• Summit to highlight how immigrant businesses create jobs and bring revenue to the city
• Business for Good executive director to lead economic opportunity session
• Small businesses invited to help craft San Diego’s strategic immigrant integration plan
Continue reading “San Diego’s Immigrant-Powered Economy on Display at February 2 Summit”
The mood was instantly productive when a group of Business For Good members sat down with new California Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins on January 19. It helps when these small business owners have been part of the Senator’s in-district life for a few years now: her 2017 small business of the year winner Ponce’s Mexican Restaurant; The Rose Wine Bar; Diamond & Branch; and The Moore Firm have all regularly crossed paths with Sen. Atkins in the community for a while now.
Continue reading “About single payer healthcare”
Welcome back, and happy 2018. We wasted no time digging into our policy work. Please let us know how you’d like to join the momentum developing the small business voice in San Diego. Continue reading “January Policy Updates”
Unless yours was one of more than 1,000 private companies that got any of the $3 billion in contracts with the City of San Diego, small businesses are highly unlikely to be have benefited from this problem.
Government Transparency: one of the 5 issues your very own Business for Good San Diego is working on.
Continue reading “New law in San Diego firms up government transparency”
Sen. Toni Atkins to lead CA state senate
Pretty cool, right? Then you should join a members-only meeting with Sen. Atkins on January 19 at 2:30pm to discuss single-payer healthcare. Are you in?
Continue reading “San Diego’s Toni Atkins is tapped as the first woman leader of the California State Senate – The San Diego Union-Tribune”
Missing out on dockless bikes
And we talk about San Diego’s “innovation economy” being a driver for growth (insert head-slap)… Good government and companies adjust to new technology, don’t entrench when all indicators point to a failure.
Continue reading “San Diego may be left out of dockless bike sharing trend – The San Diego Union-Tribune”
The art of passing legislation
A little story from the ’50s on what it took to pass the bill that brought us the highway system: a picture book…
Continue reading “The Art of Passing Legislation – Delancey Place”
Home prices in San Diego
Median home price in San Diego is $535,000 – the pace growing faster than LA & SF in the last year. Anyone else worried about what this means for small businesses?
Continue reading “San Diego home price increases among highest in nation – The San Diego Union-Tribune”
It’s not paranoia…
…if you see this behavior over and over again. Here’s why we have little trust in where the interest of public utilities lies.
Continue reading “Bad faith of utility regulator once again on display – Editorial – The San Diego Union-Tribune”