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Employment & Transition: Operation Connect

From Cox4 Operation American Dream - Daniel Lehman
November 4, 2016

San Diego (Cox4) - Debra Rosen, President & CEO of North San Diego Business Chamber, and Kevin Cortes, Chief Military Officer of Miramar Federal Credit Union and Chair of the Chamber's Military Transition Council talk about Operation Connect.

Hero Awards Event Honors Fallen SDPD Officer De Guzman

September 21, 2016

NBC 7's Omari Fleming spoke with the son of fallen officer Jonathan "JD" De Guzman, who says life without his father has been tough, but he is fortunate for the support he is receiving from the community.

Fallen SDPD officer honored at heroes event

By CBS8 - Kelly Hessedal
September 20, 2016

San Diego (CBS8) - First responders and others who go above and beyond to serve San Diego County were honored Tuesday in Escondido.

Family of fallen officer De Guzman accepts award on his behalf

By Fox5 - Felicia Martinez
September 20, 2016

Escondido, Calif.--A special tribute for fallen San Diego Police Officer Jonathan "J.D." De Guzman took place Tuesday at the California Center for the Arts.

Local heroes honored at annual event

By San Diego Union Tribune - J. Harry Jones
September 20, 2016

In a harrowing 10 minutes on July 4 in Carlsbad, California State Lifeguards Cole Magro and Jeff Knapp headed into a massive rip current to rescue 19 people, many of whom were screaming for help and one who was unconscious and being held aloft by a friend. The two lifeguards prevented multiple fatalities, officials said. Read more

Region's Economic Growth to Remain Sluggish, Report Says

By San Diego Business Chamber - Sarah de Crescenzo
June 22, 2016

Economic growth will remain sluggish for the region's small businesses, with the exception of real-estate-related firms, according to an analysis by the National University System Institute for Policy Research. Read more

North San Diego Business Chamber presents annual awards

By Pomerado News - Elizabeth Marie Himchak
June 15, 2016

The North San Diego Business Chamber has honored 11 individuals and companies for excelling in the past year. Read more

RB Alive! returns on Sunday

By Pomerado News - Elizabeth Marie Himchak
June 1, 2016

Rancho Bernardo's annual street fair is returning on Sunday. Read more

Gas, earthquake insurance experts share insights

By Pomerado News - Elizabeth Marie Himchak
May 25, 2016

Reasons behind the unpredictability of gas prices and higher cost in California plus the financial repercussions of not having earthquake insurance were explained Tuesday morning by two industry experts visiting Rancho Bernardo. Read more

North San Diego Business Chamber Names Its Board of Directors

By San Diego Business Chamber - Katie Callahan
May 24, 2016

North San Diego Business Chamber announced Keith Wilschetz will be the chairman of its board of directors for the 2016-2017 term. Read more

North San Diego Business Chamber Names New Chairman

By SD Metro Magazine
May 23, 2016

Keith Wilschetz, director of airport planning and noise mitigation for the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, has been named board chairman of the North San Diego Business Chamber for the 2016-2017 term. Read more

District 3 county supervisor hopefuls square off

By Fox5 - Salvador Rivera
May 17, 2016

SAN DIEGO -- The three candidates running for San Diego County District 3 Supervisor took part in a debate Tusday night staged at Petco's corporate offices in Rancho Bernardo. Read Article/Watch Video

Mentors needed for military transition program

By Pomerado News - Elizabeth Marie Himchak
April 27, 2016

North San Diego Business Chamber's program to help military personnel transition into civilian careers needs mentors. Read more

Is minimum wage hike money well spent?

April 4, 2016

Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation to increase California's minimum wage over the next six years. CBS8's Shannon Handy reports; North San Diego Business Chamber President/CEO Debra Rosen voices concerns for small businesses in the region. See video.

Minimum wage increase bad for business in California

By San Diego Union-Tribune - Debra Rosen
March 31, 2016

On Thursday, March 31, 2016, California legislators approved a landmark agreement crafted with labor leaders that will make California the first state in the country to commit to raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour statewide by January 1st, 2022.  Read more

San Diego Women's Week kicks off today

March 14, 2016

San Diego Women's Week kicked off Monday morning featuring a series of events designed to inspire , enpower and connect women of all ages and professions. Read More

Free Job Course Being Offered to Young Adults

By The Sentinel - Casey Miller
March 2016

Once students graduate college, the pressure of finding a job can be a rather exhausting experience. The San Diego North Educational Foundation is aware of just how stressful this post college job search can really be, which is why they are now offering Strategies for Success, a new, free program designed to help high school seniors, community college and vocational students improve their presentation and leadership skills in order to increase their chances of landing a job. read more

Seventh annual San Diego Women's Week starts March 14

By San Diego Union-Tribune - Edward Sifuentes
February 29, 2016

The seventh annual San Diego Women's Week, designed to inspire and empower women of all ages, runs March 14-18 with a long list of inspirational speakers and special events. read more