Good News of the Week – September 25, 2020

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 September 25, 2020, here’s what we’re reading:

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

San Diego’s economic recovery must be inclusive.

Every economic recovery the U.S. has experienced has increased systemic poverty & widened inequalities in Black & Latino communities. This time, we’re committed to getting the recovery right. Learn more from EDC board chair Julian Parra. Read More.

San Diego Science & the Global Pandemic

In August, EDC’s San Diego: Life. Changing. wrapped up a series of virtual events highlighting the innovation economy and spirit of collaboration that exist in San Diego. If you weren’t able to tune in, you can catch the recap on our blog. Read More.

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

Good News of the Week – September 18, 2020

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 September 18, 2020, here’s what we’re reading:

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

San Diego’s economic recovery must be inclusive.

Every economic recovery the U.S. has experienced has increased systemic poverty & widened inequalities in Black & Latino communities. This time, we’re committed to getting the recovery right. Learn more from EDC board chair Julian Parra. Read More.

San Diego Science & the Global Pandemic

In August, EDC’s San Diego: Life. Changing. wrapped up a series of virtual events highlighting the innovation economy and spirit of collaboration that exist in San Diego. If you weren’t able to tune in, you can catch the recap on our blog. Read More.

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:

Be in the know – sign up below to receive future editions of GNOTW.

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Heather Dewis
Heather Dewis

Coordinator, Marketing

Good News of the Week – September 11, 2020

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 September 11, 2020, here’s what we’re reading:

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

Economy in crisis: Local housing market stays hot, unaffordable despite COVID-19

COVID-19 has done little, if anything, to cool down San Diego’s hot housing market. Despite record job losses, the region’s lower mortgage rates, strong population growth, the addition of high-earning newcomers to the region, and a razor-thin inventory of available houses have fueled house price growth. Read More.

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

Good News of the Week – September 4, 2020

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 September 4, 2020, here’s what we’re reading:

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

San Diego’s Economic Snapshot: Q2 2020

Every quarter, EDC analyzes key economic indicators that are important to understanding the regional economy and the region’s standing relative to the 25 most populous metropolitan areas in the U.S. In Q2 2020, San Diego’s venture capital funding expanded, commercial real estate vacancy rates jumped, and home prices rose. Learn more in our Economic Snapshot for Q2 2020

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

Good News of the Week – August 28, 2020

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 August 28, 2020, here’s what we’re reading:

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

San Diego’s Economic Snapshot: Q2 2020

Every quarter, EDC analyzes key economic indicators that are important to understanding the regional economy and the region’s standing relative to the 25 most populous metropolitan areas in the U.S. The Economic Snapshot for Q2 2020 covers trends in employment, housing, and investment, including the $875 million influx of venture capital into healthcare as the industry pivoted to address the pandemic. Learn More.

Economy in crisis: SD tourism holds up, but the recovery remains uneven

While a number of industries are near pre-COVID-19 employment levels, positions at restaurants, personal services, & local government education (like administrators & janitors) have been slow to return–hitting already vulnerable San Diegans hardest. Learn More.

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

Good News of the Week – August 21, 2020

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 August 21, 2020, here’s what we’re reading:

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

San Diego’s Economic Pulse: August 2020

Each month, the California Employment Development Department releases employment data for the prior month. This edition of San Diego’s Economic Pulse covers July 2020 and reflects some effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the labor market, assessing July’s 12.3 percent unemployment rate and San Diego’s road to recovery. Learn More.

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

Good News of the Week – August 14, 2020

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 August 14, 2020, here’s what we’re reading:

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

Apply to host engineering interns – we’ll pay for them!

Through Advancing San Diego, local small companies may now apply to host remote engineering interns from top local education programs. Plus, we’ll pay for them – no strings attached. Learn More and Apply.

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

Good News of the Week – August 7, 2020

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 August 7, 2020, here’s what we’re reading:

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

Meet Advancing San Diego’s Preferred Providers of engineering talent

We’re pleased to announce Advancing San Diego’s Preferred Providers of engineering talent – five local employer-recognized educational programs that are effectively training San Diego’s next generation of engineers. Local small companies may now apply to host engineering interns from Preferred Provider programs, and we’ll pay for them. Learn More and Apply.

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 SD. 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

Good News of the Week – July 31, 2020

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 July 31, 2020, here’s what we’re reading:

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

Now hiring: EDC interns

We are a passionate 20+ member team committed to supporting inclusive economic growth in San Diego, and are especially interested in applicants interested in economic development, marketing, or accounting to join us in this important work. Interns must be able to work remotely, have access to a computer, and above all, be motivated and eager to learn. Apply Now.

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 SD. 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

Good News of the Week – July 24, 2020

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 July 24, 2020, here’s what we’re reading:

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

San Diego’s Economic Pulse: July 2020

While June’s employment report revealed solid monthly job gains and a local unemployment rate of 13.9 percent, San Diego’s economy will likely face more job losses in the coming months as businesses face renewed state-mandated closures to retail and dine-in establishments. Read More in the Economic Pulse.

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 SD. 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