Every week, ‘Good News of the Week’ features a curation of positive headlines from San Diego, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from San Diego’s most trusted news sources and original EDC-created content, GNOTW provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past week.
For the week of April 2, 2021, here’s what we’re reading:
- World Trade Center San Diego releases global engagement strategy to drive economic recovery, resilience
- Northrop Grumman nets $82M U.S. Navy contract
- Padres celebrate Opening Day with victory, fans in stands
- Advancing San Diego Intern Spotlight: John David Lopez and Candelario Caldera, Paragrine Systems
- California Labor and Workforce Development Agency launches online hub for safe employer reopening
- UC San Diego engineering ranks ninth in nation among graduate programs
- SBCS, MAAC, YMCA of San Diego County to lead social services for migrant children at San Diego Convention Center
- ITjuana arms companies with cross-border digital talent
- Strategic Alliance of Ethnic Chambers helps secure $30M in COVID-19 relief, save 50K jobs
- SeaSpine acquires 7D Surgical for $110M
…and here are the events we’re (virtually) attending:
- April 8 – San Diego Sport Innovators
Marketing in the Post Pandemic Times
- April 8 – Inner City Capital Connections San Diego
2021 Kick-Off Event
- April 20 – San Diego Regional EDC
Right Recovery Town Hall: Resilience through employee ownership
Meet our Board
As we wrapped up Women’s History Month, we continued to introduce you to the women behind EDC—our fearless leaders, our board members, our executive committee, our guiding lights.
Meet Toni Atkins: Public servant and California Senate President Pro Tempore representing the 39th district, San Diego.
Meet Tonya Cross: Lawyer turned SVP, People and Corporate Operations at Lytx.
Meet Lisette Islas: EVP and Chief Impact Officer for MAAC and one of Mayor Todd Gloria’s Women of Distinction.
- Find more COVID-19 business information and resources at EDC’s COVID-19 page
- Find North County information at Innovate78’s COVID-19 page