News for Chamber

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
At a time when California businesses are struggling to stay open Prop 15 imposes a $12.5 billion tax hike that will be the nail in the coffin for many of California businesses.  Struggling to keep their doors open, afford rent, pay employees, and more, businesses need more economic incentivization to create jobs for the unemployed, not more financial burdens. November 2020’s Proposition 15 will ...read more
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Tuesday, May 19, 2020
We have heard so much about this giant monster we cannot see or touch. It is constantly in the news bringing only negativity, but what we don’t hear is the opportunity it has given us to grow. While the collateral damage from this pandemic is worse than COVID itself, we can all find something positive to come from this disruption of the old routines and this new way of life. Besides letting our ...read more
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Thursday, May 07, 2020
By ELIZABETH MARIE HIMCHAK MAY 6, 20201:31 PM Ways to adjust to a COVID-19 “new normal,” how to resume business in a changed environment and steps to prepare for potential workplace interruptions until the global pandemic ends were among issues covered in a local webinar. Poway resident Glen Hopkins, the chief technology officer and global head at HP based in Rancho Bernardo, recently presented ...read more
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Thursday, March 19, 2020
It takes strong commerce to build vibrant communities and neighborhoods rely on local tax dollars for those vibrant communities. No one ever expected or prepared for an unprecedented crisis that is facing us and forcing businesses to close, employees to lose jobs and our worlds being turned upside down. COVID-19, is here and is having a major economic impact both globally and locally. While ...read more
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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
March 17 Video Update from the Chamber with:County Supervisor Jim DesmondCounty Supervisor Kristin GasparCounty Medical Director Dr. Nick YphantidesPeter Zien, Owner, AleSmith Brewing Company
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019
By Emily Sorensen - Poway News Chieftain, San Diego Union Tribune Two local Chambers of Commerce are coming together to help Poway businesses affected by the recent water issues by encouraging the public to eat out often and tip well at Poway restaurants..... Debra Rosen, president and CEO of the North San Diego Business Chamber, is calling for members of the chamber, as well as family, friends ...read more
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Wednesday, November 06, 2019
By ELIZABETH MARIE HIMCHAK, Pomerado NewsNOV. 6, 2019   The North San Diego Business Chamber will host a new business summit early next year designed to educate and meet the needs of employees at companies of any size. The inaugural San Diego Business Summit will be held from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23 at Palomar College’s Rancho Bernardo campus, 11111 Rancho Bernardo ...read more
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Wednesday, June 05, 2019
By ELIZABETH MARIE HIMCHAK  Soccer player Landon Donovan is expected to share an inspirational message during the North San Diego Business Chamber’s annual Celebration of Business awards dinner in Rancho Bernardo later this month. The 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, June 27 event will be held outdoors at the Bernardo Winery, 13330 Paseo del Verano Norte, Rancho Bernardo. The cocktail hour and silent ...read more
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Friday, April 26, 2019
On April 30, 2018, The California Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in the case of Dynamex Operations West vs. Superior Court of Los Angeles. An important takeaway from this landmark case is the transition in how the California Supreme Court views workers’ rights. With this decision we are seeing the courts trend in favor of the employee/ individual and with this decision the court has ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Chamber, Editorial
Friday, April 26, 2019
San Diego is home to the largest concentration of the military personnel in the world. According to a San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC) study there are currently 143,000 active duty personnel, with an increase of 15,000 more on the way in the near future. As a major hub for the military San Diego is also home to 214,000 veterans. The military and San Diego go hand in hand, as the ...read more
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Monday, April 01, 2019
SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) — San Diego Women’s Week kicked off Monday and all week long there will be an eclectic line-up of speakers in town. One of those women is Susan Munsey, the founder and director of an organization called GenerateHope who spoke at the SD Women’s Week kick-off luncheon on Monday. Susan spoke with Morning Extra about her inspiring story and how she is making a difference in the ...read more
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Thursday, March 21, 2019
The 10th Anniversary of San Diego Women’s Week will feature a dynamic and diverse line-up of influential leaders and executive women panelists who have disrupted their respective industries the week of April 1-April 5, according to organizers. “Leadership and Unity are the key themes to this year’s conference and each speaker will share their story of failures, resilience and finding success ...read more
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Thursday, February 21, 2019
By ELIZABETH MARIE HIMCHAKShow more sharing options  Are you someone seeking guidance on how to improve your leadership skills or your company? Next month you can learn “what great leaders do differently” from a business leader who has done just that during a luncheon in Rancho Bernardo. Sony Electronics President and Chief Operating Officer Mike Fasulo will share how he turned his company ...read more
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Thursday, January 03, 2019
By ELIZABETH MARIE HIMCHAKookTwitterShow more sharing options Businesses will need to adjust to new laws in addition to a changing economic landscape as they make efforts to grow in 2019, according to three local business leaders. North San Diego Business Chamber members were asked to identify the challenges and opportunities they anticipate this year, said President and CEO Debra Rosen. The ...read more
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Monday, December 17, 2018
SAN DIEGO (KUSI)- Joining KUSI’s Allen Denton with a look at the holiday business climate in North County is Debra Rosen, president and CEO of the North San Diego Business Chamber. Watch Video here.  
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Monday, November 19, 2018
  When small business fails, we are all impacted but rarely understand why. In a world where everything can be bought by the click of a button, it is becoming even more critical that communities make a concentrated effort to shop locally. While the convenience of online shopping is unmatched, it may be costing you more than you think. Studies have shown when consumers shop local, significantly ...read more
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Tuesday, September 11, 2018
By Andrew Johnson   A San Diego police detective finally met the woman who saved his life after he had a heart attack on the street Memorial Day. Diane Craig was driving by with her daughter when she spotted Detective Phil Worthington lying in a gutter. Craig, a nurse, quickly performed CPR until an ambulance could arrive, saving Worthington’s life. “I drove by, I saw his face, said ...read more
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Tuesday, September 11, 2018
SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A San Diego Police detective fought back tears as he stood next to the woman who saved his life on Memorial Day this year.  The woman, Diane Craig, is a registered nurse from Poway. She was one of dozens honored during the 7th annual Hero Awards in Rancho Bernardo.  Craig was driving with her daughter on Memorial Day when she saw the off-duty detective face down on the side ...read more
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Monday, November 13, 2017
By Debra Rosen Published by San Diego Union-Tribune, Full Commentary The House has released a sweeping national tax reform bill that affects mortgage interest payments. The proposed legislation places a lower cap on interest payments from a home loan of at least one million dollars to only $500,000. California homeowners, especially those in San Diego County with a mortgage debt of over ...read more
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Thursday, September 21, 2017
By KUSI North County honored its public safety heroes with a luncheon and award ceremony Tuesday.    It was the 6th annual Hero Awards, presented by the North San Diego Business Chamber. The honorees are the officers, first responders and public leaders who go above and beyond in their duties, helping communities and saving lives. WATCH VIDEO  
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Thursday, September 21, 2017
By Dana Littlefield, San Diego Union Tribune http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/public-safety/sd-me-atf-investigation-20170920-story.html  Investigators know a gun can tell a story. That’s a fact that would likely ring true to law enforcement officers of all stripes, it would seem to resonate especially loudly with members of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, a ...read more
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Tuesday, September 05, 2017
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Tuesday, September 05, 2017
You could call it San Diego's dirty little secret, that sex trafficking is not only alive and well here, but also thriving, second only to drug trafficking.   KUSI's John Soderman was LIVE with all the details. Watch Video
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Thursday, July 06, 2017
By Elizabeth Marie Himchak, Pomerado News / San Diego Union Tribune The North San Diego Business Chamber recognized 17 companies and individuals for excellence during the organization’s annual Celebration of Business. The June 24 event was held at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Three individuals were honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. It recognizes an individual who has repeatedly ...read more
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Wednesday, July 05, 2017
By Pam Kragen, San Diego Union Tribune Bill Loeber isn’t quite sure what possessed him, but four years ago at a town hall meeting he challenged a local congressman to do more for out-of-work veterans. To his surprise, the politician turned the question around and asked Loeber what he was willing to do to help. Loeber didn’t hesitate. Since 2013, the retired Hewlett-Packard executive has ...read more
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Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Paige Bryant, assistant director of SDSU CIBER, and Nathan Clookie, account manager-corporate relations for the American Cancer Society, have been appointed co-chairs of the North San Diego Business Chamber’s Emerging Leaders Advisory Council for the 2017-2018 term. The council is a working board of young professionals that meets monthly to strategically plan and host a quarterly networking and ...read more
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Thursday, May 04, 2017
The North San Diego Business Chamber is launching a tourism initiative to attract visitors from neighboring cities like Los Angeles, Palm Springs and Las Vegas. Chamber President Debra Rosen said the initiative is the result of six months of meetings with two dozen tourism-related businesses that are members of the chamber. “If you look at the people coming to the region, they always want to ...read more
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Thursday, April 20, 2017
April 20, 2017  San Diego –North San Diego Business Chamber has launched a new tourism initiative to drive visitors to North San Diego because of the economic importance of tourism on our region.  This initiative will support small business visibility and drive traffic into their business while giving visitors many reasons to come North for an experience. "We're implementing a proactive marketing ...read more
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