Good News of the Week – January 22, 2021

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 January 22, 2021, here’s what we’re reading:

…and here are the events we’re (virtually) attending:

San Diego’s Economic Pulse: January 2021

This edition of San Diego’s Economic Pulse covers December 2020 and reflects some effects of the pandemic on the labor market. In December 2020:

  • San Diego lost 5,300 jobs—atypical during the holiday season.
  • The unemployment rate jumped to 8.0 percent, up from 6.6 percent in November.
  • San Diego’s “K-shaped” recovery will exacerbate longstanding structural problems in the economy, making the case for an inclusive growth strategy even stronger.

Explore the Interactive Report


San Diego business resources:

Amidst everything happening in the world, we need a reminder that there’s plenty of ‘Good News’ to go around in San Diego. We have also compiled additional resources for businesses and individuals seeking additional guidance.

For businesses:

For individuals:

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Heather Dewis
Heather Dewis

Coordinator, Marketing