SD Regional Chamber https://sdchamber.org Fri, 13 Sep 2019 22:10:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Member Spotlight: Seymore San Diego /2019/09/member-spotlight-seymore-san-diego/ Fri, 13 Sep 2019 22:10:20 +0000 /?p=29141 Are you looking for a better way to attract local customers? Well, here it is! Introducing ​Seymore San Diego​, a free #BuyLocal Loyalty & Rewards App for consumers looking to support local businesses. Now you can promote your business to local consumers who actually WANT to hear from you. No bots, no fake profiles, no […]

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]]> Member Spotlight: TSA Construction, Inc. /2019/08/member-spotlight-tsa-construction-inc/ Thu, 29 Aug 2019 22:20:13 +0000 /?p=29066   TSA Construction is a second-generation, family-owned and operated general contractor based in San Diego. They offer a hands-on, collaborative approach to their clients’ vision and believe in building their communities for a better future. TSA Construction recently broke ground on The Salvation Army’s Rady Residence located at the existing Door of Hope Campus, home […]

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New SDG&E Program to Help Businesses Transition to Zero-Emission Transportation /2019/08/new-sdge-program-to-help-businesses-transition-to-zero-emission-transportation/ Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:48:27 +0000 /?p=28968 To support regional and statewide goals to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) from tailpipes, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) will launch a major effort to help electrify large vehicles and industrial equipment, revving up zero-emission transportation beyond passenger vehicles. On August 15th, 2019, SDG&E received approval from the California Public Utilities […]

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Leader Board – August 2019 /2019/08/leader-board-aug-2019/ Mon, 19 Aug 2019 19:26:35 +0000 /?p=28953 Chanelle Hawken (09), Vice President of Government Affairs for Cox Communications and a member of LEAD’s Board of Directors, is serving as Co-Chair of The New Children’s Museum’s annual gala, Studio 200 on Island: Into the Future, to be held November 9th. Jabez LeBret (19), Chief of Schools for Sisu Academy, recently interviewed Qualcomm co-founder […]

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Landau Sworn In As New U.S. Ambassador To Mexico /2019/08/senate-confirms-landau-as-new-u-s-ambassador-to-mexico/ Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:20:40 +0000 /?p=28906 Christopher Landau was sworn in as the new U.S. Ambassador to Mexico last week and arrived to his post in Mexico City on Friday. Upon arriving, the new Ambassador shared this: “I arrive with my hand extended. The United States wins when there is a prosperous and stable Mexico, and Mexico wins when there is […]

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Downtown Mobility Plan Update /2019/08/downtown-mobility-plan-update/ Fri, 16 Aug 2019 16:27:59 +0000 /?p=28941 At the Public Policy Committee on August 13, the City of San Diego gave an update on their Downtown Mobility Plan Implementation. Last year, the City committed to improving lanes for cyclists and scooter riders. This push came as a result of the climate action plan’s goal to get people out of vehicles. Bike lanes […]

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Carlsbad “First-Last Mile” Program /2019/08/carlsbad-first-last-mile-program/ Fri, 16 Aug 2019 16:27:02 +0000 /?p=28939 On July 16, the Infrastructure, Housing, and Land Use Committee was briefed on the City of Carlsbad’s first-ever “first-last mile” program, a shuttle service that will take people from the Poinsettia Coaster train station to their jobs, homes, or other destinations. One of the well-documented challenges for individuals looking to move away from solo-vehicle trips […]

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Energy & Water Committee Supports Water Conservation Rebate Tax Parity Act /2019/08/energy-water-committee-supports-water-conservation-rebate-tax-parity-act/ Fri, 16 Aug 2019 16:22:21 +0000 /?p=28934 The Chamber’s Energy and Water Committee and Public Policy Committee have voted to support the Water Conservation Rebate Parity Act (H.R. 2313). The bill amends the Internal Revenue Code and expands upon current law that excludes certain energy efficiency measures to now include water conservation. The bill has gained bipartisan support by representatives from Arizona, […]

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City Council Addresses Major Housing Regulations /2019/08/city-council-addresses-major-housing-regulations/ Fri, 16 Aug 2019 16:20:56 +0000 /?p=28932 The week of July 29, San Diego City Council voted on numerous housing policies. Beginning with the adoption of a mixed-use zone, and ending with the adoption of both the Balboa and Morena Specific Plans, the votes were indicative of the City’s continued focus on enacting policy that addresses the current housing crisis. Additionally, a […]

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MTS Business Outreach Workshops /2019/08/mts-business-outreach-workshops-2/ Fri, 16 Aug 2019 16:20:02 +0000 /?p=28930 The Chamber is partnering with Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) to hold business outreach workshops on MTS’s potential ballot measure to increase funding for transit around the region. This is a rare opportunity for employers and employees to provide feedback on what kinds of transit projects they would like to see in a ballot measure. The […]

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