Volume 3, Issue 6


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Chamber Events Datebook


6/4 - Circles of Influence Reception

6/5 - Economic Stimulus Regional Meeting

6/11 - Policy Forum: Business Survival & Restructering Strategies

6/11 - Business After Five Mixer

6/12 - Good Government Series – Senator Gloria Romero

6/26 - Second Annual United States-Mexico Border Efficiency Conference


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California’s Economy and Budget Crisis:  If We Can’t Print Money, What Do We Do Now?


By Lee Burdick, Attorney, Higgs Fletcher & Mack, LLP

It is no secret that California is in dire financial straits, looking at an approximate $24.3 billion deficit.  Some of the problem is obviously a result of the global economic downturn, but some of it is also of our own making through ballot box mandates. Earlier this year, the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce invited our State Legislative delegation to a meeting on the State budget crisis.

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Darin Andersen, COO of Title Sponsor ESET presents the award for most innovative product or service to Sibylle Hauser of Transworld Systems at the Chamber's Small Business Awards Luncheon.

News from the Big Bay: "This is a Good Day" Campaign Launches to Promote Port Tenant Summer Savings Offers

ESET Tech Corner: Good Web Sites?

Chamber Honors 10 Local Companies at Small Business Awards Luncheon
A Business Owner’s Guide to Healthcare and Wellness in the Workplace


Ruben Barrales, President & Chief Executive Officer



One of the primary missions of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce is to be an advocate for an improved business climate in our region. 



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Doug Holman, Vice President of Membership & Corporate Relations



For just about two years now, I have written a membership report for Business Online.  Sometimes I struggle for a topic and other times it is very simple.


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James Clark, Mexico Business Center Director General



The Mexico Business Center (MBC) will host the “Second Annual United States-Mexico Border Efficiency Conference” at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice at the University of San Diego on Friday, June 26.

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By Debbie Day, Engineering & General Contractors Association, Chamber Public Policy Committee; and Crystal Howard, EnvironMine, CalCIMA, Chamber Transportation & Land Use Committee

The County of San Diego is experiencing a severe shortage of permitted construction aggregate reserves.  Construction aggregates are sand, gravel & crushed rock used to maintain and develop our infrastructure and to make concrete and asphalt products.


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Lunch of the Month: Vela




Board Member Bio:

Sam Attisha, Vice President of Business Development and External Affairs for Cox Communications



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2008 San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce

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