming on August 31 as previously scheduled. The Governor’s office also released new industry guidance for schools and school-based programs. Under the new regulations, California school districts cannot reopen until coronavirus infections and hospitalizations have […]

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Midway Campaign Kick-off /2020/07/midway-height-limit/ Wed, 22 Jul 2020 16:11:40 +0000 /?p=36250 On Wednesday July 22, San Diego City Council members Jennifer Campbell and Chris Cate held a press conference to officially launch the campaign to amend the People’s Ordinance O-10960 and Municipal Code Section 132.0505, following July 21’s City Council vote. The campaign to Exclude the Midway-Pacific Highway Community Plan Area from Coastal Zone Height Limits […]

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City of San Diego Franchise Fee Agreement /2020/07/sd-franchise-fee-agreement/ Tue, 21 Jul 2020 21:13:26 +0000 /?p=36211 On Thursday, July 16, The City of San Diego’s Environment Committee voted 3-1 to accept a consultant’s report on the City’s franchise fee agreement with a number of small recommendations. The recommendations include the initiation of a Climate Equity Fund that would be capitalized by the winner of the franchise as well as assurances that the franchise […]

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Women’s Global Trade Empowerment Forum /2020/07/womens-global-trade-empowerment-forum/ Tue, 21 Jul 2020 21:05:03 +0000 /?p=36210 The U.S. Commercial Service, through the U.S. Department of Commerce, will host a virtual forum and a series of industry-focused activities starting July 28 to help empower women from small and medium-sized businesses across a variety of sectors. Participants will develop skills and have access to the tools, networks, and resources to build an export […]

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IBA Forum: Leveraging Trade & Export Tools /2020/07/iba-forum-trade/ Tue, 21 Jul 2020 21:00:15 +0000 /?p=36209 The Chamber, in partnership with the Export-Import Bank of the U.S., and PCM Corporativo, will host an International Business Affairs Forum on Wednesday, July 29 at 10 a.m. focused on trade and exporting tools and how to navigate the cross-border business landscape. Our Cali-Baja region boasts tremendous assets from incubators to manufacturing, marketing, sales, and […]

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Travel Restrictions and Trusted Traveler Programs /2020/07/travel-restrictions-and-trusted-traveler-programs/ Tue, 21 Jul 2020 20:56:20 +0000 /?p=36208 The temporary restrictions on non-essential travel across shared ports of entry between Canada, the U.S., and Mexico have been extended an additional 30 days to August 20. To prevent long wait times for our cross-border community, the Chamber continues to urge U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to restore operating lanes and staffing at our […]

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CONAGUA Allocates $83.9 Million To Tijuana River Valley Efforts /2020/07/conagua-allocates-83-9-million-to-tijuana-river-valley-efforts/ Tue, 21 Jul 2020 20:50:17 +0000 /?p=36207 Humberto Marengo Mogollon has been appointed as Commissioner of CILA, the Mexican section of the International Boundary and Water Commission). CILA has recently installed new pumps in Tijuana to address transboundary pollution impacting the Tijuana River Valley. Mexico’s Water Commission, CONAGUA, also allocated $83.9 million pesos (about $3.6 million USD) to aid operation of the […]

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Member Spotlight: 4th & J /2020/07/4th-j/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 18:55:29 +0000 /?p=36185 Legacy Partners, a privately held real estate firm founded in 1968 and headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, recently partnered with The Resmark Companies on the start of leasing at their 168-unit, mixed-use community 4th + J. Located just one block from the vibrant Gaslamp Quarter, 4th + J is a short walk to […]

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